You can search the oral history interviews by participant’s name, by subject theme (e.g apartheid; development), by country, or by key word free text search in the search box (above right).


You can also find transcripts from Witness Seminars covering Commonwealth History

  1. Witness Seminar – The Heartbeat of a Modern Commonwealth? The Commonwealth Secretariat 1965-2013 (24th June 2013)
  2. Witness Seminar – The Commonwealth Secretariat, Economics and Development, and Global Politics (24th March 2014)
  3. Witness Seminar – Britain in the Commonwealth: The 1997 Edinburgh Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (19th March 2018)