Oral History Tasmania

Oral History Tasmania

What is oral history?

Oral history is the recording of memories of people's unique life experiences. Often the only way to find out about the past is to ask someone who knows about it.

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How to do oral history

Oral History Tasmania encourages everyone to learn the best way of doing oral history.
Oral History Tasmania holds regular workshops.

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Coming Events

Oral History Workshop

An oral history workshop will be held at St. Johns Church, Launceston on 26 May 2018. See Coming Events for details and registration.

Other Events

The twentieth International Oral History Association Congress, ‘Memory and Narration’, will be held at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 18–21 June 2018. See the website for further details. Small scholarships are available to attend the conference.

Committee meetings

Members are welcome to attend committee meetings: monthly on Thursdays at the Queen Victoria Museum, Inveresk, Launceston.





Good quality digital recording equipment is available for hire to members of Oral History Tasmania. It comes complete with lapel microphones, easy-to-follow instructions and USB cord for downloading the interview to your computer.

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Membership of Oral History Tasmania entitles you to the hire of equipment, discounts on all functions and publications, three issues a year of Oral History Tasmania’s newsletter, Real to Reel…

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