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Oral History Society Annual Conference 2015: Oral Histories of Science, Technology and Medicine, 10-11 July 2015

This year I attended the Oral History Society annual conference held at Royal Holloway University on 10-11 June 2015. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Oral Histories of Science, Technology and Medicine’. 675 more words


Were-Wolves and Will-O-The-Wisps

Were-Wolves and Will-O-The-Wisps: French Tales of Mackinac Retold

Review by James LaForest

Dirk Gringhuis
Mackinac Island State Park Commission, 1974
ISBN 0-911872-14-0
includes stories, songs, illustrations… 506 more words

French Canadian

New website material on 'From the Grassroots'

As many of you will know, over the past two years we’ve run a wonderful oral history project in Devon with the support of the… 319 more words

Social History

The Virtuous Archive: crucial to writing good history?

Over the last two centuries the archives, those repositories of records collected over time, have almost become seen as the preserve of the historian. They offer a mass of often systematised information about most historical periods which the historian can exploit to illuminate aspects of the past that would otherwise be incomprehensible. 4,130 more words


Listening to Stories of the Second World War Before it's too Late

With the Second World War and its aftermath at the core of Many Hearts, One Voice: the story of the War Widows’ Guild in Western Australia… 595 more words