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Manitoba Food History Project

News:  The Manitoba Food History Project is a SSHRC-funded oral history project based out of the University of Winnipeg in collaboration with the Oral History Centre. The goal of the project is to produce a comprehensive history of food manufacturing, production,...

The OHC Joins the Sustainable Heritage Network

News:  The University of Winnipeg Oral History Centre is now part of the Sustainable Heritage Network, a network of individuals, communities, and institutions who work together to provide each other with digital tools and preservation assistance. Based out of...

The CBHA at the OHC

News:   Earlier this fall, members of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Business History Association (CBHA) met at the Oral History Centre (OHC) at the University of Winnipeg (UW). The OHC is an affiliate of the CBHA; Janis Thiessen, Associate Director of the...

Centre for Oral History and Tradition, Lethbridge

News:  The Oral History Centre was pleased to learn more about the Centre for Oral History and Tradition at University of Lethbridge while attending the Oral History Association's Annual Meeting in Long Beach, CA. Under the Directorship of Dr. Heidi MacDonald,...

Call for Papers: Oral History Society 2017 UK Annual Conference

News:  The Annual Conference of the Oral History Society in conjunction with Newman University and Leeds Trinity University Friday, 14th and Saturday, 15th July, 2017 at Leeds Trinity University, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5HD In recent years, belief and non belief have...

CBHA/ACHA and the OHC Announce Their Mutual Affiliation

News:   The Oral History Centre is pleased to announce the mutual affiliation of the OHC and the The Canadian Business History Association - l'association canadienne pour l'histoire. The Canadian Business History Association - l'association canadienne pour l'histoire...

The Canadian Business History Association and the OHC

News:   The Canadian Business History Association (CBHA/ACHA) held its first Annual General Meeting in Toronto on 3 May 2016. Elected to its first Board of Directors were two long-time supporters of the Oral History Centre in Winnipeg: Joe Martin and Janis Thiessen....

Canadians Do Oral History?

Blog:  Oral historians in the English-speaking world have been rewarded with a number of excellent compendiums over the past few decades, including an anthology, a reader, and two handbooks. Yet, to the international readership of these introductory essay collections,...