Join Oral History NSW and the Royal Australian Historical Society for a practical workshop for all interested in recording the experiences of family, friends, local communities, history of museum items or any other project incorporating memories of the past.
This popular and informative workshop will equip you to undertake your own oral history interviews. Workshop leaders will be Pauline Curby, an experienced oral historian and Andrew Host, whose 39 years of experience as a sound engineer can help you get quality recordings that will stand the test of time.
• introduction to oral history and the nature and reliability of memory
• preparing and structuring an oral history interview
• ethical issues, ownership, copyright and appropriate documentation
• choosing and using a digital recorder
• processing the interview – preparing a summary log
• interview transcription, aided by free downloadable software
• saving sound files, storage and preservation
This workshop builds on the OHA Oral History Handbook available for purchase from Oral History Australia.
Saturday, 13th April 2019
Registration 9.30 am
Workshop commences: 9.45 am
Workshop concludes: approximately 4.30 pm
133 Macquarie Street, Sydney
Morning & afternoon tea included.
Bring your own lunch, or lunch can be purchased at nearby cafes.
As this event is happening tomorrow, we can no longer take bookings for this event.