Public History Explorers: January 2020

Explorers for this issue: Marii Valjataga, Amanda Maunoury, Dorota Choińska, Antonio Chiaese, Gabrielle Kemis, Andrea Oldani, Francesco Zambonin, Jimena Perry

Read about what is happening in Australia, featured country of the month!

AUSTRALIA

History Lab Season 3 Has Launched

The first episode of History Lab Season 3, ‘The Law’s Way of Knowing’, has dropped! Listen now. You’ll hear how 16 words written on a tractor fender by a dying Canadian man have formed a legal precedent for lawyers the world over, changing the way courts think about what can be accepted as a legal will. Details 

https://historylab.net/s3ep1-in-case-i-die-in-this-mess/

GLAMSLAM 2020

Exciting news, CFPs and registrations for GLAMSLAM 2020 are now open! GLAMSLAM is a day for those working in and with Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums to come together and share their ideas and work. It will be held at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Tell us your ideas and secure your ticket to GLAMSLAM. Details.

www.uts.edu.au/GLAMSLAM

ITALY

Una nuova pubblicazione sulle politiche della memoria

A pochi giorni dalle commemorazioni della Giornata della Memoria è stato pubblicato il nuovo libro di Valentina Pisanty, semiologa e professoressa all’Università di Bergamo le cui ricerche si concentrano su negazionismo e politiche della memoria. Dettagli

New Publication about the Politics of Memory

Few weeks before the celebrations for the Day of Remembrance, Professor Valentina Pisanty published a new book on negationism and collective memory. Details

https://www.bompiani.it/catalogo/i-guardiani-della-memoria-9788830102293

Storia e finzione: M il figlio del secolo 

Il bestseller di Antonio Scurati, vincitore del Premio Strega 2019, sarà al centro del primo incontro invernale del Centro interuniversitario di Storia Culturale. Il seminario si terrà il 20 febbraio 2020 all’Università di Padova. Interverranno Giulia Albanese, Michele Cortelazzo e Matteo Millan. Dettagli

History and Fiction: The Son of the Century

Antonio Scurati’s bestseller, winner of the 2019 Strega Prize, will be matter of debate of the first winter meeting of the Interuniversity Center of Cultural History. The seminar will be held on February 20th, at the University of Padua. Among the speakers: Giulia Albanese, Michele Cortelazzo and Matteo Millan. Details

http://centrostoriaculturale.org/iniziative

2° Festival Italiano della Public History

A Lecce è stato organizzato il Secondo Festival Italiano della Public History, il cui tema centrale è stato il rapporto tra la Public History e le comunità locali. La Public History può aiutare a valorizzare il loro patrimonio culturale? Dettaglio.

 

2nd Italian Festival of Public History

The second edition of the Italian Festival of Public History took place in Lecce and was focused on the relationship between Public History, local communities and the evaluation of their cultural heritage. Details.

https://cesram.com/2019/10/01/festival-internazionale-della-public-history-13-16-novembre-2019/

50 anni della Strage di Piazza Fontana e dell’omicidio di Giuseppe Pinelli

In occasione dei 50 anni della Strage di Piazza Fontana e del depistaggio che portò all’omicidio del tramviere anarchico Giuseppe Pinelli è stata organizzata una catena umana e musica con varie tappe nella città di Milano. Dettaglio.

50 years of the Piazza Fontana massacre and the murder of Giuseppe Pinelli 

On the 50th anniversary of the Piazza Fontana massacre and the misdirection that led to the murder of the anarchist tramway driver Giuseppe Pinelli, a human and music chain was organized with various stops in the city of Milan. Details.

https://milano.repubblica.it/cronaca/2019/12/14/news/una_catena_umana_e_tanta_musica_in_ricordo_di_pinelli_e_delle_vittime_di_piazza_fontana-243491327/?refresh_ce

ARGENTINA

Vecinos celebraron los primeros 17 años de la Biblioteca del Barrio

Vecinos y socios de la Biblioteca Popular Monte Chingolo se reunieron en la antigua estación de trenes de Monte Chingolo para celebrar los primeros 17 años de vida de la institución, los primeros dos años del Museo Histórico de Monte Chingolo y también la presentación de los proyectos de este espacio cultural y comunitario para el 2020. Detalles.

Library of the Neighborhood Celebrates its first 17 years of foundation

Neighbors and associates of the Biblioteca Popular Monte Chingolo celebrated the first 17 years of the institution, the first two of the Historic Museum of Monte Chingolo, and the presentation of cultural projects in this community space. Details.

http://perspectivasur.com/3/85745-vecinos-celebraron-los-primeros-17-aos-de-la-biblioteca-del-barrio

COLOMBIA

La memoria nacional: un terreno en disputa

La memoria ha sido, a lo largo de la historia, un terreno que terminan disputándose los extremos políticos. Las distintas denuncias de censura, las negaciones del conflicto armado, el afán por imponer versiones y la reparación de las víctimas a través de la verdad, hacen que en Colombia este asunto aún esté lejos de resolverse. Detalles.

