Recording the Past – making oral histories in the North West- 16 May, Lancaster

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Recording the Past – making oral histories in the North West

Date: 16 May 2015 Time: 09.30 – 16.30

Venue: Fylde College Lecture Theatre 1, Lancaster University

This study day brings together some of the leading academics and researchers on the oral history of North West England.

Programme:

9.30 a.m. Assemble Fylde College, Lecture Theatre 1 (tea/coffee is not served at beginning of the daybut is available to purchase on campus)

9.45 – 10.10 PLEASE NOTE EARLY START TIME Introduction to the day, including comments on the origins and development of Oral History –Dr Sam Riches, Regional Heritage Centre

10.10 – 11.00 For Their Own Good: the Transformation of English Working-Class Health Culture, 1880-1970 – Professor Lucinda McCray, Appalachian State University

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee/tea & biscuits

11.30 – 11.50 We’re all different: challenges and opportunities in oral history for people with disabilities –Veronica Whymant, Independent Researcher

11.50 -12.40 Telling it Like it Was – recording memories in Dent, Sedbergh and Garsdale – Anthea Boulton, Dent and Sedbergh Oral History Society

12.40- 1.40 Lunch

1.40- 2.30 Making Ends Meet in the early twentieth century – Dr Elizabeth Roberts, Lancaster University

2.30 – 3.00 Tea/coffee & biscuits

3.00- 3.50 Aspects of Childhood in South Lakeland in the Early Twentieth Century – Dr Jean Turnbull, Kendal Oral History Group

3.50 – 4.30 Reflections on the day – Professor Lucinda McCray

4.30pm Close of Study Day

Fee for this event: £25 (£23 for Friends and Patrons of the Centre) (fee includes coffee/tea & biscuits)

Lunch: *Sandwiches/coffee/tea can be bought on the University campus (either at SPAR supermarket or Gregg’s). Hot and cold snacks and drinks are also available at Cafe Republic – or you are welcome to bring your own lunch.

Parking: On Saturdays free parking is available on campus.

Booking: Please book this event on the University’s online store here.

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