Oral History from Professor Nouraei Perspective/2

Necessity of comprehensive approach in the oral history of executive agencies

Professor Morteza Nouraei says the oral history project of the executive agencies is subject-oriented, not person-centered! Hence, managers shall not be interviewed. One of the damages to these projects is that they first want to interview the authorities. While interviews shall be conducted with the staff members at all levels. A procedural approach more or less guarantees the health of the interviews.

“Oral History” by Professor Morteza Nouraei/1

“Active Interview"is one of the topics of contemporary history

Professor Morteza Nouraei believes that since audio recording and active interviewing have been combined with theoretical discussions, oral history has become a method that has its own place in contemporary history. Because the active interview is one of the topics of contemporary history. There is debate on teaching oral history as a science. But oral history is more pragmatic.

Permanent editing in oral history

Dr Morteza Nouraee, during the final session of the first professional training course on Oral History Based on Popular Culture Approach, explained the ways in which oral history is edited and emphasized: "I do not think that editing is the final stage of oral history. Editing is the thought that engineers research from scratch. In this sense, a project must certainly go along the path that the editing thoughts want. ...

Vocational Education

Oral History with Public Culture Approach

According to the website of Iranian Oral History, the first meeting out of the first course of the vocational education "Oral History with Public Culture Approach" organized by the Center for Isfahanology and the House of Nations was held in the gathering hall of the center on Thursday 18th of October, 2018. Dr. Morteza Nouraee and Dr. Valiollah Mosayebi delivered speeches during the meeting.

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.
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A guerrilla who was in much love with Islam and Imam Khomeini

The Role of Oral History in Making a Documentary on the Life of Martyr Mahmoud Kaveh, Commander of the Special Brigade of Martyrs.
Martyr Mahmoud Kaveh, the commander of the Special Brigade of Martyrs, is one of the commanders about whom many articles have been written so far; but in the world of the movie, not much attention has been paid to the narration of his life from birth to martyrdom. Mr. Ali Hamid paid attention to him in making one of the episodes of the documentary series "Commanders" and narrated his condition in the form of 25 minutes.
A Piece of "Lasting Memories"

History of Establishment of Islamic Republic Party

I have been thinking about creating an Islamic political party and society for many years ago. Especially after the 1953 and coup detat of August 19, 1953, and given the experience I gained from the National Movement of Iran in 1950-1953, I hardly believed that our forces should become an active Islamic political organization. Hearing news of Islamic political organizations from other societies was interesting for me.
Interview with Zahra Tabatabai, an active student during the Sacred Defense era

The Efforts of Female Students in the War Support Headquarters

From the first days of the Baathists invasion, mosques, husseiniyahs, and even houses became important centers for the service of the fighters. These days, women and girls volunteered in the War Support Headquarters to collect public donations, sew clothes for fighters, making jam, do cultural works, and so on. Zahra Sadat Tabatabai is one of the women who actively participated in the War Support Headquarters of Tehran 14th district with the beginning ...