Martyr Students As Narrated By Their History

During years 1394 and 1395 (SH), a collection titled "The Elites of Science and Sacrifice", in memoriam of martyr students, ordered by National Congress of Students Martyrs was compiled and edited and published by Fatehan Publication. Fatehan Publication sent a multitude of this collection to Oral History Website of Iran, which we will review them on the occasion of day of student martyrs (January 6).

Which priority?

Receipt of memories or truth discovery

Targeted interview within the framework of a specific subject is one of the prominent features of oral history. Accordingly, the oral history scholars are requested to maintain respect towards the narrator, open their mind and patiently listen to the narrator and ask questions in due time within the limits defined.

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.

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Part 26)

One of the blessings I enjoyed in Lebanon was acquaintance with Imam Musa Sadr and his companion martyr Chamran. The two were very friendly and were work together in the majority of occasions. Imam Musa Sadr was spiritual leader of Shiite and the chairman of Supreme Council of the Shiites , and worked hard for the welfare and cultural affairs of the people of southern Lebanon. Martyr Mostafa Chamran , who had studied in the United States ...

Along with narrators of the 287th of Night of Memory

“Yaqubian” talks about captivity and “Jahangiri” about Mofid School

At first, a video clip from the meeting of martyr Ali Khosh Lafz with the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, and in continuation, Akbar Eini, the programs presenter expressed a short memory of the martyr. Eini said, “I was the presenter in the Night of Memory program that we met the Supreme Leader. There, I was told to announce the name of martyr Khosh Lafz sooner in order to come and tell his memoirs due to his illness.

It was released

Theoretical and Methodological Issues of Oral History

It was stated in the introduction: "Oral history as complementary of contemporary historiography considers many aspects of human existence and human relationships that are not identified by a quantitative tool, and through qualitative approach, according to human experiences, attempts to consider the dimensions from perspective of people who have experienced a subject or event. In compiling this book, the author, using qualitative research method, draws a framework in all stages of the work including ...

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Part 25)

The group always faced financial pressures, economic strains and lack of facilities as well as limitations. Sometimes, the group was contributed financially from Iran and sometimes we visited some people we knew there. I knew little about financial problems of the group, however, considering the way of life and dealing with problems, behaviors and communications, it became clear that the financial resources of the group did not provide expenditures and expenses; eventually, it was unbearable.

The memories of Ayatollah Gholamali Naeemabadi about several months of year 1353(1974)

That was my cell!

Ayatollah Gholamali Naeemabadi was born in 1323 in Nemimabad, Damghan. He was arrested several times during the Pahlavi government on charges of opposition to the Imperial regime, and as a result he spent eight months in the Joint Committee jail and spent 30 months in Qasr jail, flavor and imprisonment; he experienced Imprisonment and whipping.

Memoir Verification

One important question concerning publication of oral history literature is the extent to which the narrator is to be trusted? Is it the obligation of the oral history scholar to verify the memories? Is the scholar allowed to argue with the narrator? Does such literature fit the criteria of an historical resource?
Recording Memories for Documentation Process of Evolution

Projects That Address Oral History of Universities

According to history of Kharazmi University -as the first university of Iran- history of establishment of university in Iran is about one hundred years. During this century, many universities were established before and after victory of Islamic Revolution of Iran, and have undergone a lot of historical, political, social and scientific ups and downs.
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 ...
Oral History Interview & Importance – Part 30 (Finale)


The final phase in the oral history interview process is archiving the transcription and audio, video files and all other relevant documents. The objective is to preserve the interview and provide easy and quick user access. This phase requires detailed and applicable and cost-effective planning conducted by a specific method.
Holding the Specialized Conference on Sacred Defense Oral History

We Have Less Than 1% of Sacred Defense Oral History

The specialized conference on oral history of Sacred Defense was held in the conference hall of National Archive Organization by Research and Training Circle of Sacred Defense Documents and Papers Organization and accompanied by NLAIs Institute of Documents on November 1, 2017. Invitees to this program were directors and experts of field of Sacred Defenses oral history in general directorates of Foundation for Preservation of Relics and Publishing Values of Holy Defense of coordinate provinces and organizations.