One-day conference, Bangalore, 19 July - "Oral History and the Sense of Legacy"

The Centre for Public History, Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore, in association with the British Council, is pleased to announce a one-day conference titled "Oral History and the Sense of Legacy" to be held at the National Gallery of Modern Art Auditorium on 19 July 2011 (9 am - 5 pm).

South Africa: Performing Stories – Centre for Popular Memory, University of Cape Town

The Centre for Popular Memory (CPM) is an oral history based, research, advocacy and archival centre located at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Kenya and South Korea

KENYA AND SOUTH KOREA VOICES FROM THE CITIES Professor Peter Wasamba of the University of Nairobi, Kenya introduces a new joint oral history research project involving universities in Kenya and Korea:

North America USA and Mexico Oral History of Mexican Migrants in California

Anthropologist Juan José Gutiérrez, from California State University in Monterey Bay reports on a current research project he is involved with.

Chris Treadway: Regional Oral History Office gets grants for WWII research project

The Regional Oral History Office housed at the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley has received two U.S. National Park Service grants that will allow it to address an under-examined aspect of the World War II home front.

LATIN AMERICA REGIONAL ASSOCIATION LAUNCHED

The Latin American Network of Oral History (RELAHO) was launched in December 2010. RELAHO is an academic organization for the communication of research, using oral history carried out across Latin America.

SINDHI VOICES PROJECT: SHARING OUR STORIES

Neena Makhija and Natasha Raheja report on the Sindhi Voices Project, a participatory media and oral history initiative which began operating formally in 2010 and is currently under their leadership.

IQSA 2011 Conference: Conference jointly organized by

IQSA and the International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam Princes and Courtiers in Qajar Persia Conference Locations: Amsterdam and Leiden Conference Dates: Friday June 3 and Saturday June 4, 2011 Day one will be held in Amsterdam at the International Institute for Social History [For address and contact details of IISH, click here] on the occasion of the opening of the Qajar Studies and Documentation Center and will be dedicated to the theme of 'Princes and Courtiers in Qajar Persia.

Sacred Defense memory writing vanguards to be hailed

During the press conference of Tehran's First Sacred Defense Memory Writing Festival, the event's secretary said:" Besides introducing five of the festival's top memory writers, five vanguards of sacred defense memory writing's scientific and practical fields will be honored as well. The ceremony is slated for June 22.

Call for Papers on “Iran and the World War II” Conference

On the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Allies occupation of Iran, the National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran is planning to convene a high-level conference in this respect in collaboration with archive, research and higher education centers on 14 and 15 September 2011.
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Nurse of Fav Hospital

“I didn’t see this event in Ayoubi Hospital, but I did in Fav Hospital exactly. At least once a day, we witnessed the flight of Iraqi jets from that area which came to strike the hospital. Of course, our forces poured so much dirt and sand on the concrete roof of the hospital that it became like a hill, and the guys could hardly understand the sound of the bomb and...

Report on the Fourteenth Conference of Oral History- 3rd and final part

Connecting oral history to the body of power is traumatic
According to the Iranian Oral History Website, the 14th Oral History Conference titled “Oral History on Scale” was held by the History Department of the University of Isfahan and the Oral History Association of Iran on Tuesday morning, May 14, 2024; professors, experts, and ...
A review of twenty years of oral history in Iran

Scientific and professional authority; perspective of Iranian Oral History Association

If a person has a personal library in his or her house, one or more oral history books are seen among them. In recent decades, the wave of book lovers has turned towards the field of oral history, and all this rising trend is owed to the activists in this field.

Boycott

A memory from Asadollah Tajrishi
At the beginning of my arrival in Evin Prison, I was taken to solitary confinement as always and after a few days, I was transferred to the public cell. The public cells had been located in two floors. The arrangement of these cells in the cells of 1355 and 1356 was such that on the lower floor, there was a ward ...