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Behnam, Jamshid

Oral History Interview

Interviewer
Farrokh Ghaffari
Place
Paris
Date
۲۰ ژوئیه ۱۹۸۷
Condition
Open
Language
Persian
Content
50pp. + summary + biographical note + index + photograph
Interviewee Details
Professor at Tehran University; Vice-Chancellor of Tehran University, 1973-1975; Chancellor of Farabi University, 1975-1979; Senior Staff Member of Unesco.
Abstract
Recollections of childhood; reminiscences of literary figures of the 1940s and 1950s; education at Tehran University; memories of Prime Minister Mansur's Progressive Circle (Kanun-e Moteraqqi); work at the Plan and Budget Organization; establishing the Institute of Social Studies and Research of Tehran University; on the introduction of the discipline of sociology to the university curricula in Iran; activities of the Institute of Social Studies and Research; on economic planning in Iran; on the government's views on cultural development in Iran; assessment of the activities of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education; cultural and political trends at Tehran University in the 1970s; westernism in the universities; recollections of the famous professors of Tehran University; on the Ramsar Educational Conferences; planning for the Farabi University; on Iran's activities at UNESCO.

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