Contemporaneity of Oral History Conference and Awarding Prize of the Best Sacred Defense Book

The closing ceremony of eighteenth period of selecting the best book of Holy Defense will be held on March 03, 2019, coincident with the second National Conference on Oral History of Holy Defense. As reported by Iranian Oral History Website, according to plans of managers of the Foundation for Preservation of Relics and Publishing Values of Holy Defense, the 2nd National Conference on Oral Defense of Holy Defense and the closing of ...

Conference of "National Oral History Status” held

Problems facing the oral history in Iran

As reported by Iran Oral History Site, conference of "National Oral History Status” was held by the efforts of Oral History Office of Islamic Revolution Literature of Art Division on 30 January 2017 in the hall of Late Amir Hossein Fardi. The session was chaired by Hojat Ol-Islam Saeed Fakhrzadeh, in charge of Oral History Department, and ...

Iran to hold Int'l Conference on Ancient Iran, Oral History

Iran is to hold the first international conference on Ancient Iran Studies with special focus on political thinning, religions and mythology at Ayatollah Haeri University in the middle-southern city of Meybod, Yazd.

A Series of Symposia on Iranian Cultural History at New York University

Iran: Animating the Archive

October 2015-March 2016

Following the 1979 Iranian Revolution, some official archives were destroyed for ideological reasons, others for espousing “improper culture,” and some simply to change the historical narrative. Nearly four decades after the Iranian Revolution, a new generation of Iran scholars are now researching the socio-cultural history of Iran in the years leading up to and following the Revolution, and are faced with a haphazard selection of resources.

3rd Annual Conference, Bogotá, Colombia, July 7-8-9, 2016

History is a public issue. Historical knowledge and practice is not limited to academic settings. History is also produced and shared in a wide range of settings by professional and non-professional historians alike.

Call for Papers

HISTORY '16 / 3rd International History Conference

HISTORY '16 / 3rd International History Conference will be held in Istanbul on May 6-7, 2016. The conference will be coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center) and a special focus will be on 'Representing the Past: Historiography'.

2016 International Oral History Association Conference

The International Oral History Association (IOHA) and the Oral History Association of India (OHAI) are pleased to be hosting the XIXth International Oral History Conference at the Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru, India from 27 June to 1 July 2016.

14th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

The Humanities Conference is held annually in different locations around the world. Over the past twelve years, the Humanities Conference has established a reputation as a focal point for new ideas and new practices in humanities research and teaching.

Cultural Studies Association (CSA) Ethnographic Working Group 2014 CFP

The Cultural Studies Association (CSA) Ethnography Working Group invites proposals to the CSA’s thirteenth annual meeting in Riverside, CA. The Ethnography Working Group investigates how the ethnographic method can continue to shed light onto the field of Cultural Studies, as well discussing the practice of ethnographic research. We invite parties to submit proposals for papers or panels that employ the ethnographic method within the field of cultural studies, discussion panels debating best practices or contemporary issues, or workshops and skill-shares (praxis workshops). While we encourage proposals that match the theme, feel free to submit proposals that do not.

OHA 2015 Annual Meeting Call for Papers

The Oral History Association invites proposals for papers and presentations for its 2015 annual meeting to be held October 14-18, 2015 at the Marriott Tampa Waterside in Tampa, Florida.
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Loss of Memory in Pahlavi Prisons

In total, [I was in prison] about 6 years in two arrests. For the first time after several years, a soldier arranged my escape. I do not know why! Maybe he was one of the influential elements of Islamic groups. They took me to the hospital for the treatment of my hand, which was broken due to the callousness of an officer.

Hajj Pilgrimage

I went on a Hajj pilgrimage in the early 1340s (1960s). At that time, few people from the army, gendarmerie and police went on a pilgrimage to the holy Mashhad and holy shrines in Iraq. It happened very rarely. After all, there were faithful people in the Iranian army who were committed to obeying the Islamic halal and haram rules in any situation, and they used to pray.

A section of the memories of a freed Iranian prisoner; Mohsen Bakhshi

Programs of New Year Holidays
Without blooming, without flowers, without greenery and without a table for Haft-sin , another spring has been arrived. Spring came to the camp without bringing freshness and the first days of New Year began in this camp. We were unaware of the plans that old friends had in this camp when Eid (New Year) came.

Attack on Halabcheh narrated

With wet saliva, we are having the lunch which that loving Isfahani man gave us from the back of his van when he said goodbye in the city entrance. Adaspolo [lentils with rice] with yoghurt! We were just started having it when the plane dives, we go down and shelter behind the runnel, and a few moments later, when the plane raises up, we also raise our heads, and while eating, we see the high sides ...