Oral History Australia backs recent statements by peak oral history organisations in the United Kingdom and the United States condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
We affirm our own opposition to the invasion. Our thoughts are with the people of Ukraine and in particular our oral history colleagues in Ukraine – https://oralhistory.com.ua/.
- the statement from the Oral History Society (United Kingdom) – https://www.ohs.org.uk/general-interest/oral-history-society-statement-about-the-russian-invasion-of-ukraine/
- the statement of the Oral History Associations (United States) – https://www.oralhistory.org/2022/03/22/ohas-statement-on-ukraine/.
In February OHA President Professor Alistair Thomson issued a statement condemning the closure of Russia’s Memorial organisation, one of Europe’s most important oral history projects. Read that statement at: https://oralhistoryaustralia.org.au/russia-memorial/.