Publications

Aguiar, Laura. “Back to Those Walls: The Women’s Memory of the Maze and Long Kesh Prison in Northern Ireland.” Memory Studies 8, no. 2 (2015): 227-241.

Aitken, Stuart, and James Craine. "Guest editorial: Affective geovisualizations." Directions Magazine 7 (2006): 2011.

Bazambanza, Rupert. Smile Through the Tears: The Story of the Rwandan Genocide. Montreal:Images Les Editions, 2005.

Bishop, Libby. “A Proposal for Archiving Context for Secondary Analysis.” Methodological Innovations Online 1, no. 2 (2006): 10–20.

Bornat, Joanna.“A Second Take: Revisiting Interviews with a Different Purpose.” Oral History 31, no.1 (2003): 47–53.

Caquard Sébastien. “Cartography 1: Mapping Narrative Cartography.” Progress in Human Geography 37, no.1 (2013): 135–144.

Caquard, Sébastien, Stephanie Pyne, Heather Igloliorte, Krystina Mierins, Amos Hayes, and DR Fraser Taylor. "A “living” atlas for geospatial storytelling: the cybercartographic atlas of indigenous perspectives and knowledge of the Great Lakes region." Cartographica: The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization 44, no. 2 (2009): 83-100.

Chenier, Elise. "Oral History and Open Access: Fulfilling the Promise of Democratizing Knowledge." New American Notes Online 5 (2014): 91-107.

Christel, Michael G., and Michael H. Frisch. "Evaluating the contributions of video representation for a life oral history collection." In Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (2008): 241-250.

Christen, Kimberly. “Access and Accountability: The Ecology of Information Sharing in the Digital Age.” Anthropology News 50 , no. 4 (2009): 4-5.

Christen, Kimberly. “Does Information Really Want to Be Free? Indigenous Knowledge Systems and the Question of Openness.” International Journal of Communication 6 (2012).

Christen, Kimberly. "Opening archives: Respectful repatriation." The American Archivist 74, no. 1 (2011): 185-210.

Corti, Louise. “Progress and Problems of Preserving and Providing Access to Qualitative Data for Social Research: The International Picture of an Emerging Culture.” Forum: Qualitative Social Research 1, no.3 (2000).

Corti, Louise, Andreas Witzel, and Libby Bishop. “On the Potential and Problems of Secondary Analysis.” Forum Qualitative Social Research 6, no.1 (2005).

Davis, Michael, and Sarah Holcombe. “Whose Ethics?: Codifying and Enacting Ethics in Research Settings.” Australian Aboriginal Studies 2 (2010): 1-9.

Dumais, Lucie. "La recherche partenariale au Québec: tendances et tensions au sein de l’université." SociologieS (2011).

Field, Sean. “Beyond ‘Healing’: Trauma, Oral History and Regeneration.” Oral History 34, no.1 (2006): 31-42.

Freund, Alexander. “Oral History as Process-generated Data.” Historical Social Research 34, no.1 (2008): 22–48.

Frisch, Michael. “Three Dimensions and More: Oral History Beyond the Paradoxes of Method.” In Handbook of Emergent Methods, edited by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber and Patricia Leavy, 221–240. New York: Guildford, 2008.

Geiger, Till, Niamh Moore, and Mike Savage. "The Archive in Question." (2010).

Habimana, Emmanuel, Carole Vacher, Berthe Kayitesi, and Callixte Kabayiza. “Les viols pendant le génocide des Tutsi: un crime d’envie.” In Remembering Mass Violence: Oral History, New Media and Performance, edited by Steven High, Edward Little and Thi Ry Duong, 282-296. Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2014.

Hatzfeld, Jean. Into the Quick of Life: The Rwandan Genocide. The Survivors Speak: A Report. London: Serpent’s Tail, 2005.

High, Steven. Beyond Testimony and Trauma: Oral History in the Aftermath of Mass Violence. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2015.

