23 January 2021
Oral History Workshoponline course
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.
Dr. Konstantinos D. Karatzas.
Bachelor, Master and PhD students
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.
GBP 45: Registration fee