Dear Thomas: A Letter To My Ancestor

Dear Great-Granddad Thomas, Although it’s been over a century since you were born, so much has changed it’s hard to believe. I’m happy with how far society’s come in terms of rights and votes, but I do envy the simplicity of the olden days.

Q&A with oral historian Dr. Samuel J. Redman from University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Department of History

Dr. Samuel J. Redman, Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst‘s Department of History and Center for Heritage and Society, speaks exclusively to London Oral History in this Q&A about his role, why it’s important to have a national oral tradition and what his top tips are for maintaining a familial oral history archive.

Interview with Dr Myriam Cherti on UK Moroccan Experiences

Dr Myriam Cherti works as a Senior Researcher at the University of Oxford’s Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) and her fields of expertise include irregular migration, migrant integration, diaspora policy and Moroccan migration. She is also the author of Paradoxes of Social Capital: A Multi-Generational Study of Moroccans in London (2008).