Social Media are “a group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, and that allow the creation and exchange of user-generated content.” They facilitate various forms of web communication between individuals and communities. They can bring users together to discuss common issues and to share traces of the past. Local communities’ engagement with the past, mediated or not, are made possible through Web 2.0 practices. New virtual contacts could be built when communities are no longer present in physical spaces.
Connecting Public History with Digital History (English, Italian & French)
Digital Public History sessions at the XXII International Congress of Historical Sciences (ICHS-CISH)
Academic historians promoted a historic first international reflection on the Digital Turn in History during the XXII International Congress of Historical Sciences organized...
European History Primary Sources, the portal for accessing digital primary sources for the History of Europe from the medieval period to nowadays grew a lot during the academic year 2014-2015. In June 2015 the number of followers of the EHPS Facebook page grew up to more then 2.000.
Public History International. Beyond school? Comparative Perspectives, a Conference in Basel, October 2 – 3, 2015
Public History International. Beyond school? Comparative Perspectives (#phi2015) aims to explore and understand the ambiguous relationship between public history and history teaching from a variety of perspectives in a comparative way. In addition, the core authors of the Public History Weekly journal from all over the world will gather in Basel to introduce themselves in person to their readers.
The University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Department of Language and Cultural Studies, launches Italy’s first Master’s degree in Public History, beginning with the 2015/2016 academic year. The master is a 2nd level Master’s Degree in Public History.
Un atelier proposé pour THATCamp Paris a été voté par les participants à la “unconference” et s’est donc tenu le mercredi 10 Juin 2015 à 9 heures du matin. J’avais proposé -en mon nom et au nom de Mark Tebeau- l’atelier que Frédéric Clavert, un des organisateurs de THATcamp Paris, membre du THATCamp Council, a présenté en notre nom, mardi 9 juin au public quand, ni Mark ni moi n’étions encore à Paris. L’atelier portait sur la définition du champ de la Digital Public History (DPH) ou, en français, Histoire Publique Numérique.