Discussed with Ali Tatri

Majlis Library Oral History Log

Oral history, a path to inform history

According to the Oral History Site, the Islamic Majlis with the chairs of elected representatives, has always been the key legislative body in Iran and has witnessed many historical upheavals. There have been many presented features in Baharestan , hence recording the oral history of the active figures in the Islamic Majlis before and after the Revolution has been critical for historical scholars.

The workshop “Delicacies and Techniques, from Interview to compilation”

The writing of memories should be close to current of life

According to the website of Iranian Oral history, a one-day and specialized workshop titled “Delicacies and Techniques, from Interview to Compilation” organized by the Education and Research Department of the Art Center of Isfahan Province was held in the House of Artists of Isfahan’s Art Center on Wednesday 5th of September 2018. It was attended by Morteza Sarhangi, the founder of the Office of Resistance Literature and Art and Sassan Nateq, writer.

294th Session of Memory Night

Holy Shrine defenders and Veterans Narrated by Memories

According to Iranian Oral History Website, 294th program of the series of the sacred defenses memory night was held in Sooreh Hall of Hozeh Honari on Thursday evening, Thursday, August 23, 2018. In this program, Hojjatoleslam Ali Shirazi, Mojtaba Jafari and Mohsen Fallah presented their memories of the holy shrine defenders and their era of captivity.

The Report of Accompaniment and Interview with Mrs. Jomai Ahmad Karoufi

Mrs. Jomai Ahmad Karoufi is a teacher, writer, director and active members of the Islamic Resistance Movement of Nigeria. She is graduated in two fields of English language, information and library science from Ahmad Billo University. I met her six years ago in Tehran on Tir, 1392(July 2012). She, along with 1,200 guests from 86 countries, was one of muslim, revolutionary and active women who had come to Tehran to attend in ...

History, Narrative of Possibility

The letters presenting the title of the book might be a representation of the secrecy and implicit meanings of the subject; maybe due to the fact that the subject of the book goes beyond words. AL is also used for defined nouns. Hence, application of these two letters prefix to the name of the Imam might be a representation of his implicit character and considering that the letters represent both known and ...

Oral History of Theater for Children and Young Adults in Iran

According to Iranian Oral History Website, the book of 100 years oral history of theater for children and young adults of Iran will be written by Child Theater Foundation in collaboration with NLAI. 21 personalities in field of theater for children will be interviewed for the book.

Memoirs of Ezzat Shahi, a model for Oral Historians

In recent years, application of oral history method has significantly developed in documenting and recording the events of the Islamic Revolution and the imposed war in our country. To the level that many institutions, organizations, agencies, universities, and ... devote part of their budget to oral history. Unfortunately, in some cases, the result of such admirable efforts and the costs incurred are books with intriguing and interesting, but with a lesser and non-scientific content and material.

293rd Session of Memory Night

Secrets and Humors of the War Martyrs

According to Iranian Oral History Website, 293rd session of series of the sacred defenses memory night programs was held in Soore Hall of Hozeh Honari on Wednesday, July 26, 2018. Davood Amirian, Hasan-Ali Doruki and Hamid Jahangir Feizabadi expressed their memories of the Iraqi imposed war against Iran.

News of the Month; July 2018

Narration of life through oral history

According to the website of Iranian Oral History, “News of the Month” is a title of a series of reports in this site. The reports take a look at the news related to the sites subject in written and cyber media. What follows is the news of Tir 1397 in the Iranian solar calendar (June 22 to July 22, 2018). In this month, the oral history works were welcomed so warmly that the media resorted to produce news, reports and interviews about the books.

People-centered Memory Night

In the sacred defense, people played a key and valuable role. In those days, mosques in each neighborhood got new functions. Local mosques were for enrolling to dispatch to the front, gathering peoples help for the front, preparing dry packs such as nuts, sewing some cloths of warriors, baking jam and a variety of support services for the front and the warriors. The fighters who went to the front when returned, ...

Narration of fellow fighting with Kaveh in "Javid Memories"

"Javid Memories" is the second book of "Oral History Collection of Commanders and Combatants of Khorasan Province" written by Alireza Miri. The interviews have also been conducted by Miri. It is the oral memoirs of Javid (Javad) Nezampour, the first commander of the Military Instruments of the Special Division of Martyrs during the Scared Defense from martyr Brigadier General Mahmoud Kaveh.

Historians are the First Reporters

"Mazar-i-Sharifis fallen. 17th Moradad 1377 (8th August, 1998), here is the place of the Iranian Consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif, and I am Mahmoud Saremi, the reporter of Islamic Republic of Iran, Taliban group have entered into Mazar-i-Sharif few hours ago. Instant, instant news! Mazar-i-Sharif was fallen by Taliban ...
Introduction to “How many of us were there?”

Iranian Kazakhs in the Holy Defense

The book “How many of us were there?” focuses on the memoirs of the Islamic Revolution and the war imposed by Iraq with the subject of “a glance on the presence of Kazakhs in the Holy Defense”. Hojjat Shahmohammadi, the author, in a seven page introduction defines the reasons ...

Publication of Oral History Theory in Persian

“Oral History Theory” by Lynn Abrams, translated by Fathali Ashtiani was published by the Office of Islamic Revolution Literature and Soureh Mehr Publication in 2018. The book is structured in 421 pages and eight chapters: the introduction transforms the applicable approach to theoretic, the characteristics of oral history, self, subjectivity, intersubjectivity, memory, narrative, performance and power. Couple of forewords and introductions precede the eight chapters and then followed by the references used to compile the eight chapters of the book.