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Emerald Hill Library

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195 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia

March 2019

Introductory Workshop: Bringing history to life – an introduction to oral history interviewing

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Emerald Hill Library, 195 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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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 and permissions involved; and the top tips to a good interview. Sarah uses…

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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…

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August 2019

Introductory Workshop: Bringing history to life – an introduction to oral history interviewing

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Emerald Hill Library, 195 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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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 and permissions involved; and the top tips to a good interview. Sarah uses…

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September 2019

Advanced workshop – TBA

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Emerald Hill Library, 195 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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We are currently working on our second advanced workshop for 2019. We will update this page once we have more information about he course topic.

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