Diverse Waterford - Oral History Training

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Waterford City and County Libraries Central Library

Lady Lane

X91 V045 Waterford

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Oral History Training with Dr. Tomás Mac Conmara, Oral Historian and Author

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As part of Waterford City and County Council's Diverse Waterford Oral History Project, we are inviting community groups interested in oral history to an Introduction to oral history with Dr. Tomás Mac Conmara, Oral Historian and Author at Central Library, Lady Lane, Waterford City.

This workshop will include:

  • Presentation on Diverse Waterford Oral History Project
  • Ethics & Legalities of oral history
  • Life Cycle and other approaches to collection
  • Research and Preparation
  • Controlling the interview environment
  • Interview Skills including demonstration of audio recording
  • Associative Collection and administration of your interview

The workshop will be interactive and will allow time for discussion. It will also be supported by illustrative audio clips, drawn from both Diverse Waterford interviews and the presenter's collections.

Free workshop but places limited. Booking essential.

Dr. Tomás Mac Conmara is an Oral Historian and Heritage Consultant. He is author of The Time of the Tans, An Oral History of the War of Independence in County Clare.

For more information contact Sinead O'Higgins at sohiggins@waterfordcouncil.ie

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Waterford City and County Libraries Central Library

Lady Lane

X91 V045 Waterford

Ireland

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