Oral history and paying more attention to details

In response to this question, Seyed Qassem Yahosseini, a history writer and researcher said, “Fortunately, if we want to talk about this more precisely, I should say that oral memories have advanced significantly in different fields, in a way that today, we can present examples from oral memories in various genres. A while ago, for giving a lecture, I classified the oral memories which have been released in Iran and sorted out some 20 oral memories.

The Lack of Attention to the Types of Utilization in Oral History

Referring to a book written in the field of oral history, he added: "The book "Oral History in Iran" is one I have written in this field, in which I have tried to present a definition of oral history based on world standards and paid partly attention on its situation in Iran. Of course, along with the two series articles, I have written about "Interview in Oral History" and "Methodology and Subjects ...

Oral History Is a Kind of Document

One of the questions that have always preoccupied historians of oral history is that: Is there any need to written documents and so on in recording oral history and compiling its text? An overview of types of documents and nature of oral history can answer this question. Most historical evidence emanates from remains of paper, skin, stone, etc. from preceding eras. But verbal evidence emerges in response to ...

Oral History Documents Have Interactive Interactions

"Any historical research requires the use of some first-hand resources, hence, written sources, including the press, docuemtns and photos and oral history is another means to add to our historical knowledge," said Shafiqeh Nik Nafas, an official at the Oral History Department of the National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in an interview with the oral history site of Iran.

Imperative flaunt of documentation in oral history

Reported by Iran Oral History Site, “How effective documentation has been to pave the way in oral history?” is a subject addressed by Rahim Nikbakht, researcher and historiographer. He said: In study and research of the novel contemporary history we are exposed to two sets of resources besides library references including archived and oral history documents. The oral documents may include interviews, speeches or radio and television programs.

The Questions of Oral History Interview (Part III)

Interviewer Should Use Ethology

The following text was prepared based on the call for questions on oral history in which from perspective of one of those who has produced works by using this method, the question "what are characteristics of oral history interview questions?" has been answered.

The questions of oral history interview (part II)

Interview Is the Heart of Oral History

Following report is based on an invitation in which history experts are asked questions about oral history. In this regard, one of experts who has published some works using this method, answered to one of questions in his perspective, titled "what are characteristics of the questions of oral history interview?" We will read these comments as follows.

The questions of oral historys interview (part I)

A Strong Interview Is Tied with Research

Following report is based on an invitation in which history experts are asked questions about oral history. In this regard, one of experts, as his perspective, has answered to one of questions titled "what are characteristics of the questions of oral historys interview"; Kianoush Haftlang (PhD) presented his responses in the form of notes that we will read these comments as follows.

Rationalization of Oral History Books (part III)

Rationalization Is Variable Over Time

Following report is based on an invitation in which history experts are asked questions about oral history. In this regard, one of experts, as his perspective, has answered to one of questions titled "The amount of rationalization and appendix in oral history books". We will read these comments as follows.

Research workshop

Practical and Theoretical Techniques of Oral History

According to Iranian Oral History Website, research workshop of practical and theoretical techniques of oral history was held at Allameh Tabatabai University, Faculty of Law and Political Science on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. In this workshop, Shoja Alvand was host and Faezeh Tavakoli was lecturer. The workshop discussions were complimentary of the same teacher discussion in the workshop of New Techniques in Oral History.
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Narration of fellow fighting with Kaveh in "Javid Memories"

"Javid Memories" is the second book of "Oral History Collection of Commanders and Combatants of Khorasan Province" written by Alireza Miri. The interviews have also been conducted by Miri. It is the oral memoirs of Javid (Javad) Nezampour, the first commander of the Military Instruments of the Special Division of Martyrs during the Scared Defense from martyr Brigadier General Mahmoud Kaveh.

Historians are the First Reporters

"Mazar-i-Sharifis fallen. 17th Moradad 1377 (8th August, 1998), here is the place of the Iranian Consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif, and I am Mahmoud Saremi, the reporter of Islamic Republic of Iran, Taliban group have entered into Mazar-i-Sharif few hours ago. Instant, instant news! Mazar-i-Sharif was fallen by Taliban ...
Introduction to “How many of us were there?”

Iranian Kazakhs in the Holy Defense

The book “How many of us were there?” focuses on the memoirs of the Islamic Revolution and the war imposed by Iraq with the subject of “a glance on the presence of Kazakhs in the Holy Defense”. Hojjat Shahmohammadi, the author, in a seven page introduction defines the reasons ...

Publication of Oral History Theory in Persian

“Oral History Theory” by Lynn Abrams, translated by Fathali Ashtiani was published by the Office of Islamic Revolution Literature and Soureh Mehr Publication in 2018. The book is structured in 421 pages and eight chapters: the introduction transforms the applicable approach to theoretic, the characteristics of oral history, self, subjectivity, intersubjectivity, memory, narrative, performance and power. Couple of forewords and introductions precede the eight chapters and then followed by the references used to compile the eight chapters of the book.