Dr. Verusca Calabria

Roles within the OHS:
  • Trustee
  • Website editor
  • Convenor of the Nominations subcommittee
Current professional role:
  • Research Fellow in Mental Health and Social ExclusionDivision of Social Work and Health – School of Social Sciences Nottingham Trent University
  • PhD at Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences collecting the oral history of Nottingham Asylums

School of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University.

Previous projects:
  • Heritage Project Manager for Jam Yesterday Jam Tomorrow project, bringing back the forgotten history of market gardening in South West London.
  • Directed the collection and archiving of 2400 oral histories in Antony Gormley’s ‘One and Other’ fourth-plinth participatory project, (click here for details)
  • Belonging in Brent Oral History Project
  • Moroccan Memories Oral History Project
  • Memories from Emilia Romagna and Sicily Oral History Project
  • Various other consultancies in community settings including schools and mental health and faith organisations

Oral history project management, audience development, oral history training, turning oral history into public display and interviewing. Particular expertise in outreach work with hard to reach groups, including migrant communities, and partnership working.

Further information about Verusca Calabria can be found here.