Centre for Popular Memory

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Centre for Popular Memory

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The CPM’s multilingual african oral history archive contained over 2000 life history recordings, many with full transcripts and translations. These collections have been gathered, preserved, migrated and digitised over the last twenty six years. The CPM focused on developing these scholarly research collections for academic and public use as critical knowledge systems within a larger South African and international context.The Centre for Popular Memory (CPM) also developed audio-visual archival material for digital dissemination. The research maintained a multi-lingual approach to collecting, preserving and creating access to data.


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