15 November, 2008 - Four new interviews have been posted on the samples page. Also slightly changed the text on the home page.
5 August, 2008 - After yet another too-long silence, five new interviews have been posted on the samples page.
12 February, 2008 - Another new interview (in both Mongolian and English) has been posted on the samples page.
25 January, 2008 - After a very long silence as we worked on getting the new, big project off the ground, I've finally posted a new interview on the samples page. We hope to start rolling out at least one transcription and translation per month here over the course of this year.
16 April, 2007 - Updated the home page to reflect some changes.
13 March, 2007 - A new interview excerpt has been posted. (Apologies for the long apparent neglect - the project is very busy, but with behind the scenes things.)
24 December, 2006 - Posted an interview with a lama from Gandan on the samples page.
22 December, 2006 - The sample interviews page is now available in Mongolian. I hope to have a new interview or two to put up in about a week or so.
The why oral history essay is now available in Mongolian. More updates coming soon - I've been pre-occupied with behind-the-scenes aspects of the project of late.
8 November, 2006 - Sound Bites!. So far just one, but we'll be adding a few more audio clips from interviews as we get the chance.
7 November, 2006 - Posted the second part of the sample interview dealing with the human body and related issues.
29 October, 2006 -- Posted a short essay on why we should be interested in oral history. It's an attempt to explain, in non-academic terms, why we are running this project.
28 October, 2006 -- Part one of a new sample interview has been posted. This one deals with a variety of issues, including the "cultural campaigns" (introduction of new foods, approaches to hygiene, etc.) in mid-twentieth century Mongolia.
26 October, 2006 -- An explanation of Mongolian terms used in the interviews has been created. At this point, there are only a few terms. More will be added as more interviews are, and as time allows. Also, please check back shortly for more interviews.
13 October, 2006 -- The transcriptions will now display an image of the person interviewed. (When we have one.)
10 October, 2006 -- Reworked how the transcriptions / interviews format when printed.
8 October, 2006 -- The formatting problem has been fixed in the sample interview.
7 October, 2006 -- A sample interview , in both English and Mongolian has been added.
10 September, 2006 -- The Test User section has been updated.
1 September, 2006 -- Most of the site's pages are now available in Mongolian as well. Still working out the layout for switching between the two. For now, it's located in the navigation menu on the left.
15 August, 2006 -- Please check back soon for updates, expanded information and excerpts from interviews in both Mongolian and English in the near future.
20 June, 2006 -- The site officially opens.