(Deadline 20th September 2015) the 2016 Inetrnational Oral History Conference: “Speaking, Listening, Interpreting: the critical engagements of Oral History”

    類別: 學術會議
    日期: 2015-09-14

International Oral History Conference 訂於2016年6/27-7/1於


​舉行,此次主題為​“Speaking, Listening, Interpreting: the critical engagements of Oral History”即日起徵稿至2015年9月20日止



Speaking, Listening, Interpreting: 
the critical engagements of Oral History

Call for papers

We invite proposals in English and Spanish for the  XIX International Oral History Association Conference to be held in Bengaluru from 27th June to 1st July 2016. Proposals maybe towards a conference paper, a thematic panel or a workshop session. Proposals will be evaluated according to their oral history focus, relevance to the conference theme and sub-themes, methodological and theoretical significance, and sound scholarship. Participants are encouraged to incorporate voice, image, and digital media in their presentations.

The theme of the conference will be “Speaking, Listening, Interpreting: the critical engagements of Oral History” and we look forward to receiving abstracts under the following themes:

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    Oral History’s relationship to Anthropology
  • Oral history, Memory and Literary Studies
  • Engaging with History
  • Women’s History and Oral history
  • Oral Narratives and Legal Studies
  • Oral History, Community Life and Critiques of Development
  • Oral Narratives of Caste and Communities
  • Traditions, Folklore and History
  • Oral History in the Archives
  • Oral History, Gender, Politics and Oral Narratives
  • Orality, Memory and History
  • Oral History of Science

If you are interested in participating, please send us a single page abstract including an outline of your paper and the following details:

  1. Please indicate in the subject line, if the submission is in English or Spanish
  2. Name
  3. Organisational affiliation
  4. Postal address
  5. Email and contact details
  6. Relevant sub-theme
  7. Whether an individual paper, thematic panel, workshop session or a performance*

Individual papers will be grouped by conference organizers into panels or workshops with papers that have a similar focus.

Thematic panels should contain no more than four presenters, preferably representing different countries.

Performance segments of no more than 30 minutes from oral history based performances.Workshop proposals should identify an issue or focus for a workshop, proposal a structure and workshop leader(s).

Master Classes will be conducted before the conference by internationally recognized oral history practitioners.

Proposals for English or Spanish submissions can be sent to: 

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(Please mention in the subject line of the email if it’s English or Spanish submission)

Important Deadlines:

  • 20th September 2015: submission of one page abstract
  • 31st October 2015: acceptance or rejection of proposals
  • 30th December 2015: receipt of papers for publication

For any further queries, do write to iohaindia2016@gmail.com.

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