Saturday and Sunday
12 & 13 August 2017 8.45am-1pm
The abstract is a comprehensive 8me-coded summary, which serves as a guide to the oral history researcher. Here is an opportunity to practice the comprehension and editing skills
needed to compile a reliable and usable ab-stract. Comple8on of an Essen!als of Oral History Research or a recent equivalent intro-ductory course is recommended but not re-quired.
$180 ($140)* Limit: 8
Saturday and Sunday
Related upcoming events
2018-03-05 18:00 - 2018-03-05 19:00
Oral History from Scratch – Christchurch
Tim Jones reflects on his six months recently spent as VSA
volunteer helping to set up an oral history collection for the Haus Stori, the public library in Arawa, Bougainville.
Monday 5 March 2018 6-7ish
Hagley College Library, cnr Hagley Ave and St Asaph St ..more..
2018-03-06 09:00 - 2018-03-06 12:00
We regret that this event is cancelled.
Timaru - Oral history taster/meeting
2018-03-16 - 2018-03-18 All day
Hosted by Grahamstown Museums and Thames Heritage Network
C/- N.Z. History Federation, Secretary, 5 Elmira Avenue, Chartwell, HAMILTON 3210
Neil Curgenven 0272441348, firstname.lastname@example.org
Compulsory Registration $60.00 pp
The Registration Fee includes hosting koha, venues and administration expenses
Optional activities: Tick what you be attending for numbers & Koha purposes $value extras
6.00 – 9.00 Friday night Lectures at Thames School of Mines ………………
7.30 Friday alternative Irish Ceilidh – Irish Jigs at St James Church $20.00 .…......
9.30 Saturday AGM at School Room Thames School of Mines ………………
11.00 Saturday Opening of the A and G Price Story at the Thames Museum ………………
Lunch options are a plenty as there is a market in the street from 9.00am
You are encouraged to stroll amongst it at your own speed
1.00 pm Saturday Presentation at The Treasury ......................
2.00 pm Saturday An informative guided walk along historic Shortland Street
Commencing at the Thames Wharf ......................
6.00 pm Saturday Miners Dinner at Bella Pumphouse hosted by Rotary $45.00 pp….
Dinner with mid course entertainment and social, cash bar
As this is themed you are encouraged to come in suitable period dress
9.00am Sunday Assemble at Gold Experience for an experience of your life $15.00 …… Total amount enclosed (including extras if ticked) $ ……………….
Please make cheque payable to N.Z. History Federation Inc., and post to
Secretary, 5 Elmira Avenue, Chartwell, HAMILTON 3210.
Alternatively, payment can be made via our bank account:
New Zealand History Federation
BNZ 02 0959 0041718 00
Please advise date and amount of payment made when returning this registration form by email.
Cancellations must be notified to Neil Curgenven, Secretary, N.Z. History Federation. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after 12 March, including “no shows” at the conference, unless there are exceptional circumstances (at the discretion of the organising committee). Substitute attendees will be accepted at any time.
2018-06-23 08:45 - 2018-06-23 16:30
Day Two: Recording Seriously
Saturday 23 June 2018
Venue: National Library of New Zealand, Stanley Street, Auckland.
Recording Seriously builds on Day One, reviewing work completed and covering in more detail interview techniques, project planning and technical, ethical, and legal issues.
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2018-11-27 - 2018-11-29 All day
"Te Waha Kairongorongo e" The Voice in Time and Space
The National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ) invites abstract submissions for our
biennial conference to be held at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, Wednesday 28 and Thursday
29 of November 2018. This year the theme of our conference focuses on the sweet sound of the
voice, the singers of tales (te waha kairongorongo), storytellers, and the resonance of the voice
through time and space. How is oral history transient through time and space? How do the voices of
our participants travel through, or resonate in, time and space as a vehicle for memory? What
significance do we find in the spaces we use to access, listen to, co-create, and present voices that
give meaning and memory to the past? How is the notion of “time” apparent in the transmission of
memory across generations of voices?
We invite presenters to submit abstracts that engage with the broad variety of oral history work,
from memory and narrative, to myth, storytelling, methodologies, presentations of oral history, and
oral history theories. We would love to hear about your projects, your interviewees, and the ways in
which you have engaged with the voices of the past. We invite attendees to submit abstracts for
either a panel or roundtable (90mins in length), a 20 minute individual paper, a workshop, or a 5-
minute lightning project presentation. Individual papers will be 20mins in length.
Please submit your abstract to Dr Nēpia Mahuika at email@example.com or to Lynette Shum at
firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 29 June 2018.
If you are submitting an abstract for a paper be sure to include the following:
Title of Paper
Abstract of no more than 250 words
Name of Presenter
Institutional affiliations if any
Preference for panel/roundtable/individual/workshop/lightning
Panels should include abstracts for each presenter (20min per paper) and an overall panel abstract
Roundtables can just include one abstract for the roundtable and a list of speakers (no more than
four in a 60min session).
Workshops ideas can be discussed with the conference organisers, please email above
Lightning project presentations should be no more than 5 minutes with no AV content
Abstracts will be accepted on the condition that presenters register for the conference.
The phrase ‘waha kai rongorongo’ refers to a pleasant voice or singing voice. It is used here to refer to the
voice of the past. See ‘He Tangi mo Hinekauika’, Ngā Mōteatea, p. 338.