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Runnymede Explored: New RHUL App for Magna Carta

April 14, 2015 by

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The new app, Runnymede Explored, was officially launched last week. The app was designed by nineteen Royal Holloway students, ten of whom were from History and nine from the MA in Public History. The app gives visitors the option of seven trails to follow, which explain more about history, geography, arts, politics and nature in […]

Intangible Cultural Heritage

November 8, 2013 by

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Our editor Natalie Haly reflects on the intangible cultural heritage within Marrakech and asks should we do more to preserve it? In these dark and dreary autumnal days, I’ve recently taken to scrolling through past holiday photos wishing I was in sunnier climes.  Whist this is mainly nothing more than a great time wasting exercise, […]

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…

American and British public history: learning from one another

August 14, 2013 by

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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 […]

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/