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Book & App Launch for A Hackney Autobiography- 7 May 2017, London

April 3, 2017 by

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You are invited to the launch of the A Hackney Autobiography mobile app & book Sunday 7 May 2017 You are invited to celebrate the launch of A Hackney Autobiography: a mobile app and website and the publication of The Lime Green Mystery: An oral history of the Centerprise co-operative. When: Sunday 7th May, 5 – […]

Solidarity and the 1984-5 Miners’ Strike: 28 April 2017, London

March 27, 2017 by

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Solidarity and the 1984-5 miners’ strike: Oral history project Friday 28th April 2017, 3.00pm – 5.00pm London Metropolitan University, Goulston Street, London, E1 7TP Book your place here www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/solidarity-and-the-1984-5-miners-strike-oral-history-project-tickets-32959702357 In March 1984 over 150,000 miners walked out on strike against plans for widespread pit closures. Alongside the dispute developed a large and diverse support movement […]

OHS-IHR Seminar: Women’s Cricket in C20th- London, 6 October 2016

September 30, 2016 by

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The first Oral History Society/ Institute of Historical Research oral history research seminar of the 2016-17 academic year will take place at 6pm on Thursday 6 October 2016. Raf Nicholson from Queen Mary University of London will be leading the seminar titled, “Cricket was my escape”: oral histories of women’s cricket and women’s leisure in 20th century […]

Connecting Scotland’s Sounds Training Opportunities 2016-2017

August 2, 2016 by

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Connecting Scotland’s Sounds is pleased to announce a series of free-to-attend knowledge exchange and training opportunities across Scotland. The events are supported by a 2016-2017 grant from Esmee Fairbairn. The next 12 months will offer unique opportunities for those caring for sound archives in or about Scotland to extend their knowledge of best practice relating to preserving and […]

The Sounds and Stories of Paul Graney: 7 June 2016, Manchester

May 17, 2016 by

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Central Library hosts a special event as part of the Manchester Histories Festival on the evening of 7 June. A Life in Sound: The Sounds & Stories of Paul Graney celebrates the creator of the library’s most important sound archive. Yet he always described himself as ‘just one bloke’. And he is almost completely unknown today. So who…

GPS activated media app talk with Rachel Lichtenstein-23 May 2016, London

April 29, 2016 by

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Join well known author and oral historian, Rachel Lichtenstein for an evening walk and talk focusing on her Diamond Street App, a GPS activated, rich media app for smart phones and tablets, which takes users on a journey through the historic jewellery quarter of Hatton Garden. Meet at 6pm at Farringdon Tube Station to take […]

Oral History Society Research Seminar- 5 May 2016, London

April 29, 2016 by

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Dr Ian Gwinn from the University of Liverpool will be leading the next oral history seminar with a talk titled, History Knocking-Shop: Sex, class and the Politics of the History Workshop Movement. The paper is based on his study of the History Workshop Movement. The seminar takes place on Thursday May 5 2016 at 6pm in John S Cohen […]