No. 734    |    20 November 2018


Permanent editing in oral history

Dr Morteza Nouraee, during the final session of the first professional training course on Oral History Based on Popular Culture Approach, explained the ways in which oral history is edited and emphasized: "I do not think that editing is the final stage of oral history. Editing is the thought that engineers research from scratch. In this sense, a project must certainly go along the path that the editing thoughts want. ...

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.

Introducing and reviewing book of “Narration of Time (Hadith-e Rouzegar)”

The Role of Oral History in Recognizing an Influential Figure

As reported by Iranian Oral History Website, the meeting of introducing and reviewing book of “Narration of Time”, including memories of Hojjatoleslam Seyyed Hadi Khosroshahi, which was edited by Hamid Qazvini, was held in Khaneh Ketab Institution Saraye Ahle Ghalam on Sunday, November 4, 2018. At this gathering, Hojjatoleslam Khosroshahi and Ali Tatari, director of the Library, Museum and Documents Center of Iran Parliament made a lecture.

They were introduced in the conversation with Fatemeh Turkchi:

Oral History Plans of the Oil Industry Document Center

The Oral History of The Ministry of Petroleum narrated by the ministers

The expert of oral history department of Iranian Oil Industry Document Center, describing the activities carried out in this section, said: "the Ministry of Petroleum has been organized and constituted during the subsequent period of the victory of Islamic Revolution. According to surveys, eleven ministers and assistants has been working on the Ministry of Petroleum since the year 1358(1979).

296th Night of Memory

Memories on Honors of Pilots

As reported by Iranian Oral History Website, 296th session of Holy Defense Memory Night was held in Sooreh Hall of Hozeh Honari in the evening Thursday, October 25, 2018. In this assembly, Hossein Katouzian, Alireza Namaki and Mahmoud Mahmoudi expressed gallentries of the pilots during the holy defense.

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The Days Without Mirror (Part 1)

Memoirs of Manijeh Lashgari; The wife of released pilot, Hossein Lashgari

Edited by: Golestan Jafarian

Translator: Zahra Hosseinian

Tehran, Sooreh Mehr Publications Company

‎2016 (Persian Version)‎


The Days without Mirror analyses the life of a woman who marries with love and enthusiasm at seventeen and tastes the motherhood at eighteen, and the same year is the beginning of her eighteen years of waiting: her pilot husband goes missing.

She spends fourteen years in unawareness and absolute waiting, and after being informed that her husband is held captive, it takes three more years to see him.

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