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Public History Summer School

Zdjęcie przedstawia centralnie położone litery PH, a wokół nich 4 chmurki z napisami kolejno: digital humanities, e-history games, film, museum, open exhibitions, archives, books, festivals, tourism, oral history, memory, visual history, narratives, managment, organisation, action, popularisation, team work
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The Historical Institute of the University of Wroclaw, Poland (HI UWr), the International Federation for Public History, and Zajezdnia (Depot) History Centre invite students, PhD candidates and practitioners to share their research in the framework of the second Public History Summer School to be held in Wrocław, 1-5 July 2019.

If you are interested in how history functions in the public sphere, the summer school will give you an opportunity to broaden your interests and enrich your experience. The event will combine lectures, workshops and debates concerning methodology and specific case studies delivered by specialists from the HI UWr and invited guests from other universities, as well as presentations of individual and collaborative research projects.

We strongly encourage graduate and postgraduate students, as well as those without academic affiliation but conducting interesting public history projects to submit their proposals in English. The proposals may include (but need not be limited to):

– Historical narratives
– History & politics
– History & memory
– E-history
– Digital humanities
– Oral history
– Visual history
– Museums, exhibitions, archives
– Festivals and Reenactments
– History of education
– Historical journalism
– Popularisation of history
– History & media
– History-related games
– Project management

The summer school is organised within the framework of the 2nd International Conference Studying Public History – Methods, Difficulties, Perspectives. The opening keynote lecture Introduction to Public History will be given by Prof. Catherine Brice (Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne University).

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Published by: Aleksandra Draus

17 Dec 2018

last modification: 6 May 2019