Seda (Voice), Oral History News Bulletin, New Series. No 2

31 December 2010

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.
In the new series of Seda which are going to be published in four issues, the section of “Introducing Institutions” is dedicated to Oral History weblogs and the “Memory” section which was dedicated to the birth and death dates of oral history interviewees will change to “The Memory of Childhood”. “The Memory of Childhood” will present the memoirs of interviewees from their childhoods that have been told during their interviews with the Oral History department of Iranian National Library and Documents Center. The other parts would be presented in the same previous way.
Seda Bulletin is produced in the General Office of Informatics and Communications at National Documents Deputyship and it aims to present news and information in Oral History of Iran and the world.

Southwest Oral History Association Annual Meeting
2011 Annual Conference: Oral History and Regeneration
Hannibal Alkhas Dies
Oral History Website Membership
Tania Girishman Memoirs Published
WWII Casualties Documents Fair

Science History in UK

Jessie L. Embry
Audio-Visual Informatics Groups:
Interviews with Dehkhoda dictionary writers and personnel at National Library and Documents Organization

The Memory of Childhood:
Uniforms Law
Childhood, the lost paradise
The Painting of Alphabet
The Artists Academy

Number of Visits: 3868


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A Part of Memoirs of a Soldier

The embankment where we were stationed led to the Khorramshahr asphalt road. For this reason, the Iraqis tried hard to recapture it. And finally, near at noon, they were able to settle in the embankment next to the asphalt road and shoot diagonally towards us from there. We had no choice but to retreat. Captain Barati, the battalion commander, ordered two kilometers behind to build an embankment for us to settle there.

Your Problem is Different / You Hinted Not to Hit More

One day, they came to me and said: “We want to take you to the prosecutors office so that the investigator will interrogate you.” We had been famous for the meetings we organized as the Anti-Baha’i Association. At that time, there were many people in Jahrom that worked in different jobs; Among other things, there was a sergeant major in Shahrbani (law enforcement force), who stood guard duty instead of the guard ...

Privacy and Its Niceties in Oral History

Privacy in the process of recording and publishing memories is an issue that has attracted attention of activists in this field and those interested in legal issues in recent years with the expansion of activities of memoirist individuals and groups. Oral history interviews include close and personal relationships between interviewers, narrators and their organizational sponsors. This relationship is important for all groups. Interviewers feel an obligation to the people who have allowed ...

Memories of Hojjat al-Islam Seyyed Hadi Khamenei

Memories from Prison about MKO
Regardless of all the issues, training in prison challenged me and some of my friends, and its main factor was the same cabals, especially Mojahedin-e Khalgh Organization (MKO); it runs in the name of a religious prison and intended to manage the cells openly and secretly, and anyone who wanted to enter this cycle, had to accept the whole organization and its establishment. They even recruited some low-level clerics to achieve their goals.