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Shakeri, Ali

Oral History Interview

Interviewer
Shirin Sami`i
Place
Paris
Date
May 14 and 25, 1984; and February 15, 1985
Condition
Open
Language
Persian
Content
91pp. + summary + biographical note + index + photograph
Interviewee Details
Political Activist; First President of the Confederation of Iranian Students, 1961-1963.
Abstract
Educational and family background; early political career; formation and working of Confederation of Iranian Students (CIS); operations of National Front in Europe; early members and congresses of CIS; interactions between CIS and political activists in Iran; radicalization of CIS; on Abol-Hasan Bani-Sadr and his role in CIS proceedings; internal dynamics and ideological divisions of CIS; activities of the National Front in Europe during the Revolution; on Karim Sanjabi's trip to Europe and negotiations with Khomeini; assessment of the political activities of the National Front since 1953; on the evolution of CIS and the influences that affected its course.

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