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 in Launceston in May 2018. Details will be made available in early 2018.

Other Events

Registrations are open for ‘Moving Memories: Oral History in a Global World’, the Oral History Australia National conference which will take place in Sydney 13–16 September 2017. The program and all other details can be found here.

Submissions for papers for the twentieth International Oral History Association Congress, ‘Memory and Narration’, close on 31 August. The conference 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.

 

 

 

Equipment

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

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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