The editorial crew of Public History Weekly is about to start to new shores. What is the status, what are the achievements and the problems, what is the horizon?
Many of the concepts and tools of Public History seem like they could be easily applied to other subjects. For instance, one could talk about “Judaism-related identity discourses”.
Historians as experts are challenged today. In 2015, Jo Guldi and David Armitage deplored this state of affairs in a Manifesto widely commented on worldwide and translated into Italian.
The emphasis on the ‘public’ component marks the essential difference between Public History and other Historical Sciences