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TO BE HELD IN GLASGOW , SCOTLAND . 11TH – 14TH APRIL 2012

This conference is being organised by the Oral History and Life Stories Network. It has become a regular major international forum for European oral history and life story researchers . In 2010  in Ghent there were some 17 sessions to experience at this conference which made it one of the most popular and largest in Europe.

 The focus of this years conference wil be reflection on the role of nostalgia in oral history and life stories research and analysis.  The key area  being explored this year in Glasgow is going to be :Nostalgia within the oral history framework and historiographical discourses. Amongst those issues being discussed will be the following : 

Why oral history matters. Teaching oral history .Communities and oral history.Disseminating and accessing oral history: oral history in archives, schools , museums, films , community centres, and on the internet.

Whose nostalgia? : encounters between interviewers and interviewees.Theory and methodology related to the construction of life history interviews and the notion of nostalgia .Contrasting video and audio oral history.The influence of cultural contructives of identity on the life story narrative.

CONTACTS: BEA LEWKOWICZ,         E-MAIL : BeaLewkowicz@gmail.com, and ALBERT LICHTBLAU,  Albert.Lichtblau@sbg.ac.at      

With thanks to the Oral History Society Journal .                   

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