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Call for Applications – The Vivian G. Prins Fellowship at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is pleased to offer a fellowship for emigrating scholars, artists, museum professionals, and researchers through a grant from The Vivian G. Prins Foundation. The grant is in honor of Bronia Brandman, a survivor of Auschwitz and one of the museum’s earliest and most steadfast volunteers. The Vivian G.

Re: Interviewer with ADHD

Hi Barbara,

It’s really cool to see someone asking this question. If you could email me at samuel.r.robson@gmail.com, that would be great. I have my own techniques which I can talk about, but one thing I’d definitely tell the student is that if they can develop a way (or ways) to maintain focus in an interview, their ADHD might turn into a tremendous asset for them.

All best,
Sam

Interviewer with ADHD

Dear all,

When a student with ADHD is learning how to carry out oral history interviews, how might he/she adjust the conditions for the interview in order to focus his/her attention on the interviewee and avoid interrupting?

Regards,
Barbara

2019 Summer Institute | Columbia Center for Oral History Research | Oral History from the Margins to the Center: Narrating the Politics of our Times

What do oral historians, journalists, and scholars of contemporary history do when the president of the United States, supported by numerous members of Congress, tells blatant lies and strives to undermine our access to traditionally reliable sources of information and democratic processes? What do oral historians, journalists, and scholars of contemporary history do when scientific knowledge is dismissed as mere opinion?

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