Heavenly Commander

Hero and anti-hero

History has always been involved in the dualities of good and evil, benefaction and evil, good and bad, light and darkness, obscenity and beauty, love and hate, and historians have written the pages of history under both positive and negative effects of these forces. One spectrum is drawn by the demonic forces and the other by the Ahuraist forces.

Ten key notes on Arbaeen travelogues

Interesting travelogues enriched with interviews

For a number of reasons, travelogues have long been favored and used. When travel was not possible in its current form and mass media were not available, a small number of people who traveled successfully wrote their observations, hearings, memories and experiences of travel to be used by others. So each travelogue is made up of the narrators memoirs and stories. Also, as long as photography was not commonplace, some travelogues guided ...

In memory of a pilot who used to tell his memories

When I heard news, I became worried a lot as if a bullet was shot to my chest and come out easily of my body from another side. Short and painful: "Brigadier general pilot Akbar Tavangarian also flies into the sky". The fear of encountering the last farewell at the funeral unconsciously reminded me of our first visit. The visit that does not go far enough. That was the spring of 2018.

Oral history of Religious Groups and a Great Neglect

The ceremony held to honor Ashura, through ritual and non-religious rituals over the centuries, had always been the focus of Shiites and followers of Imam Hossein and his martyred companions in other religions. The followers of Sayyid al-Shohada (AS) have thus sought to preserve and develop the teachings, concepts, and religious and ethical values. This has had a profound connection with peoples religion living and their identification.

The importance of auditory and visual memory in oral history

All humans have had the experience of remembering forgotten memoirs by seeing a particular object or photo, or hearing someones voice. Such cases are directly related to human visual and auditory memory. Psychologists believe that humans usually memorize their memories with a sign, such as a place or a particular image. For this reason, everyone, at first, tries to visualize mentally observations of past events and then expresses memories.

A Critique on the Oral History of the Imposed War? Disadvantages & Needs?

Oral History as a method, despite being intertwined with the narrative culture in Iranian history, has been attended to through the development of oral history in the West since the 1970s. The people who left Iran after the Revolution, initiated the oral history project of the Revolution under the influence of the development of oral history culture in the West in order to preserve their identity and boundaries with the Revolution and the system that emerged from it.

Status of oral documents of cultural file of martyrs in Sacred Defense historiography

The compilation of Sacred Defense history like other areas of historiography requires the use of a variety of sources, documents, both written and non-written; the oral documents of the institutions, organizations and the organs related to the imposed war have a special status for more recognition of this period and the correction and completion of its historical information.

Moving between the strings of “Oral Narration” & “Oral History”

The market for publishing, buying, and reading books for a variety of reasons has long been plagued by problems, and digital media, with its widespread availability, has at least provided a platform for scholars and lovers of different sciences. The most important challenges facing digital media audiences are the instrumental and promotional use of scientific terminology and concepts, misuse of scientific concepts, and misinterpretation.

Necessities, Fields, and Research Topics

An Introduction on Oral History of Iranian Architecture

History is a great market included orders such as politics, society, religion, economics, culture and civilization. Any order can be crossed, but the market order and structure cannot be separated and disrupted. History should not and cannot be limited to political, social and economic history. The history of each nations culture and civilization also exhibits the political, social, religious and economic manifestations of that nation.

Typology of Oral History (1)

Basic Narrative & Pathology

Oral history seems to be easy to ignore. Particularly in extraction; in the field of compilation, we encounter texts that suffer many forms of problems. On the one hand, it is seen that the basis is a mere interview and extraction and editing that is lacking in priorities. Therefore, in spite of the efforts of the producer, the end result does not attract readers and specialists. The other part relates to oral ...
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The 307th Night of Memory-4

Memories of Pilot of One of Those 42 Aircrafts

According to Iranian Oral History Website, the 307th session of memory night of Sacred Defense was held in Sooreh Hall of Hozeh Honari on the evening of Thursday, October 24, 2019. In the session, pilots Amir Habibi, Mohammad Gholamhosseini, and Attaullah Mohebbi spoke of their memories of the Iraq war imposed on Iran. Before the third narrators talks, Davood Salehi, the host of the 307th Sacred Defenses memory night said he was ...
Hussein Shayestefar, narrated by the martyrs wife

You Heart Desired to Go

When they started their life together, they wanted to be together, friends apart. It turned out to be the way they wanted. But there was another companion; suffering. It did not leave them alone until the end. Hossein Shayestefar, narrated by the Martyrs Wife, which is the sixth volume in the series of "Inak Shokaran", illustrates their suffering; the suffering present in the lives of "Razieh Bubash" and the martyr "Hussein Shayestefar".
The details of declarative meeting of the twelfth Iranian oral history congress

The Meaning and Concept of Oral History Should be Preserved

The twelfth Iranian Oral History Congress will be held by Iranian Oral History Association, Isfahan University and the General Directorate for Dedicated Worriers Affairs of Constructive Jihad Ministry." Mohsen Kazemi, the secretary of Iranian Oral History Association, said:" Today, oral history is raised from different part of our country, Iran, and we are involved a variety of oral history.

Interview with “Hamid Hessam”, life & authorship

"In Search of Moonlight: The Life and Writing of Hamid Hesam" is the name of an interview book by Hussein Qarai. This 175-page book, Question and Answer compiled by Shahid Kazemi, is published in the Fall of 1989. The book begins with a list, mostly of cultural prominent features and celebrities. Their names have become headlines for Hussein Qarais interview with Hamid Hussam, as the interviewee has spoken about them. Next to the list are two pages titled "Yearbook, Bibliography and Titles".