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

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2020 Women’s History Network Community History Prize

1st April 2020

. It’s that exciting time of year – the Women’s History Network Community History Prize 2020 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 […]

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 […]

‘Surroundings’ – an artwork by Ivan Riches

12th August 2019

    ‘Surroundings’ is an artwork initiated, devised, created and delivered by Ivan Riches, a 360° image projection with a voice soundscape compiled of participant’s experience of their relationships to their surroundings, from locations in Southwark London, North Devon and Bavaria Germany. One version of this artwork is for delivery as an installation with musicians […]

Wanted! OHS Records & Data Management Officer

26th April 2019

  The Oral History Society is seeking a Records and Data Management Officer. This is a voluntary opportunity and the successful applicant will join the OHS as a co-opted member (trustee). To find out more about the role please go to:    

Tallin Tallin – The Story Project

26th March 2019

  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 […]