Oral History Association in South Africa

Niall McNulty has been invited to present at a meeting of the Oral History Association of South Africa, to be held in Kimberley on the 15th March. Niall will be discussing his work on digital media projects such as the Ulwazi Programme, which uses oral history methodology to collect indigenous knowledge and local history from communities around […]

Oral History Workshop for the Luthuli Museum

Last week we ran a really successful oral history workshop for the Luthuli Museum, who are embarking on a fascinating social history of the families of Groutville, the township where the museum is located. We wish them the best of luck and can’t wait to see the results. “Thank you so much for the training, […]

Oral history workshop for UKZN students

Niall McNulty recently ran an oral history workshop for Cultural and Heritage Tourism students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. The workshop forms part of a larger digital, cultural memory project, focused on the area of Inanda, north of Durban. The project aims to collect and disseminate oral histories and intangible heritage and link this to […]

Libraries as Community Memory: Modalities of Preserving Indigenous Knowledge for Posterity

Niall McNulty was recently in Kenya, running a workshop on ‘Libraries as Community Memory’  for the National Museums of Kenya, in collaboration with the Goethe Institut Nairobi. Click here to download the presentation … Click here to download the paper (presented at SCECSAL 2012) …