The close relationship of portrait documentaries with oral history:

A Visual Reminiscence of Seyyed Mehdi Ghavams Lifestyle and Behaviors

Documentary films about the lives of famous, influential personalities in the contemporary era of Iran have flourished for several years; the films that revolve around the lives of the characters introduce them to the addressees by using all kinds of tools and equipment, and documents. Naturally, in this introduction, the manifestations of their reputation are given special attention from different aspects and angles. In this way, after watching the mentioned films, ...

Investigating the New Approach of Isfahan Municipality Cultural Organization towards Oral History in an Online Meeting

"The first meeting of the Advisory Council of the Oral History of the Social, Cultural and Sports Organization of Isfahan Municipality" was held online on October 7, 2020 by the Assarkhaneh Shahi Museum. The members of the council pointed to new approaches and strategies in the field of oral history activities in Isfahan. According to the Oral History website, the first meeting of the Advisory Council of the Oral History of the Social,

The 317th Night of Memory – 2

Siege of the Destruction Battalion

The 317th Night of Memory was broadcast online on the Aparat website on Thursday, September 28, 2020. In this program, Commander Assadollah Mir-Mohammadi and General Jafar Jahroutizadeh shared their memories, and Davood Salehi was the presenter. The second narrator of the Night of Memory was General Jafar Jahroutizadeh, born in 1961 in Qom. His father is a farmer. He has been studying and doing building-wiring since the third grade. On the day when ...

The 317th Night of Memory – 1

A Narrative of an Operation

The 317th Night of Memory was broadcast online on the Aparat website on Thursday, September 28, 2020. In this program, Commander Assadollah Mir-Mohammadi and General Jafar Jahroutizadeh shared their memories, and Davood Salehi was the presenter. The first narrator of this Night of Memory was commander Assadollah Mir-Mohammadi imprisoned in Abu Ghraib and Al-Rasheed prisons for about ten years; without the Red Cross was aware of his attendance in these prisons.

The News of Month; September 2020

The Record of Well-Educated Individuals Life-Experience in the Form of Oral History

On August 25th, the news of the death of Ruhollah Hosseinian who was the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Documentation Center, and died by Coronavirus, made headlines in many historical news agencies and specialized websites. According to his deputy for oral history at the Islamic Revolutionary Documentation Center, Hosseinian rescued the historiography of the revolution from exile, and from the day he entered the documentation center, he said that the Imam command ...

The 316th Night of Memory – 2

The Main Weapon Left from the War Is the Culture of Self-Sacrifice and Martyrdom

The 316th program of Night of Memory was held online on the Aparat website on the 27th of August, 2020. In this program, "Mustafa Beidaghi", the captive freed from the hands of the Takfirists, and "Brigadier General Ali Valizadeh", a destructor during the imposed war retold their memoirs. Davoud Salehi was present in this program as the administrator. The second narrator of Night of Memory was General Ali Valizadeh, one of the destructors in ...

The 316th Night of Memory – 1

Memoirs from captivity period by the Takfirists

The 316th program of Night of Memory was held online in Aparat website on 27th of August 2020. In this show, "Mustafa Beidaghi", the captive freed from the hands of the Takfirists and "Brigadier General Ali Valizadeh", a Takhribchi or deminer during the imposed war retold their memoirs. Davoud Salehi was present as the host. The first narrator of the 316th Night of Memory show is one of the 48 Iranians ...

August 2020 News

Improving Methodology of Accessing Oral History Resources in National Library of Iran

According to the Iranian Oral History website, "Month News" is the title of reports on this site. These reports take a look at news related to the topic of the website in print and virtual media. In the following, August 2020 news can be read: Fars News Agency has arranged an interview with Mehdi Yasavoli, the author of Malek’s Time: Oral history of the life of Hossein Malek, the greatest cultural benefactor in Iran.

The 315th Night of Memory-2

The Islamic Revolution Gained Victory in Eight-Year War

The 315th Night of Memory program was held online on the Aparat website on July 23, 2020. In this program, "Seyyed Ahmad Gheshmi" and "Dr. Hamidreza Ghanbari", two captives of war, recounted their memories of captivity. In this program, Davood Salehi was the executor of program. The second narrator of the three hundred and fifteenth program the Night of Memory was born in November 1962 in the city of Ahvaz.

The 315th Night of Memory

We Did Not Think Captivity Would Last Ten Years

The 315th Night of Memory session was held online on the Aparat website on July 23, 2020. In this session, "Seyyed Ahmad Gheshmi" and "Dr. Hamidreza Ghanbari", two liberated of the war, recounted their memories of captivity. In this online meeting, Davood Salehi presented as a presenter. The first narrator of the 315th night of memory session is a released from Hamadan province, born on September 11, 1957, who spent 10 years ...
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From Condolence Theater in the Role of Ruqayyah bint Al-Hussein (PBUH) to Eulogy in Geneva

Hajj Yadollah Behtash has been a eulogist of Ahl al-Bayt (PBUH) for nearly half a century. His background includes eulogies in the House of Leader and Geneva, Switzerland, and he has written numerous religious books, but few interviews are available from his memoirs and life. The "Iranian Oral History Website" decided to conduct an interview about the life of this patriarch of the Ahl al-Bayt (PBUH) on the occasion of the days of mourning of Aba Abdullah (PBUH).
It was mentioned in an interview with Batoul Qayyumi:

We Bought Clothes for the Operating Room with the Money Gathered in Khorramshahr Liberation Ceremony

During the eight years of sacred defense, when men were fighting with the enemy on the front lines, ladies gathered in houses, mosques, and cultural and religious centers to provide food, clothing, and other necessities for the warriors. Batoul Qayyumi (known as Shabani), born in Qahroud, Kashan, is one of the ladies who, during the eight years of the sacred defense, has made many efforts and provided many ladies in Tehran province ...

Current concern of oral history: Gap in theorization

In the conversation ahead, Dr. Ali Tatari, the professor of history and a member of the Board of Directors of the Iranian Oral History Association with years of experience as the Head of the Document Center of Iranian Majlis (parliament) Library discusses the pathology of theorization in area of oral history and the status of this field in universities.

Significance of interaction between local history and oral history in compiling local writing

Compilation as a final product of many interviews has been noticed by the individual or collective projects of oral history. Compilation in oral history depends on a variety of factors, such as the policy making of the centers, the compiler, and the type of interview. This article deals with the relationship between local history and oral history and its impact on compilation in order to address issues such as the nature of ...