Eliot Neighborhood Association unveils oral history tour of vanishing black community, thanks to help from many groups

More than a year after the Eliot Neighborhood Association launched an oral history project to strengthen community and capture the past of a rapidly gentrifying community, the effort has grown to include several other groups and now features an extensive walking tour and history guide.

Trio documents people ‘Not Working’ across the country

On his application to get into journalism school at New York City’s prestigious Columbia University, DW Gibson said he wanted to be the next Studs Terkel, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning career included "Working," an oral history of working people.

Czech Repoblic Oral History Center, Prague

The Oral History Centre (COH) was established in 2000 as a research department of the Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Science in Prague. It is led by Miroslav Vanek, president of the Czech Oral History Association (COHA), recently elected president of the International Oral History Association (IOHA) for 2010–2012, and non-official ‘guru’ of Czech oral history.

Australia Noongar Voices

Ivy Penny, Strategic and Cultural Development Manager at CAN WA (Community Arts Network Western Australia Ltd) reports on a current radio, education and arts project with the Noongar people of Western Australia.

Holocaust Museum Discusses New Project

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington has many active supporters in the Cincinnati area, including the local Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education (8401 Montgomery Road, Kenwood, 513-487-3055).

One-day conference, Bangalore, 19 July - "Oral History and the Sense of Legacy"

The Centre for Public History, Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore, in association with the British Council, is pleased to announce a one-day conference titled "Oral History and the Sense of Legacy" to be held at the National Gallery of Modern Art Auditorium on 19 July 2011 (9 am - 5 pm).

South Africa: Performing Stories – Centre for Popular Memory, University of Cape Town

The Centre for Popular Memory (CPM) is an oral history based, research, advocacy and archival centre located at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Kenya and South Korea

KENYA AND SOUTH KOREA VOICES FROM THE CITIES Professor Peter Wasamba of the University of Nairobi, Kenya introduces a new joint oral history research project involving universities in Kenya and Korea:

North America USA and Mexico Oral History of Mexican Migrants in California

Anthropologist Juan José Gutiérrez, from California State University in Monterey Bay reports on a current research project he is involved with.

Chris Treadway: Regional Oral History Office gets grants for WWII research project

The Regional Oral History Office housed at the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley has received two U.S. National Park Service grants that will allow it to address an under-examined aspect of the World War II home front.
Book Review

Ascension from Olive Branch

Narratives about the life of Ahmad Motevaselian from childhood to captivity
The book " Ascension from Olive Branch" authored by Javad Kalateh Arabi was published by Nashr-e 27 Bethat and the Publications of Irans Press Institution in the spring of 1402 (2023) in 500 copies with price of 210000 tomans. After the introduction, in the first page, the ayah 158 of sura Nessa of the holy Quran has been written, "They certainly did not kill him (Jesus). Rather, Allah raised him up to Himself."
Book Review

Pahlavi Political Prisons Encyclopedia

The entries were extracted from existing written and oral sources, and were listed in alphabetical order. All the entries are related to associated elements inside the prison and relying on the political prison. As stated in the preface, the entries have been used in at least two studied sources (written and oral) or one authentic source. A new entry has been created for the concepts or events and actions which did not have a written and explicit entry.

Members of Combatant Clergy Association arrested

On one of the nights of the holy month of Ramadan in 1356 (1977), the Central Council of the Combatant Clergy Association held a meeting in the house of Mr. Sheikh Ali Asghar Morvarid, in western Tehran, and we decided to continue the meeting until dawn. Some twenty people including misters professor Motahari, Mahdavi Kani and Mousavi Ardebili and other well-known people were present in the meeting. From there, professor Motahari contacted with the holy Najaf by
Book Review

Naneh Ali

Naneh Ali is the narrative of Zahra Homayounis life, who is the mother of martyrs Amir and Ali Shahabadi, written by Morteza Asadi. In addition to the eloquent and readable content, the difference between the memoirs and other biographies of martyrs mothers, as well as using the method of retrospect, has added to the appeal of work. This book has 15 chapters which are: Goodbye Spring, Those Two Blue Eyes, The Sword of Zulfaghar, The Birth of a Butterfly, ...