Oral History Researcher required for Music & Tales project

Oral History Researcher The Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape Partnership (CALLP) Scheme comprises fourteen organisations working together to deliver twenty-eight projects over a five-year period, with principle funding secured from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. We are looking for a self-employed contractor to complete the following work in contract with The Scottish Wildlife Trust, the Scheme’s lead partner. The Soil Beneath Our Feet: Music and Tales of Coigach & Assynt This project, led by Coigach Community Development Company, aims to explore more intangible elements of the interaction between people and place. Music and song has always played a central role in the lives of the people of Coigach and Assynt and this project will bring together these strands to both protect and preserve this cultural heritage. The Gaelic heritage of the area is recognised as a particularly important element to be explored. Oral History of Music & Tales in Coigach & Assynt (£6,500) We are looking to contract an experienced Oral History researcher to record the remembered history and stories associated with the music and song of the area. Using


Oral History Researcher Required

Oral History of Fishing in Coigach Researcher (£7,650) We are looking to contract an experienced Oral History researcher to record the present status of the fisheries and the remembered history and stories associated with the development of fishing around the Coigach peninsula following the first use of creels for catching prawns in the early 1970s and Salmon Fisheries in the 60s/70s. The project will seek to chart and record the evolution and progression of fishing practices and the livelihoods that these have supported over the last half century, in turn recording lessons learnt for contemporary management approaches. The work will be part of the Marine Project as part of the CALL Partnership and must be completed by 31st March 2019. The budget for this work is £7,650, inclusive of VAT if applicable. This budget includes production of materials as well as researcher’s time and mileage. A breakdown of the materials expected to be produced as part of this contract are listed in the full description. The role is to be appointed on a part-time, self-employed basis and contract will be issued

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