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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Call for Applications: MA and PhD Scholarships in History at Central European University, Vienna/Budapest

The Department of History at Central European University is pleased to announce its call for applications for graduate programs in history beginning in the fall of 2019. We offer one- and two-year MA programs, as well as a doctoral program, with tuition wavers and scholarships for the majority of students.

Collecting US Cannabis/Marijuana History

I am the president/chair of the nonprofit, all-volunteer organization 420 Archive. We are working with communities to collect the oral histories and documentation surrounding US cannabis/marijuana history and culture. 

After conducting a two-year, comprehensive needs assessment, it was clear that US marijuana history was on the edge of being lost. At the time of the needs assessment, no academically driven, archive-quality oral histories and documentation on marijuana farming, production, or activists' attempts to repeal laws had been collected.