New Issue of Agora: ‘Oral Histories’ 

The History Teachers’ Association of Victoria announces the publication of the latest edition of Agora, on the theme of ‘Oral Histories’. Articles in the issue discuss: how Indigenous Australians ensured the accurate retelling of ancient stories of Country confirmed by geological evidence of climate change; cross-generational language barriers to recording the oral histories of immigrants; how bias, shifts in memory construction and the effects of trauma can influence oral accounts; how folklore such as ghost stories can reveal a community’s response to traumatic historical events; oral history sources that explore anti-Vietnam War experiences and much more. 

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