Essentials of oral history - Day one: Wellington

Essentials of oral history - Day one: Wellington

When: July 8, 2017, 8:45 am
Venue: National Library of New Zealand
Address: Corner of Molesworth and Aitken Streets Wellington , New Zealand (map)
Organizer: National Library of New Zealand (Facebook)
This is the first of a two-day course. Day two is on August 26.

Alexander Turnbull Library Outreach Services is offering workshops for people considering using oral history in their work, community or personal projects. The workshops will be tutored by Judith Fyfe, oral historian and lawyer, and Lynette Shum, Oral History Adviser, Alexander Turnbull Library.

By the end of the workshop participants should have a basic understanding of how to tackle an oral history project from planning right through to archiving.

All equipment is provided and all participants receive comprehensive guides and resources.

The course is limited to 12 participants. The fee includes morning and afternoon tea.

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 digital 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.

Please note this course will only be held if we have the required numbers.

Download the registration form (pdf, 346KB)

See more about Oral History advice and day two of Essentials of Oral History at our website:

Workshops elsewhere, Māori-English bilingual courses, funding, and further information are also available. Please contact us by emailing or phoning 04 462 3935 or 04 462 3977.

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