Interview with Shahla Panahi, Author of "Comrade Like Rasoul"

Memory-writing is like making rosary

Shahla Panahi is one of writers in field of memory-writing. He was graduated in field of communication, and collects and writes memories of Holy Shrine Defender martyrs. His activity in this area became an excuse so that Iranian Oral History Website talks with him about book of "Comrade like Rasoul" as well as methods of research and interview in writing his works.

Along with memories of Pilot Nasser Zhian

From reconnaissance to commandership of an operation

Zahra Abouali has had an interview with pilot Nasser Zhian part of which has been given to the website of Iranian Oral History. In this interview, this aviation pilot has retold his memoirs about being appointed as a commander to the operations in which he had taken part.

It Was Stated in an Interview with Eghlimeh Jahedi

Memoirs of Crusading behind the Front

During eight years of the sacred defense, when men fought at the frontline, women gathered in homes, mosques, and religious and cultural centers to provide supplies, cloths, and other needs of warriors. Eghlimeh Jahedi is one of ladies who during eight years of the sacred defense, tried in providing equipment needed by the warriors and attracted many women in Alborz. Iranian Oral History Website interviewed with him in order to talk from those years.

Memory Telling of Zahra Almasian, Veteran Lady of the Holy Defense

Relief in Khorramshahr and Abadan

The first young years of Zahra Almasian coincided with victory of Islamic Revolution and beginning of the imposed war by Saddam Army against Iran. She began working in several fields in Abadan in early days of invasion of Iraqi Baathist in Iran. But as Khorramshahr situation became critical, which was at high risk more than Abadan, she goes to Khorramshahr for relief, and after several days of activity under heavy fire of the enemy, she is injured there.

About a Project Which Is Waiting to Be Published

Oral History of Literature Faculty of Isfahan University

Academics and students are among the most influential strata in Irans historical ups and downs from the past. Therefore, recording scientific, cultural, political and social events in atmosphere of grand Iranian universities in form of oral history has been considered over recent years, including recording Oral History of Kharazmi University and Isfahan University of Technology. Meanwhile, there have been less talked about Oral History Project of Literature and Humanities Faculty of Isfahan University.

Memories about face of photo of Behesht-e Zahra (SA) facade

A Minute after the Explosion

On the sidelines of 17th memorial of martyrs of Ansar al-Rasul Battalion from 27th Mohammad Rasulullah Division which was held in Andisheh Hall of Hozeh Honari on November 30, 2017, short interviews was conducted by correspondent of oral history website of Iran with his brother, commander and friend of the famous martyr of Behesht-e Zahra. They will be read in the following. Amir Hajamini was born in 1961, officer of portable transceiver ...

An interview with Najmeh Jamarani, a relief worker during Sacred Defense

Memoirs from the days of Abadan siege and Fadaiyan-e Islam

Najmeh Jamarani is one of the active young girls during the eight-year sacred defense who along with other social and cultural activities has been engaged with relief working in the war zones and Tehran hospitals since the first year of the Iraqi impose war against Iran till the ending years. Her presence during the Abadan siege and familiarity with the group of ...

Revising a Conversation

Narrating was made of suffering

It is not narrating one or two days. Story is story of eight years of attendance; Keeping pace with; experiencing bites and sweets. There they both taught and learned. At that time, all skills were applicable together. Sometimes they harked and sometimes did lip reading. They kept up with commander unarmed, and sometimes they did not arrive at the attendance in war alleyways. Sometimes they laugh at others and sometimes others at them.

The First Book of Project of "Oral History of Wives of Commanders" from Perspective of Author

Combination of Memories and Social History of the War

When a war to be started its consequences would be felt by all parts of society. Meanwhile, senior warlords and their families are engaged with the most difficulties. Iraqi eight-year war against Iran is no exception too. Young women who newly married had to wait always in order to get a contact of their husbands, and endured responsibility of managing their lives and raising their children alone.

Remembering the tireless general of war documents

The life of “Ahmad Sowdagar” as narrated by wife

Personalities like “Sowdagars” are not repeatable. The more we distance from their absence, the more we miss them. I first saw him in the Research Centre for Sacred Defence Science and Education. He had a southern accent but did not look the people of that area. After the press conference, he answered the reporters questions with patience and eagerness. This news connection with Brigadier General Ahmad Sowdagar continued for over five years.
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Memory Telling of Zahra Almasian, Veteran Lady of the Holy Defense

Relief in Khorramshahr and Abadan

The first young years of Zahra Almasian coincided with victory of Islamic Revolution and beginning of the imposed war by Saddam Army against Iran. She began working in several fields in Abadan in early days of invasion of Iraqi Baathist in Iran. But as Khorramshahr situation became critical, which was at high risk more than Abadan, she goes to Khorramshahr for relief, and after several days of activity under heavy fire of the enemy, she is injured there.

Research Literature & Oral History

We are constantly dealing with oral history texts that, if included in the historiography circle, their genealogies are missing. Perhaps under appreciation of the most important part of the writing, which is a major contribution to the endurance and validity of the text, has been neglected. Negligence and hurriedness, have caused a lot of work not to be desirable. To this end, we try to recall in this succinct series, the literature of research in accrediting the text.
Three books included memories:

"The Seeds of Pomegranate", "You Are Iranian; Are not You?", "Thirteen in Seven"

By reading this book, you will be familiar with books "The seeds of pomegranate", "You are Iranian, Are not you?" and "Thirteen in seven". These books include memories about Saddams army imposed war against Islamic Republic of Iran.
First chapter of oral history films of Isfahan Bazar unveiled

Accompaniment of oral and visual history

According to the website of Iranian Oral History, “the ceremony for unveiling the first chapter of the collection of oral history films of Isfahan Bazar” attended by a number of veterans of the bazar and organized by Assar Khaneh Shahi Museum (the Center for Studies of Isfahans Public Culture) was held in the Conference Hall of the Central Library of the city of Isfahan on Sunday 29th of April 2018.