Test of Conference 2022 Online Ticket

Online conference fee includes: live streams of all conference plenary sessions, a single stream of parallel panel sessions,  conference abstracts, online networking drop-in session. Please note: not all panels and sessions will be available via the online stream. A full stream throughout the two days will be broadcast via Zoom, but not all parallel sessions will be available. Please be aware of this when booking an online ticket.

Payment: There are two methods of payment. You can pay online via PayPal, debit or credit card or you can make an offline payment where an invoice will be sent to your organisation. Please select the appropriate option in the booking form.

Bursary fund donation: this year we are inviting delegates to support the provision of bursary support to individuals who may not otherwise be able to attend the conference. You can add a bursary donation to your ticket on the booking form. If you wish to donate a different way, please contact polly.owen@ohs.org.uk

Cost:

Online conference free: £55

OHS Member online conference fee: £45

By joining the Oral History Society today, you will benefit from a reduced conference attendance as well as membership. For more information and to join the Oral History Society, please visit http://www.ohs.org.uk/about/joinsubscribe/.

Hourly Schedule

Friday 8th July

9.30 - 9.35
Welcome
9.35 - 10.25
Plenary - 'Home and belonging for British South Asians' Kavita Puri.
This keynote looks at the inter-generational oral history gathered over the past decade to explore the complex idea of home and belonging for British South Asians and discusses the role of journalism in collecting oral history.
Speakers:
Kavita Puri
10.25 - 10.40
Break
10.40 - 11.55
Section 1: Parallel Session
Online broadcast of a selected parallel session.
12.00 - 13.10
Section 2: Group/Roundtable/Open Sessions
Online broadcast of a selected parallel session.
13.10 - 14.05
Lunch
Drop-in networking room open.
14.05 - 15.20
Section 3: Parallel Session
Online broadcast of a selected parallel session.
15.25 - 16.30
Section 4: Group/Rountable/Open Session
Online broadcast of a selected parallel session.
16.30 - 16.45
Break
16.45 - 18.00
Parallel Session
Online broadcast of a selected parallel session.

Saturday 9th July

9.15 - 10.10
Plenary – ‘When Home is a Hostile Environment: Voices of the Windrush Generation and their Descendants’: Juanita Cox.
Drawing upon oral history recordings, this paper will explore the impact of Britain’s changing nationality and immigration legislation on members of the ‘Windrush Generation’ and their descendants. It will also look at how activists have striven to make ‘home’ a less hostile environment for the ‘Windrush’ community and for themselves.
Speakers:
Juanita Cox
10.15 - 11.30
Section 6: Parallel Session
Online broadcast of a selected parallel session.
11.30 - 11.45
Break
11.45 - 13.00
Section 7: Parallel Session
Online broadcast of a selected parallel session.
13.00 - 14.10
Lunch
Online broadcast of a selected parallel session.
14.10 - 15.25
Section 8: Parallel Session
Online broadcast of a selected parallel session.
15.25 - 15.35
Break
15.35 - 16.45
In-conversation Plenary – ‘Oral History in a Museum Setting’
Nirmal Puwar, Sonial Solicari and Simon Stephens explore the challenges and rewards of including oral history in museums, past, present and future. Closing Discussion
Speakers:
Nirmal Puwar, Simon Stephens, Sonia Solicari
Kavita Puri
Kavita Puri
KAVITA PURI is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster. She devised and presented the landmark series Partition Voices on BBC Radio 4 which won the Royal Historical Society’s Radio and Podcast prize as well as its overall Public History prize. She wrote Partition Voices: Untold British Voices, which is currently being adapted for the Donmar Warehouse with Tara Theatre. She also presents Three Pounds in My Pocket on BBC Radio 4, which is currently on its fifth series. It’s the first social history of British South Asians though first person testimony. She is also an executive producer of radio and television documentaries and presents the current affairs programme The Inquiry
Juanita Cox
Juanita Cox
JUANITA COX gained her PhD in 2013 from the Department of African Studies and Anthropology, University of Birmingham, and is a winner of the prestigious RE Bradbury Memorial Prize. She is currently the leading authority on the life and work of the Guyanese novelist, Edgar Mittelholzer (1909-1965) and editor of Creole Chips and Other Writing (2018) – a compendium of his uncollected poems, plays, short stories and articles. Other publications include: ‘Buried in the Landscape: Edgar Mittelholzer’s Creative Gene(sis) / Geni(us), and Revolting Subtexts’ in Aje, L., Lacroix, T. and Misrahi-Barak, J. (eds) Reimagining the Guyanas (2019) and introductions to republished Peepal Tree editions of Mittelholzer’s Corentyne Thunder (2009) and The Life and Death of Sylvia (2010). She co-founded the ground-breaking series Guyana SPEAKS in 2017, an education and networking forum, which has become a key monthly event in the calendar of the London-based Guyanese diaspora. Dr Cox’s poetry has been published in anthologies of black womanhood including Songs of Yemaya (Diaspora Records, 2017) and in the international anthology of writings by women of African descent, New Daughters of Africa (Vintage, 2019). She was also an Associate Fellow of the London Metropolitan University, where she lectured for three years in Caribbean Studies and Black British History. She is currently a Research Fellow at the University of London’s Institute of Commonwealth Studies and is working on a three-year AHRC-funded oral history project, ‘The Windrush Scandal in its Transnational and Commonwealth Context’.
Nirmal Puwar
Nirmal Puwar
NIRMAL PUWAR is Reader in Sociology, Goldsmiths University of London and Visiting Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender, University of Warwick. She has a longstanding interest in bodies and space and works with a variety of methods, including oral history on site-specific interventions to reconceptualise space, nations and institutions, with a focus on museums. Her book Space Invaders (2004) has inspired a museum group by the same name https://mspace invaders.com/2020/11/08/women-of-colour-in-leadership/
Simon Stephens
Simon Stephens
SIMON STEPHENS is the Head of Publications and Events at the Museums Association and the editor of Museums Journal. He oversees the MA’s one-day conferences, annual conference and members events. He has been a journalist for more than 25 years and has contributed to a wide range of art and design publications.
Sonia Solicari
Sonia Solicari
SONIA SOLICARI is Director of the Museum of the Home (formerly the Geffrye Museum of the Home) in Hoxton. She has overseen the rebranding of the museum when its name changed while the site has been expanded and transformed with an £18.1 million capital development project. She has published widely on historic art and design and histories of the home.

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By joining the Oral History Society today, you will benefit from a reduced conference attendance as well as membership. For more information and to join the Oral History Society, please visit http://www.ohs.org.uk/about/joinsubscribe/.

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Date

08 - 09 Jul 2022

Time

All Day
Online

Location

Online
Zoom call Time zone: London, United Kingdom GB

Organizer

Polly Owen
Email
polly.owen@ohs.org.uk
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