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August 2017

Ideas and skills exchange: OHV support group

August 15 @ 5:30 am - 6:30 pm
The Moat, 176 Little Lonsdale St,
Melbourne, Victoria 3060 Australia
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The second  "Oral History Victoria Ideas and Skills Exchange" will be held on Tuesday 15 August, 5.30-6.30 at The Moat cafe bar (176 Little Lonsdale St, near the State Library). With facilitation by OHV President Al Thomson, this is an opportunity for members to come along and share your current or prospective oral history projects and get advice about any challenges you are facing. Come and join us for an informal chat and a drink. Just turn up at the Moat on the day…

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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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