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 ...

An interview with Dr. Seyed Reza Mortazavian

Days after operation

Dr. Seyed Reza Mortazavian is now the chief of martyr Ayatollah Sadoghi Hospital in Isfahan. He is a physician who holds precious memories of sacred defense era and has been the director of two Choubdehs Field Hospitals (in Arvandkenar) and Ali ibn Abi Talib (AS) in difficult days of war. He was present in all the time of sacred defense in war zones of the south and west of country, and at the same time, ...

Memories of Iraj Shiri

Rescuers Who Went from Abadan to Khorramshahr

The Red Crescent Society is one of the active organizations in serving people after natural and unnatural disasters. One period of active involvement of the young volunteer forces in the society was during the eight years of imposed war and on the battlefields. Iraj Shiri is one of the youth of that era who entered Red Crescent after victory of Islamic Revolution. Being born in Masjed Soleyman in 1959, he immigrated to ...

The head of military organization expresses

Army war veterans to become oral history interviewers

Iranian Oral History website – The Islamic Republic of Iran Army during the eight-year holy defense defended Iranian territory with all might from ground, air and sea, and has published many works in the areas of novel, narrative biographies, collection of memories, atlas of battles, war chronicles, and research books in order to keep and record this epic. Meanwhile, we miss oral history tangibly.
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The 307th Night of Memory-4

Memories of Pilot of One of Those 42 Aircrafts

According to Iranian Oral History Website, the 307th session of memory night of Sacred Defense was held in Sooreh Hall of Hozeh Honari on the evening of Thursday, October 24, 2019. In the session, pilots Amir Habibi, Mohammad Gholamhosseini, and Attaullah Mohebbi spoke of their memories of the Iraq war imposed on Iran. Before the third narrators talks, Davood Salehi, the host of the 307th Sacred Defenses memory night said he was ...
Hussein Shayestefar, narrated by the martyrs wife

You Heart Desired to Go

When they started their life together, they wanted to be together, friends apart. It turned out to be the way they wanted. But there was another companion; suffering. It did not leave them alone until the end. Hossein Shayestefar, narrated by the Martyrs Wife, which is the sixth volume in the series of "Inak Shokaran", illustrates their suffering; the suffering present in the lives of "Razieh Bubash" and the martyr "Hussein Shayestefar".
The details of declarative meeting of the twelfth Iranian oral history congress

The Meaning and Concept of Oral History Should be Preserved

The twelfth Iranian Oral History Congress will be held by Iranian Oral History Association, Isfahan University and the General Directorate for Dedicated Worriers Affairs of Constructive Jihad Ministry." Mohsen Kazemi, the secretary of Iranian Oral History Association, said:" Today, oral history is raised from different part of our country, Iran, and we are involved a variety of oral history.

Interview with “Hamid Hessam”, life & authorship

"In Search of Moonlight: The Life and Writing of Hamid Hesam" is the name of an interview book by Hussein Qarai. This 175-page book, Question and Answer compiled by Shahid Kazemi, is published in the Fall of 1989. The book begins with a list, mostly of cultural prominent features and celebrities. Their names have become headlines for Hussein Qarais interview with Hamid Hussam, as the interviewee has spoken about them. Next to the list are two pages titled "Yearbook, Bibliography and Titles".