The Question of Modernism

In the realm of poetry creation and especially in his literary scholarship, Gheisar Aminpour was caught up in a highly conflictual situation about modernity and tradition which formed his main concern in the last decade of his life.

A Comparison between two Styles of Political Resistance, Imam Khomeini & Gandhi

One way to know great political figures is to compare their political life approach and especially their campaign style against enemies, their efforts for political renovation of their country, the time and the circumstances they emerged, and also whom, why and how they fought.

The Politician Mystic

It has been said that the human has a theoretical nous which is "perception" and the practical nous which actualizes the reasonable functions, but we say that action is needed in both functions and the theoretical nous depends on the practical one in a way that the practical nous depends on the theoretical one and action is needed in a theory which is perception and knowledge.

I wanted to write about mother but …

The following note is a heart written by Fahrad Famili's sister that we have received from a long distance.

The Island Dogs

We met each other on the football pitch, playing soccer in our rubber boots and on muddy fields. They were in one team, and we were in their opposing team: operational intelligence servicemen vs. artillery lookouts.

The Necessities of Setting up the Center for Persian Gulf Oral History

The Name of Persian Gulf in the history of Iran is the result of a multi-thousand-year cultural record which today is undoubtedly our most important strong point in comparison with the Arab neighbors.

A Different Language in Teaching History

Today, history and historiography has found its way into many other disciplines. For instance, we find books with titles such as the history of mathematics, music, chemistry, language, psychology, industries, inventions, philosophy, religion, civilization, book, historiography, and many others with history in their titles.

Labor Movements in Mashad and Oral History Researches

The reviewing of Mashad's contemporary history and studying of the role of different groups and unions represent the political activities of the society's middle layers after Shahrivar 1320 (September 1941).

Importance and Status of Oral Approach in Historical Studies

History is the collective action of men in the past times, and science considers the recognition and analysis of these actions in line with improving the human's life at present. Recognition and analysis of the human's past action is conducted by the historians, and historians carry out this important task through analyzing the documents.

“Oral Histories: The Most Overlooked Public Relations Tool”

Written histories are widely recognized as integral parts of corporate culture. But, as Levi Strauss, the Louis Martini Winery and other companies are discovering, oral histories also can be valuable public relations, advertising and marketing strategies because they represent "the life of the company."
Part of memoirs of Seyed Hadi Khamenei

The Arab People Committee

Another event that happened in Khuzestan Province and I followed up was the Arab People Committee. One day, we were informed that the Arabs had set up a committee special for themselves. At that time, I had less information about the Arab People , but knew well that dividing the people into Arab and non-Arab was a harmful measure.
Book Review

Kak-e Khak

The book “Kak-e Khak” is the narration of Mohammad Reza Ahmadi (Haj Habib), a commander in Kurdistan fronts. It has been published by Sarv-e Sorkh Publications in 500 copies in spring of 1400 (2022) and in 574 pages. Fatemeh Ghanbari has edited the book and the interview was conducted with the cooperation of Hossein Zahmatkesh.

Is oral history the words of people who have not been seen?

Some are of the view that oral history is useful because it is the words of people who have not been seen. It is meant by people who have not been seen, those who have not had any title or position. If we look at oral history from this point of view, it will be objected why the oral memories of famous people such as revolutionary leaders or war commanders are compiled.

Daily Notes of a Mother

Memories of Ashraf-al Sadat Sistani
They bring Javad's body in front of the house. His mother comes forward and says to lay him down and recite Ziarat Warith. His uncle recites Ziarat and then tells take him to the mosque which is in the middle of the street and pray the funeral prayer (Ṣalāt al-Janāzah) so that those who do not know what the funeral prayer is to learn it.