CFP: International Oral History Congress, Finland, 2018

April 3, 2017
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OHA 2018 – Memory & Narration The Finnish Oral History Network (FOHN), University of Jyväskylä and the Finnish Literature Society (SKS) cordially propose to host the XX International Oral History Congress at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, from 18th June to 21th June 2018.   The theme of the XX IOHA Congress is Memory and […]

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

March 27, 2017
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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 […]

CFP: International Oral History Association 2018, Finland

March 15, 2017
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The International Oral History Association is pleased to announce the call for papers for the next congress in 2018. The XX IOHA Congress will be held from June 18 to 20, 2018 in Jyväskylä, Finland. The congress is hosted by the University of Jyväskylä, the Finnish Literature Society, and the Finnish Oral History Network. The […]

Job: Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Oral History, London

March 14, 2017
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The History Department at Royal Holloway invites applications for the above full-time post, tenable from 1 September 2017. This post is available as either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Oral History. Applicants must have proven teaching experience, and also REF-eligible high-quality research-based publications, reflecting their expertise in oral history.  The successful applicant will be required […]

Oral History Events at the British Library and Courtauld 2016-2017

November 2, 2016
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NLS EVENTS AT TATE BRITAIN AND THE COURTAULD INSTITUTE OF ART National Life Stories is pleased to announce the forthcoming collaborative exhibition with Tate entitled Artists’ Lives: Speaking of the Kasmin Gallery.   This will be open at Tate Britain from 28 November 2016 and runs until autumn 2017. Related to this are two events, an […]

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

September 30, 2016
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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 […]

Chorley Mills: memories of Lancashire’s cotton spinning and weaving industry

September 28, 2016
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Chorley Mills is a lottery funded oral history project which is currently recording memories of workers in Lancashire’s now defunct cotton spinning and weaving industry. Based in town of Chorley Lancashire, the project is well under way and has gathered many interviews, photographs and documents. Several interviews and other archive material are already accessible on […]

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