O2 Oral history curriculum

Oral history curriculum and resource pack

Oral history is the systematic collection of living people’s testimony about their own experiences. Historians have finally recognized that the everyday memories of everyday people have historical importance. If we do not collect and preserve those memories, those stories, then one day they will disappear forever. The last 10 years in Europe could be characterised as perhaps the most anti-establishment period in living memory. Popular media tells

PAST-TIMES will produce a bespoke curriculum to support the recording and publishing of oral history sessions in today's media focused world. This curriculum will marry best practice from an oral historians perspective with appropriate digital and social media publication and archiving guidelines.