High, Steven. "Embodied ways of listening: Oral history, genocide and the audio tour." Anthropologica (2013): 73-85.

High, Steven. Oral History at the Crossroads: Sharing Stories of Displacement and Survival. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2014.

High, Steven. “Smile through the Tears: Life, Art, and the Rwandan Genocide,” in  Listening on the Edge: Oral History and Crisis, edited by Stephen Sloan and Mark Cave, 207-225. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

High, Steven. “‘Une fleur dans le fleuve’: Remembering the 1994 Rwandan Genocide in Montréal,” in Africa and Its Diasporas: Memory, Public History and Representations of the Past, edited by Audra Diptee and David V. Trotman. New York: Africa World Press, 2012.

High, Steven, Edward Little and Thi Ry Duong. Remembering Mass Violence: Oral History, New Media and Performance. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013.

High, Steven. "Telling stories: A reflection on oral history and new media." Oral History 38, no. 1 (2010): 101-112.

High, Steve, and David Sworn. "After the Interview: The interpretive challenges of oral history video indexing." Digital studies/Le champ numérique 1, no. 2 (2009).

High, Steven, Stacey Zembrzycki, and Jessica J. Mills. "Telling our stories/animating our past: A status report on oral history and new media." Canadian Journal of Communications 37, no. 3 (2012): 1-22.

Irwin, Sarah, and Mandy Winterton. "Qualitative secondary analysis and social explanation." Sociological Research Online 17, no. 2 (2012): 1-12.

James, Daniel. Dona Maria’s Story: Life History, Memory and Political Identity. Durham, Duke University, 2000.

Janovicek, Nancy. "Oral history and ethical practice: Towards effective policies and procedures." Journal of Academic Ethics 4, no. 1-4 (2006): 157-174.

Jessee, Erin. “The Limits of Oral History: Ethics and Methodology amid Highly Politicized Research Settings.” Oral History Review 38, no. 2 (2011): 287-307.

Jessee, Erin, Stacey Zembrzycki, and Steven High. "Stories Matter: Conceptual challenges in the development of oral history database building software." In Forum: Qualitative Social Research, vol. 12, no. 1. 2011.

Kanimba Misago, Célestin. "Les instruments de la mémoire. Génocide et traumatisme au Rwanda." Gradhiva. Revue d'anthropologie et d'histoire des arts 5 (2007): 63-74.

Kayitesi, Berthe. Demain ma vie. Paris: Laurence Teper, 2009.

Kombo, Eddah Mutua. “Their Words, Actions and Meaning: A Researcher’s Reflection on Rwandan Women’s Experience of Genocide.” Qualitative Inquiry 15, no. 2 (2009): 308-23.

Longman, Timothy. “Placing Genocide in Context: Research Priorities for the Rwandan Genocide.” Journal of Genocide Research 6, no.1 (2004): 29-45.

Malkki, Liisa H. Purity and Exile: Violence, Memory and National Cosmology Among Hutu Refugees in Tanzania. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1995.

Mason, Jennifer. "‘Re-using’qualitative data: on the merits of an investigative epistemology." Sociological Research Online 12, no. 3 (2007): 39-42.

Massey, Doreen. For Space. London: Sage, 2005.

Mauthner, Natasha. "Are Research Data a 'Common' Resource?." Feminists @ law 2, no. 2 (2012).

Mayernik, Matthew S., G. Sayeed Choudhury, Tim DiLauro, Elliot Metsger, Barbara Pralle, Mike Rippin, and Ruth Duerr. "The data conservancy instance: Infrastructure and organizational services for research data curation." D-Lib Magazine 18, no. 9/10 (2012).

Mekdjian, Sarah, Anne-Laure Amilhat-Szary, Marie Moreau, Gladeema Nasruddin, Mabeye Deme, Lauriane Houbey, and Coralie Guillemin. "Figurer les entre-deux migratoires. Pratiques cartographiques expérimentales entre chercheurs, artistes et voyageurs." Carnets de géographes 7 (2014).

