Three interviewers: Part One

ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WERE THREE INTERVIEWERS.  One was a Counsellor, one was a Journalist and the other was an Oral Historian. And there was an Interviewee who had recently experienced a career change. The Interviewee was asked by each interviewer for an interview. Each interviewer promised to give him a good interview. They …

Managing Oral Histories in the Digital Age

MANAGING ORAL HISTORIES IN THE DIGITAL AGE IS A COMPLEX ISSUE MADE EASIER BY PAYING ATTENTION TO DETAILS.  American oral historian Professor Michael Frisch delivered the keynote address at the launch of The Australian Generations: Researching 20th Century Lives and Memories conference on 30 October 2014 in Melbourne saying that “life stories are everywhere in this digital …