Alistair Thomson is one of the keynote speakers at the 2019 SARBICA International Symposium. He is a Professor of History at Monash University in Australia, and was previously Professor of Oral History at the University of Sussex in England. He has served as President of the International Oral History Association and as an editor of the British journal Oral History, and is currently President of Oral History Australia. His oral history books include: Anzac Memories (Oxford University Press 1994 and Monash University Publishing 2013), The Oral History Reader (Routledge 1998, 2006 and 2015 with Robert Perks), Ten Pound Poms (Manchester University Press 2005, with Jim Hammerton), Moving Stories: an intimate history of four women across two countries (Manchester University Press and UNSW Press 2011), Oral History and Photography (Palgrave Macmillan 2011, with Alexander Freund), and Australian Lives: An Intimate History (Monash University Publishing 2017, with Anisa Puri).
Prof Thomson’s keynote will be held on 27 Jun 2019. Click here to read the abstract of Prof Thomson’s keynote.
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