NCPH’s 2014 Annual Conference will take place at the Monterey Conference Center in Monterey, California, U.S. from March 19-22. Click here for more.
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The working group that we have organized for the upcoming annual meeting in Monterey explores both the extent to which consulting historians have formed joint ventures to bid for and execute projects and the retention of independent consultants on the … Continue reading
Interpreting gender and sexuality at historic sites: What’s happening out there?
On a summer 2013 study trip to historic sites in and around Boston hosted by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage in Philadelphia, participants were struck by the wide variety of ways they saw gender and sexuality interpreted–or in … Continue reading
Are public and environmental history connected? Naturally.
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Revisiting Monterey 20 years after “The Politics of Public Memory”
When I was researching the The Politics of Public Memory: Tourism, History, and Ethnicity in Monterey, California (State University of New York Press, 1993) in the late 1980s, I was deeply affected by the disparity between the haves and have-nots in … Continue reading
Help us build a bibliography on public history and climate change
Google “public history” and “climate change” and you’ll quickly realize that public historians are only just beginning to talk about how their work relates to the increasingly urgent questions posed by the earth’s rapidly changing climate. You could make a … Continue reading
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