OHJ 24/02/2015
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Image courtesy of the Imperial War Museum. 22/01/2015

Oral history research seminar: challenge of queer oral history

January 20, 2015



The oral history and history of sexuality seminars joined up earlier this month when Amy Tooth Murphy from the University of Roehampton gave a seminar on the challenges of narrating queer lives. Oral history would seem to the perfect discipline for researching lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and questioning (LGBTQ) lives but its emphasis on chronology and […]

Volunteer Opportunity: The Bradford Colliery Project, Manchester

January 19, 2015


Bradford Colliery

The Bradford Colliery Project: Call for volunteers to work on an exciting live regional history project Gain oral history training, practice your research skills and play a part in documenting an important piece of Manchester’s industrial history! Did you know that there was an area of Manchester called Bradford? Did you know that it was […]

#SaveOurSounds: Help the British Library create a directory of UK Sound Collections

January 14, 2015



Help the British Library create a directory of UK Sound Collections Amongst the treasures held in the basements of the British Library sits an extraordinary collection of sounds.  From recordings of extinct species, voices from the past, to music across all genres, the British Library’s sound archive is held on more than 1.5 million physical items, […]


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