Recording of 40th anniversary lecture now available The lecture by Professor Alistair Thomson – Forty Years On: The Transformations of Oral History – given last September is now available for you to listen to here. Professor Thomson, the current president of Oral History Australia, reflected on the transformations of oral history across the last 40 years, in Australia and abroad.
Upcoming oral history workshops in 2020 Oral History Australia SA/NT is planning an exciting range of workshops in 2020. As well as the Introduction to Oral History workshop in February and Transcribing Oral History workshop in March, we are planning the following: Community Oral History Projects – April Video Oral History – 12 June Creating audio and visual presentations with
Learn how to plan and record professional interviews. Workshops introduce participants to the practice and methods of doing an oral history interview and provide equipment training on digital recorders. Date: Friday, 28 February 2020Time: 10am – 3.30 pmVenue: Bronwyn Halliday Room, State Library of South Australia(Enter through the main glass entry to the library, turn left into the Hub and walk
Transcribing oral history workshop Have you completed some oral history interviews, but aren’t sure how to go about transcribing them? Do you have interviews in your library, museum or historical society collection that haven’t been transcribed yet? Would you like some guidance on how to go about preparing clear and informative transcripts that will be valuable research tools? If you
Volunteer opportunity at the State Library of SA Are you someone with an eye – and ear – for detail? We are trialling some software over the next 3 months to see if it will help us to provide time-coded transcripts of interviews in the J. D. Somerville Oral History Collection. If you (or someone you know): can spend 3
Interviewees wanted for oral history project on Holden Historians at the University of Adelaide and Monash University are searching for former Holden employees to interview about their working experiences for an oral history project to be housed at the National Library of Australia. Holden ceased manufacturing vehicles in Australia at the end of 2017, ending more than a century of