Oral History News and Events Roundup

  • An oral history of the early achievements of Women in Publishing has been awarded a £10,000 grant by the Unwin Charitable Trust. From May 2014 to 2016, the project will be developed and will launch as a public resource at the British Library when it is completed.

British Library

  • Whitley’s Oral History Group has received £20,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to record the stories of Worcestershire residents.
  • London Metropolitan Archives are running a series of talks over the coming months, including a behind the scenes tour and In Search of Limehouse, an area that was home to London’s first China Town as well as Charles Dickens.

London Metropolitan Archives

  • Senate House plays host to a seminar with Joanna Bornat from Open University: ‘Oral history crossing national boundaries: investigating belief and non-belief in three European countries’, 5 February 2014, 2-4pm.
  • The University of Warwick is running a seminar with Anna Hajkova, Assistant Professor of Modern Continental European History: ‘You are here to interview me?’ Oral history and writing the history of everyday life in the Holocaust, 12 March 2014, 1-2pm.
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