Writing engaging non-fiction Please come along to a workshop with best-selling author and community historian Liz Harfull, which will explore techniques to help people write engaging history. This four-hour workshop is particularly suited to people planning to write family and community histories, from beginners wondering how to make a start to writers with some experience who want to improve their
Date: Monday 29th August, 2022Place: Online and at the Bronwyn Halliday Room at the State Library of South AustraliaTime: 4:30 – 6:00pm This year we will run our meeting in a hybrid format, so we hope you will all be able to join us, regardless of whether you live in Adelaide or further afield. Guest Speaker The guest speaker this
Our 5th edition is sold out! New edition available later in 2022 The Oral History Handbook is the bible for oral historians. First published by the South Australian Branch of the Oral History Association in 1983, it has been in print ever since, and is well established as the national standard.
It was with great sadness that we heard that the renowned Adelaide historian, Robert Linn, had passed away. Rob Linn was a Director of Historical Consultants Pty Ltd since 1984, a company he established with his wife, Jane. Rob Linn graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Master of Arts in History from the University of Adelaide. He
Learn how to plan and record professional interviews This workshop introduces participants to the practice and methods of doing an oral history interview. It also covers features to look for in professional digital audio recorders, and why they are important. The workshop covers:• the features of an oral history interview• advantages of oral history• qualities of a good interviewer• how
The History Festival dates are set for 1-31 May of 2022. The theme for 2022 is: REIMAGINE The 2022 theme represents an opportunity to be bold and reimagine events in terms of content as well as presentation. Here are a few ideas from the History Trust to get your brainstorming started: How have stories been an important tool in your