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PhD studentship opportunity -Oral History of the Woodcraft Folk

December 14, 2015 by


The University of Brighton is inviting applications for funded PhD studentship topics to commence in September 2016. Expressions of interest to work on topics related to the history of the Woodcraft Folk, building on the development of its 90th anniversary oral history archive, are particularly welcomed. For an informal discussion on developing an application on […]

Call for Papers: Special Issue on University Oral Histories

November 19, 2015 by


Call for Papers: Special Issue Many universities founded in the 1960s are currently conducting oral history projects to mark their fiftieth anniversaries; even more universities have commissioned interviews as part of producing institutional histories. But how should oral history practitioners treat such material? What are the particular opportunities and challenges of conducting such oral history […]

CFP: OHS Annual Conference- Beyond Text in the Digital Age? July 2016

November 13, 2015 by


Beyond Text in the Digital Age? Oral History, Images and the Written Word University of Roehampton, London 8th July 2016- 9th July 2016 Keynote Speakers: Professors Mary Larson, Alessandro Portelli, and Anne Valk Raphael Samuel’s essay ‘The Perils of the Transcript’ (1972) drew attention to the limitations of using written versions of oral history interviews. The standard […]

Oral History PhD Studentship at University of Sheffield

November 7, 2015 by


View details for this PhD Studentship: Understanding the impact of oral history with people in palliative care or living with life-limiting… Source: PhD Studentship: Understanding the impact of oral history with people in palliative care or living with life-limiting illness, and the implications of sharing personal end of life stories at University of Sheffield

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, […]