Rainy Travel Log. (II)

We passed through several alleyways on foot. The jihadists started to work on water and mud. Without boots, it is not possible to cross the alleyways; goods that are rare, we should go to find friends and familiar people. We go Amin Hall, which is the popular headquarters of Imam Reza, to get the boot. Saman, is looking for his best friend named Mehrdad Lak, to take both boots and interviews from him.

Live History: A Study of 40 Years of Oral History of the Islamic Revolution and the Holy Defense – 9

Concept of history and methods of executing oral history discussed

According to the website of Iranian Oral History, in continuation of the meetings of "Live History: A Study of 40 Years of Oral History of the Islamic Revolution and the Holy Defense", what follows is the final part of the report of third session. The meeting was held in the Qasr-e Shirin Hall of the Islamic Revolution Museum and Holy Defense on Tuesday evening 19th of February 2019. In previous parts of ...

The Second National Conference on Oral History of Holy Defense -4

Why Is Oral History of the War Important?

As reported by Iranian Oral History Website, the second national conference on oral history of holy defense was held in Ahle Ghalam Hall of NLAI on March 3, 2019. In the first part of report of the conference, you read speeches of the Second Brigadier General Pasdar (IRGC officer) Gholamreza Alamati, head of the Organization of Holy Defense Documents and Proofs and secretary of the conference, Basiji Sardar (General) brigadier, Bahman Kargar, ...

Interview with the Lecturer of “Afghanistan Oral History” Training Workshop

Historical capacity, an incentive to enter oral history

Mohammad Khossravirad, the lecturer of “Afghanistan Oral History” training workshop in his interview with the Iran Oral History Website stated: “Khorassan Razavi Art Department sponsored the workshop which was held in the last months of 2019; where a group of interested Afghan nationals participated and it was focused on oral history and arranged in the Department of Farsi Speakers.”

Live History: A Study of 40 Years of Oral History of the Islamic Revolution and the Holy Defense – 8

A pattern for turning discourse into text

According to the website of Iranian Oral History, the third session of the meeting "Live History: A Study of 40 Years of Oral History of the Islamic Revolution and the Holy Defense" was held in the Qasr-e Shirin Hall of the Islamic Revolution Museum and Holy Defense on Tuesday 19th of February 2019. In previous parts of the series of reports of the meetings, you read the text of speeches by Gholamreza ...

Rainy Travel log. (I)

Passed few days after the sudden flood of "Pol-e Dokhtar", I got restless; I would like to be present at any incident. Waiting for friends and being companionship was useless; you should take a risk like 33-day war ... when I was left behind the comrades of "The Narration of Victory" and could not find ticket for flight, I started my trip alone. I went to ...

The Second National Conference on Oral History of Holy Defense-3

Engineering Collective Narrative in Basic Narrative of Oral History

According to Iranian Oral History Website, the 2nd National Conference on Oral History of Holy Defense was held in Ahle Ghalam Hall of NLAI on March 3, 2019. In the first part of report of the conference, you read speeches of the Second Brigadier General Pasdar (IRGC officer) Gholamreza Alamati, head of the Organization of Holy Defense Documents and Proofs and secretary of the conference, Basiji Sardar (General) brigadier, Bahman Kargar, head of the ...

The Second National Conference on Oral History of Holy Defense -2

The Criterion Is Presence of People in Oral History of the War

According to Iranian Oral History Website, the 2nd National Conference on Oral History of Holy Defense was held in Ahle Ghalam Hall of NLAI on March 03, 2019. In the first part of report of the conference, you read speeches of the Second Brigadier General Pasdar (IRGC officer) Gholamreza Alamati, head of the Organization of Holy Defense Documents and Proofs and secretary of the conference, Basiji Sardar (General) brigadier, Bahman Kargar, head of the ...

The Session "Reflection in Oral History"(IV)

The capacity of oral history may not be available in other media

According to Iranian oral history website, the first session titled "Reflection in Oral History" held at Dr. Parham Hall in National Library and Archives of Iran on Wednesdays evening, 27 February 2019. In the first part of the session, you read the words of Mohsen Kazemi, an oral history researcher and memoirs of Islamic Revolution, Mahmoud Sadat, a member of the faculty of Imam Khomeinis Research Center, and Gholamreza Azizi, director of the Institute of ...

Live History: A Study of 40 Years of Oral History of the Islamic Revolution and the Holy Defense – 7

How oral history should be presented

According to the website of Iranian Oral History, the third session of the meeting " Live History: A Study of 40 Years of Oral History of the Islamic Revolution and the Holy Defense" was held in the Qasr-e Shirin Hall of the Islamic Revolution Museum and Holy Defense on Tuesday 19th of February 2019. In previous parts of the series of reports of the meetings, you read the text of speeches by Gholamreza Azizi, ...
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The Session "Reflection in Oral History"(III)

Let us take critique seriously and be vulnerable!

According to Iranian oral history website, the first session titled "Reflection in Oral History" held at Dr. Parham Hall in National Library and Archives of Iran on Wednesdays evening, 27 February 2019. In the first part of the session, you read the words of Mohsen Kazemi, an oral history researcher and memoirs of Islamic Revolution, Mahmoud Sadat, a member of the faculty of Imam Khomeini Research Center, and Gholamreza Azizi, director of the Institute of ...
Mansoureh Ghadiri Talked about Behjat Afraz

You must be both a mother and a father

My wife had the longest captivity and I got the most energy from Ms. Behjat Afraz. I was at the age of 28 when my husband became missing, and when it became clear he was captured, I was very busy and I did not have leisure time; like a soldier who wears military boot in the morning, I slept upon my book and pamphlet. I was a professor at Shahid Rajaee University and from there I went ...
Baharieh (on spring)

The Unheard

It has been for years in such days or better to say that in a specific day, hour, minute and even second, the new year will be arrived. Just like a new-born child. And it is for all both auspicious and pleasing and may be exciting. Although the latter, that is, birth of children, is at least a year older than New Year but both of them have come to this place alongside each other.
The Session "Reflection in Oral History"(I)

A talk on the real voice of oral history

According to Iranian oral history website, the first session "Reflection in Oral History" held at Dr. Parham Hall in National Library and Archives of Iran on Wednesdays evening, 27 February 2019. In a note dated on 18 November 2019, Mohsen Kazemi who is a researcher in oral history and memoirs of Islamic Revolution, he asked questions entitled "Warning! Oral History Voice Is Coming", around the situation of Iranian oral history which encountered with oral history commentators.