Public History

Public history is all around us, it brings together heritage, archives, museums, local history societies, history professionals, and active amateurs. Public history is the engagement with history for different groups and professionals but with a level of expertise outside of the fixed university environment (even though some universities have public history departments). It is all of the staff at the Historical Association and many of its members. It is about acknowledging historical knowledge, employment, need and expertise beyond the lecture theatre and into the every day. Read more