The fifth radio program using interviews recorded as part of the Australian Generations Oral History Project aired on Hindsight on ABC Radio National on Sunday 13 July 2014.
This program charts the excitement and eventual decline of the practice of collecting household items in anticipation of one’s own home after marriage. Five women remember vividly the shifting social expectations around them as the world changed from the 1950s to the 1970s.
Australian Lives – an online oral history resource for Australian history teaching
In this video Alistair Thomson (Professor of History, Monash University) introduces an extraordinary new resource for school and university teaching in Australian history and Australian studies.
A new type of oral history book – Australian Lives
In this video oral historian Alistair Thomson introduces you to the Australian Lives ebook, which enables readers to be listeners to the hundreds of oral history extracts in the book
Australian Lives: An Intimate History – a new type of oral history book
Australian Lives: An Intimate History (by Anisa Puri and Alistair Thomson) will be published by … Continue reading Australian Lives: An Intimate History – a new type of oral history book
Australian Generations oral history theme issue of Australian Historical Studies
Australian Generations oral history theme issue of Australian Historical Studies The latest theme issue of … Continue reading Australian Generations oral history theme issue of Australian Historical Studies
Australian Generations Conference and Post-Conference Gathering
Australian Generations Conference
30 – 31 October 2014, Melbourne
The Australian Generations: Researching 20th Century Lives and Memories featured academic historians and industry partners who form the Australian Generations Oral History Project’s research team.