Oral History in Iran

Oral historiography is yet to be institutionalized in Iran as a novel method for collecting, storing and organizing oral resources.

Imam Khomeinis political thinking analyzed

A book has been published by Qum Islamic Maaref Publication Office in assessment of Imam Khomeinis political and governance views.

Persia in World War I and Its Conquest by Great Britain

Persia in World War I and Its Conquest by Great Britain published in 2003, is a research by Mohammad Gholi Majd, an Iranian scholar.

The very first book on the Khorasan

The very first book on the Khorasan''s Division history called, History of Khorasan Division, from Safavid Era to the Islamic Revolution, was released on April 2011.

Oral History (An Interdisciplinary Methodology)

Since, oral history is an interdisciplinary field and has many subcategories it covers a wide range of subjects. It could be said that, the most prominent writings in oral history fall into the following categories

Trilingual "Inevitability of War" to be unveiled at TIBF

Mohammad Doroudian's "Inevitability of War" – now available in three languages of English, Arabic, and French – will be unveiled on Wednesday (4 May 2011) concurrent with the inauguration day of Tehran International Book Fairr.

"Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf" released

Translated into Persian by Abdul-Mohammad Ayati, the Iranian section of "Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf" by John Gordon Lorimer has been reprinted by the publication of Iranology Foundation.

Chronology of Iranian Contemporary History

Historical documents have long been paid attention by those who are interested in historiography. The finding and rereading of documents contribute to being documentary of historical events. A historian can find historical issues by putting documents and evidences together and sometimes by getting assistance from oral history, and partly comes close to the past incidents.

Eminent Persians: The Men and Women Who Made Modern Iran, 1941-1979

Abbas Milani is the author of Eminent Persians: Men and Women Who Made Modern Iran, 1941-1979, (Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY, 2 volumes, November, 2008). This book focuses on the life and works of Iranian who played crucial role in making modern Iran during Mohammad Reza Pahlavi regime.

The Oral History of Seven Militant Groups

When the leaders and members of the organization of the People's Mujahedin of Iran manifested signs of pro-Marxist tendencies, and there was a subsequent official ideological shift among them from Islam;..
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Two Memories from the Book: This Man has No End

We had a brother named Zandi, he was a mechanical engineer, and he was in charge of our equipment. In the middle of the Dawn 8 operation, I heard that his son had an accident the day before and was killed. They kept this child until the father came, to assign responsibility to the driver who hit him, and to bury the child. I thought how to convince our brother to come back without him noticing.
An Extract of Memories of Nosratollah Mahmoudzadeh

The Importance of Building Road in the War

Destiny of the operations were determined by the roads that Jahad [Sazandegi] (Jihad of Construction) would build in the up and downs of the region’s mountains; roads in which delivering troops, ammunition, supplies, and on the way back, delivering the wounded and martyrs in a 30 km distance determined consolidation of heights that were seized by Basij forces. Iraq had concentrated most of its power in the region on the Galan heights.
The Memory of Azam Al-Sadat Sajjadi Masoumi

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When I was studying in Farhanaz Pahlavi middle School at the end of Hajbashi Street, I spent bitter days. At school, I was dressed differently because of my coat and long scarf. That is why I was always alone and had no friends. On the other hand, the teachers did not care about me and treated me badly. They put me at the end of the class and they did not call my name for class questions;
It was brought up in an interview with Seddiqa Mohammadi

Interview with the foster coach of the 80s and 90s

A Review of the Cultural Activities of Girls High Schools in Zarand city from Kerman in the Sixties
Seddiqa Mohammadi was born on 1963/May/10 in Zarand, Kerman. During the last years of the imperial rule, he participated in demonstrations with his family, and after the victory of the Islamic Revolution, he entered education as a teacher.