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Call for articles “Words and Silences”

EXPIRED.  The call for papers for the 2015 digital eidtion of Words and Silences is now closed.  The following is therefore outdated, but we chose to keep it online for the interested reader.

Words and Silences is the official journal of the International Oral History Association. It is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles on oral history methodology, as well as research that is based on oral history interviewing. It is an online journal.

For the past two years Words and Silences was offline because of technical problems. However, the website has been restored and two new editors have been appointed from the Executive of IOHA. They are David Beorlegui of Spain and Christina Landman of South Africa.

Words and Silences hereby invites you to submit an article manuscript for peer-reviewing and publication in the next issue of W&S which will Number 1 of Volume 7.

Articles are accepted that

  • are 5000 words in length
  • use the Chicago Manual of Style
  • are based on oral history interviewing or oral history methodology
  • are received before 30 February 2015.

Please submit your manuscript online on the website of Words and Silences ( or (

David Beorlegui and Christina Landman (editors)