Public History Committee

The HA public History committee meets approximately twice a year and is an opportunity for people working in the field of Public History to share ideas, concerns and expertise in an open and friendly atmosphere. 

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  • 10th Meeting of the Public History Committee Sep 2013

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    Attendees:  Andrew Foster (chair), Alf Wilkinson (Secretary), Claire Cross, John Hare, Jane Golding, Elizabeth Matthew, Andrew Payne, Margaret Elbro, and for parts of the meeting, Becky Sullivan. Apologies:  J.Champion, T.M.James, P.Kitching, M.Mills [resigning from committee owing to change of role], N.Phillips, S.Davies, R.Gaunt - several of these sent comments for...

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  • Formation of the Public History Committee

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    The Historical Association is pleased to announce the formation of a Committee for Public History which held its first meeting in May 2009.  Dr Andrew Foster, a member of Council, is the first chair of this committee and gave a brief account of its purpose at the AGM held in...

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  • Terriers in India

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    Peter Stanley is working on the largely unexplored history of the thousands of British Territorial soldiers who served in India during the First World War using their letters and diaries. He is trying to discover what happened to these men when they returned to Britain. Did their service in India...

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  • The HA Forms a New Committee for Public History!

    29th August 2009

    The Historical Association is pleased to announce the formation of a Committee for Public History which held its first meeting in May 2009.  Dr Andrew Foster, a member of Council, is the first chair of this committee and gave a brief account of its purpose at the AGM held in...

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  • Who were the Nuns? English Convents in Exile 1600-1800

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    An HA Public History Podcast featuring Dr Andrew Foster and Dr Caroline Bowden discussing the project: Who were the Nuns? A Prosopographical study of the English Convents in exile 1600-1800. 'Who were the Nuns?' is a funded project at Queen Mary, Universty of London that has been making a comprehensive study of...

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