Oral History Australia
Giving Voice to the Past

VALE - Ben Morris

by | August 8, 2019

Ben Morris passed away on 14 July 2019. He was a thoughtful and committed oral historian who spent the last fifteen years recording fellow Vietnam veterans. 

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CFP - LCIR conference in London

by | August 6, 2019

The London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (LCIR) has issued a Call for Papers for an international conference on oral history it is hosting in February 2020. The deadline for proposals is 15 October 2019.

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AWARD - Kyra Edwards awarded international fellowship

by | August 2, 2019

Congratulations to our very own Kyra Edwards who has been awarded an international fellowship as part of the National Museum of Australia's Encounters Fellowship Program for 2019.

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MISSING: Request for missing tapes

by | August 1, 2019

We have received a request from an individual who is hoping to track down life history recordings that may have found their way into an archive. Can you help?

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OHA CONFERENCE - Early bird rate extended

by | July 31, 2019

The early bird rate for attending the 2019 OHA Biennial Conference has been extended for two weeks to 15 August 2019. Book now to get the early bird rate and secure your place in events with limited capacity.

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CONFERENCE - IOHA 2020 website & CFP

by | July 12, 2019

The website for the International Oral History Association (IOHA) 2020 Conference is now open and proposals for papers, posters, audio-visual presentations and workshops are being accepted.

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AWARD - Gemmia Burden awarded fellow

by | June 5, 2019

Dr Gemmia Burden has been awarded the inaugural John Oxley Library Honorary Fellow for her project Private lives, public knowledge: Gendered collecting and intimacies of place in Queensland c. 1842-1900.

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JOURNAL - New editors announce plans

by | May 11, 2019

Want to have a say in in the future direction of the Oral History Australia Journal? Find out how to contribute. Also, note the upcoming 31 May copy deadline for the 2019 journal.

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AWARD - Hazel de Berg Award 2019

by | April 28, 2019

Nominations for the 2019 Hazel de Berg award are now being accepted. The deadline for submission is 1 August 2019 and the awardee will be announced during the 2019 Biennial Conference in Brisbane in October 2019.

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JOURNAL - New editors announced

by | April 2, 2019

The Oral History Australia Journal has two new editors - Dr Skye Krichauff from the University of Adelaide and Dr Carla Pascoe Leahy from the University of Melbourne.

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CONFERENCE - Call For Presentations extended

by | February 28, 2019

The deadline for proposals to make a presentation at the Oral History Australia Biennial Conference in Brisbane later this year has been extended to Friday 8 March 2019.

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JOURNAL - 2018 issue now available

by | February 28, 2019

The 2018 issue of the Oral History Australia Journal is now available for our members.

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OPPORTUNITY: PhD scholarship

by | February 20, 2019

Monash University is offering a PhD Scholarship in Historical Studies /Oral History on the subject of ‘Australian Fathers and Broken Families’. The closing date for applications is Friday 15 March 2019.

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TRAINING - Broome Oral History Winter School

by | February 13, 2019

Coinciding with Broome’s unique natural phenomena, the staircase to the moon, the three-day oral history winter school will be held at Goolarri Media Enterprises (GME) in Broome from 18-20 June 2019.

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CONFERENCE - Bursaries announced

by | February 6, 2019

Oral History Australia is offering two bursaries of up to $750 each for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander oral historians presenting a paper at the 2019 Biennial OHA Conference.

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