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August 2017

Introductory Workshop: Bringing history to life – an introduction to oral history interviewing

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Emerald Hill Library, 195 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Sarah Rood, professional historian from Way Back When Consulting Historians, will present this workshop. It will provide an introduction to oral history practice, focusing on research, ethics, equipment, interviewing techniques and transcribing. Suitable for students, volunteers, or anyone with an interest in recording oral histories, you with gain valuable insights into the work of doing oral history. Learn how to prepare questions; about the forms, the ethics and permissions involved; and the top tips to a good interview. Sarah uses…

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September 2017

Advanced workshop 2: Writing Oral History — Editing and Using Interview Transcrip ts for Publication

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Workshop facilitator: Alistair Thomson is Professor of History at Monash University. His oral history books include: Anzac Memories (1994 and 2013), The Oral History Reader (1998, 2006 and 2015 with Rob Perks),  Ten Pound Poms (2005, with Jim Hammerton), Moving Stories: an intimate history of four women across two countries (2011) Oral History and Photography (2011, with Alexander Freund) and Australian Lives: An Aural History (2017, with Anisa Puri). Website: http://profiles.arts.monash.edu.au/alistair-thomson/ To register for this event, please visit our booking…

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