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WORDS AND SILENCES, NEW DIGITAL EDITIONWords & Silences
Call for Papers
Between Past and Future: Oral History, Memory and Meaning
Special issue of the International Oral History Association Journal Words and Silences
Acceptance of Articles starts on 1 May 2011
Submissions close 15 June 2011
This special issue of ‘Words and Silences’ follows on from the successful XVI IOHA Prague
Conference held in July 2010, and will bring together contributions from a diverse range of
disciplines who presented papers at this conference. The aim is to highlight key academic
and professional oral history work that is occurring internationally.
This will be the first online edition of this revised publication and will feature in English and
Spanish and include the following subsections:
· Double blind peer reviewed academic articles (up to 5,000 words)
· Community/professional field based project reports (up to 3,000 words)
· Book/exhibition/online reviews (up to1,000 words)
Accompanying images, film excerpts, audio recordings and URL links are welcome.
As this special issue is open to all presenters from the 2010 Conference, themes include:
1. Memories of violence, war and totalitarianism. The persecuted, civil rights, trauma
2. Memory and Politics: Experiences of political participation
3. Islands of Freedom: The role of subculture, folklore and oral traditions in society.
Alternative culture, music, dance and identity.
4. Memories of Family: Motherhood, fatherhood and generational exchange
5. Migrations: Exile, migratory movements, diaspora and the search of identity
6. The World of Work: Memories and experiences. Gender and the perception of
7. Gender/ing memories and the making of sexual identities. Oral Histories of gays
8. Health and Healthcare: health centres, the elderly and disabled; health workers
9. Ecology and Disasters: Environmental issues, natural heritage and cultural change
10. Sharing/Passing on Beliefs: Religion and oral traditions
11.Organizing Oral History: Institutions, archives, museums, organizations and
12. Methodological, archival and technological issues.
Theory and Method in Oral History: Legal and ethical issues.
13. Teaching Oral History: Experiences in formal and informal education
14.Oral History and the Media
Organisation and Submission Details
Authors are requested to follow the instructions at: http://www.iohanet.org/journal/guidelines.html
Deadline for completed manuscripts: 15 June 2011.
Papers should follow the Author Guidelines, as specified and be submitted online to
Acceptance notifications are sent to authors by 15 July 2011. Final revised papers are due
by 30 August 2011.
Submission inquiries should be directed to the co-editors.
Juan José Gutiérrez (Spanish) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Helen Klaebe (English)- email@example.com
Guest editors from the IOHA association will be assisting co-editors with this issue
Juan J. Gutiérrez, PhD, Associate Professor of Anthropology
Director, Institute for Mexican Studies
Division of Social Behavioral and Global Studies
California State University, Monterey Bay
100 Campus Center, Seaside, 93955 CA
Phone (831) 582 4621
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IOHA MEMBERSHIP DETAILS
The International Oral History Association (IOHA) was formally constituted in June 1996 at the Eleventh International Oral History Conference in Goteborg, Sweden. The Association provides a forum for oral historians around the world, in order to foster international communication and cooperation and a better understanding of the nature and value of oral history. The Association meets every two years in a different region or continent. Benefits of membership include:
- Concessionary rates for the biennial international oral history conferences
- Copies of Words and Silences, the annual, bilingual (English and Spanish) Journal of the IOHA (containing oral history articles, an index of oral history journals from around the world, special items and commentaries on oral history issues)
- Access to the IOHA home page on the world wide web
- Access to IOHA News, the on-line newsletter of the Association
- Voting rights at the Association's General Meetings and Council elections
- Active participation in the international community of oral historians.
Membership is open to any individual or institution supporting the aims and objectives of the Association. The Association is governed by a Council elected at the General Meeting of the biennial international oral history conference. The President of the Association is Pilar Dominguez, from Spain, and current Council members come from Argentina, Canada, China, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.
For membership forms, go to Membership on the IOHA website. For inquiries e-mail the Association's treasurer, Almut Leh (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Fees for two-year membership (July 2010 - June 2012)
Individuals: 50 Euros
Institutions: 100 Euros
Students: 25 Euros
Members’ profile changes
If you change your email address, please notify the IOHA treasurer, Almut Leh (email@example.com) or change directly by accessing your member profile at http://www.iohanet.org/membership/member.php
IOHA NEWSLETTER GUIDELINES AND DEADLINES
Copy is preferred as Microsoft Word attachment. Footnotes included in items should be included only in parentheses and not formatted. Images and illustrations should be scanned at 72dpi, and sent in jpg or pic formats.
Send via e-mail to both co-editors:
Miren Llona (Spanish text) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Christopher Paetzhold (English text) - email@example.com
· Future conferences, meetings, and other announcements: 250 words
· Conference reports: 500 words
· Archive News: 500 words
· New Projects: 1000 words
October 15 - posted to web site in January.
April 15 – posted to web site in June