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.

Pilgrims invited to write memoirs of Arba’een march

In the years we have left behind since 1390s Solar Hijri calendar (2010s), the Arbaeen (the anniversary of the fortieth day of the martyrdom of Imam Hossain) march and walking has been turned into a special religious ritual during a year and the historical phenomenon of this decade.
The press exhibition had a night of reminiscence

Memoirs of two reporters and photographers from the battlefield

According to the Oral History website of Iran, the special program "Night of Reminiscence of Holy Defense", with the participation of Night Memory Unit of the Office of Literature and Art of Resistance and the Association of Holy Defense Journalists to celebrate the establishment of the twenty-third press exhibition and for memoirs of journalists and photographers of the holy defense, was held at the congresses hall of press exhibition in Tehran Imam Khomeini ...
Oral History Interview & Importance – Part 29

Transcription Control

One of the final steps in an interview is control of the audio and video file and its compatibility with the transcription. This step has to be conducted with outmost care since many users do not refer to the original file for various reasons and study the transcription. Hence, the transcription shall be precise and authentic.

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Part 17)

When I heard what happened to my daughter, the flower of my life garden, there was no end for my deep and strange hate of the regime and the agents... In the new condition, my wounds not only did not improve, but their infection recurred and the annoying smell of it filled the whole cell; and as time went on, it would get worse, so that I was confined to bed.
Holding 285th Session of Sacred Defense Memory Night

Skill and Courage of Pilots as Narrated in Memories

Reported by Oral History Website of Iran, 285th program of the sacred defense memory night was held in Sooreh Hall of Hozeh Honari on Thursday, October 26, 2017. In this program, Amir (Major General), Pilot Seyyed Javad Pouyanfar, Amir, pilot Ali-Mohammad Souzanchi and Amir, pilot Ali-Asghar Jahanbakhsh expressed their memories of the sacred defense and the Iraq imposed war against Iran.
Report on the First Oral History Conference of Executive Agencies III

We must reach an Iranian pattern for oral history

The third panel of oral history conference of executive agencies regarding the methods of interview attended by the members and experts of executive agencies, and Mohsen Khazai, Dr.Abolfazl Hassanabadi and Gholamreza Azizi
An interview with Touran Qorbani about her books

We should recognize the narrator well and remain loyal to memory

The book "The Tribe of Zainab (PBUH)" is the most recent book authored by Touran Qorbani and released by Khat-e Hasht (Line 8) Publications. For more familiarization with the books author who is from the city Ardebil, the website of Iranian Oral History has conducted an interview with her:
Oral History Interview & Importance – Part 28


Once the interview is conducted then it has to be transcribed. The final goal of transcription is not to produce a final content but to write down the words of the narrator in the form of raw material to facilitate archiving and exploit. The following are to be considered in this effort:
Oral History Interview & Importance Part 21

New Questions

Obviously, the questions shall not remain limited to the list and during the interview the interviewer shall come across new questions and issues for which he has to raise questions to achieve further elaboration and clarity. These questions are based on the narrators story and rise through careful detection of his speech. Also, by asking new questions and expressing points which further elaborate what the narrator has said the research will demonstrate interest into the story which will encourage the narrator to share more.
Analyzing Situation of Oral History and Memories of Sacred Defense

Talk about the Most Popular Part of History

According to Oral History Website of Iran, the professional meeting of situation of Sacred Defenses memories in cultural, social perspectives and various fields of Islamic civilizing was held in presence of Hedayatollah Behboodi, Seyyed Mohammad Mirkazemi, Amir-Shahriar Aminian, Mohammad-Reza Kaeini and Nosratollah Samadzadeh in Fars News Agency on Tuesday, August 29, 2017.
The 20th meeting of “Oral History of Book” hosted by Head of Zavvar Publications

Hardships of continuing father’s career

According to the website of Iranian Oral History, the 20th meeting out of the second round of the meetings “Oral History of Book” organized by Nasrollah Haddadi, author and researcher was held on Monday morning 28th of August 2017 in the Institute for Book House. The meeting was attended by Ali Zavvar, the Head of Zavvar Publications.
About One of Quran Sessions of Past Decades in Arak

A Completely Traditional Style

Mohammad Rahim Biraqi, a Quran activist of Markazi province, has been resident for a few years in Tehran. He was an active participant both in formal and classical sessions of Quran in Arak and in traditional sessions, and is a teacher of Holy Quran in university. I interviewed with him about a Quran meeting in Arak, and especially on the late Professor Mohammad Hassan Nahrmiani. The late Professor Nahrmiani was one of the renowned professors of Holy Quran in Arak