National Memory: A Disputed Territory

The political extremes always quarrel about memory. The several censorship claims, the obliteration of the armed conflict, the struggle to impose some voices over others, and the victimʼ´s fights make memory a contested field in Colombia. Details.

https://www.elespectador.com/articulo-538

ESTONIA

7th Estonian Digital Humanities Conference to take place at the National Library of Estonia

The Conference runs from 4-6 December 2019. It explores the workings of digital cultural heritage and digital memory, and zooms in on how user habits condition the practices of memory institutions. The sessions discuss the uses and design of cultural heritage collections in a variety of disciplines from art to history, from museum studies to media studies, and from archival studies to literary studies. Details

FRANCE

Lectures d’histoire médiévale au théâtre 

Après la première séance du 23 janvier, le cycle de lectures d’histoire médiévale au Théâtre de la Huchette (Paris) revient le 27 février 2020. La figure qui montera sur la scène cette fois est Morgana, « Fée parmi les femmes ». Détails

Lectures of Medieval History and Theatre

After the opening event that took place on January 23rd, medieval history readings will come back to the Huchette Theatre in Paris. On February 27th, Morgana will be on stage as the protagonist of the next date. Details

Un interview sur l’histoire et la bande dessinée

Le festival de la Bande Dessinée d’Angoulême (30 janvier – 2 février) est l’occasion pour discuter de la bande dessinée comme ressource pour la vulgarisation historique. Un nouvel article d’Actuel Moyen Âge en discute avec Fanny Madeline, Etienne Anheim et Valérie Theis, auteur.e.s pour la collection « L’Histoire dessinée de la France ». Détails

An interview on history and comics 

The upcoming Angoulême International Comics Festival (January 30th – February 2nd) represents the best occasion to discuss about comics as a resource for diffusing historical knowledge. A new article of the website Actuel Moyen Âgeexplores this topic with Fanny Madeline, Etienne Anheim and Valérie Theis, authors of recent publications for “L’Histoire dessinée de la France” (The French Drawn History). Details https://actuelmoyenage.wordpress.com/2020/01/16/entretien-croise-fanny-madeline-etienne-anheim-et-valerie-theis/

Art Ludique: Le musée dédié au cinéma d’animation et aux jeux vidéo va rouvrir gare Saint-Lazare

Un projet d’installer Art Ludique – Le Musée dans la gare Saint-Lazare a été annoncé plus d’un an après la fermeture de ses locaux du 13e arrondissement de Paris. Rendez-vous en 2021. Détails 

Art Ludique: the museum dedicated to animation and video games will reopen in the Saint-Lazare railway station

A plan to reopen Art Ludique – The Museum inside the Saint-Lazare railway station was announced more than a year after the closure of the institution’s previous premises in the 13th arrondissement of Paris. Save the date for 2021. Details

https://www.20minutes.fr/arts-stars/culture/2657475-20191125-art-ludique-musee-dedie-cinema-animation-jeux-video-va-rouvrir-gare-saint-lazare

La Cité internationale de la gastronomie, un musée pour les papilles à Lyon

L’odorat et le goût sont à l’honneur à la Cité internationale de la gastronomie, un lieu culturel hors norme qui vient d’ouvrir à Lyon. Un bel exemple de conservation du patrimoine immatériel. Détails


La Cité internationale de la gastronomie, a museum for the taste buds in Lyon

The senses of smell and taste are in the spotlight at the Cité Internationale de la Gastronomie (International City of Gastronomy), an extraordinary cultural venue that has just opened in the southeastern city of Lyon. Details

https://fr.euronews.com/2019/11/03/la-cite-internationale-de-la-gastronomie-un-musee-pour-les-papilles-a-lyon

POLAND


Spotkanie z historią

Jeżeli chcesz lepiej poznać historię stolic Dolnego Śląska, weź udział w spotkaniach z cyklu “Meeting with history” w Centrum Historii Zajezdnia we Wrocławiu. Odbywać się one będą w każdy ostatni wtorek miesiąca – start 26 listopada. Detale.

Meeting with history

If you want to get to know the history of the capital of Lower Silesia, take part in the “Meeting with history” in The Depot History Centre in Wroclaw. The meetings will take place every Tuesday of the month, starting on November 26th. Details.

https://www.zajezdnia.org/kalendarz/215

Portal Historii Mówionej

22 listopada 2019 roku miała miejsce premiera Portalu Historii Mówionej Muzeum II Wojny Światowej w Gdańsku. Za jego pośrednictwem zostały udostępnione relacji świadków i bohaterów historii II wojny światowej zgromadzone przez Muzeum. Detale.

Oral History Portal

Portal Historii Mówionej (Oral History Portal) was launched on November 22nd by the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk. It presents the relations made by the witnesses and heroes of the Second World War, gathered by the Museum. Details.

https://muzeum1939.pl/portal-historii-mowionej-muzeum/aktualnosci/2899.html


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