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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UC Berkeley's Oral History Center Advanced Summer Institute

UC Berkeley's Oral History Center is now accepting applications for our 2019 Advanced Oral History Summer Institute. 

We are offering a one-week advanced institute on the methodology, theory, and practice of oral history. This will take place on the UC Berkeley campus August 5-9, 2019.

Oral History Center Introductory Workshop

Application is open for UC Berkeley's Oral History Center Introductory Workshop on Saturday, March 2, 2019, which will take place on the UC Berkeley campus. 

The one-day introductory workshop tuition is $125 and is designed for people who are interested in an introduction to the basic practice of oral history. The workshop serves as a companion to our more in­-depth Advanced Oral History Summer Institute held in August.

Oral History Center Announces $2K Summer Fellowship for UC Graduate Student of Color

UC Berkeley's Oral History Center is offering a $2,000 fellowship to a graduate student of color enrolled in the UC system. Aimed at early to mid-career oral historians, this fellowship provides an opportunity to conduct a longform life history interview with a leading figure in the arts or humanities. The selected fellow will conduct a 4- to 8-hour interview on video, which will be archived at The Bancroft Library.