Da una decina d’anni ormai, «Ricerche Storiche» (d’ora in avanti RS) è diventata in Italia una delle riviste di storia più attenta agli sviluppi della Public History (d’ora in avanti PH). Quando questo interesse è nato e in quali circostanze? E, soprattutto, come rintracciare eventualmente forme ancora inconsapevoli di PH nei cinquant’anni di storia della rivista? La domanda non è banale e prima di cercare di rispondere in questo intervento, non ero affatto sicuro di trovare dei semi intellettuali e metodologici che avrebbero potuto fare pensare ad una filiazione naturale tra ieri ed oggi.
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About G. Wesley Johnson and a maiden voyage which started international public history forty years ago
About a year ago, the 15th of April 2019, Perspectives on History, the newsletter of the American Historical Association (AHA), published an obituary of G. Wesley Johnson, one of the founding fathers of Public History in the USA […]
Are social media capable of tackling issues that deal with the past, or do they merely constitute a series of visual icons on web pages that allow us to share what we see and read with a selected choice of virtual “friends”? Could it be that we perceive these logos as also representing a portal that promotes user-generated content and participatory culture?….
This post is written in Italian and served as an introduction to the Memoria e Ricerca 2017 issue on History Museums and Public History. The papers we present were selected from panel presentations delivered during the International Federation for Public History (IFPH) 2ndinternational conference in Jinan, China in August 2015, which was part of the 22nd Conference of the International Committee for the Historical Sciences (ICHS).
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...
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.