Wednesday June 20

Parallel Sessions 10:30–12:30

Wivi, second floor

Session 37: Perspectives on Family Histories
Chair: Ulla Savolainen

Patricia Sampaoli de Bonacci (Argentina): History with chickpeas, a family and the rural community that lived in the northeast of the province of Santa Cruz – Patagonia Argentina – in the first half of the 20th century
Anna Green (New Zealand): Family Narratives and Historical Consciousness
Sakari Saaritsa (Finland): Deconstructing oral histories of family strategies through record linkage: Contrasting interview, tax, welfare and parish materials from early 20th century Finland
Carolyn Collins (Australia): On the picket line with mum: family, memory and the anti-war movement in Australia, 1965–1973
Wiivi-Maria Jouttijärvi (Finland): Inheritance of history narratives and their relationship to post-Soviet history culture

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Wolmar, second floor

Session 38: Archives and New Technologies
Chair: Lenka Kratka

Marie Barešová (Czech Republic): Archiving and recording of oral history on the example of the National Film Archive’s Collection of sound recordings
Celso Castro (Brazil): Memory of the Social Sciences in Brazil: Audiovisual Research and Documentation Project
Jiří Hlaváček (Czech Republic): Future of oral history? Virtual assistant for access to historical audiovisual data
Miao Tian (China): Oral History Practice in National Library of the China Taking China Memory Project as Example
Alejandro Peña Carbonell (Spain): Dédalo, in the memory labyrinth. Connecting digital humanities, a implementation proposal

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Alvar, third floor

Session 39: Remembering the Narratives of “Us”: Indigenous Forms and Practice in Oral History
Chair: Amy Starecheski

Lorina Barker (Australia): Looking through Windows: using multimedia to capture Aboriginal people’s memories and stories
Sadie Heckenberg (Australia): Nothing about Us without Us
Varpu Lotvonen (USA): Alaskan Sámi narratives
Riikka Patrikainen (Finland): “What was done that the deceased would stay in the grave and not come back home?” – Karelian death rites as “collected” by folklorist U. T. Sirelius from Matjoi Plattonen in 1920
Lorraine Weir (Canada): Toward a Compositional Practice of Transcription: “Lha Yudit’ih (We Never Give Up): An Oral History of the Tsilhqot’in Title Case”
Sue Anderson & Lorina Barker (Australia): Yarning: An Indigenous Feminist Analysis of Oral History

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Elsi, third floor

Session 40: Approaches to Conflicts and Revolutions
Chair: Pavel Mücke

Miroslav Vaněk 
(Czech Republic): The Student Generation of 1989 from a Longitudinal Perspective: An Oral History 20 Years Later
Pedro Gabriel Silva (Portugal): The relevance of biographic narratives for socio-professional memory and reflexivity – notes from a study with Portuguese social workers during the 1974 Revolution
Max Stahl (East Timor): Max Stahl Audiovisual Archive Center and the Memory of East Timor struggle (1975-2002)
Petra Kuivala (Finland): A Silent History. Oral histories and Catholic narratives in Revolutionary Cuba
Antonio Montenegro (Brazil): Life history of European Fathers in the Northeast Region of Brazil (1950/2000)

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Anton, third floor

Session 41: Applying Oral Histories
Chair: Mark Cave

Nkrumah Bankong-Obi (Nigeria): Where Have The Griots Gone? Challenges of Documenting Nigerian Civil War History. Example of The First Shot: Ogoja Province and The Untold Story of The Nigeria/Biafra War 
Ann Raynal May (USA): Oral History in International Development
Verusca Calabria & Di Bailey (United Kingdom): Natural Allies: Oral History and Participatory Action Research in Health and Social Care
Lucie Rajlová (Czech Republic): Different aspects of oral history in Czechoslovakia Arzu Güldosuren (Turkey): The Past and Present of Oral History Databases in Turkey
Aliya Bolatkhan (Kazakhstan): Oral history in Kazakhstan 

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Felix, third floor

Session 43: Personal Experiences of War
Chair: Marianne Junila

Linda Neiberg (USA): There Was a Little Girl: Coming of Age amidst War, Statelessness, and the Heather Fields of Fishbacha
Anna Shternshis (Canada): And Then I killed Him: Narratives of Violence among Red Army World War II Veterans
Cason Whitcomb (USA): Becoming an Oral Historian: Collecting, Archiving, and Understanding US Veteran Oral Histories for the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Tiina Lintunen & Marianne Junila (Finland): Experiences and narratives – the Civil War of young White women

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Wäinö, fourth floor

Session 44: Difficult Childhood
Chair: Seija Jalagin

Jamie Canavan (Ireland): ’I don’t have an axe to grind with anyone. I just want to tell my story’: Pre-conceptions and anxieties from interviewees affected by childhood trauma in Irish State Care
Spyridoula Pyrpyli (Greece): Poverty, child labor and education. The Evening school of Panaitolikos football team for working children: memories of its ex-pupils from 1940s to 1960s
Sally Zwartz (Australia): Re-telling trauma: the work of the narrative writers at Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
Shabina Aslam (United Kingdom): Bussing Out: the experiences of migrant children in Bradford (U.K) 1962 – 1976 and education
Seija Jalagin (Finland): Autofiction as a Source of Difficult History

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