Public History Now!
31 May 2019, 17:00 to 31 May 2019, 19:00
London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, EC1R 0HB
Public History Now!
31 May 2019
London Metropolitan Archives
- What is Public History?
- How is Public History transforming historical practice?
- What can Public History be in the future?
The panel will give short talks showcasing the breadth of activity currently taking place in the field, followed by a guest discussion and responses from participants.
Chair: Matthew Davies, Birkbeck
Matthew Davies is Executive Dean, School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy and Professor of Urban History. He is the Director of Layers of London
Catherine Clarke, Institute of Historical Research
Catherine Clarke is a Professor at the Institute of Historical Research, setting up a new Centre for the History of People, Place and Community. Her own work explores places and their heritage through digital methods, creative practice, and collaboration with local partners and communities, including projects on medieval Swansea (), Chester (discover.medievalchester.ac.uk), and most recently a new heritage route through the Welsh borders ().
Jojo Sonubi, Black in the Day
Black in the Day is a submission based photo archive exploring the lived experiences of black people in the U.K.
Tom Furber, London Metropolitan Archives
Tom is an Engagement and Learning Officer at London Metropolitan Archives
Lisa Der Weduwe, Youth Club Archive
YOUTH CLUB is a non-profit organisation working to preserve, share and celebrate youth and subculture history, working towards opening a Museum of Youth Culture. This year they've asked the nation What Was It Like Growing Up In The UK? to collect people's personal stories, photographs and ephemera for the online Museum of Youth Culture, launching summer 2019.
John Hinshelwood, Haringey First World War Peace Forum
The Haringey First World War Peace Forum researches the 350 local First World War conscientious objectors associated with Hornsey, Tottenham and Wood Green (hfwwpf.wordpress.com).
Wine and refreshments will be served
Places are limited so please book
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