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 ...

Historical Knowledge; Content or Historian?

In spite of its rich and deep concepts and theoretic foundations, approach and methodology, the historiography of the Iraq’s war against Iran has remained widely neglected. Presence of the war generation and more importantly due to socio-political considerations, the historiography of war is still tangled with “logging” in the form of written documentation or oral history. Despite the need to enhance the historical subjects in war historiography and focus on historical details, ...

Verification in Documentation

Overview on the critical role of memoir typology in the trifecta theory of the book

What is verification/authentication? In discussing the matter, I intentionally, avoid the comparative realm of truth and reality; and I do not want this article to be tangled in the relativity of realism, which will be of no use. Hence, in defining verification/authentication, I shall apply the terminology of the concept and look at the issue from the audience point of view. The basic assumption in this concept is that the incident described in ...

Oral History & the Youth

Asking questions forms the basis of oral history and historical understanding. Asking questions in a community requires practice and such practice should start in early ages of youth. There have been many efforts in training oral historians; however there has been no focused and technical training for various age groups. Today, based on a series of basic measures and theoretic frameworks it is possible to take the first steps ...

Baharieh (on spring)

Selling the Old Is Over

Nowruz is one of the most important connecting rings and one of the most creating identity events for all Iranians, which has a deep link with memory. One dare say that in civilization area of Iran, there is no one whom Nowruz is not reminded of him sweet memories; from housecleaning and new clothes, nourishment and Eid, visiting up to old rituals. In childhood, after Eid holiday, for essay credit in school, ...

Baharieh (on spring)

The Unheard

It has been for years in such days or better to say that in a specific day, hour, minute and even second, the new year will be arrived. Just like a new-born child. And it is for all both auspicious and pleasing and may be exciting. Although the latter, that is, birth of children, is at least a year older than New Year but both of them have come to this place alongside each other.

The Essence of Welcoming Memory-telling and Memory-writing is Orientation to Independence

The nature of the 1979 revolution, which was won on February 11, prompted reactions among writers, artists, and those who were interested in entering this arena. The characteristic of being general and public of Islamic Revolution led to the fact that affected literature also possesses such characteristics. Therefore, if we want to introduce the first feature of literature of post-Revolution, we must pay attention to its general and popular features.

Oral history of photos and photography needed

The displaying of goodness and wickedness, sadness and happiness, ugliness and beauty, women and men, children and elderly people, national characters and government officials, villagers and townspeople, the rich and the poor, tradesmen and business owners, the displaced persons, beggars and delinquents, wars and clashes, peace and reconciliation, screams and protests, and hundreds of other issues have been taken in the frame of photographers and millions of photos have been produced.

In Memory of Inventor of Title of "Narrator" for a field research researcher

Dr. Hadi Nakhaei View on Historiography of the War

The late Dr. Hadi Nakhaei, a narrator and investigator of the Iraq imposed war against Iran, believed that the term "narrator" should only be used to refer to those who were directly involved in events of the war in purpose of field research. Formation of group of war narrators in IRGC political office, like the revolution in Iran, was a matter of its time and was unrepeatable.
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It Was Raised in an Interview with Ibrahim Afshar

Details of Oral History Project of Iranian Sport Press

Iranian Oral History Website: specialized sports newspapers and sports pages of news agencies are one of the most popular media, especially when it comes to football! Working in a newspaper or as a correspondent because of never-ending dynamism and excitement is filled with ups and downs and precious experiences for future reporters and an excuse to commemorate predecessors. In this regard, library, documentation center and oral history of the National Olympic Academy, ...

A belief though for the world

In the Name of God the Compassionate, the Merciful. I would like to welcome you all and acknowledge the good words I heard today. I met many dear friends. I would like to congratulate the narrators, as my sisters; the authors, as my sisters; the Art Division and Soureh Mehr Publication. They did a wonderful job. They spared no effort. This event was arranged with the efforts of Ms.
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 ...

Verification in Documentation

Overview on the critical role of memoir typology in the trifecta theory of the book
What is verification/authentication? In discussing the matter, I intentionally, avoid the comparative realm of truth and reality; and I do not want this article to be tangled in the relativity of realism, which will be of no use. Hence, in defining verification/authentication, I shall apply the terminology of the concept and look at the issue from the audience point of view. The basic assumption in this concept is that the incident described in ...