Prominent oral historian, academic, author and public commentator Dr Shirleene Robinson is to take up one of Australia's most senior oral history posts as the Senior Curator Oral History and Indigenous Programs at the National Library of Australia (NLA).
The National Library of Australia will next week farewell one of its leading oral history professionals when Shelly Grant retires after more than three decades of public service.
Monash University academic Dr Francesco Ricatti is the new Chair of the Editorial Board for the Oral History Australia Journal.
Congratulations to Dr Sue Anderson on being elected President of the International Oral History Association at the biannual conference in Finland last week.
A PhD student in the United Kingdom has asked us to distribute a link to a survey she is conducting on digital tools and ethical dilemmas in oral history.
Deadlines for peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed articles for the 2018 issue of the Oral History Australia Journal have been extended to 30 June 2018. Submit your paper now.
Prominent Western Australian oral historian John Ferrell was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the General Division earlier this year.
The deadline for proposals for the OHS/OHNI conference 'Dangerous Oral Histories' in Belfast June 2018 has been extended to 10 January 2018.
Applications for travel grants to attend the International Oral History Association (IOHA) Conference in Finland in 2018 must be lodged by 30 December 2017.
Organisers of the joint conference of the Oral History Society and the Oral History Network of Ireland, due to be held in June 2018, have issued a call for papers - deadline 22 December 2018. The conference 'Dangerous Oral Histories' addresses the ethical and legal implications of oral history research.
Our 2017 conference is done and dusted. Read reports on the conference and view our photo gallery.
The Australian Historical Association (AHA) offers a number of prizes, awards, scholarships and bursaries on an annual and biennial basis. Find out more.
Anthem Press this month released 'Memory, Place and Aboriginal-Settler History: Understanding Australians’ Consciousness of the Colonial Past', a book by ethno-historian and anthropologist Skye Krichauff.
The deadline for proposals for the International Oral History Association Conference in Finland in 2018 has been extended until 2 October 2017.