NoDa: An oral history of an arts district

In the shadows of Uptown Charlotte, just two miles to the north, sits NoDa — short for North Davidson — the quirky neighborhood where artists blend with yuppies like specialty java drinks from Smelly Cat Coffeehouse.

In Tapes, Candid Talk by Young Kennedy Widow

In the early days of the Cuban missile crisis, before the world knew that the cold war seemed to be sliding toward nuclear conflict, President John F.

The Limits of Oral History: Ethics and Methodology Amid Highly Politicized Research Settings

Erin Jessee is an Fonds québécois de recherche sur la société et la culture postdoctoral fellow with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and the Institute of African Studies at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Thesis: Oral History in Iranian Architectural History

The defense session for the thesis of Seyyedeh Mitra Hashemi under the title of "Oral History in Iranian Architectural History: An Introduction to Theoretical and Practical Issues" would be held at Architecture and Urban Planning Faculty of Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran on September 12th, 2:00 PM, for MA degree on Iranian Architecture Studies.

Save the Date: October Conference on the Iran-Iraq War

The National Defense University’s Conflict Records Research Center and the Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project are pleased to announce an upcoming conference on the international history of the Iran-Iraq war.

When the Towers Fell: An Oral History of 9/11 and Its Aftermath

In the aftermath of 9/11, Mary Marshall Clark began noticing that a deep stillness had fallen over New York City. “It had never been so quiet,” the librarian recalls. “It was unnerving, and I wondered what lay beneath the silences.”

The Oral History of Iranian and Iraqi POWs is being compiled.

Mashhad-The Head of Holy Defense POW Documents Compilation Office said: "The Oral History of Iranian and Iraqi POWs is being compiled." "Following the orders of the Supreme Leader and The Commander In Chief, The Oral History of Iranian and Iraqi POWs is being compiled in the framework of Imam Sajjad (PBUH) project ...

2011 Charlton Oral History Research Award Announced

The Baylor University Institute for Oral History invites individual scholars with training and experience in oral history research who are conducting oral history interviews to apply for support of up to $3,000 for the academic year 2011–2012. With this award,...

Retired BYU professors passion is oral history

OREM, Utah — For Christmas of 1964, Don Norton interviewed his father for two hours and recorded him speaking about the events of his life.

Boston Globe urges release of IRA tapes from oral history project

The Boston Globe has called on Boston College to release tapes form an Irish oral history project that they claim could help solve an old murder case in Northern Ireland.
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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.

Daily Notes of a Mother

Memories of Ashraf-al Sadat Sistani
They bring Javad's body in front of the house. His mother comes forward and says to lay him down and recite Ziarat Warith. His uncle recites Ziarat and then tells take him to the mosque which is in the middle of the street and pray the funeral prayer (Ṣalāt al-Janāzah) so that those who do not know what the funeral prayer is to learn it.