A grant to encourage and support any member who is practising or working with oral history
Oral History NSW is pleased to announced that one grant of $1200 AUD will be awarded to any member undertaking research based on or concerning oral history and presenting a paper at the 2018 Oral History Society (UK) and Oral History Network of Ireland Conference ‘Dangerous Oral Histories’, to be held in Belfast on 28 and 29 June 2018.
The conference deadline for submissions to present a paper is 22 December 2017. See details here.
Eligible applications will be assessed on the clarity of their aims and the significance of their paper to oral historians.
Applications must be submitted on this form by 1 March 2018
Please send your application by email with Conference Grant 2018 as subject heading (include any scanned supporting documents) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Successful applicants will be advised by email by 9 March 2018.
These scholarships may be applied for by those whose conference paper proposals (due August 31 2017) have been accepted. Download information and the application form here. Find details about the conference and call for papers here.
Oral History Australia has established an award to recognise people who have made an outstanding contribution to the cause of oral history in Australia. The Award is not restricted to members of Oral History Australia. The inaugural award was presented at the International Oral History Association Conference Sydney in 2006. To commemorate her pioneering work in oral history, the award has been named the Hazel de Berg Award for Excellence in Oral History.
The recipient shall be the nominee deemed by the National Committee of the Oral History Australia to have made an outstanding contribution to the cause of oral history in Australia over a considerable period of time. Relevant activities are many and varied and include:
Anyone can make a nomination and there is no impediment to a person nominating them self. This national award presents the opportunity to give public recognition and encouragement not only to the recipient but to the important role of oral history.
CONGRATULATIONS TO DR KAREN GEORGE, WINNER OF THE 2017 HAZEL DE BERG AWARD, AND KEVIN BRADLEY, AWARDED A CERTIFICATE OF COMMENDATION. THE JUDGES' CITATIONS CAN BE FOUND ON THE BLOG, HERE.