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oral history

What is oral history?

Oral history is the collection and study of historical information about individuals, families, important events, or everyday life using audiotapes, videotapes, or transcriptions of...
“Wattan”: An Arabic Word with no suitable Equivalence in English

“Wattan”: An Arabic Word with no suitable Equivalence in English

In an article entitled “The Dignity of Nations”, Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban, the chairwoman of the board of trustees at Wathiqat Wattan Organization, spoke about...
From Our Interviws: Part Three

From Our Interviws: Part Three

When I used to say to my husband that ‘one day, what is called the Free Army will enter Adraa’, his answer would be...

From our Interviews: Part 2

The word 'war' cannot express enough the pain, bloodshed, suffering and destruction that Syrian people had the endure in the past few years. Talking...
Our Interviews :Part One

Our Interviews :Part One

The war on Syria has not only caused a lot of bloodshed but also led to brainwashing many young people, which were evident in...
interference of concepts

Oral History and the Interference of Concepts……Some Shed Lighting is Needed

The concept of oral history is maybe similar to other concepts, which led to some ambiguity about this term that is in desperate need...
Chop It Off

“Chop It Off” .. A Term in Blockade Time

It is phrase used by terrorists upon entering safe cities collecting people belonging to different sects and religions, such as Adraa Al Imaliah. The terrorists...
Terms coined in blockade time

Terms Coined in Blockade Time..Bread not to Get Dead

War has not spared anything even children’s equipments. During blockade time, instead of pacifying her baby with a candy, a mother would give her...

UNESCO, Intangible and Oral Heritage of Humanity

The UNESCO enlists archaeological, natural, touristic and cultural sites on the world heritage list. These sites are unique tangible sites in human history. Since...
Afif al-Behansi

Wathiqat Wattan Organization Publishes a Book Entitled “Memoirs of Afif Al-Behansi”

  A book entitled "Memoirs of Afif al-Behansi" was published by Wathiqat Wattan organization as a part of the process of orally documenting the experiences...