Behind the Scenes with Friday Finds

August 15, 2013
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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…

American and British public history: learning from one another

August 14, 2013
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Our editor Natalie Haly reflects on her experience of public history in America and asks whether we can learn anything from the different approaches to public history used in America. A few weeks ago I visited the United States of America and it really got me thinking about the differences between British and American interpretations […]

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IHR Public History Seminar 15/05/2013 – Anniversaries and Narratives: Reflections on 1807/2007

May 14, 2013
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The next IHR Public History seminar will take place on Wednesday (15/05/2013) at 17.30 in room G34 at Senate House. Dr Geoffrey Cubitt will be discussing ‘Anniversaries and Narrative: Reflections on 1807/2007’ For further details relating to this even please follow the link – IHR Public History Seminar    

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IHR Public History Seminar 01/05/2013 – The Public History of the Magna Carta

April 29, 2013
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The next IHR Public History Seminar will take place on Wednesday (1/05/13) at 17.30 in room G34 at Senate House. Professor Justin Champion and Dr. Graham Smith will be discussing ‘The Public History of Magna Carta’ ahead of the 800th of anniversary of the document in 2015. For further details relating to this event please follow the […]

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‘In Our Time – The Putney Debates’

April 16, 2013
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Professor Justin Champion will feature on this weeks ‘In Our Time’ focussing on The Putney Debates. Listen to the show live on Radio 4 this Thursday (18th April) at 9am or alternatively listen to the show online at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qykl

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BBC Radio 4 – Bringing Up Britain (17th April 2013)

April 16, 2013
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A number of MA Public History students will appear in a BBC Radio 4 programme Bringing Up Britain talking about their childhood experiences and upbringing. They were interviewed for the programme by producer Sarah Taylor when she came to RHUL to talk to the MA Public History students about her work. The programme is broadcast at […]

History and Economics – Are we learning from the past?

April 10, 2013
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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/