Micro Oral History

The development of the humanities influenced by necessities in the bout of time and as a result is updated and still in need of further development. The postmodern trend is like a mill that, in its own words, sets the prose and narratives in the field of human sciences in small, but effective, attractive and engaging pieces with due consideration of the capabilities, talent and pace of the current generation.

A Bullet Wasn’t Able to Cope With Life

Morteza Sarhangi, the Manager in Charge of Iranian Oral History Website

There is no bullet made to be able to cope with life yet. The love of life reduces the fire of war. It belittles the war. Although, the war captures the youth of women, the life of men, and the childhood of children, but the light of life even remains under collapsed ceilings; alight the path of life. The stability of living in any possible form is a formal statement from humans to owners of bullets.

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.

Intellectual capital and necessity for documentation of achievements with oral history method

Because of the limited capacity of the subconscious, humans are unable to maintain and remind all of the material extempore and completely. Moreover, the opinion of today scholars suggests that, hereafter, every person should not regard his or her own personal information as a personal property, as a goodwill and capital of his career and work. Hence, documentation of methods, techniques and teachings of humans is a safe way of transferring individual ...

Oral History of Laborers

In the 60s, when oral history was stepping up, women, workers, and those deprived of education became central to the reconstruction of the silent past and the lost worlds. For nearly three decades, and then up to date, in different orders of priority in oral history, these social strata have played a major role in the work of oral historians of the industrial community.

Springlike Talk

A Dream In the Mornings

Morteza Sarhangi, the Manager in Charge of Iranian Oral History Website

It is usual for human being to have a dream for work as s/he does it willingly. Even, common people, who do not work seriously in their life, try to have an satisfactory dream depend on their works, and live more happily then before as they think about what they will achieve in the future.

Principle of Issue Based Approach in Oral History

Please perceive this note as a reminder. The spring of oral history has started in our country and it is pleasing to see too many interested actors in the field. It is however recommended to offer rich material and content to deepen studies and avoid waste of financial resources. Oral history is question and issue based. In other words, oral history builds on questions and asking questions based on which interviews are designed.

Oral History of War Commanders

A method for current narration of the past or responding to basic issues in the future?

Assuming that there should be a proportion between the subject and method of research, the oral history of the commanders in terms of subject requires attention to the considerations which has been noticed in this article. In my view, development and deepening of oral history method and the increase of its function in the area of historiography instead of a general and public method requires concentration on subject and through this to technical-methodical considerations in this area.

About Holy Defense History of The Army Navy

The War Documents of Sea

We talk very little about sea. This is a historical fact that whenever we made our development sea-centered was heyday of our countrys history and whenever we neglected sea was era of decline of our country. The fact is that countries that entered waters and acted wisely and seized seas are powerful countries today. Because of situating between the two depths of Persian Gulf and Oman Sea in the south and sea of ...

Pilgrims invited to write memoirs of Arba’een march

In the years we have left behind since 1390s Solar Hijri calendar (2010s), the Arbaeen (the anniversary of the fortieth day of the martyrdom of Imam Hossain) march and walking has been turned into a special religious ritual during a year and the historical phenomenon of this decade.
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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.