In celebration of its hugely successful decade of celebrity genealogy, this year’s Who Do You Think You Are television series is set to be an exciting one. With the theme of fighting running through the ten episodes, the producers have lined up a dynamic range of actors, writers and comedians to trace their family history before our eyes.
With the canonisation today of Pope John Paul II in the Vatican, we take a look back at video archive footage telling the oral history of his life and, below, a timeline and fact file.
The team at BBC Asian Network has produced a very important documentary highlighting the experiences and struggles of Indians and Pakistanis who migrated to Britain in the 1950s and before.
A group of young people from Camden performed a modern urban version of The Prioress Tale by the medieval English writer, Geoffrey Chaucer, at the British Library in December.
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.
‘Man is Language!’ Given that speech and the ability to articulate are major characteristics separating us from animals, there is a lot of truth to this statement.
Voices and the Archive: Oral History Research and Researchers