Montgomery, C., S. Xenocostas, J. Le Gall, M. Hamez-Spy, M. Vatz Laaroussi, L. Rachédi, and J. Rhéaume. "Intergenerational transmissions in refugee families: The family novel project." Montréal: Série de publications CRF, (2009).

Montgomery, Catherine, Spyridoula Xenocostas, Lilyane Rachédi and Sandra Najac. “Migration et continuités dans les histoires de familles immigrantes.” In Familles québécoises d’origine immigrante : Les dynamiques de l’établissement, edited by Fasal Kanouté and Gina Lafortune, 29-44. Montréal: Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2011.

Moore, Niamh. "(Re) using qualitative data?." Sociological Research Online 12, no. 3 (2007): 1-13.

Ndejuru, C. “Les besoins des rescapés du génocide des Tutsi du Rwanda vivant au Québec.” Journal Internationale de Victimologie 9, no.3 (2011): 397-402.

Newbury, David. “Returning Refugees: Four Historical Patterns of ‘Coming Home’ to Rwanda.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 47, no. 2 (2005): 252-85.

Olmedo, Elise. "Cartographie sensible, émotions et imaginaire." Visions cartographiques 19 (2011).

Parry, Odette, and Natasha S. Mauthner. “Whose Data Are They Anyway? Practical, Legal and Ethical Issues in Archiving Qualitative Research Data.” Sociology 38, no.1:139–52.

Pells, Kirrily. “‘Keep Going Despite Everything’: Lagacies of Genocide for Rwanda’s Children and Youth.” International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 31, no. 9 (2011): 594-606.

Ricci, Sandrine. "La parole mémorielle de rescapées du génocide des Tutsi au Rwanda: vers une (re) construction du sens." Université de Québec à Montréal: Memoire de maitrise en  communication (2008).

Pollock, Della. Remembering : Oral History Performance. Palgrave Studies in Oral History. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Portelli, Alessandro. The Death of Luigi Trastulli, and Other Stories : Form and Meaning in Oral History. SUNY Series in Oral and Public History. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1991.

Sallaberry, Christian, Albert Royer, Pierre Loustau, Mauro Gaio, and Thierry Joliveau. "GeoStream: Spatial Information Indexing Within Textual Documents Supported by a Dynamically Parameterized Web Service." In Geospatial Free and Open Source Software in the 21st Century: Proceedings of the first Open Source Geospatial Research Symposium, OGRS 2009, edited by Erwan Bocher & Markus Neteler, 191–210. Dusseldorf, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012.

Salverson, Julie. “Performing Emergency: Witnessing, Popular Theatre, and the Lie of the Literal,” Theatre Topics 6, no.2 (1996): 181-191.

Savage, Mike. "Revisiting classic qualitative studies." Historical Social Research/Historische Sozialforschung (2005): 118-139.

Schaffer, Kay, and Sidonie Smith,“Venues of Storytelling: The Circulation of Testimony in Human Rights Campaigns.” Life Writing 1, no. 2 (2004): 3-26.

Sheftel, Anna, and Stacey Zembrzycki. Oral History Off the Record: Toward an Ethnography of Practice. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples. NewYork: Zed Books, 2012.

Straus, Scott. The Order of Genocide: Race, Power and War in Rwanda. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006.

Stoler, Ann Laura. Along the Archival Grain: Epistemic Anxieties and Colonial Common Sense. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010.

Sumujanga, Josias. Origins of the Rwandan Genocide. Amherst: Humanity Books, 2003.

Taylor, Christopher C. “The Cultural Face of Terror in the Rwandan Genocide of 1994.” In Annihilating Difference: The Anthropology of Genocide, edited by Alexander Labon Hinton. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.

