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OHA response to developments in Belfast Project case

I certainly welcome the statement from OHA, but in my view it does not take seriously enough the way that oral histories are/can be mined by authorities who are seeking to bring charges on political activities from years ago, let alone more recently.  I raise this issue in discussing the political implications of online archiving in a piece I wrote for OHR, forthcoming in the fall.

It was brilliant for UCLA (then under the direction of Dale Treleven) to protect their interview with former communist activist Frank Wilkerson by having his lawyer conduct the interview. 

H-Net reviews posted to the web 28 Apr 2014 - 05 May 2014

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net website between 28 Apr 2014 and 05 May 2014.

Reviewed for H-Judaic by David Meola
    Geller, Jay.  _Other Jewish Question: Identifying the Jew and
    Making Sense of Modernity, The_.  New York: Fordham University
    Press, 2011.  448 pp.  $99.00, ISBN 978-0-8232-3361-8.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Oralhist: 28 April - 5 May

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 28 April
2014 to  5 May 2014. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Oralhist. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.



Last Call for Applications! Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence (Deadline: May 25, 2014!)

The 2nd Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence (NRVSS 2014) will be organized between June 23 and July 4, 2014, at the Charles University in Prague by Charles University in Prague and International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki, supported by the London School of Economics – LSEE and PRIO. The language of communication will be English.