Essentials of oral history day one: Wellington
- Date: Saturday, 24 February, 2018
8.45am - 4.30pm
$300 ($220 Community Services cardholders/students) for both days in the programme
National Library, Molesworth Street, Thorndon
- Contact Details:
The Alexander Turnbull Library is offering our popular introductory oral history workshops in Wellington. These workshops are for people considering using oral history in their work, community or personal projects.
Tutors: Judith Fyfe, lawyer, and Lynette Shum, Oral History Adviser.
All equipment is provided and participants receive comprehensive resources.
This is the first day of a two-day course. Essentials of oral history day two will be on 24 March. The course is limited to 12 participants (first in first served!).
Day one: An introduction to oral history methodology. How to plan an oral history project, choose the best equipment, achieve clear audio recordings, select informants, follow ethical procedures, develop questioning techniques, process oral history, and make the material available for use. Bring a recorder if you have one you intend to use for recording. Exercises to be completed before Day Two will be discussed.
Workshops elsewhere and Māori-English bilingual courses are also available. For the bilingual courses, please contact ATLOutreach@dia.govt.nz
A wounded World War I soldier talking to a nurse at the garden party in the grounds of the New Zealand Stationary Hospital. Ref: 114/290/06-G.