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June 2020

Annual OHV symposium: Oral history and the environment (via Zoom)

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free
Demonstrating video conference

Oral History and the Environment Oral History Victoria Annual Symposium, Sunday 14 June 2020, 10am-1pm, online via Zoom In recent months Australians have had plenty of reminders that life on earth is severely threatened. An unfolding climate catastrophe. Years of drought, then flooding rains. A Black Summer of bushfire. And the coronavirus is changing the way we live while having subtle and dramatic impacts on the human and natural environments. In recent years, many oral historians have been listening to… Continue Reading Annual OHV symposium: Oral history and the environment (via Zoom)

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Ideas and skills exchange: OHV support group

June 30 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Online Via Zoom, Attendees will be provided with the Zoom address.
To illustrate video conference format

Please join us for an online Zoom chat with other Victorian oral historians. Hosted by OHV member Alistair Thomson, this is an opportunity to talk about any issues and concerns you have about your oral history work, and about the good stuff too, during these strange times. We'll be meeting at this Zoom link on the last Tuesday of each month, from 5.30-6.30pm, starting Tuesday 28 April and for at least the next three months. We can't meet at the… 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

*Event cancelled as a precautionary measure in light of coronavirus COVID-19. We apologise for any inconvenience these cancellations might cause, but our primary concern is the health and safety of workshop participants and the broader public. We hope to reschedule the events later in the year if possible.* 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… 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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October 2020

29/10—Annual General Meeting

October 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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