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(January/May 2014 - December 2014/April 2015)

This opportunity is aimed at researchers who have experience with oral and digital history. Candidates having additional expertise on aboriginal peoples, Canada’s North, or history education are encouraged to apply. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will provide expertise, support, and resources for the inclusion and interpretation of oral history materials in all phases of the project, especially for the development of learning materials that include a community-based oral history component. 

Lachlan is a second year doctoral student in history, whose oral history project is examining the closing of the steel industry in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. His article, "Labour Landmarks in New Waterford: Collective Memory in a Cape Breton Coal Town," was recently published in Acadiensis.

The Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling (COHDS) has a new weekly radio program on CJLO 1690 AM starting this fall. We’re looking for students and affiliates to join our radio team! Not only can you gain experience producing live radio but your audio pieces will subsequently be posted as podcasts on our website.

The Deindustrialization and Its Aftermath:  Class, Culture and Resistance international conference is being organized jointly by Concordia University’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling and the Scottish Oral History Centre at Strathclyde University in Glasgow.

Concordia University is seeking an emerging Canadian or international scholar (within 10 years of receiving the PhD) demonstrating promising and innovative investigations into the production, circulation, preservation and/or display of audio-visual cultures with research focusing on the challenges and opportunities presented by new technologies in understanding past and present audiovisual phenomena, broadly defined.

Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for the Stephen Jarislowsky Chair in Cultural and Economic Transformation.

"Most discussions of oral history method are rooted in abstract ideas about what interviewing should be and should achieve. However, interviews are ultimately personal interactions between human beings, and as such they rarely conform to a methodological ideal.

Concordia University is proud to welcome the 82nd Congress of l’Association francophone pour le savoir — Acfas in Montreal from May 12 to 16, 2014. This is a first for the university and coincides with Concordia’s 40th anniversary.

There are countless fascinating stories about the Canadian past that are unknown to all but a few people. Ron Rudin's Lost Stories project brought to light an important part of the history of deaf people in Montreal

All across the world a wide range of people travel to and from work – women and men, citizens and temporary foreign workers, new workers and those near retirement.



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