With Memories of Saeed Hejazi

Weird Nights of Operational Areas

Dr. Saeed Hejazi was the third graduate student of Mofid School whom Mr. Asghar Kazemi, author of "Bamo" and "Platoon-1", introduced me for interview. After a phone contact, it was scheduled to be present in his office for interview in an afternoon. When I arrived, he had not come yet; so I prepared my stuff until he would reach. When the doctor entered, as if it was too late I knew him.

Trust Building Methodology

According to the Iran Oral History Website, the audience of this website upload their technical inquiries on oral history in Questions from Professionals. In response to the question of “Which preparations and steps guarantee the emotional and psychological preparedness of both parties to the interview to build trust and promote relative assurance of the truth of the dialogue?” we conducted interviews with two professional experts in the field as follows.

“Commando of the 1st Battalion” talks about the commandoes operation

Iranian Oral History website – “Commando of the 1st Battalion: Memoirs of Captain Akbar Pirpour” is the title of the book which has been produced in the Art Center of Bushehr Province. The book has been written and compiled by Seyed Qassem Hosseini in 272 pages and published by the Office of Resistance Culture and Studies of the Provincial Centers of the Art Center and Sooreh Mehr Publications in 2018.

Two hundred and ninety-eighth night of reminiscences

Shrine Defenders like Sacred Defense Warriors

According to Iranian oral history website, Two hundred and ninety eighth night of reminiscences of sacred defense was held at Art Center Andisheh Hall on Thursday, December 27th 2019. Masoud Nouri, Abbas Boostani, Hassan Arabi and Mohsen Safai spoke about their memories of shrine and sacred defense defenders.

The Days without Mirror (Part 9)

Hossein had chartered a railroad compartment. I could not believe that all these events happened within three months: separation from my family; moving away from my birthplace, Tehran; and going to a distant city where I had no picture of it. But as I looked at Hossein, forgot all these sorrows and was encouraged. Hossein prepared tea, biscuits and dinner. And he kept talking to me or giving something to eat in order I do not think.

Telephone Interview (Inaccessible)

Undoubtedly, the style and mechanism of the active interview is formed on the face-to-face conversation circuit. While in telephone communications such dialogue never occurs. In the first place, it is recommended to avoid telephone interview as the sole methodology to conclude a project and to be used parallel with active (face to face) interviews as a complementary measure and shall not form the basis of an independent study; ...

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The little men of those years

The Sacred Defense years were an opportunity for them to get from teen years to youth. They left their adolescence in the towns and villages and grew up as men in the fronts. This photo post is about the teenagers who abandoned their comfortable homes so that their mothers live in safety and comfort. They are brave men for Isfahan Province who took part in the war in the areas of Dar Khowein, Dalpari and Fakkeh.

Write your memoirs of quake!

The book “Silent groans: Memories of the students of Rah-e Zeinab (SA) Girl School in Manjil from the quake happened on 21st of June 1990 in Gilan Province” was released in this province in 2018. The book has been published with the attempt of Fereidoon Haqani Kalashtari in the Art Centre of Gilan Province by Nekoo Afarin Publications in Rasht. We find out from the book introductions that when its compiler was the teacher ...

Biannual Journal of Oral History

We Have Not Yet Approached a Common Expression in Oral History Practice

Gholamreza Azizi, director of NLAI Research Institute, talked to the Iranian Oral History Website correspondent about some weaknesses that oral history field faces, "books which are published in field of oral history show that we have not still reached a common language in oral history practice and there has not been still a common understanding. The reason for this is that oral history has not yet been accepted as a scientific discipline in universities.
 
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.
Along with the memories of Ali Ghamari:

The First Day of War

The injured Colonel "Ali Ghamari" is the only survivor of 19 battalion officers of Khorramshahr Fortress, and the commander of Khorramshahr Fortress along with other partners at the beginning of Saddams invasion on our country (Iran); he defended the countrys privacy; The battalion, which had to be replaced by a new battalion in 48 hours resisted manfully and jealously the oppression of Saddam Hussein during 34 days with the help of public forces ...

An Overview on the Process of Compilation the Book "The Mystery of Pearl"

According to Iranian oral history website, the Navy of Iranian Islamic Republic Army (Nedaja) had and will have a unique role in preserving the water borders and the continuation of Iranian economic relations with other countries through the waterways from the first days of the imposed war (the 34-day resistance of Khorramshahr).
Detecting the truth from the heart of memories and observations

Two Views on the Oral History of Conquering the Embassy of the United States of America

Experts believe that the recording of oral history of effective strata in Conquering the Embassy of the United States of America will be a complement for the oral history of students who are followers of Imam Khomeini. We must also commit ourselves to interpret this event from different perspectives accurately and correctly.