Category: Regions

Reflections from South Yorkshire

Barnsley The Teenage Wildlife project is working with Barnsley Museums and other partners to record the teenage experiences of Barnsley residents from the last 70 years. The project will explore the impact on Eldon Street

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Reflections from Northern Ireland

In the course of the last year I have provided advice and assistance to numerous oral history groups and individual researchers, including a number who were applying for HLF funding for the first time. I

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Reflections from Scotland 2021

In my capacity as OHS regional networker for Scotland, I have dealt with a number of queries this year, relating to advice on funding applications, training, volunteering opportunities, archiving and ethical considerations.  My own work

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Oral history in London 2021

Enquiries: 2021 has been another quiet year for oral history enquiries which may reflect hesitancy around conducting oral histories in person, or perhaps enquiries are seeking advice elsewhere. Islington’s Pride project. I started the year completing work

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Reflections from Wales in 2021

At first it seemed to have been a quiet year – but I’ve probably been too immersed in the redevelopment of the Oral History Society’s website! So if your project is not in this report,

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Kiyotaka Sato

A Japanese oral historian in Leicester

Between April 2001 and March 2002 Kiyotaka Sato was a visiting scholar at the Centre for Urban History and the East Midlands Oral History Archive (EMOHA) at the University of Leicester. During his time there he developed an interest in the history and culture of multi-ethnic Britain, and in particular in Leicester itself. Here he reflects on his subsequent research and the ‘Memory and Narrative’ series: a collection of biographical booklets that he published as a result of his work.

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