To bring together scholars who explain historical phenomena using the methods of the social sciences


Showing: Oral History (all days)
Wed 4 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 5 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30
    19.00 - 20.15
    20.30 - 22.00

Fri 6 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 7 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.00 - 17.00

All days
Wednesday 4 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
ZA-1 - ORA01 : Children Born of War in Different Historical and Geopolitical Settings in the 20th Century. Current Research Results, Theoretical and Methodological Challenges
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Heide Glaesmer
Organizer: Heide GlaesmerDiscussants: -
Marie Kaiser , Heide Glaesmer : The Impact of Life Story Research on its Participants. A Sustainable Approach
Michal Korhel : Expulsion, Maltreatment and Carefree Childhood. Life Stories of Czech-German Children in Early Post-WWII Czechoslovakia
Sophie Roupetz : Discussing the Attachment Development of Occupation Children Born of Rape after WW II in Germany by using a Mixed-method Approach
Lukas Schretter : Coming to Terms with – or Repressing – the Past. Analysing the Narratives of Children of British Soldiers and Austrian Mothers after WW II
Nastassia Sersté : Children Born of the Vietnam War in Vietnam, in the US and in Europe. Different Life Courses and Social Experiences. Context and Environment as an Issue?

Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
S-2 - SEX01b : Birth Control Practices, Gender and Sexuality in the Twentieth Century Oral Testimonies: Transnational Perspectives from Catholic Countries II
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Oral History , Sexuality Chair: Sylwia Kuzma-Markowska
Organizers: Agata Ignaciuk, Laura KellyDiscussant: Agnieszka Koscianska
Ramón Castejón-Bolea : Feminism, Sexuality and Contraception in the Spanish Periphery, 1980-1982
Agata Ignaciuk : “Mothers – Coffins”? Abortion Culture and Women’s Experiences in State-Socialist Poland (1950s-1980s)
Erin Jessee : “There Are no Other Options:” Rwandan Gender Norms and Family Planning in the 20th Century
Laura Kelly : Birth Control Practices, Class and Access to Contraception in Ireland, C.1950s-1970s

Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
ZA-3 - ORA03 : Problematizing, Presenting and Publicising LGBT+ Oral Histories
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Sean O'Connell
Organizer: Rachel WallaceDiscussants: -
Riikka Taavetti : Queer Life Stories and Queer Cultural Memory
Emma Vickers : 'Dry Your Eyes, Princess'
Rachel Wallace : Fear of doing Time: Emotions, Mental Health and Criminality in Belfast before 1982

Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
ZA-4 - ORA04 : Understanding AIDS Activism and Public Health Policy in Europe through Oral History
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Beate Binder
Organizer: Christopher EwingDiscussant: Beate Binder
Agata Dziuban , Todd Sekuler : Tracing the Contours of Europe in Oral History Narratives about HIV/AIDS
Christopher Ewing : The Emotions of Anti-Discrimination Activism in the Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe
Ulrike Klöppel , Eugen Januschke : Struggling to Open up the Narrative Harmonization of the AIDS Crisis in Germany
Emily Nicholls : Mapping AIDS Activism and Policy in the UK through Oral History Interviews
Justyna Struzik : Mapping Tensions: Polish HIV/AIDS Activism through the 1990s

Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
ZA-5 - ORA05 : Migration, Immigrants and 'the Other' in Oral History
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Michael John
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Pål Brunnström : How the Finns became White
Jack Crangle : Interviewing the ‘Other’ in Northern Ireland: Immigrants and Racism in a Sectarian Landscape
Jesper Johansson , Malin Thor Tureby : The Collection Migration Finland-Sweden (ca 1970-1989) – Positioning and Identification in a Narrative Collection with Finnish Immigrants at the Archive of the Nordic Museum in Sweden
Marcel Thomas : Strangers in the Village: Life Histories, False Memories and 'Newcomers' in Rural Postwar Germany

Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
ZA-6 - ORA06 : Ethical Problems and Reflections
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Malin Thor Tureby
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Jakub Galeziowski : When Historian meets Vulnerability – Methodological and Ethical Dilemmas from the Fieldwork
Gisela Holfter : The Role of Oral History and Life Histories in the Case of German-speaking Exiles in Ireland 1933-1945
Susan Lindholm : Remembering a Time of Crisis: Chilean Hip-hop as Transnational Memory Work
Tea Sindbæk Andersen : The Great War as First Person Narratives and Informal Newsfeeds

Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
ZA-7 - ORA07 : Oral History, Justice and Memory in Post-conflict Societies
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Kirsti Jõesalu
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Nanci Adler : Time and Crime without Punishment
David Beorlegui : Time, Memory, Justice. Haunting Spaces in Post-dictatorial Spain. The Prison of Carabanchel and the Case of “La Comuna”
Anna Bryson : Oral History in Post-Conflict Settings: Lessons, Legalities & Limits
Jelena Dureinovic : Doing the History of Memory of the Second World War in Yugoslavia: Mnemonic Hegemony and Vernacular Memories

Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
ZA-8 - ORA08 : Methodological Explorations
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Graham Smith
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Andrea Althaus : Second Analysis in Oral History. Old Interviews and New Questions
Linde Apel : Searching for Home. A Secondary Analysis of West-German Jewish/non-Jewish Oral History Interviews
Sabine Kittel : In the Jungle of Truths and Realities: the „Stasi” in Archival Files and in Personal Accounts
Olga Tabachnikova , Natalia Vinokurova : Narrative Strategies of Russian Scientists: Interview Analysis

Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
ZA-9 - ORA09 : Time in Oral History and Intergenerational and Transgeneral Memory
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Anne Heimo
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Anna Green : Time and Family Narratives
Ulla Savolainen : Time and Tellability in Oral History: from Extended Silence to Public Acknowledgement of the Internments in Finland
Radmila Svarickova Slabakova : Time and Intergenerational Family Stories

Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
ZA-10 - ORA10 : Coping with Personal and Collective Crisis
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Andrea Strutz
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Willie Hiatt : Attacking Power in Peru: Blackouts, Technology, and Shining Path Violence
Michael John : “Waiting” and “Expecting” in Austrian Refugee Camps after 1945. Displaced Persons in Collective and Individual Memory
Kate Moore : Coping with Death from Disaster: Magical Thinking as a Mental Architecture for Hope and Denial
Marcin Stasiak : Wounded Body and Biography: Chronology in Life Stories of People with Polio-Related Impairments, Polish Case.

Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
ZA-11 - ORA11 : Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Perspectives on the Use of Oral History
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Nanci Adler
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Fabienne Amlinger : Gender Trouble in the Swiss Federal Palace - an Exhibition Project
Terry Brotherstone , Hugo Manson : Interrogating an Oral Archive over Time: Perspectives on the Uses of the Lives in the Oil Industry Archive, 2002 to 2018
Ene Kõresaar : From Parallel Lives to Integrated Worlds: Oral History and Life Stories as Means of Creating Time in the Museum
Paul Thompson : Revising the Voice of the Past: Oral History Worldwide

Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
ZA-12 - ORA12 : Letters and Autobiographical Materials in Life Stories
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Kirsi-Maria Hytönen
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Deborah Bernstein , Talia Pfefferman : Constructing Subjectivity: Class and Gender in Family
Tiiu Jaago : A Contemporary Glimpse into the Stalinist Period in Estonia: the Dynamics of the Traumatic Experience in Life-story Narratives
Penny Summerfield : Historians and the Leter: Historical Practice and Epistolarity since the 1970s
Ilari Taskinen : Male Intimacy in Letters between Finnish World War II Soldiers

Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
ZA-13 - ORA13 : Dealing with Emotions in Oral History Work
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Anna Green
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Kirsi-Maria Hytönen : “My mom was a whore, but I am a good mother”: Emotions Connected to Parenthood in Life Stories of Care Leavers
Sofia Laine , Kirsti Salmi-Niklander : Oral History in the Present Tense? Analysing the Interviews of the Volunteers helping Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Finland
Dieter Reinisch : “The best time of my life“: Feelings and Emotions expressed in Oral History Interviews with Former Irish Republican Prisoners
Irena Saleniece : Past Fear in Present Perception

Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
ZA-14 - ORA14 : Constructing Community History
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Jesper Johansson
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Brenda Gaydosh : Genocide Case Study: Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia
Essi Jouhki : ‘It gave courage to go forward and participate’ – Memories and Recollections of Student Communities in Post-war Finland
Leslie McCartney : Gwich’in Elders Life Stories: 20 Years in the Making
Claudia Graciela Perez , Monica Graciela Gatica : The Rawson Harbor and its Past. And Evocation from the Present

Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
ZA-15 - ORA15 : Manifold Use of Interviews in Research
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Susan Lindholm
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Ruth Easingwood : Becoming a High School Girl: a Case Study in Working Class Aspiration in Post War Britain
Anita Káli : Weapons of the Oral History: Fiction and Interview as Social Engineering in Hungary during the Socialist Period
Liisa Lalu : “In my opinion the 1970s was the finest decade of my life.” Youth Left-wing Radicalism in Oral History and Life Writing
Sam Manning : Memories in Cinema-going in Post-war Belfast