Iran: Ides of Moharram

In other years you would have been hard pressed to find a westerner living in Iran who knew or cared much about the Shia Moslems' mourning month of Moharram. Today even the newest arrival knows its significance for both himself and the Shah. The talk is of little else.

Resistance Arts Office releases its 600th title

The 600th released title by the Resistance Literature and Arts Office of the Howzeh Honari was unveiled in a ceremony held yesterday, November 27, 2011.

UW examines potential oil boom

CHEYENNE -- A team from the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming is compiling an oral history about the potential oil boom here. The UW project involves videotaped interviews with residents in eastern Laramie, Goshen and Platte counties.

Warren County History Museum looking for oral histories of WW II

Monmouth, Ill. — MONMOUTH — The Warren County History Museum honored World War II veterans with a presentation at their last open house. Approximately 37 WW II veterans attended the event in the Grande Gallery of the museum.

Online Scrapbook Site Collects World War II Memories

Family history scrapbook company 1000memories will donate veterans' oral histories to the Library of Congress IDG News Service — An online family scrapbook company in San Francisco, 1000memories, is collecting oral histories from World War II veterans in Yountville, California, to share with the Library of Congress.

Thousand Sacred Defense Book Fairs to open nationwide

The opening ceremony of Thousand Sacred Defense Book Fairs will be held this Friday, Nov.17, with the attendance of state and martial officials including Islamic Guidance and Culture Minister in Tehran's Friday Prayer's site.

Thousands of Sacred Defense books to be donated

On the occasion of Book Week, Organization of Preservation and Publication of Sacred Defense Values in Mazandaran Province will donate 23,000 books, themed on Iraq's impose war against Iran, to the libraries of Mazandaran's universities, schools and Basij bases.

4th academic book fair kicks off

The 4th academic book fair inaugurated this morning with the attendance of the deputy minister of Islamic Guidance and Culture for Cultural Affairs Bahman Dorri as well as the secretary of Book Week's headquarters Mohammad Allahyari.

Sacred Defense book to be rendered into English, Arabic

Sacred Defense Values Publication and Preservation Organization in Mazandaran Province will translate two of its publications into English and Arabic.

McCormick Foundation to fund black history project

CHICAGO — The McCormick Foundation is financing an oral history project that highlights the service of black soldiers.

Attack on Halabcheh narrated

With wet saliva, we are having the lunch which that loving Isfahani man gave us from the back of his van when he said goodbye in the city entrance. Adaspolo [lentils with rice] with yoghurt! We were just started having it when the plane dives, we go down and shelter behind the runnel, and a few moments later, when the plane raises up, we also raise our heads, and while eating, we see the high sides ...
Part of memoirs of Seyed Hadi Khamenei

The Arab People Committee

Another event that happened in Khuzestan Province and I followed up was the Arab People Committee. One day, we were informed that the Arabs had set up a committee special for themselves. At that time, I had less information about the Arab People , but knew well that dividing the people into Arab and non-Arab was a harmful measure.
Book Review

Kak-e Khak

The book “Kak-e Khak” is the narration of Mohammad Reza Ahmadi (Haj Habib), a commander in Kurdistan fronts. It has been published by Sarv-e Sorkh Publications in 500 copies in spring of 1400 (2022) and in 574 pages. Fatemeh Ghanbari has edited the book and the interview was conducted with the cooperation of Hossein Zahmatkesh.

Is oral history the words of people who have not been seen?

Some are of the view that oral history is useful because it is the words of people who have not been seen. It is meant by people who have not been seen, those who have not had any title or position. If we look at oral history from this point of view, it will be objected why the oral memories of famous people such as revolutionary leaders or war commanders are compiled.