Papers are invited for contributions to a conference: “Oral History – The Art of Dialogue”, Krakow, 8 - 10 November 2007. The organizers welcome submissions covering a wide range of methodological and theoretical issues within oral history research.
The program includes four thematic panel sessions:
· Cross-cultural Dialogues.
Session focus: Interviewee – interviewer relations; cross – cultural, generational, social, and lingual interviews; the gendering oral history; the ethics of oral history
· Collective Memory vs. Private Memory: A Dialogue
Session focus: Official memory and the challenges of oral history; oral history in post-communist social and political reality; oral history in the consumer society
· Disciplines in dialogue: oral history perspectives.
Session focus: The Interdisciplinary face of oral history; recording and archiving interviews; publishing oral history in text, in the media, radio, film, interactive media.
· Oral history and public history.
Session focus: Oral history and heritage conservation, commissioned history, libraries, museums, the media, education et al.
Deadline for proposals is March 31st 2007. Each submission should include a one page proposal of the paper and a short resume of the author(s).
Authors will be notified about the status of their proposals by May 15th 2007.
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