Oral History in the Middle East and Central Asia

Categories: Dialogue Snapshots,Higher Education Dialogues

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Photo by David Trilling.

February 2012

This dialogue invited participants representing a wide variety of professional backgrounds, including educators, institute directors, academics, documentary filmmakers, museum curators, government officials and civil society leaders from the US, Middle East, and Central Asia to think collectively about methodological and ethical issues in oral history and to share their experiences. It explored how the field of oral history can become more global, the diverse uses of oral history, the function of oral history in conflict/post-conflict settings and the role of technology.

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