Tagged: Digital Public History

IFPH Activities in Jinan, China, during the XXII International Congress of Historical Science

We can now share with you the final Programme of Activities for the XXII International Congress of Historical Sciences organized by the International Committee for Historical Sciences – Comité international des sciences...

Think outside the building - San Francisco

“Public History and the Media”, workshop in Florence, February 11-12-13, 2015

In recent decades, public enthusiasm for history and popular engagement with the past has grown dramatically. The popularity of history is manifested most visibly in the proliferation of television documentaries and historical dramas but it is also discernible in the rebirth of the historical novel, the organization of large-scale commemorations of historical anniversaries, the development of new historical museums and exhibitions, re-enactments and living history activities and the emergence of public history as a separate field of academic study. Digitization has also brought history and historical research to the broader public in hitherto unconceivable ways. Yet, for the most part, and with some notable exceptions, academic historians have remained extraneous to these developments, and their relationship to the public is different from that of public historians.

Amsterdam #IFPH2014 October 23-25: Minutes of two Steering Committee Meetings and of the General Assembly

The first International Federation for Public History (IFPH-FIHP) annual conference was co-organised at the University of Amsterdam by the Amsterdam Center for Cultural Heritage and Identity, (University of Amsterdam), the Amsterdam School for Culture and History, (University of Amsterdam) and the NIOD, Amsterdam Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and was co-sponsored by: the Foundation for the History of Technology, (Eindhoven University of Technology).