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Oral History Online Workshop 11-12 March

Dear all,

Sharing details of an online workshop taking place next week, organised by National Life Stories and the Oral History Society. The workshop will run over two half-day sessions and is designed to be a forum for listening and conversation about oral history interviewing. 

Participants need to have recorded at least two oral history interviews (remote or in-person) to be eligible to attend and everyone prepares a clip from one of their interviews for discussion during the workshop.

2021 Oral History Association Annual Meeting CFP: "Moving Stories" - Virtual Meeting!

We are pleased to announce that the Oral History Association's Annual Meeting will be virtual this year. Submit your  proposal here:


We've extended our deadline to April 1, 2021, to account for those who can attend a virtual meeting.

Questions? Contact us at oha@oralhistory.org.

EVENT: Moving Beyond the Monograph- New and Creative Models of Academic Publication Every Scholar of Humanities Should Know About

Dear H-Oralhist Readers,

I want to invite you to join me for my exclusive interview with Chris Harrison, Publishing Development Director of Humanities and Social Sciences at Cambridge University Press as part of our ongoing 'Publication Success Interview Series'. 

Chris will discuss how Cambridge is moving beyond the monograph to introduce new and creative publication models to fill the gap between academic articles and books. Register to learn more about how you can take advantage of this new forum to publish your research and advance your career.