Alison Chand

Telephone: 07734322119


Role within OHS:

  • Regional networker for Scotland

Current Professional Role:

  • Freelance oral historian, proofreader and copy-editor
  • Tutor in History at University of Strathclyde

Institution: Freelance/University of Strathclyde (Scottish Oral History Centre)

Current Projects:

  • Book forthcoming summer 2016 (Edinburgh University Press): ‘Masculinities on Clydeside: Men in Reserved Occupations During the Second World War’
  • Tutoring at Scottish Oral History Centre (University of Strathclyde)
  • Interviewing for History of Parliament Oral History Project

Previous Projects:

June–October 2015   University of Roehampton

                                           Oral History Summariser for Memories of Fiction project

June 2014–Dec 2016 Glasgow Caledonian University

                                           Academic Adviser for Pits, Ponies, People and Stories project

June–October 2013   Scottish Opera

                                           Oral History Assistant collecting memories of Theatre Royal, Glasgow

2009–2012                   University of Strathclyde and Glasgow Museums

                                          PhD (collecting oral histories and researching the reserved occupations in

                                          Clydeside in World War  II)

  • Various other consultancies in community settings