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Ready to advance your skills? Join us at the Oral History Workshop!

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The workshop is designed for students, young scholars independent researchers and history, culture and tradition enthusiasts who would like to improve their academic skills, introduce oral history in their work, engage with oral tradition and also record and preserve unwritten stories.

The workshop will overview methods and techniques an oral historian can use, including how to organise a project, prepare and manage interviews, read critically, evaluate sources and manage a project. We will analyze all the stages of a successful project and step by step we will focus on key elements. Interviewing techniques, essential equipment and necessary software, work preservation and dissemination are only some of the aspects we will work on.

Topics will include:

Discovering and Understanding Oral History

Establishing Contacts and Choosing a Topic

Preparing and Organizing a Project

Documentation and Legal aspects

Interviewer and Interviewee: Setting the Outline

Questions and Ethical Aspects

Voice and Video Recording

Note Taking and Interview Basics

Digital Humanities Tools

Software and Equipment

Transcription, Indexing and Citing Oral History

Preserving and Protecting Material

Dissemination your Project- Blogging and Sharing

Oral History in Scholarly Projects- Dos and Don’ts

Oral History in Education & its Role in Memory Preservation

All the participants who will attend the workshop will receive certificates.

The workshop is designed and led by Dr. Konstantinos D. Karatzas. Contact: workshops@lcir.co.uk.

In order to book a place, please register on https://registration.lcir.co.uk

Registration fee – 45 GBP

For more information visit our website: http://www.lcir.co.uk/oral-history-workshop/

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