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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.

Unofficial Histories 2015: 5-6 June 2015, Amsterdam

Dear Friends,
You are warmly invited to join us for the fourth annual Unofficial Histories conference, 5-6 June 2015.
Unofficial Histories is a public conference to discuss how the past is used and presented in society, from the university and public arenas, to popular culture and everyday life.
It aims to open up to examination the ways in which historians, curators, writers, journalists, artists, archivists, geographers, filmmakers, musicians, playwrights, activists, and enthusiasts produce and present the past in the pub