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Workshops and Institutes

UC Berkeley’s Advanced Institute

Learn best practices and workshop your oral history project August 10–14, 2020 (now online). The Oral History Center’s instructors will provide individual attention in a small seminar setting. Instruction is provided on all aspects of oral history, including theory, legal and ethical issues, project planning, interviewing, editing, fundraising, analysis, and presentation. Recommended for faculty; postdocs; grad students; independent, gov’t, corporate, museum scholars. ApplyLearn more. Contact Shanna Farrell at sfarrell@library.berkeley.edu with any questions.

 

Grants and Funding

OHA offers its own grant up to $4000 annually through the Emerging Crises Oral History Research Fund. Submissions for 2020 will begin in January. For more on the fund, see Emerging Crises. The OHA also has other awards available that are tied specifically to our Annual Conference.

Baylor University Charlton Oral History Research Grant

The Baylor University Institute for Oral History invites individual scholars with training and experience in oral history research who are conducting oral history interviews to apply for support of up to $3,000 for one year (June through May). With this grant, the Institute seeks to partner with one scholar who is using oral history to address new questions and offer fresh perspectives on a subject area in which the research method has not yet been extensively applied. Interdisciplinary, cross-cultural research on local, national, or international subjects is welcome.

The goal of the Charlton Oral History Research Grant is to bring the strengths of oral history to new topics of investigation, create partnerships with scholars doing noteworthy fieldwork with oral history, build a substantial research collection at Baylor University through the work of a skilled oral historian, and provide long-term scholarly access to significant applications of oral history methodology that model best practices.

 

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Call for Papers/Proposals

Close Encounters in War Journal – n. 3 (2020)
Thematic Issue: “Close Encounters in War and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder”

Call for Articles

Close Encounters in War Journal (www.closeencountersinwar.org) is a peer-reviewed journal aimed at studying war as a human experience, through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches ranging from the Humanities to the Social Sciences. The third issue (n. 3) of the journal will be thematic and dedicated to the experience of PTSD as a consequence of war and conflict, and titled “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as Aftermath of Close Encounters in War”.

The editors of Close Encounters in War Journal invite the submission of articles of 6000-8000 words (endnotes included, bibliographical references not included in word-count: please see submission guidelines at https://closeencountersinwar.org/instruction-for-authors-submissions/) in English by 1st June 2020 to ceiw2018@gmail.com.

Decisions will be made by 30th June 2020, and the selected articles will undergo a process of double-blind peer-review. The authors invited to publish will have to submit their fully revised articles by 1st November 2020.

Finnish Oral History Network

7th international symposium of the Finnish Oral History Network FOHN: Power, Authority, and Voice: Critical Reflections in/on Oral History, 26-27 November 2020 Helsinki, Finland

Call for papers is now open: https://www.helsinki.fi/en/conferences/7th-international-symposium-of-the-finnish-oral-history-network-fohn/call-for-papers

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