A Discussion about Some Theoretical Topics of Oral History Oral History;

Complement History

I consider oral history to be history of silent social groups that in themselves are incapable of expressing their experiences, opinions, and memories. So oral history interviewer approached them to cause these silent groups to talk. In this way, we benefit from the facts that exist within and under skin of society. Of course, sometimes oral history is a forest, a forest that does not speak itself;

The first night of memory in New Year (1399) was held online

The Story of a Warrior and Physician from the War

Three hundred and twelfth Night of Memory and first assembly of narrative memories of war in 2020, by recounting memories of a soldier and author of "The Songs of a Juggler" and one of the doctors was held during the holy defense. According to the website of oral history, the Three hundred and twelfth Night of Memorys program was held online on April 23, 2020 on Aparat website.

Oral History and Historiography of Islamic Revolution

An interview with Dr. Morteza Mirdar

The interview has been released in the website of Islamic Revolution on 25th of February 2020. It is more than two decades that the subject of oral history has been paid attention by the history researchers especially those of History of Islamic Revolution. Many works have been released inside and outside Iran under this title. Theoretical debates have been carried out and a number of books have also been published in this regard.

The narration of doctor about wartime

The treatment of the people who surrounded us

In the mid-summer of this year, we invited Dr. Hamed Daghaghzadeh to the Office of Culture and Sustainability Studies of Isfahan Art Center. The doctor was very busy, but I insisted to do the interview. He is a doctor in Isfahan, and also a member of the Faculty of Medicine of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences for thirty years. It was hard to find vacancies in his job to listen his memories.

Abdolrahim Saeedi Rad, the poet of Islamic Revolution and sacred Defense

The Bayonets of Shahs agents could not cope with communiques of Imam (God bless his soul)!

Tall and thick chest. He was born in Dezful in 1966. But despite his tender age during the victory of the Islamic Revolution (12 years old), he has memorable memoirs in chest from Dezful during the revolution. He narrates for us the images witnessed by him that are the inseparable parts of the oral history of the revolution. He for years put up his arm during the scared defense as a warrior ...

An Interview with Hussein Shah-Hosseini:

The Execution of Anti-British Minister by the US Supporter

Seyed Hossein Fatemi was executed in Tehran on November 10 in 1954, a year after a joint British-American coup against a national government in Iran. Fatemi, 37 years old, who, according to Chromit Roosevelt, one of the planners of August 18 coup, was sentenced to death by order of king before being arrested. After the coup, it was secret until February 24 in 1954, when he was arrested by Colonel Molavi.

Neglected History (3)

Critique of External Historiography of the United Islamic Students Association Abroad.

An interview with Mojtaba Baghernejad

In the first and second part of the interview, the history of the United Islamic Associations Abroad and the reasons for its importance and the most important published book in the country were presented and criticized in an interview with Mr. Baghernejad. In this section, we review two Persian books on the topic of the United Islamic Associations, published abroad, and the validity and content of these two books have been reviewed by respected interviewee.

Neglected History (2)

Critique of Internal Historiography of the United Islamic Students Association Abroad

An interview with Mojtaba Baghernejad

In the first part of the interview, Mr. Bagharnejad described the history of the United Islamic Students Association Abroad to understand the subject and the reasons for its importance in the historiography of the Islamic Revolution and its lack of resources.

Along with memoirs of Ali Sameri - 2

Days of resistance in Khorramshahr

The correspondent of Iranian Oral History website has conducted an interview with Amir Sameri to retell his memoirs of the first years after the victory of the Islamic revolution and the first days of the Iraqi imposed war against Iran. In the first part of the interview, he introduced the Abouzar Group. And here is the second and concluding part of Sameri memoirs.

Along with memoirs of Amir Sameri - 1

Role of Khorramshahr Abouzar Group in city and border

Note: The first years of Amir Sameri youth was concurrent with the victory of the Islamic revolution and the occurrence of important events in Khorramshahr after the victory of the Islamic revolution. The events started with the rebellion of the Arab People and reached its peak with the breakout of the Iraqi imposed war against Iran. Sameri was born in 1962 in the town of Abadan. After finishing elementary school, ...
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The News of Month; April 2020

"Oral history in cyberspace"

According to Iranian Oral History website, "The News of Month" is the title of a series of reports on this website. These reports take a look at news related to the subject of site in the written and cyber media. In the following, you will read the news about April 2020.

Corona and "Corona Daily Notes"

In these days, it has been seen and heard that some groups and institutions have invited the victims of Corona Virus (including patients, patients’ observers and self- quarantined people) to write a memoir about this event. This invitation and the attempt to fulfill it, of course, includes the benefits and effects that we preferably don’t mention them here. However, it is worth noting that everything now being written in the face of this ...

Oral History Requires Alignment with Documents

Even in oral history, it is not uncommon for scholars to view oral history as a complement to document-based research. That is to say, oral history has been based on oral evidence, and it is true about memories too. Dr. Nurai said:" Oral history only fulfills part of the expectation for showing past". See the book The Aspects of Historical Islamic Revolution. Here we have to refer to a few references to ...
Research Method Workshop in Oral History-1

Oral History: A Resource for Collecting Historical Information Through Interview

"Research Method Workshop of Oral History", lectured by Soheila Safari was held in National Archives Building, NLAI Dr. Parham Hall on Monday, February 17, 2020. Soheila Safari has a PhD in contemporary history from Al-Zahra University. The subject of his thesis is "Social Insecurities in Reza Shah Period in Terms of Research in Oral History ". He has been working with NLAI in Oral History Department for more than 10 years.