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, ...

An Interview with narrator and author of book "Radio Frequency 1160"

A radio story that became the voice for Abadan resistance

The book "Radio Frequency 1160: Here is Abadan, the Voice of Resistance and Endurance/ Hana Abbadan" has just been published (Fall 2019). The author of the book is Fazlullah Saberi. This book has been published at the Office of Culture and Sustainability Studies of Isfahan Art Center and has been published by Surah Mehr Publications. Saberi wrote a 524-page book, named "Radio Frequency 1160", using his memories and his colleagues and companions from ...

Interview with Minoo Khani on “War to Holy Defense”

Interviews that are talks of today

Recognizing the history close to oral history

The book "War to Sacred Defense; Text & Sub-text" contains twenty conversations about the social effects of war and its reflection on the works of artists curated by Dr. Minoo Khani, has been recently published (November 2019) in 221 pages, by Homay Art. Print. The book contains interviews with Habib Ahmadzadeh, Emadeddin Afroogh, Mahmoud Ekramifar, Davood Amirian, Hedayatollah Behboodi, Ebrahim Hatamikia, Ahmad Reza Darvish, Ahmad Dehghan, Mohammad Hassan Rajabi, Mohsen Rezaie, Farhad Sasani, ...

Society of Jewish Intellectuals and Islamic Revolution of Iran

Interview with Haroun Yashayaei, One of the Founders

Despite the presence of different classes of people during the Islamic Revolution, very little research has been done so far on the presence of religious minorities in this important event. The article "The Revolutions Forgotten Sons and Daughters: The Jewish Community in Tehran During the 1979 Revolution" by Lior Sternfeld is one of the few studies that deals with activities of Iranian Jews in the 1979 Revolution.

Neglected History (I)

History of the United Islamic Students Association Abroad

The United Islamic Students Association (U.I.S.A) of Iran in Europe, the US and Canada is the name of an organization that had been active abroad for nearly two decades before the Iranian revolution. The activities of this organization are important because they were considered one of the most important groups against Pahlavi regime before the revolution abroad, and after the revolution a number of executive power, middle and high officials were among ...
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Heavenly Commander

Hero and anti-hero

History has always been involved in the dualities of good and evil, benefaction and evil, good and bad, light and darkness, obscenity and beauty, love and hate, and historians have written the pages of history under both positive and negative effects of these forces. One spectrum is drawn by the demonic forces and the other by the Ahuraist forces.
Three hundred and ninth memory night-1

Memories of Mosul Camp

According to the Iranian Oral History Site, the 309th Memory Night of the Holy Defense was held on Thursday, 26 December 2019 at the Surah Mehr Art Hall. In this program Abdul Rahim Farrokh Sohrab, Sayyed Yahya Rahim Safavi and Fathullah Jafari recounted their memories of the captivity and the victory of Operation Faw and Karbala 5. At the beginning of the 309th Memory Night of the Holy Defense, a short video ...
Report of “the 12th National Conference of Iranian Oral History”-Part 1

Logistic Forces: Absentees of Sacred Defense Studies

Dr. Morteza Nouraei, scientific secretary at the 12th Iranian Oral History Conference stated, "What is important to us at this meeting is available archives in departments and stagnant and intact archives of the sacred defense in field of war logistic. The one who defended in the front line needed 99 supporters, and those 99 people were our absentees from our studies of oral history of Sacred Defense.
It was brought up at the workshop “Midday with Oral History”

Preservation of “lost worlds” with oral history

In the scientific-research workshop “Midday with Oral History”, Dr. Morteza Nouraee said, “There are spaces in old tradition and modern tradition of historiography with which have not dealt and they are called “lost world”. We as just historians must pay attention that we should also deal with the lost worlds in distribution of historiography.” According to the website of Oral History, the scientific-research workshop ...