We still have a few spots left for the UC Berkeley Advanced Oral History Summer Institute. If you have ever wondered how to apply oral history methods to your research or already engaged in an oral history projects, this institute is for you.
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About the Institute
CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘Oral Histories of Work & Leisure’
23rd & 24th June 2017, Galway City
The Oral History Network of Ireland (OHNI) is pleased to announce its 2017 conference on the theme of ‘Work & Leisure’. This two day conference will take place in the Connacht Hotel, Galway on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June.
Conference contributions are welcome in a range of formats:
Please find below details of a forthcoming conference. This is shaping up to be a great event, with plenty of interest from the public, and with community workshops running alongside academic panels. Please note the deadline for abstacts is Friday 17th March.
Memory, Migration, and Decolonisation in the Caribbean and Beyond, 1804 to the Present.
The XX IOHA Congress: "Memory and Narration", University of Jyväskylä, Finland, June 18-20, 2018
Call for Papers
The International Oral History Association is pleased to announce the call for papers for the next congress in 2018. The XX IOHA Congress will be held from June 18 to 20, 2018 in Jyväskylä, Finland. The congress is hosted by the University of Jyväskylä, the Finnish Literature Society, and the Finnish Oral History Network.
GRANTS: CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH GRANTS
DEADLINE: All proposals must be received no later than April 1, 2017.
I'll be conducting group discussions with multiple participants and need a moderately priced recording device that can record voices from around the room. I'd appreciate any recommendations.
I'm also wondering about any best practices for planning ahead for transcribing the session. It will be a relatively free form discussion, and I'm wondering about strategies for organizing the session/recording to make transcription clear/possible. Thanks!
Beyond camps and forced labour: current international research on survivors of Nazi persecution (deadline: 31 March)
Sixth international multidisciplinary conference, to be held at Birkbeck, University of London, and Wiener Library, London, 10-12 January 2018
In memory of David Cesarani