Oral history : a storyteller’s approach

The NSW branch of the Oral History Association of Australia is holding its next workshop/seminar late July. For anyone interested in the practice of oral history these seminars are worth attending – here are the details:



Saturday 26 July


10 am for 10.30 am to 4.45 PM


Metcalfe Auditorium, Macquarie Street Wing foyer


$48, $42 (Friends), $38 (Oral History Association of Australia members), includes lunch; morning or afternoon sessions $18 each ($30 with lunch)
Bookings telephone: 02 9273 1414


Anna Jarrett, professional — and travelling — storyteller, takes a fresh look at oral history philosophy and practice. This presentation gives insights into the sensitivities of working with stories at every stage of oral history production from research to final representation. Discover the roles of listeners, story custodians, community cultural workers, media producers — and friends! In the afternoon Rosemary Block, the State Library’s Curator of Oral History, will conduct a practical seminar on oral history practice.

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