Conference of "National Oral History Status” held

Problems facing the oral history in Iran

As reported by Iran Oral History Site, conference of "National Oral History Status” was held by the efforts of Oral History Office of Islamic Revolution Literature of Art Division on 30 January 2017 in the hall of Late Amir Hossein Fardi. The session was chaired by Hojat Ol-Islam Saeed Fakhrzadeh, in charge of Oral History Department, and ...

Iran to hold Int'l Conference on Ancient Iran, Oral History

Iran is to hold the first international conference on Ancient Iran Studies with special focus on political thinning, religions and mythology at Ayatollah Haeri University in the middle-southern city of Meybod, Yazd.

A Series of Symposia on Iranian Cultural History at New York University

Iran: Animating the Archive

October 2015-March 2016

Following the 1979 Iranian Revolution, some official archives were destroyed for ideological reasons, others for espousing “improper culture,” and some simply to change the historical narrative. Nearly four decades after the Iranian Revolution, a new generation of Iran scholars are now researching the socio-cultural history of Iran in the years leading up to and following the Revolution, and are faced with a haphazard selection of resources.

3rd Annual Conference, Bogotá, Colombia, July 7-8-9, 2016

History is a public issue. Historical knowledge and practice is not limited to academic settings. History is also produced and shared in a wide range of settings by professional and non-professional historians alike.

Call for Papers

HISTORY '16 / 3rd International History Conference

HISTORY '16 / 3rd International History Conference will be held in Istanbul on May 6-7, 2016. The conference will be coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center) and a special focus will be on 'Representing the Past: Historiography'.

2016 International Oral History Association Conference

The International Oral History Association (IOHA) and the Oral History Association of India (OHAI) are pleased to be hosting the XIXth International Oral History Conference at the Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru, India from 27 June to 1 July 2016.

14th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

The Humanities Conference is held annually in different locations around the world. Over the past twelve years, the Humanities Conference has established a reputation as a focal point for new ideas and new practices in humanities research and teaching.

Cultural Studies Association (CSA) Ethnographic Working Group 2014 CFP

The Cultural Studies Association (CSA) Ethnography Working Group invites proposals to the CSA’s thirteenth annual meeting in Riverside, CA. The Ethnography Working Group investigates how the ethnographic method can continue to shed light onto the field of Cultural Studies, as well discussing the practice of ethnographic research. We invite parties to submit proposals for papers or panels that employ the ethnographic method within the field of cultural studies, discussion panels debating best practices or contemporary issues, or workshops and skill-shares (praxis workshops). While we encourage proposals that match the theme, feel free to submit proposals that do not.

OHA 2015 Annual Meeting Call for Papers

The Oral History Association invites proposals for papers and presentations for its 2015 annual meeting to be held October 14-18, 2015 at the Marriott Tampa Waterside in Tampa, Florida.

CFP - Oral History Network of Ireland Conference, 12th-13th Sept 2014 - "Making Connections: Oral History and Community"

Please find below details of the Oral History Network of Ireland's third conference - Making Connections: Oral History and Community - to be held in Kilkenny City, 12 - 13th September 2014.

Memoir Verification

One important question concerning publication of oral history literature is the extent to which the narrator is to be trusted? Is it the obligation of the oral history scholar to verify the memories? Is the scholar allowed to argue with the narrator? Does such literature fit the criteria of an historical resource?
Convoy Narrator of "When Moonlight Was Lost" on the Last Day of Fall

Memory Is "I", Let us Think About "We"

Ayatollah Khamenei wrote a letter of congratulation and condolence for martyrdom of Ali Khoshlafz, the sacred defense veteran and narrator of "When Moonlight Was Lost (Vaghti Mahtab Gom Shod)" on December 20, 2017. The letter is as follows:
An interview with Zahra Sabzeh Ali about her book “Deldadeh”

Memory-writing for the sake of social impact

The seeing of a small photo from martyr Alireza Mahini prompted Zahra Sabzeh Ali to collect the memoirs of this martyr who was from Bushehr and a commander of irregular wars. The result of the work is presented with the assistance of the Art Center and Sooreh Mehr Publications. The release of the book “Deldadeh” or beloved became a pretext for the website of Iranian Oral History to have an interview with her:
About Oral History Production

To Maintain Questions or Not? Is crucial

Production and final setting of the interview content is an important aspect and the oral history scholars have to be well versed on the details and act responsibly. The following have to be taken into consideration: