“From the King’s palaces to Siberia Jails” in National Library
Publish Date : Friday 29 January 2010 - 14:44
The unveiling ceremony of the third volume from the collection "Iranian Oral History" will be held on teusday (February 2) in the Locality of Iran National Library and Archive. The title of this volume is “From the King’s palaces to Siberia Jails”.
The unveiling ceremony of this book will be held with the presence of many scholars in the field of Oral History of Iran, managers and authorities of the Documental Organization of Iran’s National Library and family members of the deceased Dr Gholamhossein Bigdeli.
Gholamhossein Bigdeli was born in 1297. He was among USSR refugees who was then arrested in suspicion of spying and sentenced to 25 years of exile in Siberia. After eight years and with the death of Estalin, he was extricated and returned to Baku where he became a well-known literary figure.
Bigdeli returned to Iran in 1358 and acted as councelor and translator in Cultural Revolution Committee. He passed away in 1377.
One of the turning points of his activities has been the Russian translation of Imam Khomeini’s famous letter to Gurbachev.
The unveiling ceremony of the book “From the King’s palaces to Siberia Jails” will begin on Tuesday February 1st at 10 o’clock in the morning, at 7th story of the Treasure House of the Documental Organization of Iran’s National Library.