Forming Student Historians: Primary Sources and Historical Research at All Levels

Chair: Meg Phillips

Panelists: Thomas Neville and Patrick Cronin

How can we help students learn the form of historical work and historical thinking through the use of primary source tools and archival research?

What are the benefits to students and society of learning history and historical thinking, and how can we articulate that the skills gained in history are as necessary as STEM skills?

Oral History Summer School: Mini-Intensive at Verso Books (NYC) March 9 - 10

Join Oral History Summer School for a weekend intensive in NYC. This hands-on workshop––open to all––is based on our popular 10-day intensive, covering oral history theory, method and practice. Over the course of the weekend, we'll address interview techniques, recording tutorials, ethics, memory, annotation and experimental outcomes. Come all ye documentarians, journalists, artists, media-makers, educators and those looking to learn new things in good company!

Download Thousands of Ottoman-Era Photographs That Have Been Digitized and Put Online

"Photos of Enver Pasha—de facto ruler of the Ottoman Empire during World War I and “highest-ranking perpetrator of the Armenian genocide,” writes Isotta Poggi at the Getty’s blog—circulated alongside images like that below, a group of Turkish tourists posed near the Sphinx.

Available for online access: the digitization project of the Wiener Library

The Wiener Library for the Study of the Nazi Era and the Holocaust, at Tel-Aviv University, is pleased to launch the "Wiener TAU Online Archive:” a digitization project that gives worldwide free access to thousands of documents kept in the library’s archive. 

Available for online access: the digitization project of the Wiener Library

The Wiener Library for the Study of the Nazi Era and the Holocaust, at Tel-Aviv University, is pleased to launch the "Wiener TAU Online Archive:” a digitization project that gives worldwide free access to thousands of documents kept in the library’s archive. 

CFP: Oral History Network of Ireland's Annual Conference "Oral History in a Digital World" -- Limerick City, 28 & 29 June 2019

The Oral History Network of Ireland (OHNI) is pleased to announce its 2019 conference on the theme of "Oral History in a Digital World." Collecting oral history in digital formats and putting recordings online is increasingly becoming standard practice for oral historians.

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