The Question of Modernism

In the realm of poetry creation and especially in his literary scholarship, Gheisar Aminpour was caught up in a highly conflictual situation about modernity and tradition which formed his main concern in the last decade of his life.

A Comparison between two Styles of Political Resistance, Imam Khomeini & Gandhi

One way to know great political figures is to compare their political life approach and especially their campaign style against enemies, their efforts for political renovation of their country, the time and the circumstances they emerged, and also whom, why and how they fought.

The Politician Mystic

It has been said that the human has a theoretical nous which is "perception" and the practical nous which actualizes the reasonable functions, but we say that action is needed in both functions and the theoretical nous depends on the practical one in a way that the practical nous depends on the theoretical one and action is needed in a theory which is perception and knowledge.

I wanted to write about mother but …

The following note is a heart written by Fahrad Famili's sister that we have received from a long distance.

The Island Dogs

We met each other on the football pitch, playing soccer in our rubber boots and on muddy fields. They were in one team, and we were in their opposing team: operational intelligence servicemen vs. artillery lookouts.

The Necessities of Setting up the Center for Persian Gulf Oral History

The Name of Persian Gulf in the history of Iran is the result of a multi-thousand-year cultural record which today is undoubtedly our most important strong point in comparison with the Arab neighbors.

A Different Language in Teaching History

Today, history and historiography has found its way into many other disciplines. For instance, we find books with titles such as the history of mathematics, music, chemistry, language, psychology, industries, inventions, philosophy, religion, civilization, book, historiography, and many others with history in their titles.

Labor Movements in Mashad and Oral History Researches

The reviewing of Mashad's contemporary history and studying of the role of different groups and unions represent the political activities of the society's middle layers after Shahrivar 1320 (September 1941).

Importance and Status of Oral Approach in Historical Studies

History is the collective action of men in the past times, and science considers the recognition and analysis of these actions in line with improving the human's life at present. Recognition and analysis of the human's past action is conducted by the historians, and historians carry out this important task through analyzing the documents.

“Oral Histories: The Most Overlooked Public Relations Tool”

Written histories are widely recognized as integral parts of corporate culture. But, as Levi Strauss, the Louis Martini Winery and other companies are discovering, oral histories also can be valuable public relations, advertising and marketing strategies because they represent "the life of the company."
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Memoirs of Javad Sheikhzadeh, Inspector of the Medical Board of the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization

About the [Mina] stampede, some people in official and unofficial forums said that chemical gas was fired in the area, which is the reason for the skin of the victims being torn off and the injured being suffocated. I want to know where those who said these words were on the day of the stampede. When the bodies were lying on top of each other, the heat from the suns rays absorbed the dark skin of the Africans ...
A Review of the Book "The Helmsman"

Memoirs of Mohammad Reza Hassani

The cover and back cover of the book is decorated with beautiful and memorable photos of the narrator during his time at the front, which, while being simple and sincere, conveys a shocking whole, the details of which are retold in the text of the memoirs. This is in contrast to the selected text on the back cover, where the narrator merely refers to one of his fathers healing skills and moral and human concerns.

Book Review: “Sign of God”

The life of Ayatollah Haj Sheikh Ali Badri Dashti
“In memory of the valuable clergy elders who protected the fertile area of Abadan from the negative influences and misbelief, immorality and social evil of the employees of foreigners, westerners and corrupters, and spared no efforts to thwart the social destruction plots of Islamic Iran, so that with the grace of Allah and the standing of the Muslim and committed people and the blood of the martyrs of the clergy and the people, their long-standing wish was fulfilled with the victory of the Islamic Republic.”

Expulsion from the Seminary for Distributing Imam Khomeini Treatise

From the beginning, I could not be a good child; the same child that the high school principal wanted me to be. The same child that the principal of Tavalyat School expected of me. The same manager who fired me if he found out what I was doing. However, I was fired once because I did not know how to live like a child. If I wanted to live the way others wanted me to, ...