An interview with Dr. Morteza Mirdar

Historiography of Islamic Revolution should move on basis of the perspective defined by the Imam

Oral history of the revolution in the Islamic Revolution Document Center -1

The Islamic Revolution Document Center is an institute active in collecting the history of the Islamic revolution. The result of the institutes efforts is the collection of a significant number of written documents, photos, negatives, audio and video of the events across the country, and the publication of a number of books on a variety of topics. The center now has one of the richest archives in the field of the history of the Islamic Revolution.

As a rescue worker, a girl teenager narrates about the sacred defense

The People of the War Zones Were All Warrior

A report on the women activities behind the front line during the holy defense

The first years of Monire Sadeghis adolescence coincided with the outbreak of the imposed war. She is one of the active girl teen in the eight years of the holy defense, who was a regular volunteer in Basij, served as a rescue worker in war zones, and was engaged in military training of women since the first years of the imposed war. Sadeghi was born in 1968 in Ilam and has memories ...

Interview with Ms. Sharifi;

Memoirs of a School Principal from the Sacred Defense Era (2)

Management of a school in a military garrison to the management of students under tents in the forest

As mentioned in the first part of the interview, Kafieh Sharifi was born in 1959 in Naftshahr, one of the areas of Qasr Shirin, and has served in the educational system for 31 years. Part of these years coincided with the imposed war. Sharifi, who is living in Ilam and working for the Gol Narges Al-Mohammad Charitable Foundation, which she founded, has valuable experience and memory in managing the school during the imposed war.

Interview with Ms. Sharifi;

Memoirs of a School Principal from the Sacred Defense Era (1)

Management of a school in a military garrison to the management of students under tents in the forest

Kafieh Sharifi was born in 1959 in Naftshahr, one of the areas of Qasr Shirin, and has served in the educational system for 31 years. Part of these years coincided with the imposed war. Sharifi, who is living in Ilam and working for the Gol Narges Al-Mohammad Charitable Foundation, which she founded, has valuable experience and memory in managing the school during the imposed war.

A New Narrative of the Crimes of Mehdi Hashemi Gang

Seyyed Mehdi Hashemi Qahdarijani, the brother-in-law of Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri and the head of the Revolutionary Guards Liberation Movement at the beginning of the Revolution, was executed for supporting the assassination of Ayatollah Seyyed Abolhassan Shamsabadi Larijani and several others in 1976, and supported by Ayatollah Montazeri. This was the beginning of the problems of Imam Khomeini and the regime with Mr. Montazeri. This interview is the narration of one of the assassinations of Seyyed Mehdi Hashemi Ghahdarijan.

Challenges of the Oral History Researcher in an Interview with the Author of the Book "the Precious Patience"

One of the selected works in the final ceremony of the 13th Jalal Al-Ahmad Literary Award was the book "the Precious Patience", the memoirs of Gohar al-Sharia Dastgheib, written by Tayebeh Pazouki and published by Surah Mehr Publications in 2019. This book, which has been selected from 474 other books in the documentary section, deals with the memoirs of Ms. Dastgheib, a political activist and representative of the people of Tehran ...

Interview with Zahra Tabatabai, an active student during the Sacred Defense era

The Efforts of Female Students in the War Support Headquarters

From the first days of the Baathists invasion, mosques, husseiniyahs, and even houses became important centers for the service of the fighters. These days, women and girls volunteered in the War Support Headquarters to collect public donations, sew clothes for fighters, making jam, do cultural works, and so on. Zahra Sadat Tabatabai is one of the women who actively participated in the War Support Headquarters of Tehran 14th district with the beginning ...

Kobra Ahmadi War Memories

Memoirs of Basiji Women during the War

The early years of Kobra Ahmadi, who has been involved in cultural and social activities for many years, coincided with the victory of the Islamic Revolution and the beginning of the war imposed by Saddams army against Iran. Hearing the war march, led this young Basiji woman to the war support headquarters from the very first days when the enemy launched invasion. A reporter for the Iranian Oral History website interviewed ...

Production of the Best Oral History Works

How are delightful books written from oral history interviews?

Hedayatullah Behboudi is one of the founders of the Literature and Art of Resistance Department and one of the pioneers in the field of oral history, whose name is associated with oral history books. In a short, exclusive interview with the Oral History website, he spoke about the points that make oral history interviews a masterpiece. This interview can be read as follow:

From Condolence Theater in the Role of Ruqayyah bint Al-Hussein (PBUH) to Eulogy in Geneva

Hajj Yadollah Behtash has been a eulogist of Ahl al-Bayt (PBUH) for nearly half a century. His background includes eulogies in the House of Leader and Geneva, Switzerland, and he has written numerous religious books, but few interviews are available from his memoirs and life. The "Iranian Oral History Website" decided to conduct an interview about the life of this patriarch of the Ahl al-Bayt (PBUH) on the occasion of the days of mourning of Aba Abdullah (PBUH).
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Boycott

A memory from Asadollah Tajrishi
At the beginning of my arrival in Evin Prison, I was taken to solitary confinement as always and after a few days, I was transferred to the public cell. The public cells had been located in two floors. The arrangement of these cells in the cells of 1355 and 1356 was such that on the lower floor, there was a ward ...
Part of memoirs of Mamoosta Molla Qader Qaderi, Paveh’s Friday Prayer Leader

The trip of Ahmad Moftizadeh & Mamoosta Sheikh Jalal Hosseini to Paveh

After the victory of the Islamic revolution, the people of Oramanat area and the Sunni people of Kermanshah Province, unlike most cities in northern Kurdistan were alongside the Islamic Republic system ...

“Internal Reaction” published

Apart from the student activities and massive demonstrations in the years 1352 to 1354 (1973-1975), another part of my activities was the books I was writing myself. Of course, before they turned into books, I used to lend them in the form of nameless pamphlets in university libraries. Many harmful writings or books were taken to the mountains or transferred to other universities, sometimes even abroad.

Loss of Memory in Pahlavi Prisons

In total, [I was in prison] about 6 years in two arrests. For the first time after several years, a soldier arranged my escape. I do not know why! Maybe he was one of the influential elements of Islamic groups. They took me to the hospital for the treatment of my hand, which was broken due to the callousness of an officer.