400 Voices of Leicester
An evening to celebrate the online publication of over 400 interviews recorded by the Leicester Oral History Archive between 1983 and 1990.
- Professor Julie Coleman (Head of College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities): Welcome and Introduction
- Colin Hyde (East Midlands Oral History Archive): Oral History in Leicester: Past, Present and Future
- Simon Dixon (Archives and Special Collections Manager): Digitising the Leicester Oral History Archive
Formal proceedings will be followed by an opportunity to explore the digitised recordings and other online local history resources available from the University Library. The evening will also provide an opportunity to hear about a new Heritage Lottery Funded project to create An Oral History of Post-War Leicester 1945-1962.
Refreshments will be served throughout the event.
The interviews can be accessed via the University of Leicester's Special Collections Online.
Date and Time
Library Seminar Room, David Wilson Library
University of Leicester