The In Your Own Words: Understanding The Troubles team takes home the POV Hackathon 9 Participants’ Choice Award!

About the Project: A video player prototype for the oral history project In Your Own Words: Understanding The Troubles, a collection of first-hand accounts of the conflict in Northern Ireland from 1966-1998. This prototype platform could be used for other oral history projects.

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