How can we write the history of AIDS activism so that all stories are equally important? In this episode of the History Workshop podcast, Sarah Schulman discusses how she navigated that challenge in her new book Let The Record Show: a Political History of ACT-UP New York.
Tag: oral history
This two-day event will bring together academic historians working on family histories and family historians to explore the role of family stories for histories of communities, nations and the world.
Can personal photographs become a means to conduct oral histories? Josh Allen explores how the Living Memory Project’s methods expand the power of the photograph as a source.
What does it mean to write a history of the lived experience of injustice and suffering in Trump’s America? Jane Caplan examines a life caught in the interstices of Trump’s Covid-19 strategy and his attacks on healthcare and public institutions.
What challenges do we face in narrating living memory as history, asks Helen Kingstone, and how can oral history challenge linear stories and foster intergenerational generational exchange.
A one-day conference at the Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, Saturday 7th December 2019
Thursday 14 November 2019 5.15 – 7.15pm Bancroft Building Room 3.24, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Campus, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS All welcome, no need to book Speakers: Tania Gessi and Ted Sale, Roma Stories Oral History Project Respondents: Graham Smith (Newcastle University), Becky Taylor (University […]