Oral History Interview with Mohsen Rezaie – Part 4

The political and military dialogue about the prolongation of war and the course of its conclusion has been the basis of a debate between Hashemi, as the supreme commander of the war, and Rezaei, as the commander of IRGC

Professor of History Interviews with Jamaran-2

If we want to interview someone after 4 decades regarding the events of Revolution we should acknowledge that during this long time the revolution has experienced many processes and has become a political regime which has many trend. There have been many politicians and presidents with various schools of thoughts.

Oral History Interview with Mohsen Rezaie – Part 3

Iran’s strategy after Khoramshahr conquest was to use military power for political ends. That is, a strategic region should be conquered and then political endeavors be practiced to convince Saddam’s supporters to dismiss him. In this part of interview with former commander of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), we have discussed the recreation of military power, in the process of a long and attritional war.

Professor of History Interviews with Jamaran-1

Jamaran information and news agency-Tehran; I walk into the building of Institute of Humanities and its sad ambiance depresses me. The institute is mourning death of Professor Sadegh Ayeenevand and his pictures are everywhere along with black clothes. I entered the office of Dr. Alireza Molayi, professor of history and scholars of Imam Khomeini Institute. He welcomes me with a serious but kind face. He’s busy but he agrees to do the interview.

Oral History Interview with Mohsen Rezaie – Part Two

Goals and essence. First the essence and then the goals. When I referred to victory, I did not mean mere military victory, I had political, revolutionary and cultural dimensions of the military advancement in mind too. One could not expand this definition to our defeats, of course. In case of defeats we have never said we have experienced failure because we were acting according to our revolutionary principles.

Oral History Interview with Mohsen Rezaie – Part One

The following text is a part of an oral history interview with Mohsen Rezaei, former commander of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps(IRGC), reprinted for importance of its contents and its challenging and critical method.

The Unsaid narratives of Ayatollah Kashani’s daughter about his father

He was very kind and good-tempered, and we never saw that he disrespects anyone; but most of the time he was in exile or in prison, and we couldn’t visit him. History group of Mashreq: What you are facing is a different interview with one of the daughters of Ayatollah Abol-Ghasem Kashani. Mrs. Ashraf Sadat Kashani, the wife of Dr. Seyyed Jalal al-Din Madani, beckons to interesting points of her memories about her father, which has not spoken yet or less expressed. We hope this different dialogue will be useful for researchers in the field of contemporary history and the National Movement. • As a child of Ayatollah Kashani, what’s your overall analysis of the current trend of history writing about him? Do you see any negligence?

Pahlavi Achilles Heel: Illegitimacy

Iran's Islamic Revolution is best known outside of the country through the works of historian and New York City University lecturer Ervand Abrahamian. However, inside Iran, his works spark a lot of interest among Iranian readers. The Persian rendition of his "Iran between Two Revolutions" sold like hot cake in the Iranian book market even though Abrahamian has said that the book's target readers are western students with the least information about Iran's 1979 revolution.

He had changed his policy

Etemad daily, Jan 17, 2015- Majid Tafreshi believes that Nawab Safavi like any other social and political activist had been changing his policy of interacting with politics and politicians and if he was still alive, the destiny of Fadaeian Islam group would be something else. In this interview, we will have a brief review on the political life and viewpoints of martyr Seyed Mujtaba Mir Lowhi better known as Nawab Safavi.

“Javanan” Introduced Sepideh Kashani/Literature Shall Separate from Politics

Ms. Sepideh Kashani started poetry with Javanan(1) magazine. She participated in our meetings and asked me to revise her poetry. There were many others.
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Discussed with Ali Tatri

Majlis Library Oral History Log

Oral history, a path to inform history
According to the Oral History Site, the Islamic Majlis with the chairs of elected representatives, has always been the key legislative body in Iran and has witnessed many historical upheavals. There have been many presented features in Baharestan , hence recording the oral history of the active figures in the Islamic Majlis before and after the Revolution has been critical for historical scholars.
Book Induction by the Translator

“Sarajevo Roses”

An Oral History Prose
“Sarajevo Roses: Towards Politics of Remembering” written by Azra Junuzović and translated by Mohammad Karimi was published by the Resistance Literature and Art Bureau and Soureh Mehr Publishing Company. The book was published in 1110 volumes structured in 213 pages in 2017. The book is about the mortar shell explosions in the streets of Sarajevo painted by the red color, as a symbol of Bosnian people blood. We interviewed the translator of the book, Mohammad Karimi to tell us more.

Application of subject-oriented oral history in local historiography

At present, thanks to two important events of the Islamic revolution and the Sacred Defense in our country, a significant number of individuals around this vast country are determined to play a role in recording and registering the events related to the two. The oral history experts can seize this opportunity to promote their products in this area qualitatively and quantitatively.

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.