Research Method Workshop in Oral History-2

Oral History: Transforming Individual Experience into Collective Experience

The first part of report of Research Method Workshop in Oral History was on "Oral History- A Resource for Collecting Historical Information Through Interview". The second and final part of this workshop will be followed. Soheila Safari was the workshop lecturer. She said the other issue is hypothesis. Some would like to disparage positivist aspect of a subject that one can say humanities refer to it as a claim.

Documentology and oral history

Greetings to all of you. I thank God for succeeding me to make a pilgrimage to the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS), the 8th Infallible Successor of Prophet Mohammad (blessings of God upon him and his progeny) and to visit you. The title of my debate is "A prelude or an introduction to recognizing ties between historical documents with propositional memory, especially memories in historical studies and historiology". For clarifying the subject, ...

The 311th Night of Memory-2

We had joke with Hajj Qassem even under the fire of enemy

According to Iranian Oral History Website, the 311th session of memory night was held in commemoration of women of the imposed war on February 20, 2020. In this session, Iran Torabi, Seyyedeh Fawzia Madih and Hajj Mehdi Zemorodian narrated their memories. The third narrator, Hajj Mehdi Zumurrudian is one of the sacred defense veterans. She was friends with the martyr Vesali and participated in the Kurdish event.


Memoirs of Sabah Vatankhah

We all went to school. We sat in the old classroom while the construction of the new classroom was in process. Our school was on the banks of a big and beautiful river. The bank of the river was filled with white and flat stones. The stones were like marbles. Hosseinabad was located between two green hills. We used to play in the green outskirts or the hills after school hours.

Research Method Workshop in Oral History-1

Oral History: A Resource for Collecting Historical Information Through Interview

"Research Method Workshop of Oral History", lectured by Soheila Safari was held in National Archives Building, NLAI Dr. Parham Hall on Monday, February 17, 2020. Soheila Safari has a PhD in contemporary history from Al-Zahra University. The subject of his thesis is "Social Insecurities in Reza Shah Period in Terms of Research in Oral History ". He has been working with NLAI in Oral History Department for more than 10 years.

A brief overview of the book "You Will not Be Martyred"

He made a intention, got his wish and became martyr

"Staying in Tehran meant staying in the middle of the field, and returning to Tabriz, meant stepping back and losing the job opportunity he had chosen for the Quds Force ... After getting married in Tehran, in response to a query had been offered him to take her family to Tabriz and live, he replied: you will not be martyred." You Will not Be Martyred." One of the most notable sections of the book is ...

The 311th Night of Memory-2

The memories of the days of life

According to Iranian Oral History Website, the 311th session of memory night was held in commemoration of women of the imposed war on February 20, 2020. In this session, Iran Torabi, Seyyedeh Fawzia Madih and Hajji Mehdi Zemorodian narrated their memories. The second narrator of the night, Seyyedeh Fawzia Madih, is another Iraqi woman in the eight-year war against Iran. A war-torn girl who saw the fall of Khorramshahr for only 21 ...

Oral History and Historiography of Islamic Revolution

An interview with Dr. Morteza Mirdar

The interview has been released in the website of Islamic Revolution on 25th of February 2020. It is more than two decades that the subject of oral history has been paid attention by the history researchers especially those of History of Islamic Revolution. Many works have been released inside and outside Iran under this title. Theoretical debates have been carried out and a number of books have also been published in this regard.


Memoirs of Sabah Vatankhah

During that period, my father started working in Ministry of Oil and Ports of Khorramshahr but resigned due to the presence of English people in that Ministry. He used to say: “The money of Ports is not good. That land has been taken from people by force and no prayer is accepted there.” After that, he found a job in a road making company in Kuwait and worked for a few months.
Abdolrahim Saeedi Rad, the poet of Islamic Revolution and sacred Defense

The Bayonets of Shahs agents could not cope with communiques of Imam (God bless his soul)!

Tall and thick chest. He was born in Dezful in 1966. But despite his tender age during the victory of the Islamic Revolution (12 years old), he has memorable memoirs in chest from Dezful during the revolution. He narrates for us the images witnessed by him that are the inseparable parts of the oral history of the revolution. He for years put up his arm during the scared defense as a warrior ...
The 310th Night of Memory – 1

He sacrificed his life for revolution, Islam and Iranian nation

Islamic Republic, values and Velayat-e Faqih are legacies of Imam Khomeini
According to the website of Iranian Oral History, the 310th program of the Night of Memory of the Sacred Defense was held in Sooreh Hall of the Art Center on Thursday evening, 23rd of January 2020. In this show, Hojjat al-Eslam Ali Shirazi, Morteza Sarhangi, and Majid Yusefzadeh recounted their memoirs about Haj Qassem Soleimani and defense in Syria. The first narrator of the show was the Representative of the Leader of Islamic ...
An Interview with Hussein Shah-Hosseini:

The Execution of Anti-British Minister by the US Supporter

Seyed Hossein Fatemi was executed in Tehran on November 10 in 1954, a year after a joint British-American coup against a national government in Iran. Fatemi, 37 years old, who, according to Chromit Roosevelt, one of the planners of August 18 coup, was sentenced to death by order of king before being arrested. After the coup, it was secret until February 24 in 1954, when he was arrested by Colonel Molavi.
Neglected History (3)

Critique of External Historiography of the United Islamic Students Association Abroad.

An interview with Mojtaba Baghernejad
In the first and second part of the interview, the history of the United Islamic Associations Abroad and the reasons for its importance and the most important published book in the country were presented and criticized in an interview with Mr. Baghernejad. In this section, we review two Persian books on the topic of the United Islamic Associations, published abroad, and the validity and content of these two books have been reviewed by respected interviewee.