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Although concern about the natural environment was by no means new (many British environmental campaign groups were formed in the 19th and early 20th centuries), the 1960s and 1970s in Britain represented something of a discontinuity in terms of environmental sentiment and activity. In Britain, as in many other countries, there was an awakening […]
Tallin Tallin is a project that aims to preserve and promote the rich tradition of oral storytelling in The Gambia, West Africa; the evening entertainment that has captured the imaginations of so many generations of adults and children. In addition, it hopes to help address the Western-centric nature of many of the stories available […]
Project summary Internationally renowned social historian Eric R. Cregeen (1921–83) was one of UK’s prime movers in recording oral history. Rigorously trained by the Irish Folklore Commission in the 1940s (while recording for the Manx Folk-Life Survey), Cregeen settled in Scotland (1954) taking up posts with the University of Glasgow then, in 1966, with […]
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 www.oralhistoryaustralia.org.au/2019-conference-cfp.html or attached here.
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. […]
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 […]
- Oral history project documenting England’s Sephardim community and Jews from other diasporas (London)
- Oral History Society Records & Data Management Officer (London)
- Witness Seminar: The Birth of the Modern Environmental Movement in Britain
- Research Associates, University of York
- Tallin Tallin – The Story Project