Introduction course Oral History – start 17 februari

The Oral History Introduction Course introduces you to the basics of oral history. You will also be given literature and examples to work on. Between meetings, you’ll work on small assignments alone or in pairs.


The course will deal with subjects such as:

  1. What is oral history?
  2. What can oral history interviews be used for?
  3. Interview attitude and interview technique
  4. Pros and cons of questionnaires and topic lists
  5. Knowledge about the context and the influence of the interviewer
  6. Recording, saving and storing interviews
  7. Metadata and transcriptions

The online introduction course consists of 4 sessions of 2 hours and takes place on Thursdays: 17 February and 3, 17 and 31 March. From 3 pm to 5 pm.