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Oral History and the Study of Contemporary British Politics- 25 November 2015, London

September 23, 2015 by

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Oral History and the Study  of Contemporary British Politics : A workshop for early-career researchers 25th November 2015, 10am – 5pm Foyle Visitor and Learning Centre, The British Library Oral history constitutes one of the core research methodologies of the contemporary political historian. From interviews with former Cabinet ministers and high-ranking officials to the recorded testimonies […]

BBC/BL Listening Project Workshop -12 October 2015, London

September 9, 2015 by

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BBC/BL Listening Project Workshop Monday 12 October 2015 British Library Conference Centre Join the British Library and the BBC to reflect on the first three years of the Listening Project: an audio archive of conversations recorded by the BBC in which people are invited to share an intimate conversation with a close friend or relative. […]

Event: The Real Reasons We Drink- 4 October 2015, London

September 1, 2015 by

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Travelling Tent presents:The Real Reasons We Drink at The Ranelagh 82 Bounds Green Road, London, N11 2EU, Sunday 4th October 2015 The Real Reasons We Drink is an experiment in bringing local history to life. In a performance curated and presented by its regulars, a pub will become the setting and the subject of a pointedly personal, […]

Oral History & British Politics Workshop- 25 November 2015, London

June 18, 2015 by

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Oral History and the Study of Contemporary British Politics: A workshop for early-career researchers 25th November 2015, 10am – 5pm Foyle Visitor and Learning Centre, The British Library Oral history constitutes one of the core research methodologies of the contemporary political historian. From interviews with former Cabinet ministers and high-ranking officials to the recorded testimonies of […]

Free Oral History Training: Guildford Cathedral, 11 July 2015

June 10, 2015 by

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Are you interested in local history? Do you enjoy talking to people? Would you like to develop new skills? As part of Guildford Cathedral’s Heritage Lottery Funded initiative, the People’s Cathedral Project, we are seeking volunteers to help us record the remarkable history of this iconic 20th century building. On Saturday 11th July we are […]

Doug Boyd on a Google for oral history recordings

June 8, 2015 by

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It sounds like something you might find on the Starship Enterprise but the oral history metadata synchroniser (OHMS) could transform the way oral history collections are accessed worldwide. OHMS is the brainchild of Doug Boyd (left), director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky, who first began to […]

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

May 1, 2015 by

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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 […]