No. 242    |    29 February 2016


Interview with Director of the Office of Cultural and Sustainability Studies for Art Region Provinces

Oral history is subject to researcher’s expertise

Director of the Office of Culture and Sustainability Studies for Art Region Provinces said: "approach, attention and even consideration of oral history by some revolutionary and cultural organizations and institutions in some parts of the country is like one of Molavi’s stories.

Book Review:

Wisdom and Politics

"Parts of Dr. Nasr's memories are not well-substantiated"

"Wisdom and Politics" is an oral history account of prominent Iranian philosopher and thinker Dr. Hussein Nasr's memories of the Pahlavi regime and the Islamic Revolution.

Isfahan Student Movement (8)

44 people were arrested and a list handed over to SAVAK

In the previous section, interview with Mohammad Ali Haji Moniri got to 3rd of December 1977 and what happened on that day. He said, “Before the noon, the guards attacked dormitory no. 10 with the shields and batons although they continued to throw stones. We were among those who were down the building, standing in front of the entrance. A lot of students were inside the building. When the guards attacked, we went inside but did not go up. We guessed we might be arrested. So we went again inside dormitory no. 9.”

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Air Raid to Al-Waleed (10‎)‎

The Story of Demolishing Fighters and the Equipment in Al-Waleed Triple Military Bases ‎Known as H-3‎


By: Brigadier General Ahmad Mehrnia

Tehran, Sooreh Mehr Publications Company

‎2010 (Persian Version)‎

Translated by: Zahra Hosseinian


Early morning, authorities came to official site by organizational cars and other pilots by minibuses which had been sent, and all gathered in the purpose room of command post. In the minutes that they yet hadn’t been aware of the reason for gathering, whispered ‘what's going on?’, ‘What is this mission that all pilots were gathered here for?’ Pilots have been got into going to combat missions and accepted its losses somehow.

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