Pilots narrate Sacred Defense memories

Oral history of the Sacred Defense is being recorded by a number of the pilots of the war, said director of the Theoretical and Strategic Studies office of the army's air force.

A Report of the 2nd Conference of Oral History(2)

The second day of the second conference on oral history was held at 9 AM just the same as the first day. Beginning with the national anthem followed by Quran recitation, it consisted of 4 panels. Four conferences were planned for this day.

17th International Oral History Association Conference

Title: The Challenges of Oral History in the 21st Century: Diversity, Inequality and Identity Construction. Conference Dates: 4-7 September 2012 Confirmation Deadline: 31 October 2011

20th volume of "Calendar of Iran-Iraq war" to be published

Hassan Dori told IBNA that the Documents and Research Center of the Sacred Defense is active in the specialized filed of the historiography of Iraq's imposed war against Iran. The books take time and none of them are released in less than two years.

Words & Silences Special Issue

Submissions close 15 June 2011 This special issue of ‘Words and Silences’ follows on from the successful XVI IOHA Prague Conference held in July 2010, and will bring together contributions from a diverse range of disciplines who presented papers at this conference.

XVI Int. Oral History Conference Abstracts Would Be Published

The 16th international oral history conference, “Between Past and Future: Oral History, Memory and Meaning”, was held on 7-11 July 2010 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Seda (Voice), Oral History News Bulletin, New Series, No. 3 & 4

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:The Ninth Biennial Iranian Studies Conference

1-5 August 2012 Istanbul, Turkey In partnership with Iran Heritage Foundation and the co-sponsorship of American Institute for Iranian Studies and the Foundation for Iranian Studies The International Society for Iranian Studies (ISIS) invites proposals for the Ninth Biennial Iranian Studies Conference in all subfields of Iranian studies.

Renowned Iranologist Iraj Afshar passes away at 85

Tehran, March 10, IRNA – Renowned Iranologist, book expert, and member of Great Islamic Encyclopedia' Supreme Scientific Council, Iraj Afshar passed away at Tehran's Jam Hospital Wednesday evening.

Moments of Silence Conference

This conference will provide a space for literary and artistic expressions based on the Iran-Iraq War, as developed in these two societies. March 15-17, 2011
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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.