Wathiqat Wattan organization holds a new workshop in oral history for a group of candidates from the cultural center in Al Raqqa, within the framework of Memorandum of Understanding between Wathiqat Wattan Organisation and the Ministry of Culture with the purpose of documenting the War on Syria.
Mr. Mousa Al khoury, the manager of the projects, illustrated the concept of oral history and the different stages of oral history projects. He also explained the process of preserving, archiving, evaluating and analyzing the oral testimonies in a way that enables researchers to extract results to conduct further studies.
The director of the “woman in war” sub-project, Dr. Nermeen Al Nafra, explained in detail the steps taken to prepare for an interview. She also stressed the importance of researching the topic and the context of the interview prior to interviewing the witness.