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.

Duke interns say farewell, unveil oral history project

their lives was effortless because people have so many interesting and wonderful things to say. “I didn’t have to try with the interviewees to get stories out of them because they just had such vivid memories about the place,” he said.

17º Conferencia Internacional De Historia Oral 2012

The Challenges of Oral History in the 21st Century: Diversity, Inequality and Identity Construction. BUENOS AIRES 4-7 September 2012

Ancient settlement may have been discovered on B.C. coast

Oral traditions of the Heiltsuk people tell of the ancient village of Luxvbalis, abandoned after a small pox epidemic in the late 1800s and lost because so few were left to tell the tale. The village may just have been discovered on a site on Calvert Island, in Hakai Luxvbalis Conservancy, located off British Columbia's central coast and its history could date back to as much as 10,000 years.

Yales Walpole Library Invites Public to Contribute to Oral History Project

The Lewis Walpole Library has announced that it will seek to record recollections by contemporaries of the Library’s founders, Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis (1895-1979) and Annie Burr Lewis (1902-1959), to round out the portrait of an extraordinary couple whose legacy is largely known through their remarkable collections of 18th-century English artwork and literature.

Students focus research on New Hamburg history

The New Hamburg History Group launched an oral history project recently at the New Hamburg Yacht Club.

The Oral History Programme At The University of Essex, England

At the University of Essex in England, oral history has become a regular part of the Social History programme under Paul Thompson, within the Sociology Department.

Research Fellowships 2012

The International Institute of Social History (IISH) of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) is located in Amsterdam. Founded in 1935, it is one of the world's largest documentary and research institutions in the field of social history in general and the history of the labour movement in particular. IISH holds over 3,000 archival collections, some one million printed volumes and about as many audio-visual items. Gathered from across the globe, the IISH collections provide a unique body of materials on social conditions and social movements in many parts of the world.

Conneaut library continues ‘oral history’

Six more members of “America’ Greatest Generation” will share stories of World War II next week, part of Conneaut Public Library’s effort to compile an oral history of the era.

Students Publishing Books as Part of Class

Students in the oral history program in the D.C. Everest School District have published 20 books, and the 21st is a few months away from its print date.

A Look at the Book “Operational Physicians-2”

Biography, Memories and Viewpoints of Dr. Mohammad Ali Attari, Professor and Specialist in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine and Pain
In the book “Field Physicians 2”, after acknowledgement, we first come to a short text written by Dr. Mohammad Ali Attari, and on the next page to a photograph, as it is stated under the photo, taken with Professor Majid Samii in the operating room (Germany, Hannover). After that the content, the editor introduction, and then “Biography at a Glance” which is a six-page summary of the book text, are presented.
The Fourth Online Meeting of Iranian Oral History

Iranian Oral History beyond Borders – 2

Dr. Abolfazl Hasanabadi, Dr. Morteza Rasouli Pour, and Dr. Abolhasani participated in the fourth meeting out of the series of meetings on oral history in Iran held online on Saturday 11th of Dey 1400 (January 1, 2022) hosted by Mrs. Mosafa. In the meeting set up in the History Hallway of the Clubhouse, they talked about “Iran’s Oral History beyond Borders”. In continuation of the meeting, the host asked ...
Interview with Brigadier General Farzollah Shahin-Rad


We were supposed to experience a hot summer day at seven oclock in the afternoon. I got to his house in ten minutes to seven, but I knew that working with the militant had special rules. One of them is punctuality. I went up and down the alley several times to meet this Ironman at his house. When I saw him from afar at military conferences, his sense of toughness was evident in demeanor.
Book Review:

"You Must Survive"!

Memoirs of Haj Ali Karami, Commander of the "Habib ibn Madhahir" Battalion of the 10th Martyrs Division. "The bullet was hit in the middle of the column. There was no wounded or martyred person; whatever there was, it was just amputated arms and amputated legs and torn pieces of bodies that had been piled up... Once, I saw the forces of the Basij forces staring at those scenes in astonishment. I swallowed saliva and shouted: