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Oral History Workshop


Big thank you to Svetlana Kitto and everyone who came out to our oral history workshop today!

Below is a beautiful quote Svetlana shared with us, 95 more words

LGBTQ

‘I’ve heard this one before’ Oral History and Humour

Humour pervades almost all of our social interactions. We employ it in different ways, which are appropriate to different audiences. From breaking the ice at a party to discussing traumatic events from our past, we accommodate our humour to different circumstances. 378 more words

The forgotten invasion of the British Isles

Ask someone about the Channel Islands, and apart from the few who perhaps went there during Easter Holidays with their families, many will look a little confused, or perhaps cite them as the tax haven of choice for UK millionaires. 545 more words

Reading in Suburbia

According to historian Graeme Davison ‘the suburb has a claim to being one of the most successful and least loved inventions of the modern era’. As a potential oral history project I would like to use book clubs as a vehicle to explore suburbia and more specifically the lives of women in suburbia. 208 more words

Interview Topic

The Devil's Bridge

‘On a dark and lonely night, an old peasant woman was walking her dog along the banks of the River Lune…’

In Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, there is a Devil’s Bridge. 382 more words

Generational Transferring of Oral History

Reading about and discussing group oral history interviews last class got me to start thinking about alternative ways of conducting oral history interviews than the traditional one-on-one method. 395 more words

Generational Transferring of Oral History

Reading about and discussing group oral history interviews last class got me to start thinking about alternative ways of conducting oral history interviews than the traditional one-on-one method. 395 more words

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