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Now available: 2019 Issue of Words and Silences/Palabras y Silencios

The September 2019 issue of Words and Silences/Palabras y Silencios, the online publication of the International Oral History Association, is now available. 

The current issue features Keynote Addresses and papers from the IOHA 2018 biennial Congress in Finland; submissions from the international community on the 2018 theme “Memory and Narration”; and submissions focused on current reflections and trends in practice. Thank you to all authors and speakers who submitted their work to share! We look forward to feedback from the oral history community.  

For more information about Words and Silences/Palabras y Silencios, please see our submission guidelines, or contact editors at with the subject line WORDS AND SILENCES.


Image: Poster, Slovaks (men) and Slovaks (women)! Your homeland is calling you! You are called by the Free Czechoslovak Republic! – do not miss the chance of your return! Courtesy of Munkácsy Mihály Múzeum. Featured in the article “My grandpa wasn’t a Hungarian!” by Lucia Heldáková and Klara Kohoutová