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Oral History Victoria’s renewable energy strategy

We run on person power and it’s time to call for nominations to the OHV committee for 2018-2019. A likeable group of a dozen or so, the committee meets every 8 weeks for a couple of hours in the Melbourne CBD. At meetings we discuss and plan how to further oral...

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Our annual symposium – special journal issue

Our annual Oral History Victoria Symposium, held on 29 July 2018, has inspired a special edition of the Oral History Australia (OHA) journal. OHA Journal editor Dr Sue Anderson recently announced that the 2019 issue of the journal would be dedicated to the same theme...

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Oral history appointment at National Library

Prominent oral historian, academic, author and public commentator Dr Shirleene Robinson is to take up one of Australia's most senior oral history posts as the Senior Curator Oral History and Indigenous Programs at the National Library of Australia (NLA). Dr Robinson...

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Shelly Grant retires from National Library

The National Library of Australia will next week farewell one of its leading oral history professionals when Shelly Grant retires after more than three decades of public service. Shelly began work at the National Library of Australia (NLA) in 1984 when she took up a...

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Oral History Victoria 2018 Award – Call for entries

Oral historians based in Victoria (anyone engaging with oral history) are encouraged to apply for this annual award judged by Oral History Victoria (OHV). The award is open to oral historians working in any field, across community, academic or professional history....

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Oral History Australia Journal – Editorial Board changes

Monash University academic Dr Francesco Ricatti is the new Chair of the Editorial Board for the Oral History Australia Journal.  Dr Ricatti (pictured right) replaces Dr Ariella Van Luyn of the University of New England. Former President of Oral History New South Wales...

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