The deadline for proposals for the Oral History Society and the Oral History Network of Ireland (OHS/OHNI) conference 'Dangerous Oral Histories' in Belfast June 2018 has been extended to 10 January 2018.
This joint conference of the OHS and OHNI addresses the ethical and legal implications of oral history research. It presents a timely opportunity to explore the many issues raised by challenging projects, such as:
From this starting point, the conference organisers wish to solicit papers on all aspects of risk, responsibilities and rewards.
For further deadlines and a full list of themes and subthemes visit http://www.ohs.org.uk/conferences/belfast-2018/
Each proposal should include: a title, an abstract of between 250-300 words, your name (and the names of any co-presenters, panellists, etc), your institution or organisation, your email address, and a note of any particular requirements. Most importantly your abstract should demonstrate the use of oral history or personal testimony and be directly related to the conference theme. Proposals that include audio playback are strongly encouraged.
Proposals should be emailed to the Dangerous Oral Histories Conference Administrator, Polly Owen, at firstname.lastname@example.org. They will be assessed anonymously by the conference organisers, and presenters will be contacted in February 2018.