Wellington Workshop: Day one Saturday 24 February

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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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    Venue: National Library of New Zealand, Stanley Street, Auckland.

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    We are committed to supporting many perspectives including those of Māori,
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    This conference will provide a forum for enduring feminist concerns including
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    Full name and affiliation (where relevant) of presenters
    Full contact details (including email address and phone number)
    Title of your presentation
    An indication of the format: a 20-minute paper (15 minutes plus 5 minutes for
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