A research on world countries'' flags and signs

Farshid Khodayari, researcher of Iran''s history and culture, said: "Iran''s flag is composed of signs and colors each of which carry certain historical cultural meaning. There are many sources for understanding these signs and symbols; one of them is Nosratollah Bakhtvartash''s "The History of Iran''s Flag".

Another Suicide among Pahlavis

Alireza Pahlavi was born on April 28th, 1966 in Tehran as the second son of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the dictator and last Shah of Iran. He committed suicide on January 4th 2011 at his home in Boston by gunfire.

Asnad-e Baharestan (Baharestan Documents) Quarterly will be published soon

Have you ever seen the thick quarterly of Payam-e Baharestan? Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis) Library and Museum publishes this quarterly under the direction of Hojjat-ul-eslam Rasool Ja’farian. We heard good news from them. This quarterly is about to publish a new professional series for documents under the title of Asnad-e Baharestan. Asnad-e Baharestan presented its goals, conditions to accept articles and other regulations as follow:

Seda (Voice), Oral History News Bulletin, New Series. No 2

Seda (Voice), oral history news bulletin, which was published in 12 issues in 2009, is going to be published with some differences in contents and numbers in 2010.

Call for Papers: Ninth European Social Science History Conference

The Oral History and Life Stories Network has become the major regular international forum for European oral history and life story researchers. The European Social Science History Conference has been held biannually since 1996.

Index of thousands of foreign books, articles about the Islamic Revolution

Mohammad Karimi said:" The data related to the published Islamic Revolution''s works, or in other words the works on the contemporary history from the constitution era so far, have been gathered in website."

Memoir of Martyred governor to be published

The Only Martyred Governor is the probable title of a book on the life of martyr Ali Ansari by Dr Rashid Jafarpour. Presently the book has been passed to the martyr''s wife for final considerations.

Writing neo-memoirs

A distinctive feature of neo-memoirs is their direct contact with war events and the people related to war. Memoirs are mainly reports with thought provoking traces void of any discrete literary devices.

Change of Iranian historical geometry and ways for facing falsification

The head of Islamic revolution specialized library of the Majlis library referred to the importance of Iran oral history which this center has paid special attention to and said that we should face the falsifications more seriously.

National Oral History Association of New Zealand Conference

Oral History in the 21st Century: Voices of Identity in a Globalised World National Oral History Association of New Zealand Conference 2011 - 2-3 April 2011
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Radio Abadan and the Sad Story of Khorramshahr

The comrades from the Khorramshahr Revolutionary Guards were very brave people. When Khorramshahr was occupied by the enemy, they sometimes went beyond the sight of the enemy to gather information and reconnaissance, and reached the farthest alleys and occupied neighborhoods. The information thus obtained from the situation of the invading forces and how they were stationed in the homes of the people of Khorramshahr and the equipment and communication of the occupying mercenaries ...

Significance and Function of Oral History in Documenting Organizational Knowledge and History – 2

Dr. Abolfazl Hasanabadi, Dr. Habibollah Esmaeeli and Dr. Mehdi Abolhasani participated in the fifth meeting out of the series of meetings on oral history in Iran hosted by Mrs. Mosafa. In the meeting set up in the History Hallway of the Clubhouse, they talked about “the significance and function of oral history in documenting organizational knowledge and history”. In continuation of the show, the host invited Dr. Hasanabadi to continue talks about ...

Book review: “Line of Blacksmiths”

Autobiographical memoirs of a young man from Dezful during the imposed war The "Line of Blacksmiths" uses a beautiful front cover which enjoys elegance and taste in its design; as the selected text on the back cover is proof of the authenticity and belief that shows the Iranian combatant proud and the real winner of the imposed war: "I went to get my gun. They were looking at me. Their crying and begging increased.

Excerpts from Memoirs of Abdullah Salehi

On the 28th of September 1980, in the back alleys of the Taleghani [Khorramshahr] neighborhood, we clashed with Iraqi artillery. Speed of action was important. If we reacted late, the rackets would hit us. Sometimes I lurked behind the alleys so that I could surprise the Iraqis. In one of these ambushes, I turned off the car so that they would not hear his voice. I was waiting for the head of the truck to be found across the street.