Call for Proposals | Palestinian Oral History Archive (POHA) American University of Beirut

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The POHA project is soliciting proposals for the Archive’s launch conference on June 3 – 4, 2019.

Applicants must submit an abstract of 500 words in addition to a CV by December 15, 2018.

Applications should be sent to: ifi.comms@aub.edu.lb with the subject line: “POHA Conference.”

The Palestinian Oral History Archive is an archival collection that contains more than 1,000 hours of testimonies with first generation Palestinians and other Palestinian communities in Lebanon The project’s aim is to digitize, index, catalog, preserve, and provide access to the material through the creation of a state-of-the-art digital platform. It aims to expand and include additional oral history collections documenting varied aspects of the Palestinian experience in Lebanon and the region. The project is being completed in partnership with the AUB Libraries, the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, the Nakba Archive and the Arab Resource Center for Popular Arts (AL-JANA), and is currently funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant (2016-19).

Link for the details of the call for proposals here.

The conference will cover the cost of travel and accommodation for accepted papers.