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17th International Oral History Association Conference
Buenos Aires 2012

Title: The Challenges of Oral History in the 21st Century: Diversity, Inequality and Identity Construction.

Conference Dates: 4-7 September 2012


  1. Heritage, museums and Oral History.
    1. Archives and places of memory
      • Archiving Memory. Methodologies - Interviewing and the material preservation of memory
      • Places of Memory: management of the buy acrobat past from the present or the battles for memory.
    2. Oral History and audiovisual images
      • Words and images in the construction of memory: Photographies, audiovisual resources and screenplay
      • Soundscapes, Recreating the Sounds of the Past.
  2. Theory, method and the teaching and learning of Oral History.
    • Legal and Ethical Dimensions of the Practice of Oral History.
    • Teaching and learning Oral History
  3. Health Oral History.
    • Health Management, Disabilities and Geriatrics.
  4. Gender, memory and politics
    • Permanent Scars of Violence in Memory: Gender Violence, Femicide, and the Reconstruction of the Memories of Victims of Violence.
    • Body Politics: The Construction of Gender Identities, and Sexual Identities.
    • Queer Theory and Transgender Studies.
  5. Memories, politics and militancies
    • NGOs Political Groups, Political Agency and Individuals. The construction of the Feminist Movement
  6. Memory, Oral History and dictatorships
    • Research on Living Under Dictatorship/Totalitarianism
  7. Oral History and the world of work
    • Individual and Collective Perceptions of the World of Work: Unions, Factory, and Gender Control in the Workplace.
    1. Territorial social organizations and workers’ self-management
  8. Oral History and Economy
    1. Businessmen, businesswomen, companies and Oral History
      • Individual and collective perception of the economics process: companies, businessmen and economic policies.
    2. Memories of the “Other economies”
      • Co-operative movement, social, solidary and participative economy, self management. Recuperated enterprises by his workers.
    3. The Wounds of Economic Crisis in Memory:
      • Memory, Welfare, and Economic Crisis.
  9. Ecology and Environment:
    • Natural Heritage and the Social Effects of Major Natural Disasters.
  10. Memory and trauma
    • Human rights violation. Citizenship and the Re-Signifying the National Space: National Identities, and the Fight for Citizenship Rights finasteride from india.
    • Memories of survivors of war, terrorist attacks and genocides.
  11. Art, culture, memory and Oral History
    • The Pleasures of Memory: Artistic Expression and the Representation of Memory.
    • Working class culture, art and politics
  12. Migration, Exhile, Disaporas, and Borderlands.
    • Internal migrations, migrations from neighbouring countries, diasporas and exile
  13. Natives people, memory, politics and Oral History
    • Culture, traditions and identities. Stories of resistance: colonialism, racism and exploitation. Current fights: territory, autonomy, education.
  14. Memory, Oral History and community
    • Teaching and learning narratives, educative experiences, school life. Family and intergenerational exchange.
    • Maternity, Paternity and the Transmission of the Cultural Heritage.
      1. Shared Beliefs, Religious Traditions, and the Oral Transmission.
      2. Non-hegemonic cultures and Oral History
      • Tradition and Memory: Communities, Histories, Heritage and Traditions.

Important dates

Conference Inaugural Event: 4 September 2012

Conference Panels: 4-7 September 2012

Application Deadline: 15 October 2011

Confirmation Deadline: 15 November  2011

Deadline for Submission of  Presentation Paper: 30 March 2012

Buenos Aires Committee IOHA 2012

Miroslav Vanek
Liliana Barela
Joana María Pedro
Pablo Pozzi
Miren Llona
Juan José Gutiérrez

Local Committee 2012

Graciela Browarnik
Ana Diamant
Adriana Echezuri
Mario Ayala
Daniel Plotinsky
Dora Bordegaray
María Inés Rodríguez Aguilar
Pablo Vommaro
Rubén Kotler
Alexia Massholder
Lizel Tornay

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