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 papers: Twelfth European Social Science History conference, Belfast, 4-7 April 2018, Oral history and life stories networks

The International Institute of Social History will organize the Twelfth European Social Science History conference in Belfast, 4-7 April 2018 at Queens University.

Oral History and Life Stories Network's call for papers:


The Oral History and Life Stories Network brings together oral historians and life stories practitioners who use oral histories to explore memory, narrative and history. 

Capturing the Spoken Word: An Introductory Oral History Workshop

On Febrary 11, 2017, the Center for Oral and Public History at California State University, Fullerton is hosting an introductory oral history workshop for free! 

Cost: FREE (with an optional lunch for $12)

This workshop is ideal for students and independent researchers seeking to learn about the preparation, recording, transcription, and archival organization of oral histories. 

Instruction is from: 10:30am - 2:30pm

*Don't miss out! With only 25 slots available, enrollment is sure to fill up quickly.