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February 2019

Ideas and skills exchange: OHV support group

February 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Moat, 176 Little Lonsdale St,
Melbourne, Victoria 3060 Australia
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OHV members meet on Tuesdays (every eight weeks or so) to discuss their oral history project’s challenges and successes with other oral historians. The exact dates are posted once confirmed. The next  "Oral History Victoria Ideas and Skills Exchange" will be held on Tuesday 26th of February, 5.30-6:30pm at The Moat cafe bar (176 Little Lonsdale St, near the State Library). With facilitation by Oral History Victoria President, Francesco Ricatti, this is an opportunity for members to come along and share your current… Continue Reading Ideas and skills exchange: OHV support group

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March 2019

Workshop 1A: Introduction to oral history practice

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Emerald Hill Library, 195 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Introductory Workshop: Bringing history to life – an introduction to oral history interviewing 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… Continue Reading Workshop 1A: Introduction to oral history practice

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Teaching Oral History: A Workshop to Train the Trainers

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Emerald Hill Library, 195 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Just as we need training when we embark on oral history, we need training to teach oral history. This workshop will prepare you to train novice oral historians in a range of contexts, such as volunteers in a community project, students in a school or college project, or participants in an Oral History Victoria introductory workshop. Experienced oral history trainers Sarah Rood and Alistair Thomson will share and discuss their approaches and resources for teaching oral history. We will focus… Continue Reading Teaching Oral History: A Workshop to Train the Trainers

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May 2019

Joint event – Oral history & community: risks, challenges & rewards

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CO.AS.IT – Museo Italiano, 199 Faraday Street
Carlton, VIC 3053 Australia
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Free
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We're joining forces with the Professional Historians Association (Vic & Tas) to present a panel session as part of the Australian Heritage Festival 2019. And it's FREE! Come along and hear four experienced historians explore oral history in the context of community histories. They will reflect on the risks, challenges and rewards of working with communities - there is much to be learned and much to be put into practice. The power of the voice is unquestionable. Hearing someone talk… Continue Reading Joint event – Oral history & community: risks, challenges & rewards

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Workshop – Oral History, Digital Technologies & Innovation

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Oral History, Digital Technologies and Innovation: From Interview to Archive Dr Doug Boyd, University of Kentucky In this workshop, Doug Boyd will explore the multiple dimensions of the digital oral history process from interview to archive. Topics included in the workshop will include an exploration of technologies associated with recording oral history (audio and video), workflows involving metadata and transcription, affordable opportunities for creating innovative access to oral histories online, automatic speech recognition and the role of artificial intelligence, as well as exploring… Continue Reading Workshop – Oral History, Digital Technologies & Innovation

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