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CFP: 3rd National Conference of the Italian Association of Public History – AIPH – Department of Letters and Cultural Heritage, University of Campania, Santa Maria Capua Vetere, 24–28 June 2019

The Italian Association of Public History (AIPH) announces the 3rd National Public History Conference at the Department of Letters and Cultural Heritage, University of Campania Vanvitelli (Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Caserta) from the 24th to the 28th of June 2019.  The Association’s 2019 plenary meeting will also take place du

Redacting Names in LGBTQ Interviews

The Red River Rainbow Seniors (Fargo) oral history project, "Breaking Barriers: Harvesting LGBTQ Stories from the Northern Plains" has interviewed over 50 people, most of whom are over 55 years old. As these interviews are being transcribed, we are struggling with questions about redacting names of individuals who are identified in the interviews, but who are not out. In the transcriptions, we are currently redacting the names people who have been interviewed and who do not want their interviews released without their permission. That's just over 10% of our interviews.