Pathology of Oral History in Iran

According to the website of Iranian Oral History, a meeting with the subject of Challenges of Oral History revolving around security of historical resources was held in the venue of the 31st Tehran International Book Fair in Imam Khomeini Mosalla on Wednesday 10th of May 2018. Shafiqeh Nik Nafs was the secretary of the meeting and Amit Masoud Shahram Nia, Majid Tafreshi, Mohsen Kazemi and Gholamreza Azizi were the speakers of the meeting.

The Thirty-First Book Fair and Memory Books

According to Iranian oral history website, the doors of Tehran Thirty-First International Book Fair opened for book lovers on Ordibehesht 12, 1397(May 2, 2018). Prayer hall Imam Khomeini (RH) in this fair hosted 2,050 domestic publishers and 132 foreign publishers. Tehran International Book Fair offers a opportunity to meet new publication; memory books are fixed part of this yearly hosting. In recent years, especially, writing and telling memory, in various forms, ...

The project executed in Damghan

Night of Memory Show

Telling and writing about memoirs of the Scared Defense period is a prelude in registering the oral history of an important era of the history of our country. In order to enter this field and play a major role for the greater number of the combatants, war veterans and the people who each were somehow involved in the course of the event, we should not let the daily problems and difficulties hinder this significant task.

First chapter of oral history films of Isfahan Bazar unveiled

Accompaniment of oral and visual history

According to the website of Iranian Oral History, “the ceremony for unveiling the first chapter of the collection of oral history films of Isfahan Bazar” attended by a number of veterans of the bazar and organized by Assar Khaneh Shahi Museum (the Center for Studies of Isfahans Public Culture) was held in the Conference Hall of the Central Library of the city of Isfahan on Sunday 29th of April 2018.

The 290th Session of Memory Night Memories of Resistance

According to Iranian Oral History Website, the 290th session of memory night of Holy Defense was held in Sooreh Hall of Hozeh Honari on Thursday, April 26, 2018. In this program, Mahmoud Kaman, Ms. Jomai Ahmad Karofi and Seyyed Saleh Mousavi expressed their memories of Iraqi imposed war against Iran and Islamic Resistance Movement of Nigeria.

In remembrance of Dr. Hossain Ardestani

From narration of operations to registration of oral history of commanders

6th of Farvardin 1397 in the Iranian solar calendar (26th of March 2018) marked the first anniversary of the passing away of Dr. Hossain Ardestani, the late Head of the Center for Sacred Defense Documents and Research. He narrated the battle scenes and registered every moment of the events of the Iraqi imposed war against Iran shoulder to shoulder with the forces of the Political Office of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps ...

Workshop: New techniques in oral history

The major difference of oral history with classic history and fashionable historiography is that in the old days we were faced with official historiography of secretaries and courtiers which have been published as books of History. In the next periods under title of fields of analytic history, we encountered books that each person considered his historiography as principle about events of history.

The first commemoration ceremony for oral history narrators held

An oral history group should exist beside every great plan

According to the website of Iranian Oral History, on the occasion of the eightieth anniversary of the foundation of the National Library of Iran, the first ceremony for commemoration of oral history narrators was held by the Research Center of the National Library and Archives of Islamic Republic of Iran on Tuesday 27th of February 2018. Four books entitled “Memoires and Perils” which includes an oral history interview with Dr. Kamal Kharrazi, ...

Two hundred and eighty-ninth program of the night of reminiscence (part II)

Three Classmates, Three Comrades

In operation Karbala 5, we snipped a part of Iraqi line after Jasem line and rounded a military camp. When we wanted to cross the line, the destructors came, opened a passageway, and cut off the barbed wire, and the first group which Mr. Mohammad Boloori attended in, crossed barbed wire. As soon as they crossed the barbed wire, we heard an explosion; it occurred exactly in the comrades line.

Holding the First Session of "A Night with Author"

Bakhtiari Daneshvar as narrated by memories

According to Oral History Website of Iran, the first session of "A Night with Author", specific for the late Davood Bakhtiari Daneshvar, was conducted by Center for Studies and Research of Resistance Literature and Culture, in Mehr playhouse hall of Hozeh Honari on March 03, 2018. In this program, Morteza Sarhangi, founder of Office for Literature and Art of Resistance, Davood Amirian, story writer, and Hamed Khajejvand, nephew of the late Bakhtiari Daneshvar, narrated some memories about this writer.
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Research Literature & Oral History

We are constantly dealing with oral history texts that, if included in the historiography circle, their genealogies are missing. Perhaps under appreciation of the most important part of the writing, which is a major contribution to the endurance and validity of the text, has been neglected. Negligence and hurriedness, have caused a lot of work not to be desirable. To this end, we try to recall in this succinct series, the literature of research in accrediting the text.
Three books included memories:

"The Seeds of Pomegranate", "You Are Iranian; Are not You?", "Thirteen in Seven"

By reading this book, you will be familiar with books "The seeds of pomegranate", "You are Iranian, Are not you?" and "Thirteen in seven". These books include memories about Saddams army imposed war against Islamic Republic of Iran.
First chapter of oral history films of Isfahan Bazar unveiled

Accompaniment of oral and visual history

According to the website of Iranian Oral History, “the ceremony for unveiling the first chapter of the collection of oral history films of Isfahan Bazar” attended by a number of veterans of the bazar and organized by Assar Khaneh Shahi Museum (the Center for Studies of Isfahans Public Culture) was held in the Conference Hall of the Central Library of the city of Isfahan on Sunday 29th of April 2018.
Difference between written memories and oral history (part I)

Similar in appearance, but different

The following report is based on an invitation in which history experts are asked questions about oral history. In this regard, two experts, Saeid Alamian and Ali Tatari have been answered, as their perspective, to the one of the questions titled "Difference between written memories and oral history". We will read these comments as follows.