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Oral History Network

Welcome to the Warwick Oral History Network. We are an interdisciplinary network engaged in theoretical and practical issues involved in interviewing for research. We offer a variety of academic seminars and workshops which are open to all, as well as guidance and support for people's oral history projects. Use this website to meet our members, find out about our events, and explore examples of the research being undertaken at Warwick and in the local community.

ONLINE EVENT: 11 JUNE, 15.00, via Microsoft Teams

'Then & Now: History of the Arts Faculty' online exhibition launch

This is the launch for a student-led research project into the history of the University of Warwick's Arts Faculty. The launch will include some short speeches by Prof Penny Roberts (Chair of the Faculty of Arts), Dr. Kathryn Woods (project founder and former Director of Student Experience in the Arts faculty), and Matthew Raw (commissioned artist for the new Arts Faculty building); a tour of the online exhibition by the student researchers; a quiz; a 'Behind the Scenes' chat; and a Q&A.

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Oral History Interest Group

Are you a student at Warwick who uses oral history/life histories for their research? Are you curious about how oral history works? If so, come along to our informal discussion sessions. We discuss readings, oral history practice and technique, and share advice and experiences. Email for more information.