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