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28-30 March 2019: International conference “Oral History in Action”, Poland, Cracow

– Call for Papers ..more..

19-21 February 2019
Oral History for Educators, Hudson New York ..more..2-7 February 2019
WORKSHOP: Oral History and Project Design ..more..

A Week at Berkeley,

California for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, university faculty, independent scholars, and museum and community-based historians who are engaged in oral history work.
This will take place on the UC Berkeley campus in the newly-opened MLK Jr Student Center from August 6-10, 2018. more

Digital Tools for Oral History – Workshop Berkley


28-30 March 2019: International conference “Oral History in Action”, Poland, Cracow

– Call for Papers ..more..

19-21 February 2019
Oral History for Educators, Hudson New York ..more..2-7 February 2019
WORKSHOP: Oral History and Project Design ..more..

18 – 21 June 2018 Finland

The XX International Oral History Association Conference University of Jyväskylä, Finland ..more..Registration open for Archives of Lesbian Oral Testimony’s 4-day Graduate Seminar

May 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia
by Elise Chenier ..more..2018 Annual Conference of OHS & OHNI

Queen’s University. Belfast ..more..

Jan. 20: One-Day Oral History Training Workshops with OHMA by Oral History MA Columbia University

Join us for an intensive day of workshops with OHMA faculty and alumni!
Registration is now open for our ONE-DAY ORAL HISTORY TRAINING WORKSHOPS on Saturday, January 20, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Hamilton Hall [Campus map.] Room assignments vary by workshop.
Registration: $30 – 100 per workshop, sliding scale

Early Bird registration for A Week at Berkeley, California. For those who register by December 15, 2017, and pay in full by January 15, 2018, the full price will be $800.  more

Oral History Australia Biennial National Conference 2017
Moving memories: oral history in a global world
Venue: SMC Conferene and Function Centre, Sydney Australia
Date: 13 – 16 September 2017
Important Dates:
Early Bird Registration closes: 30 June 2017
Contact: Conference Secretariat: DC Conferences, 02 9954 4400 or

Two Workshops in the USA

NEW WORKSHOPS: Oral History Summer Schools in (NZ winter) Upstate New York (June 28-July 6) and Chicago (July 26-Aug 3)

August 7-11: The 2017 UC Berkeley Advanced Oral History Summer Institute
more on our Notices Page.

Indigenous Oral Histories Seminar – Sydney

Time: July 29, 2017 from 11am to 12:45pm
Location: Sydney
Organized By: Oral History NSW

Indigenous Oral Histories Seminar
From community-driven and university-based projects, to the collecting initiatives of libraries, archives and museums, the oral history work being undertaken with Indigenous communities across Australia is extensive. In this seminar, you’ll hear from Associate Professor Heidi Norman, who has expertise in conducting research about Aboriginal land rights, Dr. Dino Hodge, an activist and academic renowned for his explorations of Indigenous Australian queer histories, and archivist Kirsten Thorpe, who leads the Indigenous Services team at the State Library of NSW. The session will be chaired by Kate Waters – an experienced professional historian with expertise in ethical approaches to conducting oral history interviews with Aboriginal communities.
Registration fees
Members of Oral History NSW: $20  Non-Members: $30
For all enquiries please contact Cheryl Ware at

Oral History Society in conjunction with Newman University and Leeds Trinity University
Remembering Beliefs – The Shifting Worlds of Religion and Faith in Secular Society at Leeds Trinity University
Read their site or go to our conferences page for a summary

Conference: Oral Histories of Work & Leisure — Galway City, 23rd & 24th June 2017  more

The programme for the 2017 Conference of the Oral History Network of Ireland ‘Oral Histories of Work and Leisure’ is now available to download from the conference page on our website:

The conference takes places in The Connacht Hotel, Galway, on 23rd and 24th June 2017.

There will be speakers from across the island of Ireland as well as from Great Britain and the United States for a weekend of papers, moments, and workshops. Our keynote lecture will be provided by Don Ritchie — ‘Oral Historians at Work (and Play).’

Registration closes on Friday 16th June.

Conference registration and details are all available on:

If you wish to get in touch with us please email us at:

Working with Memories
Call for Papers:
 Working with Memories: Australasian Oral History Strand at the Australian Historical Association 36th Annual Conference: Newcastle, Australia
Monday 3 July to Friday 7 July 2017.
read the pdf

One day Oral History Training Workshops, New York, USA, 28 January 2017
series of interactive public workshops on oral history methods and practice at the Columbia School of Journalism on Saturday, January 28 from 9:30 to 5 p.m.
To review the full course descriptions, faculty bios, and registration information, visit the January 28 One-Day Workshops page on the Oral History M.A. program (OHMA) website.

Fragile Memories in Helsinki

Welcome to FOHN symposium “Fragile Memories, Doing Oral History with Vulnerable Narrators,” on 24-25 November 2016 in Helsinki!

International publications – call for submissions

Oral History & Education
Waterloo, Canada
more here
Or download the documents

Getting It Done – Crunch Time for Audio Archives
Australasian Sound Recordings Association (ASRA)

Annual Conference
National Film & Sound Archive
McCoy Circuit Canberra
Wednesday 30th August to Friday 2nd September 2016
Call For Papers
The conference organising committee is pleased to announce a call for papers for the 2016 ASRA Conference.

Past Conferences Overseas

Where is Oral History Heading?

Michael Frisch on Where is oral history heading?
Sydney, 15 November 2014 more here

Australian Generations Conference

30 – 31 October 2014, Melbourne
The Australian Generations Conference will feature a select group of academic historians and industry partners who form the Australian Generations Oral History Project’s research team.
Professor Michael Frisch, the internationally renowned oral and public historian, will deliver the Keynote Address. Their website
Flyer as pdf

Conference Ireland

The Oral History Network of Ireland had its 2014 Conference on the theme ‘Making Connections: Oral History and Community’. This two day conference will took place on Friday and Saturday, 12th – 13th September 2014 at the historic venue of Butler House in Kilkenny City.

Oral History Association (IOHA) Conference XVIII

Barcelona, 9-12 July 2014, Power and Democracy: the many voices of oral history. More at:

See Rob Perks’ post to H-List inviting interest in forming a panel to discuss online publication of oral history.

Community Voices: Oral History on the ground

The 2014 conference of the Oral History Society (UK) on the theme “Community Voices: Oral History on the ground” was held in Manchester on 18 & 19 July 2014.