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The Life Story in Oral History Practice

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Event Details

International Symposium: The Life Story in Oral History Practice at the British Library on Friday 30 June and Saturday 1 July. Booking link and full program available at:

https://www.bl.uk/events/the-life-story-in-oral-history-practice-a-two-day-international-symposium.

Attendance for the whole event is £45, with day passes available too.

Organisers promise innovative speakers from across the globe who will reflect on all aspects of life story interviewing, including Alexander Freund, Indira Chowdhury, Alistair Thomson, Doug Boyd, Wendy Rickard, Rob Perks and Don Ritchie. The special guest on Saturday 1 July is celebrated artist and curator Lubaina Himid, to discuss her life story recording for Artists’ Lives.

The event will debate oral history practice, research and the impact of new technology. It will also feature the launch of an exciting new website based on oral history: ‘Discovering Science’. The event is open to all, from newcomers to oral history to the most experienced life story practitioners, historians, writers, archivists and curators. We hope to see you there!

Time

30 (Friday) June, 12{12Fri, 30 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0100} 00{06006} - 1 (Saturday) July, 11{11Sat, 01 Jul 2023 23:59:00 +0100} 59{07597} (All Day)(GMT+01:00)

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