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Reflections from the East Midlands, 2021

Colin Hyde has now returned to EMOHA following his secondment to the Midlands Hub of Unlocking Our Sound Heritage (UOSH). While the British Library will continue this (NLHF funded) project throughout 2022, the regional hubs are

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Kiyotaka Sato

A Japanese oral historian in Leicester

Between April 2001 and March 2002 Kiyotaka Sato was a visiting scholar at the Centre for Urban History and the East Midlands Oral History Archive (EMOHA) at the University of Leicester. During his time there he developed an interest in the history and culture of multi-ethnic Britain, and in particular in Leicester itself. Here he reflects on his subsequent research and the ‘Memory and Narrative’ series: a collection of biographical booklets that he published as a result of his work.

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Oral history in the East Midlands in 2020

Leicestershire & Rutland (by Cynthia Brown & Colin Hyde, Helen Foster)  New oral history work in Leicestershire and Rutland has been curtailed due to the pandemic, but oral history was a key element of ‘Poshak Puralekh’,

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