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.
How to do oral history
Oral History Tasmania encourages everyone to learn the best way of doing oral history.
Oral History Tasmania Seminar
The Oral History Tasmania Seminar will be held on
Saturday, August 4th 2018, in the Meeting Room, Queen Victoria Museum, Inveresk site.
Oral History Australia Journal
The Oral History Australia Journal (2018) call for papers deadline has been extended to 30 June. The extension is for both peer-reviewed articles and non-peer-reviewed articles. Please consider writing about your project for the Journal.
Further information is available on the national website at: https://www.oralhistoryaustralia.org.au/article/oha-journal-cfp-deadline-extended
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.
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.
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…