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Behind the Scenes with Friday Finds

August 15, 2013 by

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Originally posted on Egham Museum:
Katie Thompson takes us behind the scenes at Egham Museum, selecting and archiving all our favourite Friday Finds.   With several of Egham Museum’s fantastic projects already underway, such as the Memories of War Oral History and Collections Audit projects as well as plans for Magna Carta commemorations that will…

History and Economics – Are we learning from the past?

April 10, 2013 by

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Our very own Florian Shui has been blogging about the use of historical evidence in debates about the current financial crisis since January. We recommend you click the link below and make this a blog you follow! http://historyandeconomics.blogspot.it/

All Aboard For Stockwell – exhibition in the Royal Festival Hall Foyer, Southbank Centre 11th – 24th February 2013

January 23, 2013 by

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An exhibition is being held in the Royal Festival Hall Foyer from the 11th –24th February 2013 about the All Aboard for Stockwell community arts project led by Our Hut and funded by the Heritage Lottery. It will focus on the inspiring architecture of the Stockwell bus garage and a range of creative responses to […]

Hannah Murray: “A Wall of Anti-Slavery Fire” – Frederick Douglass in Britain.

December 30, 2012 by

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Hannah Murray:  “A Wall of Anti-Slavery Fire” – Frederick Douglass in Britain.  15 January, 2013. Room G26, ground floor, Senate House, University of London, Russell Square, London WC1  6 to 7.30 pm, Everyone is welcome. You do not have to pre-book/register. Former African American slave Frederick Douglass visited Britain in the1840’s, popularising anti-slavery, creating a […]

Historian for Hire Blog

November 7, 2012 by

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Aimee Brookes‘ reflections in her blog Historian for Hire make interesting reading as an ongoing and reflexive critique of public history. Hopefully she’ll continue to include reviews of the variety of ways in which presentations of history are made to the public, a well as the public’s engagement with history.

Memories of YTV website – Steve Burnip

October 11, 2012 by

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Steve Burnip’s Memories of Yorkshire Television (YTV) (last accessed 11 October 2012) now on-line.

Update on Croydon Airport Film – Tanya Smith

October 11, 2012 by

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Tanya Smith made a film with school students John Fisher School as part of her final dissertation/project (2012) for the MA Public History at Royal Holloway. The film is now available as a resource on the Historical Association’s website: Memories of Croydon Airport (last accessed 11 October 2012). For more information see our Project Showcase.