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OHS calls for projects to sustain wages of oral historians

April 18, 2016



From the Oral History Society: Over the past few, difficult years many people have experienced wage freezes and cuts to their working hours. The OHS is keen to protect the, often already low, wages of oral historians from further reductions. If you want to set up an oral history project that will employ staff on […]

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Taking It All Back Home: The Repatriation of Sound Recordings

April 5, 2016


bbc radio 3

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 […]


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