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History Matters: A Babble of Voices, Using Oral History Collections

  • Macquarie Room, State Library of NSW Macquarie Street Sydney NSW 2000 (map)

Presented by Professional Historians Association (NSW & ACT) and Oral History NSW.

Oral history collections have been around for decades, but with the advent of digital technology our access to and use of collections is changing. Curators from two key repositories will highlight elements of their collection, and reflect on changing delivery and use by practitioners.

Discussion following the two presentations will focus on how public historians can best make use of oral history collections in their work. 


  • Dr Shirleene Robinson, National Library of Australia

  • Maria Savvidis, State Library of New South Wales

Chair: Dr Scott McKinnon, University of Wollongong

Bookings made online via the State Library, only $5 for OHA and PHA members.