An interview with Golestan Jafarian, the author of memoirs of “Mirrorless Days”

I left everything to narrator

The book “Mirrorless Days” includes memoirs of Mrs. Manijeh Lashkari, the wife of war veteran Hossein Lashkari who spent 18 years of his life in the captivity of Saddam Army. It has been authored by Mrs. Golestan Jafarian and added recently to the sacred defense memory books. The release of the book by the Office of Resistance Literature and Art and Sooreh Mehr Publications provided an opportunity for the correspondent of the website of …

The first days of war in the only hospital of Mahshahr

After beginning of Iraqi imposed war against our country (Iran) in Shahrivar 1359 (1980), injuring and martyring of some guiltless people and fighters, some women attended in the hospital, where placed in frontage of war or near it, to help nurses for servicing in order to the injured people. These women had a loadable role in reducing the martyrs, facilitating in treatment and improving the injured people during the eight years of sacred defense.
Memoirs from Ali Mirza Khani

A martyr who came back to war zone after 15 days!

The annual meeting of the members of Ansar Battalion was a good place for me to have interviews with the combatants of this battalion during the Sacred Defense. All of them evaded to narrate their memoirs. But when he was with us, everybody welcomed him jubilantly. The type of talking with his friends showed that he had been an energetic member of Ansar Battalion.
Abbas Jahangiri and his memories of Holy Defense, Part II

The Night of the High School’s Martyrs

In the first part of the interview with Engineer Abbas Jahangiri conducted by the correspondent of Iranian Oral History website, he talked about how he was joined the fronts of the sacred defense and the days of a jihadi camp in the town of Islam Abad and the events after the Operation Valfajr 2 in Haji Omran Altitudes until Operation Kheibar. Of course, in all of these narrations, ...
Abbas Jahangiri and his memories of Holy Defense, Part I

From Jihadi Camp to Hadj Omran Heights

I could not imagine that I would have the chance to meet him very soon, when I called. But as I explained my job, immediately he welcomed and accepted me. It was a fall evening when I went to his office. We started to talk at 4 PM and it was just after 8 PM when I was leaving there. I did not notice the time pass. We stopped for saying the sunset prayers.
Seyyed Mehdi Abtahi reports on “Memory Night” in provinces

First step, subject identification

Seyed Mehdi Abtahi is the expert of the Provincial Office of Culture and Stability Studies in Art and in charge for organizing Memory Night programs in the provinces. According to the content of Memory Nights and its pertinence to oral history, the Correspondent of Oral History conducted an interview with him which follows.
Memories of Behzad Asaei, The Sacred War fighters and a faculty, Part (II)

The Guys of Mofid School

In the first part memories of Behzad Asaei, we read from his first appearance in fronts of the sacred defense to an injury that caused he could participate in all exams of May 1982 and came back to the front again. He said: "Hoveyzeh was a big change for me. Hoveyzeh was a professional training center", because he neutralized mines about four or five hours in a day.
Memories of Behzad Asaei, The Sacred War fighters and a faculty, Part (I)

Hoveyzeh Was A Big Change And A Training Center For Me

Behzad Asaei was born in Tehran in 1965. He studied in schools such as al-Khwarizmi, Hashtroodi and Mofid and graduated in 1983. He spent B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering (power) in Tehran University. During 1987-1990 he worked in Hemmat Missile Industries Complex. Asaei became a faculty of Yazd University in 1990 and went Australia, Sydney in 1992 to pursue Ph.D. He graduated in Ph.D. in 1996. He started production of electric vehicles in Australia, Sydney in 1993.
In an interview with "Mahmoud Farhang"

Some Parts of Oral History in the Field of Sacred Defense Theatre (II)

After beginning of Iraqi imposed war against Iran, bulwark theater was first festival in Kermanshah city. I was a referee in festival. Next festival named "Basijs flower- face fighters" performed after liberalization of Sannaddaj city. I remember that all the walls was holed by enemy, and Mr. Rahim Safari, who was the commander of Kurdistans Sepah in those days, came for end of the festival. The next festival named "Ashuraian".
In an interview with Mahmoud Farhang

Some Parts of Oral History in the Field of Sacred Defense Theatre (I)

In this interview, we talk about the memoirs of Mahmoud Farhang who was born in 1953 in Hamedan, and he is writer, the theater director and critic. One who has been active in the field of sacred defense, and he always hopes that, by the development of artists, the fame of the great man of Sacred Defense will be spread over the world. In the interview of Oral History with Mahmoud Farhang, plans, events and people are discussed that it can be as a beginning of the development of Sacred Defense Theatre in oral history.
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Executive Secretary of Eleventh Meeting of Oral History announced:

Selecting Eight Papers; We Need Training in Compiling Oral History

Eleventh meeting of Oral History will be held on March 01, 2017
Executive Secretary of Eleventh Meeting of Oral History titled "National Conference on Compiling Oral History", referring to few number of delivered papers to the secretariat, said: "eight articles will be presented at the conference. Compiling oral history is still issue of oral history practitioners."
About Two Memoirs

Acquaintance with Narrators of “Panahgah Bi Panah” and “Man Asir Nemishavam’

Soureh Mehr Publication has published two new books; these books are the achievements of the efforts made by the provincial centers of Art Department which are now available in the market. “Panahgah Bi Panah: memoirs of the survivors of Park Shirin Shelter in Kermanshah” and “Man Asir Nemishavam: memoirs of Second Lieutenant Pilot, Mohammad Tayebi”.
Mahnaz Fattahi Talks About "Panahgah

Mobilizing a City to Narrating an Event

Author of books "War Brides" and "Farangis" recently has published "Panahgahe Bi Panah". This book is story of a rocket attack on a bunker in Kermanshah by Saddams Army that led to injury and martyrdom of 300 people of our compatriots. Book Launch of "Panahgahe Bi Panah" was in Kermanshah and location of the bunker on Monday, February 20, 2017.
Review of "Importance and Function of Oral History in Contemporary Era"

Lets Teach Oral History through Scientific Method and Not Arbitrarily

Lecturers in conference of "Importance and Function of Oral history in Contemporary Era," pointing out that the meeting has been established with aiming at finding potentials and abilities in order to further cooperation in field of oral history, said that they follow scientific methods and see oral history as an effective tool in collecting and preserving oral information of people in different fields.