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EMOHA Oral History Day 2012

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The 2012 East Midlands Oral History Day on the theme of 'Telling Stories' was held on Monday June 18th at EMOHA.

The venue was the Jack Simmons room at the East Midlands Oral History Archive (EMOHA), 1 Salisbury Road, Leicester LE1 7QR.

The running order of the day was:

09. 30 Coffee/tea

10. 00  Welcome – Colin Hyde, EMOHA

10. 15  'Telling Stories about Science: National Life Stories Oral History of British Science'  – Dr Sally Horrocks

Dr Sally Horrocks at the University of Leicester - http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/historical/people/shorrocks

National Life Stories - http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/sound/ohist/ohnls/nationallifestories.html

Powerpoint used in presentation (note that links don't work) - http://www.le.ac.uk/emoha/news/nls_slides.pptx

11. 00  'On the Flats': Stories of Lost Communities – Helen Bates and volunteers

Hysen Green project website - http://hysongreenhistory.org/

11. 45  Oral history in Palliative Care – Dr Michelle Winslow

Dr Michelle Winslow at the University of Sheffield - http://www.shef.ac.uk/oncology/staffprofiles/winslow

12. 30 Lunch - this will not be provided. You are welcome to bring your own food or there are several sandwich shops nearby on London Road.

15. 00  ‘Telling Stories’ – Pete Davis, story teller

Pete Davis' website - http://www.petedavisstories.co.uk/

The Society for Storytelling - http://www.sfs.org.uk/

14. 00  Oral History Society update – Cynthia Brown

The Oral History Society - http://www.oralhistory.org.uk/

14. 15  An Introduction to Narrative Theory – Dr Ruth Page

Dr Ruth Page at the University of Leicester - http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/english/people/ruthpage

AntConc software - http://www.antlab.sci.waseda.ac.jp/antconc_index.html

15. 00 'Digital storytelling - a way of sharing oral histories' – Roger Kitchen

Kitchen's Ink - http://www.kitchens-ink.fsnet.co.uk/ - with links to digital story telling websites.

15.45   Summary and conclusion

16. 00  END


Additional links to attendee's projects:

Chris Hilcox - Voices of Kingstanding - Memories of Kingstanding estates from the beginning to today


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