Our Ethics

Is Oral History Legal and Ethical?

It is essential that interviewees should have confidence and trust in interviewers, and that recordings should be available for research and other use within a legal and ethical framework which protects the interests of interviewees.

The following information and guidelines are aimed at ensuring that these objectives are achieved.

Rainbow Pilgrims abides by the guidelines as laid out by the Oral History Society. Please follow this link: http://www.ohs.org.uk/advice/ethical-and-legal/

The article is divided into sub-pages:

  1. Practical Steps
  2. Preparation
  3. First Approach
  4. During Interview
  5. After Interview
  6. Further Information
  7. FAQs
  8. Useful web links
  9. Further reading

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  1. Rainbow Pilgrims Archive Skills Training

    May 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0

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