ORAL HISTORY GOING TO PRESS: How to publish from the interviews
Join members of the NSW branch of the Oral History Association of Australia on Saturday July 31 for their next regular seminar with Laila Ellmoos, historian, Government Architects’ Office, author and winner of a State Library Scholarship in 2007, who will talk about Island of Peter Pan or Island of the Damned?: writing a history of people with an intellectual disability resident on Peat Island, NSW and Jo Kijas, historian, author and National Trust cultural heritage awards winner on her recent award-winning oral history project Lighthouses of Northern New South Wales for the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water. Her talk is entitled Lighthouse Keeping : a partnership.
In the afternoon, Rosie Block, curator of oral history at the State Library of NSW will conduct a practical workshop on doing oral history. More details can be found at www.ohaansw.org.au/page/activities.html