Welcome to H-Oralhist, a member of the H-Net, Humanities & Social Sciences On-Line initiative. H-Oralhist is a network for scholars and professionals active in studies related to oral history. It is affiliated with the Oral History Association.

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Oral History and Education - Free Workshop on May 24 and 25 in Ottawa, Canada

Please join us for a free two-day workshop on Oral History and Education at the University of Ottawa, May 24 and 25, 2015. To register you simply need to send your name, institutional affiliation, and contact information to oralhistoryeducation@gmail.com. Registration is limited to 50 people and closes on May 10, 2015.

For more information, including the workshop presentations, please visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/OralHistoryEducation.


"Listening for a Change: Oral History and Appalachian Heritage," a weeklong full-day class

Fall in love with the thrill of a good tale. Open up to a week in the Allegheny Highlands. These rugged mountains have nurtured a rich and vibrant culture that resonates in its oral traditions. Learn to document life stories and community experience through the art of deep listening. This course will explore techniques for seeking out and recording oral testimonials.

2016 International Oral History Association Conference

The International Oral History Association (IOHA) and the Oral History Association of India (OHAI) are pleased to be hosting the XIXth International Oral History Conference at the Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru, India from 27 June to 1 July 2016.

The theme of the conference will be “Speaking, Listening, Interpreting: The Critical Engagements of Oral History,” and we look forward to receiving abstracts under the following themes:

Final Reminder - Charlton Oral History Research Grant from Baylor University

The Baylor University Institute for Oral History invites individual scholars with training and experience in oral history research who are conducting oral history interviews to apply for support of up to $3,000 for summer 2015 and the 2015-2016 academic year. With this grant, the Institute seeks to partner with one scholar who is using oral history to address new questions and offer fresh perspectives on a subject area in which the research method has not yet been extensively applied. Interdisciplinary, cross-cultural research on local, national, or international subjects is welcome.