Updated: May 1
The Oral History Workshop was organised as an initiative to sensitise the public consciousness about the importance of Oral History, specially in a land like ours where entire cultures have been inherited orally for as long as they have existed. The presenters at the workshop, Indira Chowdhury and Saaz Agarwal are experts in the fields of historical and archaeological studies, archival studies and oral history. The workshop addressed the topics of the abouts of oral history and it's importance, and the processes of recording oral history. It also allowed space for the discussion of ethical issues related to therecording of oral history, the aspect of memory and its reliability, the archival of oral history, and how it could be disseminated.