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

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Community radio station to launch new local oral history podcast

14th September 2020

. Bristol is more than Brunel, balloons and toppling statues of Edward Colston. BCfm, Bristol’s 1st community radio station, has today announced that they are launching ‘12 Communities 1 Bristol’ – a new local oral history podcast from Marcus Smith, in partnership with Bristol 24/7, Bristol Museums, Bristol Archives, UWE Bristol and funded by the National […]

OHS AGM 2020

14th June 2020

Dear Oral History Society members AN INVITATION TO TAKE PART ORAL HISTORY SOCIETY ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, 1.00-2.00PM SATURDAY 4 JULY 2020 I’m writing to invite you to join us for a special AGM on 4 July via Zoom.  The ongoing pandemic has forced us to postpone our annual conference until next year but we have […]

2nd May 2020

. manonabeach® summary is a website that showcases the enhancing effect of the beach, via UK beach-goers’ filmed answers to the question “What does the beach mean to you…?”, supported by scene setting films and photos for context.  The question is posed by an anonymous presenter in a format designed to focus on beach-goers’ […]

Advice on remote oral history interviewing during the Covid-19 pandemic

6th April 2020

The OHS is releasing the final version of the British Library guidance on remote interviewing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Thanks to teams at the British Library and the Oral History Society who have contributed to this document. Please feel free to share it as widely as you can. It continues to be a working document […]

Postponed – OHS Conference 2020

20th March 2020

Following a meeting of the OHS Officers, in light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the decision has been made to postpone this years’ OHS Annual Conference until next year.  We recognise that this is a challenging and worrying time for everyone, therefore the Oral History and the Media conference will now be re-scheduled to take […]

CfP: 7th international symposium of the Finnish Oral History Network FOHN

24th February 2020

The call for papers for the 7th International Symposium of the Finnish Oral History Network FOHN is now open. Welcome! Call for papers 7th international symposium of the Finnish Oral History Network FOHN Power, Authority, and Voice: Critical Reflections in/on Oral History 26–27 November 2020Helsinki, Finland The notions of power, authority, and voice have been […]

CfP: Storytelling and Oral History. OHNI Annual Conference

7th January 2020

Storytelling and Oral History Oral History Network of Ireland Annual Conference Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland 19th & 20th June 2020 Keynote address by Prof. Lynn Abrams (Chair in Modern History, University of Glasgow) Deadline to submit a proposal: 21 February 2020 The Oral History Network of Ireland (OHNI) is pleased to announce its […]