The essentials of oral history research, Wellington — Day one: Introduction to oral history
A practical introduction to oral history methodology.
Date: Saturday, 10 August, 2019
Time: 8:45am to 4:30pm
Cost: For both days: $300 waged/ $220 Community Services Card holders
Location: National Library, Tiakiwai Conference Centre (lower ground floor), Corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Wellington. Entrance from ground floor main enterance.
Contact Details: ATLOutreach@dia.govt.nz
This is the first day of a popular two-day workshop, The essentials of oral history research.
The course is being held in Wellington on Saturday, 10 August and Saturday, 14 September.
The essentials of oral history research, Wellington — Day two: Recording seriously
What you’ll learn
The day will include plenty of hands-on practice. On day one of this oral history course you’ll learn how to:
plan an oral history project
choose the best equipment
achieve clear audio recordings
follow ethical procedures develop questioning techniques
process oral history, and make the material available for use.
National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ)’s Code of Ethical and Technical Practice
Our training is based on the principles enshrined in the National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ)’s Code of Ethical and Technical Practice, and international archival standards.
All equipment is provided and all participants receive comprehensive guides and resources and a certificate of attendance.
You need to attend both days of the course
Attendance on both days is required and places are limited.
About the speakers
Shona McMahon is a Wellington-based freelance oral historian, and Lynette Shum is Oral History Advisor for the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand.