OHA Biennial Conference 2022

Oral History in Troubling Times: Opportunities & Challenges

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Welcome

The rescheduled Oral History Australia Biennial Conference, ‘Oral History in Troubling Times: Opportunities and Challenges’, will be held in historic Launceston, Tasmania on 14-16 October 2022 with workshops on 13 October 2022. We look forward to welcoming oral historians from across Australia and around the world.

A new Call for Presentations will be issued in coming weeks, with a deadline of 1 April 2022.

If your presentation was accepted for the 2021 conference then it is also accepted for the 2022 conference – but you must confirm your place on the program by emailing Oral History Tasmania host Jill Cassidy (president@oralhistorytas.org.au) no later than 1 April 2022. If you wish to make minor changes to your presentation title or abstract, you must also email the edited version to Jill no later than 1 April 2022. If you want to offer a different presentation, then you must submit a new proposal using the conference EasyChair submission portal (details will be announced with the Call for Presentations).

All other proposals to present at the conference must be submitted using the conference EasyChair submission portal (details will be announced with the Call for Presentations) no later than 1 April 2022.

The conference will be held at the Tramsheds Function Centre and is being presented by Oral History Tasmania and Oral History Australia, in partnership with the College of Arts, Law and Education at the University of Tasmania and the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery.

It was originally scheduled to be held in October 2021 but was postponed for 12 months due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Latest news

Confirmation of new conference dates for 2022. New Call for Presentations to be released soon.

Further information

To join the conference mailing list, email the Oral History Tasmania host Jill Cassidy (president@oralhistorytas.org.au).

Located right in the heart of the city is the Launceston Seaport, home to a variety of outstanding cafes and restaurants as well as a fully serviced marina and an expansive boardwalk connecting Seaport with Royal Park and the scenic Cataract Gorge precinct. Photo credit Tourism Tasmania, photographer Kathryn Leahy.

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Dates

13 October 2022 - Pre-conference workshops

14-16 October 2022 - Conference

Location

Tramsheds Function Centre, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

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