18 April&16 May 2020 Two Day Oral History Course

2020-04-18 - 2020-05-16 All day
National Library of New Zealand
Address: 70 Molesworth St, Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

The Essentials of Oral History Research
This is a two day course, with one month
between days.
At the National Library, Wellington, NZ

Read the  brochure

Day One: Introduction to Oral History
Saturday 18 April 2020
8.45am-4.30pmAn introduction to oral history methodology.
How to plan an oral history project, choose the
best equipment, achieve clear audio recordings,
select informants, follow ethical procedures, de-
velop questioning techniques, process oral histo-
ry, and make the material available for use. Bring
a recorder if you have one you intend to use for
recording. Exercises to be completed before Day
Two will be discussed.

Day Two: Recording Seriously
Saturday 16 May 2020
8.45am-4.30pm
Recording Seriously builds on Day One, reviewing work completed and covering in more detail
interview techniques, project planning and technical, ethical, and legal issues.
$300 ($220)* for both days
Limit: 12

 

More about: Essentials of Oral History

This workshop is for anyone considering using oral history in their work, community or personal projects.  It will provide information on the essentials of oral history research, including methodology, project planning, best equipment, interview techniques, legal and ethical issues and processing oral history in order to make the material available for use. There will be plenty of hands-on practice!  Our training is based on the principles enshrined in the National Oral History Association of NZ. NOHANZ’s Code of Ethical and Technical Practice, and international archival standards.

This is a two-day workshop with one month between sessions.

We also encourage applications to the Jack Ilott Oral History Education fund

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    Due to the ongoing uncertainties associated with the Covid-19 pandemic, the  course below is postponed until sometime in 2021.  Please contact the Oral History Advisor for more information: lynette.shum@dia.govt.nz

     

    ORAL HISTORY WORKSHOPS

    Alexander Turnbull Library Outreach Services offer workshops for people considering using oral history in their work, community or personal projects. 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.
    The Christchurch workshops will be taught by Helen Frizzell, oral historian, and Lynette Shum, Oral History Advisor, and will be held at Tūranga, Christchurch City Libraries, 60 Cathedral Square, ChristchurchAll equipment is provided and all participants receive comprehensive guides and resources and a certificate of attendance.

    For further information including registration, other workshops or funding, please contact:
    Outreach Services
    ATLOutreach@dia.govt.nz
    Ph 04 462 3935

    ORAL HISTORY
    Oral history is a record of information gathered in oral form, usually by electronic means, as a result of a planned interview. The purpose of oral history is to
    create a spoken record where none exists or to supplement existing records for future researchers.

    Outreach Services
    Heritage Advice Coordinator
    04 462 3935
    Oral History Advisor
    04 462 3977
    Oral History Advisor, Māori
    04 462 3976
    E-mail: ATLOutreach@dia.govt.nz
    Website: www.natlib.govt.nz
    The Alexander Turnbull Library is part of
    the Department of Internal Affairs

  • 2020-11-20 - 2020-11-22 All day

    Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies and the National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ)

    Te Kete Kōrero-a-Waha o Te Motu

    Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington
    20-22 November 2020

    Please see attached Call for Papers for further information.

    Call for Papers

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