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April 2020

Ideas and skills exchange: OHV support group

April 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Moat, 176 Little Lonsdale St,
Melbourne, Victoria 3060 Australia

Ideas and skills exchange: OHV support group Every 2-3 months on a Tuesday evening Oral History Victoria (OHV) hosts an informal gathering for oral historians who want to discuss their projects - both challenges and successes - with like-minded others.  The exact dates are posted once confirmed. The next  'Oral History Victoria Ideas and Skills Exchange' will be held on Tuesday 21st of April, 5.30-6:30pm at The Moat cafe bar (176 Little Lonsdale St, near the State Library). This is… Continue Reading Ideas and skills exchange: OHV support group

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August 2020

Introductory Workshop: Bringing history to life

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Emerald Hill Library, 195 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia

  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… Continue Reading Introductory Workshop: Bringing history to life

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September 2020

Advanced Workshop: Planning Your Oral History Project

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Emerald Hill Library, 195 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia

About the Facilitators Facilitator: Alistair Thomson, Professor of History and award-winning teacher at Monash University, taught his first oral history workshop in 1985 at the Wangaratta Centre for Continuing Education and has been teaching oral history in both community and academic settings ever since. Al is currently President of Oral History Australia. His oral history books include: Anzac Memories: Living with the Legend (1994 and 2013), The Oral History Reader (1998, 2006 and 2016 with Robert Perks), Ten Pound Poms:… Continue Reading Advanced Workshop: Planning Your Oral History Project

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