Acquaintance with a war martyr in "The Secret of a Crossing"

The author, Maryam Bazr Afshan has not considered an introduction for the book but before the beginning of the first chapter, she had included a writing from the wife of the martyr which begins with these lines, "Jafar joined the camp of martyrs. He joined his fellows. I think of why, when we talk about martyrs or read their stories, watch their films ... we feel how similar they are. Their words, their attachments and ... "

The Memories of Pilot General Kiomars Heydarian

Are you ready to face Saddam down?

When Pilot General Kiomars Heydarian was admitted by Air Force to pass the courses of pilot-training scientific degrees, was sent to Shepard in the Texas state of America during the Pahlavi regime. At the end of the course, he gained top rank among the students from six countries. During the imposed war of Saddam Army against the Islamic Republic of Iran, there were more than 50 outbound flights and 2,000 hours of aerial patrols, and ...

Memory Writing Road Is Slippery, Please Be Careful!

In recent years, with growth of mass media and expansion of cyberspace and increasing interest in historical subjects, we are witnessing activity of the media (written and digital) that through poorly conducted interviews, which apparently are aimed at disseminating unconsidered or less-known memories and information about contemporary history, a wave of misleading, sometimes incorrect and inaccurate contents leads to minds and eyes of the audience.

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.

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Dabbagh) (Part 58)

In order to clarify the prison space in Mrs. Dabbagh memories, we interviewed with some of her fellow prisoners and daughter (Rezvaneh). Mrs. Manzar Khayyer, Susan Haddad, Adel and Zahra Mirkhani related their memories in an interview. We chose some of them which were related to the content of this book.

An interview with Seyyed Reza Safavi;

The story and description of two panels

The following interview is made with Seyyed Reza Safavi, a member of Iranian Calligraphers Association, has a first-class degree in this field, as well as a master of gilding and calligraphy-painting. In this interview, we describe the work life of him, as well as the two works produced by him and the artistic group named" Role in Role" about martyrs of mina and martyrs of shrines defenders.

The workshop “Delicacies and Techniques, from Interview to compilation”

The writing of memories should be close to current of life

According to the website of Iranian Oral history, a one-day and specialized workshop titled “Delicacies and Techniques, from Interview to Compilation” organized by the Education and Research Department of the Art Center of Isfahan Province was held in the House of Artists of Isfahan’s Art Center on Wednesday 5th of September 2018. It was attended by Morteza Sarhangi, the founder of the Office of Resistance Literature and Art and Sassan Nateq, writer.

Narrated by Maryam Mirfakhraei, Written by Effat Neyestani

Memories from "Salha-ye Bi Seda Geryeh Kardanam"

"Salha-ye Bi Seda Geryeh Kardanam (Years of Crying Quietly)" is title of book of Maryam Mirfakhraei. She is one of veteran ladies of Bojnord. Maryam Mirfakhraei was born in 1959. At the last years leading winning of Islamic Revolution, she encountered political activities in her high school and entered revolutionary struggles, and after achievement of the Islamic Revolution she joined Basij. After passing military courses in Basij and relief courses in ...

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Dabbagh) (Part 57)

There was plenty of coming and goings in the pavilion, therefore, I spread a newspaper under my foot in a corner to perform my prayer. Finishing my prayer, I saw people stopped and looked at me in surprise. They looked questioningly at what I was doing. They marveled more when saw that the men of our delegation did the same in another corner. It seems that they had not seen such a thing yet.
 

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.