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Taking It All Back Home: The Repatriation of Sound Recordings

April 5, 2016


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British singer and song-collector Sam Lee explores how archives and institutions around the world are looking to repatriate sound recordings. In what sense can a sound be ‘taken back’? And what is the impact on the families and communities reacquainted with the voices of their past? Definitely worth a listen… BBC Iplayer (UK- only) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b075p6n9

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Recruiting Regional Networkers for the Oral History Society

April 1, 2016



Recruiting Regional Networkers for the Oral History Society (voluntary role) The Oral History Society is recruiting Regional Networkers for the Society’s Regional Network. Our regional networkers act as volunteers to answer queries about oral history and related heritage projects in their local area and share their knowledge, expertise and passion for oral history. We are […]

Oral Histories of Volunteering: Schools Resource Launched

March 18, 2016


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In March 2014 Royal Voluntary Service embarked on an exciting adventure, Voices of Volunteering: 75 Years of Citizenship, an oral history project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. It took place over two years collected just over 100 oral histories with the help of Heritage Champions and investigated the hidden history of women and WVS/WRVS […]


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