In this piece, Angela Flynn and Mehreen Saigol explore how an oral history project with Syrian refugees can offer a path to a more inclusive society. Prioritising the voices of the Syrian diaspora in the UK, the Syrian Voices project highlights the humanity and hopes of those who have experienced displacement.
Tag: oral history
How can the stories of families illuminate the histories of migrations? Julia Laite and guests discuss in this episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
In this episode of the History Workshop Podcast, we hear an oral history of Ridley Road Market, in east London. Listen to local residents’ memories of Ridley Road’s anti-fascist history and about the struggles that market traders face today – from gentrification to lockdown.
Research is emotional. Five history researchers reflect on how new guidelines on wellbeing have shaped their practice in productive and radical ways
What are we doing when we research and tell stories of families, whether other peoples’ families or our own? Julia Laite and guests discuss in this episode of the History Workshop Podcast.
An illustrated talk and conversation discussing the origins of Jewish immigrant oral history from the 1970s onwards in Manchester and London.
Family history is in robust health, after years in the scholarly wilderness. Sophie Scott-Brown looks at new horizons for this rich seam of history, colliding private with public and biology with culture in provocative ways