Past Training Seminars & Workshops

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Past Training Seminars and Workshops

October 10 2014: SOHC Training Seminar

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June 9 2014: SOHC Training Seminar

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May 9 2014: SOHC Inaugural Postgraduate Conference, ‘Face to face with the past’.

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March 3 2014, 5:30pm: SOHC Monthly Seminar Series

Dr Andrea Hajek, University of Glasgow: ‘Silences and dominant narratives of motherhood and abortion in the memories of women activists in 1970s Italy’.

February 3 2014, 5:30pm: SOHC Monthly Seminar Series

Amy Murphy, University of Glasgow: Paper title TBC

December 2 2013: SOHC Monthly Seminar Series

Ann Donaldson, Glasgow School of Social Work: ‘An oral history of domestic abuse inScotland 1979-1992: Engaging with the dialectic of trauma’.

November 4 2013: SOHC Monthly Seminar Series

Dr Erin Jessee, University ofStrathclyde: ‘Oral History and Contemporary Mass Atrocities’.

October 14 2013: SOHC Joint Book Launch

Professor Arthur McIvor, ‘Working Lives: Work in Britain Since 1945’.

Dr Angela Bartie, ‘The Edinburgh Festivals: Culture and Society in Post-war Britain’.

13 May 2013: SOHC Monthly Seminar Series

Maud Bracke, University of Glasgow: ’Translation and the construction of narrative: Researching women's activism inNaples following the 1980 earthquake’.

29 April 2013: Formal Launch of the new Scottish Oral History Centre

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Keynote Lecture: Professor Paul Thompson, University ofEssex: ‘Pioneers of Social Research Oral History Project’.

4 March 2013: SOHC Monthly Seminar Series

Laura Paterson, University ofDundee:

“I’d a’ liked tae been a Teacher, But I never got the chance”: Women working inDundeebetween 1945 and 1970’.

Nicola Graham, University ofStrathclyde:

‘Gender and Risk at Work in Second World War Scottish Industry’.

4 February 2013: SOHC Monthly Seminar Series

Andrea Thomson, University of Glasgow: 'Unravelling the Ties that Bind: Marriage and marriage breakdown in late twentieth centuryScotland.'

3 December 2012: SOHC Monthly Seminar Series

Frances Thirlway, University ofDurham: 'Life stories of smokers in an ex-mining village in the North East of England'.

5 November 2012: SOHC Monthly Seminar Series

Dr Fiona Frank Scottish Council of Jewish Communities: 'Every Jew has a story to tell, and every story is different: findings of the Scottish Government funded ‘Being Jewish in Scotland’, inquiry run by SCoJeC, the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities'.

4 October 2012: SOHC Monthly Seminar Series

Dr Becky Taylor, Birkbeck College, University of London: 'Oral history and the re-telling of class, poverty and welfare'.

6 June 2012: Introduction to Oral History Training Workshop

We provide oral history training seminars to anyone interested in conducting oral history interviews. We have two scheduled introductory seminars each year, in January and in June, and can also provide tailored training seminars for specific groups and projects.

15 May 2012: Public Lecture

Professor Steven High, Concordia University Montreal, Canada:  ‘Oral History in an Era of Multi-Media Authorship and Collaboration’.

30 April 2012: SOHC Monthly Seminar Series

Dr Martin Atherton, University of Central Lancashire: ‘Tap dancing in a minefield: practical and ethical issues of oral history research in the British deaf community’?

26 March 2012

Sharing Practice Seminar

20 January 2012: Introduction to Oral History Training Workshop

We provide oral history training seminars to anyone interested in conducting oral history interviews. We have two scheduled introductory seminars each year, in January and in June, and can also provide tailored training seminars for specific groups and projects. The training programme can be found here

5 December 2011: SOHC Monthly Seminar Series

Dr Lindsay Reid, Midwife writer and researcher: 'Midwives inScotland: Stories to tell and how they told them'.

14 November 2011: SOHC Monthly Seminar Series

Professor Tim Strangleman, University ofKent: 'Guinness Was Good for Us: Understanding Corporate Culture Through Oral and Visual Approaches'.