Oral History Australia
Giving Voice to the Past

JOURNAL - Indexes & updates

by | January 16, 2020

New indexes for the Oral History Australia Journal and its predecessor, the Oral History Assocaition of Australia Journal, are now available.

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OHA 2019 CONFERENCE - Wrap-up

by | December 20, 2019

The 2019 Oral History Australia Beinnial Conference in Brisbane Australia was a huge success. Access reports and photos.

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SCHOLARSHIPS - Four PhD scholarships available

by | December 16, 2019

The deadline for applications for four PhD scholarships at the University of Queensland has been extended to 17 January 2020.

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ETHICS - New guidelines for students released

by | November 30, 2019

Guidelines aimed at explaining the unique nature of oral history research techniques are now available for postgraduate students on our website.

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AWARD - 2019 Hazel de Berg award recipient announced

by | October 31, 2019

Congratulations to Rosemary Block the 2019 recipient of the Oral History Australia (OHA) Hazel de Berg Award for Excellence in Oral History.

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JOURNAL - New 2019 issue now available

by | October 31, 2019

The 2019 Oral History Australia Journal is now available on this website from a member-only access page. See new style guidelines for 2020 issue.

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OHA - New awards announced

by | October 2, 2019

Oral History Australia is very excited to announce two new national awards for oral historians: one for books and the other for media productions. The awards are to be presented every two years with the first this year, 2019. The closing date for entries is 31 December 2019.

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OHA 2019 - Conference latest

by | October 1, 2019

The 2019 Oral History Australia Biennial Conference is almost here! View latest program, abstracts and excursion information.

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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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