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CW Oral History project

Oral History project

of Chemical Warfare Survivors


(This project aims to gather long-form interviews with survivors of chemical warfare in order to create an archive of their histories. Interviews will be both audio and video, with transcripts available in the original Persian as well as English translations.)


  • Organize workshops aimed at teaching how to conduct oral history interviews.
  • Interview 20 survivors per month.
  • Interview experts on chemical warfare and physicians familiar with cases of chemical exposure.
  • Transcribe all interviews.
  • Gather archival material related to chemical warfare.
  • Create a digital archive of the interviews products (Audio, Video, texts)