Eleonora Anedda

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Eleonora Anedda is an oral historian from Sardegna, Italy. She holds an M.A. in Oral History from Columbia University and came to the field from a Gender and Sexuality Studies background. She cares about documenting and preserving untold stories of individuals, families, and communities. Eleonora was born in Muravera, Italy and raised in a small town in Sardegna. She holds a B.A. in Lettere (Humanities) from the Università degli Studi di Cagliari and an M.A. in Queer History from the University of London. In 2019 she started LIOH, an oral history project which aims at reconstructing how, in the 70s and 80s, the lives of Italian queer women were shaped by society, language, religion, and politics. Eleonora Anedda is an oral historan at the Institute for Diversity and Civic Life. Since graduation, Eleonora has worked closely with historians, ethnographers, and community organizers on numerous research projects. Since 2020, she has been mapping religious diversity in Texas with Austin’s Institute of Diversity and Civic Life. She has also been working with the South Phoenix Oral History Project, researching how students at South Mountain Community College, AZ have become community historians and agents for positive social change. And lastly, with Meanings of October 27th, she helped document Pittsburgh’s resilience in the aftermath of the 2018 Tree of Life synagogue shooting. Eleonora has conducted and processed oral history interviews, customized metadata, and provided interviewing, historical context, and transcription training. She continues to write about oral history and works as a consultant on several oral history projects.


1. Live webinar

2. Custom consultation

  • Oral history and narrative research project design
  • Interviewing techniques and skills
  • Archive Curation
  • Religious diversity and anti-racism
  • Religious diversity in Texas


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Hire experts from the Institute for Diversity and Civic Life to serve as keynote speakers and panelists for online events, lead a workshop, or advise on an initiative. IDCL offers consulting services in two main areas: 1. oral history and narrative research project design and implementation, which includes archive curation and interviewing techniques and skills, and 2. religious diversity and civic life in Texas. All fees benefit the Institute for Diversity and Civic Life, a non-profit organization with a mission to create more inclusive public spaces through storytelling, research, and education.

IDCL is on a mission to expand civic imaginations and build bridges across differences through storytelling, research, and education. Our programs harness the power of stories to transform. We create platforms to amplify underrepresented voices, empower Texans to tell their stories on their own terms and in more nuanced ways, and diversify the historical record. Our programs bridge academic and public conversations, cultivate conversations about belonging and recognition, and facilitate collaboration across communities. Our work is also rooted in commitments to anti-oppression and anti-racism.

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