Book now! OHV training session – conducting oral history interviews on sensitive or painful subjects

Bookings are now open for this training session on Saturday 16 March 2024, 9.30am-4.00pm, online via Zoom

This OHV online Advanced Workshop by two of Australia’s most experienced oral history trainers will consider: the personal and ethical responsibilities of the oral historian; the range of ways in which interviews might generate difficult or painful remembering; minimising risk in project planning and communication; issues and approaches for interviewing on sensitive subjects and responding to difficult remembering; the safety of the interviewee and interviewer; and responsibilities and options after the interview.

For further details visit the events listing.

Book now! New OHV intensive training for graduate historians.

4-day online course, April-May 2024, offered by Oral History Victoria

Are you a PhD, Masters or Honours student, or a post-doc, about to start a research project using oral history – and need training to get you on the right track? Perhaps you’ve already started a graduate oral history project and want advice and support? You may be a historian, or you work in another social science or humanities discipline that uses life story interviews. This four-day, online training course could be just what you need. In Autumn 2024, three of Australia’s leading oral historians, in partnership with Oral History Victoria, are pioneering an oral history intensive course aimed at university research students.

Dates: Friday 19th April, Saturday 20th April, Friday 3rd May, Saturday 4th May.

For further details, including the course outline, trainer profiles and for a link to registrations, visit the event listing.