We start with a commonplace: “Public history in Russia is a new phenomenon.” Talk about it started 10 years ago.
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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
Reading German newspapers on November 9, often called the “German Day of Fate” on a train offers the opportunity to follow some loose thoughts on Public History and Historical Culture.
History is made. Public history must therefore deal with the product-oriented practices of historiography. A cornerstone of a research-oriented public history could be the introduction of “history types” as an analytical concept.
This work arose from considerations of the relationship between Public History and the newly marketized UK University sector, mainly through focussing on the skills and impact agenda – neoliberalism on the ground.
There is a debate about the relationship between history didactics, public history, and historical culture. Historical culture is a learning environment for history didactics. It shows many different ways in which the past is recreated in the present.
To create a public history prize is an act of advocacy and of self-assertion. It signals the value and the scale of the activity being celebrated. There has to be enough of it going on and enough people…