Thomson, Alistair. “Moving Stories: Oral History and Migration Studies.” Oral History 27, no. 1 (1999): 24-37.

Umetesi, Marie Béatrice. Surviving the Slaughter: The Ordeal of a Rwandan Refugee in Zaire. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2004.

Vidal, Claudine. “La commemoration du genocide au Rwanda.” Cahiers d’Etudes Africaines 44, no. 3 (2004): 575-592.

Yow, Valerie. “Ethics and Interpersonal Relationships in Oral History Research.” Oral History Review 22, no.1 (1995): 51–66.

Xiao, Lu, Yan Luo, and Steven High. "CKM: A shared visual analytical tool for large-scale analysis of audio-video interviews." In 2013 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, 104-112. IEEE, 2013.

Zeitlyn, David. "You can't build a car with just one wheel (why duplication may not be such a bad thing), and some limitations of internet search/retrieval." First Monday 16, no. 9 (2011).

 

Conferences

Lavorel, Marie. “The Living Archives Of Rwandan exiles And Genocide Survivors In Canada: A New Way To Explore, On A Digital Platform, The Lives of Survivors of Violence Stories.” Presented at the Digital Humanities Conference, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2019.

Concordia University's Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling in Montreal, in collaboration with the Association of Parents and Friends of Victims of the Tutsi Genocide in Rwanda (Page-Rwanda), representing survivors of the 1994 genocide now living in Montreal, decided in 2016 to create a digital platform to share and explore 31video interviews with survivors.

Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2016-2019), this research-creation project in digital humanities was an opportunity to renew collaborative research in oral and digital history, along with developing new ways of using and transmitting video archives of life stories.

This "living archive" platform responds to a great need to develop new methods of accessing, sharing, visualizing, mapping, listening and analyzing the recorded stories of survivors of mass violence.

Lavorel, Marie, and Michael Bourgatte. “Annotating Audiovisual Content: Story of a Collaboration Between Montreal and Paris.” Presented at the Scholarly Communities, Communication, Pedagogy, July 2019.

Led by Michael Bourgatte within the Digital Humanities Department of the Institut Catholique de Paris, a team or researchers considered the deployment of an open source annotation service that could be used by both research teachers and students. The result was the technology tool Celluloid, a collaborative video annotation platform.

Under the coordination of researcher Marie Lavorel at Concordia University in Montreal, a digital living archive platform dedicated to Rwandan genocide survivors living in Montreal was developed with the objective of creating and adapting technological tools to navigate, annotate, visualize, and map a number of video interviews.

Lavorel, Marie. “The Living Archives of Rwandan Exiles and Genocide Survivors: New Way to Explore Recorded Storeis of 55 Survivors of Mass Violence.” Poster presented at the Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC, October 10-14, 2018.


 


 

Additional Resources

Here are a few references on oral history, listening practices, and digital humanities for further research:

Corrigan, Julie A., Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Stéphane Lévesque, and Bryan Smith. "Looking to the Future to Understand the Past: A Survey of Pre-Service Teachers’ Experiences with Digital Technologies in Relation to Teaching History." Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy 8, no. 01-02 (2013): 49-73. PDF

High, Steven. "«Au-delà du syndrome de la ‘‘citation payante’’»: les archives vivantes et la recherche réciproque en histoire orale." Revue d’histoire de l’Amérique Française 69, no. 1-2 (2015): 137-163. PDF

High, Steven. "Embodied ways of listening: Oral history, genocide and the audio tour." Anthropologica (2013): 73-85. PDF

High, Steven, Stacey Zembrzycki, and Jessica J. Mills. "Telling our stories/animating our past: A status report on oral history and new media." Canadian Journal of Communications 37, no. 3 (2012): 1-22. PDF

Xiao, Lu, Yan Luo, and Steven High. "CKM: A shared visual analytical tool for large-scale analysis of audio-video interviews." In 2013 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, 104-112. IEEE, 2013. PDF