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New book from OUP on oral history by Anna Shternshis

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to let you know that my new book, When Sonia Met Boris: an Oral History of Jewish Life under Stalin, just came out from Oxford University Press. It is solely based on oral histories, discusses the use of oral histories in studying totalitarian societies, and focuses on how the use of oral histories challenges our understanding of the Jewish experience in the Soviet Union. A description is included below; I hope some of you might find it of interest.

Oral History Australia 2017 Conference - Call for Papers Deadline Extended

The Call for Papers deadline for the Oral History Australia 2017 Conference has been extended to 28 February. The conference will be held in Sydney, Australia from 13 - 16 September 2017, and the conference theme is 'Moving Memories: Oral History in a Global World'. 

Call for papers: Twelfth European Social Science History conference, Belfast, 4-7 April 2018, Oral history and life stories networks

The International Institute of Social History will organize the Twelfth European Social Science History conference in Belfast, 4-7 April 2018 at Queens University.

Oral History and Life Stories Network's call for papers:

TIME IN ORAL HISTORY AND LIFE STORIES

The Oral History and Life Stories Network brings together oral historians and life stories practitioners who use oral histories to explore memory, narrative and history. 

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