Browse oral history

Interview with Khoza’i, Bahram

Recollections of childhood; beginning political activity in Shiraz; memories of Ayatollah Dastgheib; joining CIS in U.S.; CIS’s agenda and activities; on the Pahlavi University; on Shiraz in the 1970s; covert political activities in Shiraz; relations between the left and liberal opposition to the Shah; on the reasons for the radicalization of political dissent in Iran; on the revolutionary movement in Shiraz; on the formation of the National Organization of Iranian University Teachers (Sazeman-e Melli-ye Daneshgahiyan-e Iran); clashes between the left and the religious factions after the Revolution; encounters with the revolutionary guards; on the take-over of the Pahlavi University by clerical elements.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3


Bahram-Kozhai-APt-I Bahram-Kozhai-English


41 pp. + summary + biographical note + index + photo

About the interviewee