LSG Conference 2018: Oral History and Sound Heritage

Event Details

  • Event date: 09/07/2018
  • Venue: University of Leicester

This year’s CILIP Local Studies conference focuses on oral history. Hosted by the University of Leicester Library, our conference is for anyone involved in oral history and sound collections, or who would like to work in this area in the future. The program is designed to help you keep up to date with best practice, find out about new initiatives, and meet other people in this field.



Introducing Unlocking Our Sound Heritage – Sue Davies, British Library

Running an oral history project – Colin Hyde, East Midlands Oral History Archive

Tour of the Library’s Special Collections & Sound Heritage project facilities

Oral history and communities – Stephanie Nield, Leonard Cheshire Archive & Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre, University of Manchester.

Cataloguing oral history and sound collections.


As part of the event, we will be inviting interest in a local studies network for librarians, archivists and heritage professionals in the Midlands.


Please sign up for tickets before 8th July 2018 via Eventbrite:


For more details please email William Farrell: Or visit the website: