History seminars at the IHR

Oral History

Convenors: Anne Gulland (Oral History Society), Dr Michelle Winslow (Sheffield), Joel Morley (QMUL)

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Anne Gulland: annecgulland@yahoo.co.uk

Venue: John s cohen room 203, 2nd floor, IHR,  North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Thursday, 6.00pm

This seminar is jointly funded by the IHR and the Oral History Society

Some podcasts from this Seminar are available online

Autumn Term 2015
DateSeminar details
1 October "She used to get lost in a book": Approaching gendered reading through two archives (Memories of Fiction and 100 Families)

Amy Tooth Murphy (Roehampton) and Shelley Trower (University of Roehampton)


14 December Celebrate the third edition of Oral History Reader, Transformations in oral history theory and practice: editing the Oral History Reader over two decades

Rob Perks (British Library) and Al Thomson (Monash University)

Venue: Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House


Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
7 January Commemorative communities and 'community scripts': interviewing nuns about the changing dimensions of women's religious life

Carmen Mangion (Birkbeck University of London)


3 March "Cricket was my escape": Oral histories of women's cricket and women's leisure in 20th century Britain

Raf Nicholson (Queen Mary University of London)

This is a joint session with the sport and leisure seminar


Summer Term 2016
DateSeminar details
5 May History Knocking-Shop: Sex, class and the politics of history

Ian Winn (University of Liverpool)


2 June The evacuation of children during the Second World War: the experiences of Francophone refugee children in Britain

Charlotte Ines Faucher (Queen Mary University of London)