Wellington Workshop: Day one Saturday 24 February

Day One: Introduction to Oral History

Saturday 24 February 2018
8.45am-4.30pm  at The Alexander Turnbull Library
An 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, develop questioning techniques, process oral history, 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.

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    Atrium Building (AT3.49 & 3.50) Massey University,

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    Learn how to share your oral histories by publishing journal articles and creating podcasts.
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    You will hear from oral historians and authors Megan Hutching and Janine Irvine.
    The workshop will cover:
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    • How to write a journal article
    • Getting your work published
    • Key advice on publishing in Oral History in New Zealand
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    Hosted by Sue Berman, oral historian at Auckland Libraries.
    The workshop will cover:
    • Conducting interviews for podcasts
    • Turning your oral histories into podcasts
    • Technological advice
    We ask for a $5 koha towards catering.
    Please RSVP to infonohanz@oralhistory.org.nz
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    We are also looking for 3-4 people to speak about their projects for five minutes each. A projector
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    All Welcome!

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    Atrium Building (AT3.49 & 3.50) Massey University,

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