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Hannah Murray on Frederick Douglass, and why his time in Britain should be remembered

March 18, 2013 by

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A few weeks ago, I gave a lecture on Frederick Douglass, a former African American slave who travelled to Britain in the 1840s. I first came across Douglass at University (2008), and ever since I have been fascinated by the life and career of this social reformer. Unfortunately, his British travels have been largely forgotten […]

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 […]

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.

The Public History Discussion Group 2012-3

September 27, 2012 by

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The Autumn of 2012 sees the 15th year of the group from its start at Ruskin College, Oxford in 1998. This is the second year of meeting at the Bishopsgate Institute in London at 230 Bishopsgate, EC2M 4QH. http://www.bishopsgate.org.uk/ This is a few minutes walk from Liverpool Street station (in the direction of Shoreditch and […]

Kerri Young: An Execution and a Revolution

September 7, 2012 by

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Kerri Young, An execution and a revolution