Australia Noongar Voices

Ivy Penny, Strategic and Cultural Development Manager at CAN WA (Community Arts Network Western Australia Ltd) reports on a current radio, education and arts project with the Noongar people of Western Australia.

Holocaust Museum Discusses New Project

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington has many active supporters in the Cincinnati area, including the local Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education (8401 Montgomery Road, Kenwood, 513-487-3055).

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.
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Memoirs of Javad Sheikhzadeh, Inspector of the Medical Board of the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization

About the [Mina] stampede, some people in official and unofficial forums said that chemical gas was fired in the area, which is the reason for the skin of the victims being torn off and the injured being suffocated. I want to know where those who said these words were on the day of the stampede. When the bodies were lying on top of each other, the heat from the suns rays absorbed the dark skin of the Africans ...
A Review of the Book "The Helmsman"

Memoirs of Mohammad Reza Hassani

The cover and back cover of the book is decorated with beautiful and memorable photos of the narrator during his time at the front, which, while being simple and sincere, conveys a shocking whole, the details of which are retold in the text of the memoirs. This is in contrast to the selected text on the back cover, where the narrator merely refers to one of his fathers healing skills and moral and human concerns.

Book Review: “Sign of God”

The life of Ayatollah Haj Sheikh Ali Badri Dashti
“In memory of the valuable clergy elders who protected the fertile area of Abadan from the negative influences and misbelief, immorality and social evil of the employees of foreigners, westerners and corrupters, and spared no efforts to thwart the social destruction plots of Islamic Iran, so that with the grace of Allah and the standing of the Muslim and committed people and the blood of the martyrs of the clergy and the people, their long-standing wish was fulfilled with the victory of the Islamic Republic.”

Expulsion from the Seminary for Distributing Imam Khomeini Treatise

From the beginning, I could not be a good child; the same child that the high school principal wanted me to be. The same child that the principal of Tavalyat School expected of me. The same manager who fired me if he found out what I was doing. However, I was fired once because I did not know how to live like a child. If I wanted to live the way others wanted me to, ...