Exploring ICwS online resources (I)- the Commonwealth Oral History Project

In the first of a series of online seminars exploring the digital research materials provided by the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, Dr Sue Onslow, the lead researcher on the Institute's Commonwealth Oral History Project (COHP) discussed the resources on the COHP website in conversation with the ICwS director, Philip Murphy.

Participants were guided through the main features of the website and learnt more about the origins of the project, how the research was carried out and some of its key findings. As well as explaining the specific value of the COHP as a research tool, the seminar examined the broader issue of the use of individual and witness seminars in recovering the history of a complex organisation like the Commonwealth.

Author: 
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Speaker(s): 
Philip Murphy (ICwS) and Sue Onslow (ICwS)
Event date: 
Tuesday, 2 February 2021 - 4:00pm