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Oral History Workshop


Conference CFP




  09 Jun 2019 through 09 Jun 2019

CFP Deadline:

  01 Apr 2019


  London, United Kingdom

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Sponsoring organization:

  London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research


  Arts & Humanities > History

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Event description:

The workshop is designed for students, young scholars independent researchers and history, culture and tradition enthusiasts who would like to improve their academic skills, introduce oral history in their work, engage with oral tradition and also record and preserve unwritten stories. The workshop will overview methods and techniques an oral historian can use, including how to organise a project, prepare and manage interviews, read critically, evaluate sources and manage a project. We will analyze all the stages of a successful project and step by step we will focus on key elements. Interviewing techniques, essential equipment and necessary software, work preservation and dissemination are only some of the aspects we will work on. Topics will include: Discovering and Understanding Oral History Establishing Contacts and Choosing a Topic Preparing and Organizing a Project Documentation and Legal aspects Interviewer and Interviewee: Setting the Outline Questions and Ethical Aspects Voice and Video Recording Note Taking and Interview Basics Digital Humanities Tools Software and Equipment Transcription, Indexing and Citing Oral History Preserving and Protecting Material Dissemination your Project- Blogging and Sharing Oral History in Scholarly Projects- Dos and Don’ts Oral History in Education & its Role in Memory Preservation The workshop will be divided into sessions with breaks for tea, coffee and snacks. All the participants who will attend the workshop will receive certificates. The workshop is designed and led by Dr. Konstantinos D. Karatzas. In order to book a place, please fill in the Workshop booking form and send it by 1 April, 2019 to [email protected]. Registration fee – 65 GBP Venue: London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

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08 January 2019
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