Oral History NSW
Giving Voice to the Past
Giving Voice to the Past

Interpreting Memories: An Advanced Oral History Workshop

Presented by Oral History NSW and the State Library of NSW

Alistair Thomson

How do we make sense of the memories that we record as oral historians? How do we begin to transform stories into histories? In this workshop with oral historian Alistair Thomson we’ll consider a range of ways of approaching the interpretation of memories.

Numbers are strictly limited.

Time and Place

Date: Saturday, 17th June, 2017
Time: 10.30am - 1.30pm (Registration from 10am)
Location: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW
Cost: $70 (Oral History NSW members); $80 (Non-members)

This event is fully subscribed. There are no places available, and seven people on the waiting list.

To be placed on a Standby list, please email membership@oralhistorynsw.org.au and please include your name and a phone number.
We will notify you if there are any cancellations and a place at the workshop becomes available for you.
Please note that there are already seven people on the waiting list.

Indigenous Oral Histories Seminar

Saturday 29 July, 2017
11am-12.45pm (with morning tea provided from 10:30am)
History House, 133 Macquarie St

Indigenous Oral Histories Seminar PresentersFrom community-driven and university-based projects, to the collecting initiatives of libraries, archives and museums, the oral history work being undertaken with Indigenous communities across Australia is extensive.
In this seminar, you’ll hear from Associate Professor Heidi Norman, who has expertise in conducting research about Aboriginal land rights, Dr. Dino Hodge, an activist and academic renowned for his explorations of Indigenous Australian queer histories, and archivist Kirsten Thorpe, who leads the Indigenous Services team at the State Library of NSW. The session will be chaired by Kate Waters – an experienced professional historian with expertise in ethical approaches to conducting oral history interviews with Aboriginal communities.

Registration fees

Members of Oral History NSW: $20 
Non-Members: $30 

For all enquiries please contact Cheryl Ware at  events@oralhistorynsw.org.au

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