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CO.AS.IT – Museo Italiano

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199 Faraday Street
Carlton, VIC 3053 Australia
93499000 museoitaliano.com.au

June 2016

Symposium – Culture, Community and Oral History: Stories of Diversity, Conflict and Resilience

June 25, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
CO.AS.IT – Museo Italiano, 199 Faraday Street
Carlton, VIC 3053 Australia
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Please note:  The starting and finishing times for this event have recently been amended to 9:30 am and 4:30 pm respectively. OHV's 2016 symposium aims to explore opportunities and challenges for oral history and the use of interview across the cultural, arts, literary and academic sectors.  Download the final program to check out the details. Our keynote speaker, Moya McFadzean has been the Senior Curator of Migration and Cultural Diversity in the Humanities Department at Museum Victoria since 1995, having previously worked… Continue Reading Symposium – Culture, Community and Oral History: Stories of Diversity, Conflict and Resilience

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June 2017

Oral history in a digital age: 2017 Symposium

June 10, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
CO.AS.IT – Museo Italiano, 199 Faraday Street
Carlton, VIC 3053 Australia
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OHV’s 2017 symposium aims to explore two sides of the digital age: the technicalities of creation, curation and dissemination; and the questions about the effects, benefits and consequences of the global accessibility of oral history interviews. Download the final program to check out the details. Our keynote speaker, Mike Jones, is a Consultant Research Archivist at the University of Melbourne's eScholarship Research Centre, a PhD Candidate with the University’s School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, a Research Associate at Museum Victoria, and a freelance… Continue Reading Oral history in a digital age: 2017 Symposium

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July 2018

2018 Symposium – Oral History and the Emotions

July 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
CO.AS.IT – Museo Italiano, 199 Faraday Street
Carlton, VIC 3053 Australia
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CO.AS.IT. Museo Italiano, Carlton, Melbourne, Sunday 29 July 2018 Happy laughs, quiet sobs, difficult silences and traumatic memories have always been the matter of Oral History. Emotions have played a key role in the theory and practice of Oral History. In recent years, the emotional and ‘affective’ turn in social sciences and humanities has also seen the emergence of the history of emotions as a burgeoning field of studies: how has our understanding of love, hatred, fear and many other emotions… Continue Reading 2018 Symposium – Oral History and the Emotions

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May 2019

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

May 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CO.AS.IT – Museo Italiano, 199 Faraday Street
Carlton, VIC 3053 Australia
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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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June 2019

Oral history interviewing: Old and new challenges – Annual Symposium

June 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
CO.AS.IT – Museo Italiano, 199 Faraday Street
Carlton, VIC 3053 Australia
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Call for Presentations Submission deadline: 10 May 2019 The symposium will be held at CO.AS.IT – Museo Italiano, 199 Faraday Street, Carlton on 16 of June 2019. Interviewing is at the core of oral history, and much has been written and debated about the challenges that oral historians face when interviewing their informants. In a rapidly changing and globalising world dominated by new media and technologies, these challenges become even more complex. Yet they also open new opportunities for oral historians… Continue Reading Oral history interviewing: Old and new challenges – Annual Symposium

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2019 OHV Symposium

June 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
CO.AS.IT – Museo Italiano, 199 Faraday Street
Carlton, VIC 3053 Australia
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About the symposium THEME - Oral history interviewing: old & new challenges Interviewing is at the core of oral history, and much has been written and debated about the challenges that oral historians face when interviewing their informants. In a rapidly changing and globalising world dominated by new media and technologies, these challenges become even more complex. Yet they also open new opportunities for oral historians to make their work heard through podcasts and social media and beyond. Come along… Continue Reading 2019 OHV Symposium

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