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A Festival of People’s History: Events in April-May 2015, Manchester

April 11, 2015 by


The Manchester Centre for Regional History is excited to announce a programme of talks in April- May 2015 on ‘People’s History’. Supported by the MMU’s Institute of Humanities and Social Science Research, the talks are part of the Humanities in Public Festival, which runs throughout the year  with talks, debates, fairs, tours, and other events and activities, […]

Invitation for expressions of interest to join the editorial team of Oral History

February 24, 2015 by


Oral History is one of only a handful of journals worldwide with a specific interest in research, debate and developments in the field of oral history and memory. Since 1970, the journal has been at the cutting edge of oral history work, publishing leading exponents as well as those who are newly arrived on the […]

Call for Proposals for Themed Issues of ‘Oral History’ Journal

February 18, 2015 by


Call for Proposals for Themed Issues of Oral History The editorial board of Oral History invites submissions for special, themed issues of the journal. It is envisaged that these would be guest-edited by the proposer, in collaboration with permanent members of the editorial board. Submissions can come from any disciplinary background, from academics or archivists, […]

Oral History Classroom Guide from Oral History Association (USA)

October 2, 2014 by


The Oral History Association, in conjunction with the History Channel, has recently completed a document entitled, “Principles and Best Practices for Oral History Education,” aimed at grades 4-12.  Co-authors of the document were OHA Education Committee members Debbie Ardemendo and Katie Kuszmar. Online here

OHS / IHR Oral History Seminars 2014-2015, London

September 26, 2014 by


Oral History Seminar Series, 2014-2015 Held at Institute of Historical Research, London. Convenors: Anne Gulland (Oral History Society), Dr Shelley Trower (Roehampton), Dr Michelle Winslow (Sheffield) For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Shelley Trower: Venue: Room G21A, Ground floor, Senate House Time: Thursday, 6.00pm This seminar is jointly funded by the IHR […]

CFP: Oral History and Education (Edited Collection)

July 31, 2014 by


Oral History and Education Edited by Dr. Kristina R. Llewellyn and Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook Deadline for Abstracts: 30th September 2014 Deadline for Full Submissions: 1st March 2015 This collection will address oral history as a “best practice” for researching and engaging the past with students. The aim of this collection is to provide educators, students, […]

Insider/outsider debate questioned at OHS seminar

May 23, 2014 by


Louise Ryan, professor of sociology at Middlesex University, questioned the “insider” versus “outsider” debate in research on migrants, in the most recent Oral History Society and Institute of Historical Research seminar. She began her seminar by examining the notion of reflexivity and the dangers of research becoming “self-indulgent and narcissistic”. “Research can become a project […]