16:00 - 18:00
Professor Penny Summerfield
Lectures, talks and seminars
History, Department of
Professor Lucy Noakes firstname.lastname@example.org
In this workshop for Essex post-graduate students, Professor Penny Summerfield will explore the paradigm shift from ‘eye witness’ and ‘recovery’ approaches to oral history, to engagement with memory, narrative, subjectivity and emotion.
Professor Penny Summerfield will discuss key concepts such as intersubjectivity, the cultural circuit, life review, narrative genre, composure and discomposure, as methodological approaches that help us to engage with subjectivity, emotions and experience in oral history interviews.
In preparation for the workshop, students are recommended (but not required) to read:
If you would like to join us, please contact Professor Lucy Noakes on email@example.com by Monday 2 November.
Professor Summerfield is a Fellow of both the British Academy and the Academy of Social Science, and series editor of the Royal Historical Society New Historical Perspectives Book Series. From 2008-2011 she served as Chair of the Social History Society, and is now Honorary Vice-President of the Society.