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Conference 2018 ‘Dangerous Oral Histories’ conference provisional programme released

24th May 2018

  The conference provisional programme for the 2018 Annual Conference of the OHS and OHNI with QUOTE Hub, Queen’s University Belfast has now been released. You can download the programme here and make a booking for the conference here.

Call for papers. The First World War in Italy and Beyond. History, Legacy and Memory (1918–2018). (London)

14th May 2018

  Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Modern Italy  30 November – 1 December 2018 Italian Institute of Culture, London Call for papers and panels The conference will explore the history, legacy and memory of the First World War in Italy from 1918 to 2018. As the War was one of the […]

Autoethnography Conference 2018 – Call for papers

6th April 2018

  Call for Submissions: Reimagining Experience 2018 – the fifth British International Autoethnography Conference, Harbourside Bristol July 23 & 24. Reimagining experience provides an inter/cross disciplinary platform to explore different ways we come to know, understand, collaborate and communicate autoethnographic research. For more information and to submit a proposal/abstract, please see: Flier 2nd Call 2018 British […]

“The ‘Discovery’ of India in the long 1960s”: A Study of Transnational Youth Cultures in Western Europe, the United States and India

27th March 2018

  Taking up the historico-cultural thesis of value change and the “life-style revolution” in the long 1960s, this research project will explore the cultural effects of travel and temporary migration to India among the youth of the 1960s and 1970s and its effects on popular culture (i.e. music, nutrition styles, body cultures, alternative tourism, fashion, the transformation […]

‘Hidden Histories’: The Beaford Archive

27th March 2018

  The Beaford Archive is a photographic record of people and community in rural north Devon containing more than 80,000 images covering the 120-year period 1870 to 1990.  According to the Royal Photographic Society, it is “…a unique body of work, unparalleled, at least in this country, for its scale and quality”.  However, few of […]

Seminar cancelled due to industrial action

7th March 2018

We are sorry to announce that the seminar due to take place on Thursday March 15 at the Institute of Historical Research has been cancelled because of the current university industrial action. Verusca Calabria of Nottingham University was due to talk about her oral histories of people giving and receiving care in Nottingham mental health […]

Booking now open – 2018 OHS Annual Conference, Belfast.

5th March 2018

  Dangerous Oral Histories: risks, responsibilities and rewards Website: Date: Thursday 28 and Friday 29 June 2018 Venue: Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast, 185 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5EE This joint conference of the Oral History Society and the Oral History Network of Ireland addresses the ethical and legal implications of oral history research. It […]