The Oral History Network of Ireland (OHNI) is pleased to announce its 2017 conference on the theme of ‘Work & Leisure’. This two day conference will take place in the Connacht Hotel, Galway on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June.
Conference contributions are welcome in a range of formats:
We are particularly interested in proposals that take an imaginative approach to the ‘Work and Leisure’ conference theme while also showing clear engagement with oral history and/or personal testimony. Potential topics could include (but are not limited to):
Continuing OHNI’s tradition of inviting keynote speakers of international renown, we are delighted to welcome Historian Emeritus of the United States Senate and author of Doing Oral History, Don Ritchie to this year’s conference.
If you would like to propose a paper, please submit an abstract (of not more than 250 words) that includes your name; the name of your group, organisation or institution; and your email address to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the deadline for submissions has now been extended to 12th May 2017 at 5.00pm. The conference committee’s decision on successful abstracts will be communicated to potential presenters by mid-May.
Registration for the conference and further information is now available on our website at http://www.oralhistorynetworkireland.ie/ohni-conferences/2017-conference/. For further details or queries please contact us through email@example.com.
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