Military Oral History Conference:
Between Memory and History
Tentative Program Military Oral History Conference
All events, unless otherwise noted, are at the Marriott Hotel
Wednesday May 5
5:00- 7:00 Registration
7:00-7:45 Opening Session
The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War, Andrew Theobald. The Historica-Dominion Institute, The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War.
7:45 8:45 Reception
(Sponsored by The Historica-Dominion Institute, The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War).
Thursday May 6
9:00-10:30 - Session 1 - Oral History Before the Tape Recorder.
10:30-11:00 -- Break
11:00 12:00 Session 2 -- The British Commonwealth Air Training Program.
12:00 1:00 -- Lunch
1:00 2:00 - Session 3 Military Oral History Program.
1. The Added Value of Oral History Sources in a Military Context: Experiences from the Dutch Veterans Oral History Project, Stef Scagliola, Dutch Veterans Interview Project, Netherlands Institute for Veterans.
2. The Making of The Veterans: A Documentary. The Impact of War on the Evolution and History of Canada, Canadian Society, and the Canadian Forces as Told Through the Words of Veterans. Daniel R Rodrique and Colonel (Ret'd) Andrew Nellestyn.
2:00 3:30 Session 4 Women, Youth, and Racism in the Second World War.
3:30 4:00 Break
4:00 5:30 -- Session 5 Oral History and Soldiers in the Second World War.
7:00 8:30 Banquet The Forum Restaurant, 612 Fisgard St
Friday May 7
8:30 10:00 - Session 6 Ethnicity and Military Service in the Two World Wars.
0:00 10:30 -- Break
10:30 11:30 .- Session 7 Veterans Recollections in the Second Half of the 20th Century.
11:30 12:30 Lunch
12:30 2:00 Session 8 - Contemporary Use of Oral History.
3. Researching Vulnerable Groups in the Canadian Forces through Personal Interview: Methodological and Ethical Considerations, Craig Leslie Mantle, Canadian Forces Leadership Institute & Centre for Military and Strategic Studies, University of Calgary, and Justin C. Wright, Canadian Forces Leadership Institute.
2:15 4:30 Conference Trip