Oral History

Václav Havel on Oral History in an interview with Professor Miroslav Vaněk (2008)

Professor Alessandro Portelli, University of Rome, sat down with Canada's History Society to share his approach to oral history (2016)

Professor Miroslav Vaněk as one of the panelists in panel "Oral History Today and Tomorrow" (2014)

Recommended Publications on Oral History

  • FRISCH, Michael (ed.). A Shared Authority: Essays on the Craft and Meaning of Oral and Public History. New York : State University of New York Press, 1990.

  • GRELE, Ronald. Envelopes of Sound: The Art of Oral History. Chicago : Precedent Publishing, 1975.

  • GUBRIUM, Jaber F. - HOLSTEIN, James A. Hanbook of Interview Research: Context and Method. Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 2002.

  • KVALE, Steiner. Interviews: An Introduction to Qualitative Research Interviewing. California : Sage Publications, 1996.

  • PASSERINI, Luisa. Fascism in Popular Memory: The Cultural Experience of the Turin Working Class. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1987.

  • PERKS, Rob - THOMSON, Alistair (ed.). The Oral History Reader (2nd edition). London - New York : Routledge, 2006.

  • PORTELLI, Alessandro. The Death of Luigi Trastelli, and Other Stories. New York : State University of New York Press, 1991.

  • RITCHIE, Donald. Doing oral History (2nd edition). New York : Twayne Publishers, 2003.

  • THOMPSON, Paul. The Voice of the Past: Oral History (3rd edition). New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.

  • VANĚK, Miroslav - MÜCKE, Pavel. Třetí strana trojúhelníku. Teorie a praxe orální historie (2. doplněné a přepracované vydání). Praha : FHS UK – ÚSD AV ČR, 2015.

  • VANĚK, Miroslav - MÜCKE, Pavel. Velvet Revolutions. An Oral History of Czech Society. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.

  • VANĚK, Miroslav: Around the Globe. Rethinking Oral History with Its Protagonists. Praha : Karolinum, 2013.

  • YOW, Valerie Raleigh. Recording Oral History: A Guide for the Humanities and Social Sciences (2nd edition). Walnut Creek, AltaMira Press, 2005.

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