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Our community is made ​​up of over 200 affiliates. Academic and community-based researchers, students, artists, educators, and practitioners specializing in different disciplines: their diverse areas of expertise are impressive.

Ethical guidelines, practical and methodological training, webinars, digital tools, software and links: this section contains a variety of useful tools for anyone wishing to develop an oral history project.

Our affiliates continuously produce a wide variety of research and multimedia projects. Here you will find information on current and past projects, as well as on the many outcomes produced by our community.

Our archives contain thousands of oral history interviews recorded by our affiliated researchers and partners. These documents can be consulted by researchers and the public. We also accept donations of oral history interviews.

COHDS Winter 2020 Opening Hours

Monday: 16h30- 20h
Tuesday: 11h-16h
Wednesday: 11h- 17h
Thursday: 12h-17h
Friday: 10h-16h



Latest News

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:00 to Friday, March 6, 2020 - 19:00

Dear COHDS community,

Concordia University’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling and Office of Community Engagement are pleased to announce that Joy

We regret that, due to unforeseen circumstances, the remaining events in the Listening Tables series have been canceled.

The Little Prize

Concordia University’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling and Office of Community Engagement invite nominations for the The Little Prize competition.

The Little Prize is a $500 annual award to be given by committee to a COHDS community affiliate (ie non-student, non-professor). This community affiliate will have made a meaningful contribution to their community, through oral-history research or creation, arts-based storytelling, and/or creative, place-based, oral history work. 

Deadline: September 12th, 2019, 5pm

After a year of absence, the Symposium for Emerging Scholars is back! Organized by and for students, this bilingual one-day event offers an opportunity for graduate students to present work at any stage, to exchange ideas, and to connect with other researchers and creators. We invite proposals that feature research projects in oral, digital, or public history, broadly defined - students in related fields, including museum studies, education, documentary filmmaking, memory studies, new media art, sociology, anthropology, and others, are encouraged to submit proposals.The deadline to submit a proposal is January 10th, 2016, and the Symposium will take place on April 1st, 2016.

The terms of our two co-directors, Steven High an Ronald Rudin, are coming to an end (in 2016 and 2017). Therefore, COHDS is now seeking two new Co-Directors for a 3-year term, starting in May 2016 and May 2017 respectively. Full-time Concordia faculty members, already affiliated with COHDS, are eligible to be nominated for either one of these positions.The deadline for applying is December 17, 2015.


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