October 2014 Amsterdam Conference: Public History in a Digital World – The Revolution Reconsidered

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The inaugural annual conference of the International Federation for Public History will be held at the University of Amsterdam from the 23rd of October to the 25th of October 2014.

This international conference organized by the IFPH-FIHP, the Amsterdam Center for Cultural Heritage and Identity, the Amsterdam School for Culture and History and the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, will bring together experts, novices, and experimenters from all over the world to share insights, questions, and practices concerning the impact of the digital world on the theory and practice of Public History.

Themes include:

  • Audiences and involvement: Who are public historians reaching, and excluding, with digital public history?
  • Authorship and authority: Who is representing history on the web?
  • Narratives and storytelling: Which pasts are(n’t) public historians telling on the web?
  • Integration: How do digital and analogue Public History relate?
  • Practices: How is the past presented in the digital realm?
  • Didactics: How do we teach digital Public History?
  • Analogue Public History: What is done best without the digital?
  • Communication: How can digital history 2.0 and Social Media foster the diffusion of Public history ?

For more information, please visite the Conference website at : http://publichistory.humanities.uva.nl/

Amsterdam, 2012, Photo by Serge Noiret

Amsterdam, 2012, Photo by Serge Noiret


Amsterdam Conference website

PDF Program Schedule, 23-25 October

PDF Full Program Overview, 23-25 October

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