Oral History in Iran

The oral history project manager Vahid Tabaei elaborated on oral history definition as well as his current projects in this area. For Tabaei, oral history is a part of contemporary history at whose heart is incident. “We take an incident and interview the people who have taken part in it or have been its eyewitnesses,” he said.  In an interview with IBNA, Tabaei said that the difference between oral history and memory is that when someone talks on his memory or writes on it, he retells some part of the incidents that has had impact on him/her. For full story click here.