Victims, Perpetrators, Bystanders and Collaborators as historical concepts: Redundant labels, useful categorisations or somewhere in between?

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 16, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Oral History, Research and Methodology, Women's & Gender History / Studies

There’s a big fashion for categorising bystanders, perpetrators and so on, why? Everyone collaborated!

- Interview with a Holocaust survivor, January 2018

Call for Papers for 15 August 2018 Special Issue, “Scottish Family History & Genealogy”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 15, 2018
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Social History / Studies, Sociology, European History / Studies, Social Sciences, Oral History

Dear Colleagues,

The purpose of this special issue is to strengthen connections between research on Family History, Genealogy and Local History, to give a greater understanding into ancestral lives.

To enable this we have put together key authors in their fields who will show both the experienced and amateur researcher how they should go about their investigations and more importantly where to look for specialist information.

ADST Primary Source Diplomatic Oral Histories

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Government and Public Service, Oral History, World History / Studies

I am the Program Director for Educational Outreach at the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training in Arlington, VA.  We house the largest collection of diplomatic oral histories in the world.  We are trying to reach those of you in higher education to use/refer students and scholars to use our free and valuable primary sources at http://adst.org/.

Now available online at the Archives of American Art

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Archival Science, Oral History

Now available online at the Archives of American Art- Smithsonian Institution, January 2018.

 

Finding aids:

 

Challis Galleries records, 1950-1994

Challis Galleries (1950-1984) was an art gallery in Laguna Beach, California, that featured the work of local and regional artists.

 

Thomas Downing papers, circa 1946-1995

DEADLINE EXTENDED: CFP for AHA 2019 - Panel "Loyalty and Competing Narratives in Oral History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 13, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Oral History, Research and Methodology, Public History

 

Hi,

I am seeking papers for a proposed panel for the upcoming (2019) meeting of the American Historical Association. The panel is tentatively titled "Loyalty and Competing Narratives in Oral History," and deals with the challenge of if and how, and to what extent, the historian should or must privilege their own interpretation over the meanings that interlocutors assign to their own stories. The working abstract can be found below:

From Homer to Hatzi-Yavrouda – Aspects of oral narration in the Greek tradition

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 1, 2018
Location: 
Greece
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Indigenous Studies, Literature, Local History, Oral History

Call for papers


Conference at The Danish Institute at Athens, 29-30 September 2018


The conference is a collaboration between The Kapodistrian University of Athens and The Danish Institute at Athens.


The aim of this conference is to analyze and discuss various aspects of orally produced and diffused stories from the Greek tradition, from Antiquity up to the storytelling communities in the 20th century.

Historiographical Innovations: A Conference on Emerging Historical Practices

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 31, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Digital Humanities, Oral History, Public History, Research and Methodology

The McMaster University Department of History Conference Committee invites papers and panel proposals for our third annual graduate conference, which will be held on November 1st and 2nd, 2018 at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

Oral History Basics Workshop at ASEH 2018 Conference Registration

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
March 14, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Oral History, Communication, Contemporary History, History Education

People, Place, and Voice: Oral History Basics Workshop

Have you wanted to learn the basics of oral history interviewing but didn't know where to start? Join us for a one-day oral history workshop at the upcoming American Society for Environmental History conference in Riverside, CA, on March 14.

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