Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Doug Boyd Presents at USC Shoah Foundation Meeting

Dr. Doug Boyd, Director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History was invited to participate in an international conference on the potential and challenges of opening digital eyewitness archives for research, education and the media – Preserving Survivors´ Memories - Digital Testimony Collections about Nazi Persecution. History, Education and Media.  
The conference took place November 20-22 at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, Germany and was hosted by The Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” (EVZ) together with the Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin and in cooperation with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, Los Angeles, USA.  Doug participated in a panel presentation and discussion Oral History in the E-Humanities Landscape and featured an in-depth discussion of the Nunn Center's creation and implementation of OHMS (Oral History Metadata Synchronizer) as a model for enhancing access to archived oral history.

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