Introduction: confronting mass atrocities in oral historical practice

Jessee, Erin and Pohlman, Annie (2013) Introduction: confronting mass atrocities in oral historical practice. Oral History Forum, 33 Special Issue 2: 1-6.

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Author Jessee, Erin
Pohlman, Annie
Title Introduction: confronting mass atrocities in oral historical practice
Journal name Oral History Forum   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1482-5872
1923-0567
Publication date 2013
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 33
Issue Special Issue 2
Start page 1
End page 6
Total pages 6
Place of publication Ottawa, ON, Canada
Publisher Canadian Oral History Association
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted abstract
...oral histories that engage with issues of more recent episodes of mass violence are rare... This special issue of Oral History Forum d’histoire orale thus aims to incite dialogue on these subjects by examining the conceptual, physical and mental challenges of carrying out oral history work on grievous abuses of human rights, and the attendant ethical and methodological dilemmas of documenting individuals’ and communities’ experiences of mass atrocities and their aftermath. The contributors explore the roles that oral historians and oral history practitioners can play during and after mass atrocities and evaluate their efforts to adapt oral history methodologies and practices in culturally appropriate and ethical ways...
Keyword Oral history
Mass atrocities
Genocide
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Special Issue “Confronting Mass Atrocities”.

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