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The essentials of oral history research, Day 2: Recording seriously — Wellington

Date: Saturday 16 May 2020, 8:45am to 4:30pm
Cost: $300 or $220 for Community Service Card holders
Contact details: ATLOutreach@dia.govt.nz
Cancelled

The Alexander Turnbull Library is offering our popular introductory oral history workshops. This two-day workshop is for people considering using oral history in their work, community or personal projects.

This event is cancelled to protect against the risk of COVID-19.

Course dates

This is the second day of a popular two-day workshop, The essentials of oral history research.

The course is being held in Wellington on Saturday, 18 April 2020 and Saturday, 16 May 2020.

The essentials of oral history research, Day 1: Introduction to oral history — Wellington

What you'll learn

Day two 'Recording seriously' builds on day one of our 'The essentials of oral history research' workshop. The day will include plenty of hands-on practice.We will review work completed and cover more detail:

  • interview techniques
  • project planning
  • technical
  • ethical and legal issues, and
  • preparation for archiving.

National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ)’s Code of Ethical and Technical Practice

Our training is based on the principles enshrined in the National Oral History Association of New Zealand (NOHANZ)’s Code of Ethical and Technical Practice, and international archival standards.

Equipment provided

All equipment is provided and all participants receive comprehensive guides and resources and a certificate of attendance.

You need to attend both days of the course

Attendance on both days is required and places are limited.

About the speakers

Lynette Shum is the Oral History Advisor for the Alexander Turnbull Library.

Shona McCahon is a Wellington-based freelance oral historian

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Children's hearing tests. Evening Post Collection Ref: 114/404/07-G. Alexander Turnbull Library.