On this page, we list current news items relevant to Oral History, with the most recently added news displayed first.

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CfP Oral History Australia conference in Brisbane, 10-13 October 2019

13th February 2019

1 March 2019 is the deadline for submissions to present at the biennial Oral History Australia conference (in Brisbane, 10-13 October 2019). You can find the Call for presentations at or attached here.

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13th February 2019


LGBTQ Oral History Skills Sharing Session

13th February 2019

A MATTER OF URGENCY: LGBTQ Oral History Skills Sharing Event On Friday 22nd February 2019.  2pm-6pm At Liverpool John Moores University. John Foster Building. 80-98 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5UZ (opposite the Catholic Cathedral). Presented by the Oral History Society LGBTQ Special Interest Group. Entrance Fee: £10 (plus booking charge). Booking essential. Open to all. […]

Call for papers. 13th European Social Science History Conference, University, The Netherlands

30th January 2019

  The International Institute of Social History organizes the 13th European Social Science History Conference taking place at Leiden University, The Netherlands, 18 – 21 March, 2020, We would like to draw your attention to the Call for Papers of the Oral History and Life Stories Network at the link below.  CfP_ESSHC_OHLS Network_LEIDEN_2020 end […]

Event – Archiving Personal Histories: The Tuam Mother and Baby Home

29th January 2019

All are welcome to this seminar at NUI Galway: Archiving Personal Histories: The Tuam Mother and Baby Home Event co-organised by the James Hardiman Library and the Department of History NUI Galway Thursday, 7 February 2019 The Cube, Áras Na Mac Léinn, NUI Galway  Programme: 10.30: Tea/Coffee & pastries. Opening comments by Prof. Pat Dolan […]

2019 WHN Community History Prize

29th January 2019

It’s that exciting time of year – the Women’s History Network Community History Prize 2018 is live and calling for entries! This annual prize of £500 is awarded to the team behind a Community History Project by, about, or for women in a particular locale or community which has been completed between the 1 January […]

Call for Papers: Oral History Network of Ireland’s Annual Conference “Oral History in a Digital World”. Limerick City, 28 & 29 June 2019

25th January 2019

  The Oral History Network of Ireland (OHNI) is pleased to announce its 2019 conference on the theme of “Oral History in a Digital World.” Collecting oral history in digital formats and putting recordings online is increasingly becoming standard practice for oral historians. As such, this conference offers a timely opportunity to consider the possibilities […]