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George Severs

World AIDS Day: Oral History and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Britain

Oral history has always been at the heart of historical research on HIV/AIDS in Britain, and its popularity as a source for historians of the epidemic continues to grow. To mark World AIDS Day, George Severs charts the history of oral history in HIV/AIDS research and explains why oral history interviews remain so powerful.

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Covid-19
Jaime Valentine

Distant Voices, Queer Lives

OurStory Scotland records queer voices that bear witness to our lives. Through changing times, and even lockdown, we reach out across the distance.

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AGM 2020 and SIG tasters

The Oral History Society LGBTQ Special Interest Group (SIG) held its Annual General Meeting, via Zoom, on 27th October 2020. Since March, when we had our last in-person SIG event, we have been holding monthly online events where presenters from around the country have shared their work on LGBTQ oral history projects

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Beth Thomas

Out on an island on the Isle of Wight

Franko Figueiredo is a theatre director, writer and artistic director of StoneCrabs Theatre and together with project manager Caroline Diamond they lead StoneCrabs’ project, ‘Out On An Island on the Isle of Wight’. this heritage/oral history project investigates a hundred years of the LGBTQ+ community on the Isle of Wight, and is

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