No. 305    |    19 June 2017


Head of Center for the Study of Popular Culture Announced

Holding "The First Comprehensive Course of Oral History Training" in Isfahan

Mohammad Memarian, director of the Museum Assar khane Shahi (Center for the Study of Isfahan Popular Culture) informed call of "The first comprehensive Course of Oral History Training" and said: after the exam, participants will receive a valid certificate of ending the course and will be invited to carry out projects of Isfahan municipality in field of oral history.

Visiting Head of Dar-al Kotob al-Islamiyah Publications in the meeting of “Oral History of Book”

We never printed or offset any book out of the rest

The 7th meeting out of the 2nd round of the meetings “Oral History of Book” was held on 6th of June 2017 attended by Nasrollah Haddadi, the presenter and expert of the show, and Morteza Akhundi, the Head of Dar-al Kotob al-Islamiyah Publications. In the beginning of the meeting, Morteza Akhundi introduced himself, “I am the son of Sheikh Mohammad Akhundi and was born in Tehran on 3rd of January 1943. I have five brothers and one sister all of whom were born in Tehran.”

Oral History Interview & Importance Part 10

Interview Room

Interview, as a vital cultural activity with its science, art and historical aspects requires a proper location. News reports and media interviews might be conducted in various locations; one of the key aspects of such interviews is that they have to be conducted in the location where an incident has occurred or an event is going on or within its closest proximity. Hence, the environmental context in such interviews differs from oral history interview context.

The 280th Night of Reminiscence of Sacred Defense (Last Part)

The reminiscent of an international caricaturist

Seyed Masoud Shojaee Tabatabaei, an international caricaturist chosen as the face of Islamic revelation art in Farvardin in 1396 (April 2017), was the second narrator of 280th program of Night of Reminiscence of sacred defense. He began to tell his memoirs as follows: "when a caricaturist intends to tell his/her memoirs, let us suppose what will be happened? The dear friend (Mohsen Zaimzadeh) told that some words about Nader Naderi; it is to say that I was lucky to work with him in advertising unit of military station and operation Khaibar.

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Seyyed of Quarters 15 (34)

Memories of Iranian Released POW, Seyyed Jamal Setarehdan

Edited and Compiled by: Sassan Nateq

Tehran, Sooreh Mehr Publications Company

‎2016 (Persian Version)‎

Translated by: Zahra Hosseinian


The loudspeaker of camp played songs of Mahasti, Moeen, and Daryoosh continuously. The songs which was chosen to sow despair seeds in the hearts of prisoners. Some prisoners had heard the songs so much that had memorized them. Suddenly, the song was cut and it was said someone comes to the camp to speak.

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