Seminar Event: Public History in Northern Ireland with Dr Olwen Purdue

On Wednesday 29 November 2017 the IHR Public History Seminar & the London Centre for Public History and Heritage proudly present: Dealing with Divided Pasts: Doing Public History in Northern Ireland Dr Olwen Purdue (Queen's University Belfast) Chair: Dr Edward Madigan (Royal Holloway, University of London) This paper will explore practice and teaching of Public … Continue reading Seminar Event: Public History in Northern Ireland with Dr Olwen Purdue

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“Our history teachers readied us for this dumb sh*t”: public history and the political present

This blog has been reposted with the permission of the author, Dr Alix Green. The original post can be found here. If ever we need historians, it’s now. Niall Ferguson has recently urged the President to convene a Council of Historians for the ‘United States of Amnesia’. It seems unlikely that Trump would be interested … Continue reading “Our history teachers readied us for this dumb sh*t”: public history and the political present