Very few historians actually produce (documentary) films. Producing documentary films provides students – all historians – with skills to engage and communicate with different publics.
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The history of food and beverage offers many public history opportunities. It can be used to teach about transportation, exchanges in the early modern period, the industrial revolution, and immigration.
In July 2018, the University of Wroclaw hosted its first Public History Summer School at the University of Wroclaw. Was it worth the trip for the 46 participants from 18 countries? The organizers draw their self-critical conclusions.
Search engines often used for (pre)scientific information retrieval. Wikipedia is a common encyclopedia with more or less suitable articles. Whoever teaches students should emphasize to check such sources carefully.
In the age of Trump we must refocus if we are teaching democratic principles in our classes. As teacher educators, we must make sure that students understand these ideas so they are prepared to teach them.
What happens if we flip the model and, rather than just creating new offerings labelled Public History’ we also look for opportunities to bring its critical eye to the ‘mainstream’ curriculum?
This essay examines the importance of community engaged learning through public history to students’ acquisition of historical knowledge and methodological skills…
Public history looks more international than ever. The internationalization of public history creates a common space for discussion about the changing…