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Published on Monday, July 04, 2016


This is the final program of the third international public history conference organised by the International Federation for Public History (IFPH) together with the Universidad de los Andes-Bogotá /Colombia.



This is the final Program of the Third International Public History Conference, July 7-9 2016, organised by the International Federation for Public History (IFPH) together with the Universidad de los Andes- Bogotá /Colombia. The program is also available on the official web site of the conference at the University of Los Andes: ifph2016.uniandes.edu.co whith other important information for all participants about hotels, visit to museums, organized tours, etc.. If you have specific queries, please do use the following email: ifph2016@uniandes.edu.co


Thursday July 7

  • 9:00 – 10:00: Registration
  • 10:00 – 10:30: Welcome by Authorities
  • 10:30 – 11:00: Welcome Coffee (ML Building)
  • 11:00 – 12:30: Panels

1. Making Digital History

Coordinator. Anita Lucchesi (University of Luxembourg)

  • Ximena Illanes Zubieta (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile): Mapping the sick people in the Hospital de la Santa Creu de Barcelona during the fifteenth century
  • Asma Hedi Nairi (Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey): The new way of writing History Case Study. The Digital Collective Memory of the Arab Spring
  • Santiago Muñoz Arbeláez (Fundación Histórica Neogranadina, Colombia): Digitizing and Sharing Historical Archives with New Technologies: The Experience of Neogranadina
  • Natalia Zamora (Revista Artificios, ICANH, Colombia): On how public history is a matter of students. The experience of Artificios, revista colombiana de estudiantes de historia.

2. Museums without Walls

Coordinator. Michael J. Devine (University of Wyoming, USA)

  • Bruno Capilé (Museum of Astronomy and Related Sciences, Brazil): Participatory Knowledge for more symmetrical relations: a History of Science Web Portal and historiographic production
  • Camilo Torres (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, Colombia): Museo a Todo Pedal
  • Timothy Compeau (University of Western Ontario, Canada): The Hope and Challenge of Augmented Reality: Best Practices for Working with Emerging Technology in Public History

3. Public History’s New Forms of Narration.

Coordinator: Catalina Muñoz (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia).

  • Barbara Silva (Universidad Católica de Chile). “Renewing narratives in written public history”.
  • Mario Prades Vilar (Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile).  “: ¿New forms of narrative? A quantitative research on the different uses of the blog in History”
  • Muriel Laurent (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia). “Illustrating history: El antagonista, a proposal for the social appropriation of knowledge from the University”
  • Dilton Cândido Santos Maynard (Universidade Federal de Sergipe, São Cristóvão, Brazil): Websites and Teaching in Brazilian History Textbooks.

12:30-1:45: Lunch break

1:45-3:15: Panels

4. Public History, an international applied discipline?

Coordinator. Serge Noiret (IFPH,European University Institute, Florence, Italy)

  • Ricardo Santhiago (University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil): “What’s história pública” or “O que é public history”?: Defining a field in its new fields
  • Philip V. Scarpino (IFPH/ Indiana University/Purdue University, Indianapolis, USA) :Joint Task Force on Employment
  • Thomas Cauvin (University of Louisiana at Lafayette (USA): Defining International Public History

5. “Functionality of History in late modern Central Europe”

Coordinator. Juliane Tomann (Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena, Germany)

  • Miloš Řezník (German Historical Institut Warsaw, Poland): Between Regionality, Bilateralism and Transnationality: Musealisation and Public Use of History in Central European Borderlands after 1989
  • Magdalena Saryusz-Wolska (German Historical Institute Warsaw, University of Łódź, Poland): How do we „use” historical films? Different modes of reception in contemporary Poland
  • Sabine Stach (German Historical Institute Warsaw, Poland): Touristic modes of time perception. Some thoughts on “communist heritage tours”

6. Catching the Public Eye

Coordinator: Ana María Otero (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia)

  • Juanita Monsalve (Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia): Choosing and locating La Rebeca sculpture. How a representation of a naked woman in the street creates imaginary of art and history in citizens.
  • María del Rosario Vásquez (Universidad de La Sabana, Bogotá, Colombia), and Alba Irene Sáchica: The research project “El Puente del Común”: a proposal for patrimony and cultural property
  • Santanu Sengupta (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, India): Space, Memories and History: The Armenian Diaspora and the Holy Church of Nazareth in Calcutta.

3:15-3:30: Break (ML Building)

3.30-5.00: Panels

7. Defining Historic Heritage in Brazil

Coordinator. Ricardo Santhiago (University of Campinas, São Paulo)

  • Hélio Gustavo Brandão Silva Andrade Farias (Universidade do Sagrado Coração, Brazil): Bandeirante Food Legacy: the virado à Paulista and Brazilian identity.
  • Viviane Borges (Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brazil): Memory and repairing: Carandiru’s Massacre
  • Mônica Martins da Silva (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil) and Andrea Ferreira Delgado (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil):Teachers’ Training in dialogue with different audiences: Local History and Cultural Heritage in the South of Santa Catarina Island – Brazil
  • Juliana Muylaert (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil):Memories and archives in festival in Brazil

8. From the Public and for the Public: Memory Management at the Colonial Museum

Coordinator. Cristina Lleras (University of Leicester)

  • María Constanza Toquica (Museo Colonial y de Santa Clara, Colombia): Management, Query and Dialog: Keys to Encourage New Experiences Around the Heritage at the Colonial Museum.
  • Juan Pablo Cruz Medina (Museo Colonial y de Santa Clara, Colombia): To Investigate for the Museum and its Audience: Method and Methodology in the Investigation for the Colonial Museum´s New Curatorial Script.
  • Viviana Arce (Museo Colonial y de Santa Clara, Colombia): Education at the Museum: A Way of Learning Without Limitations
  • Felipe Palacio (Museo Colonial y de Santa Clara, Colombia): Museography for the New Colonial Museum

9. Archives and audience outreach

Coordinator. Alfonso Botti (Modena & Reggio Emilia University, Italy)

  • Luisa Fernanda Mesa (Oficina de Administración Documental, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia): Our memory to everyone
  • Miguel Cuadros (Binghamton University, USA): Archivo de Publicidad Colombiana, 1800-1950 (Colombian Advertisement Repository, 1800-1950)
  • Sebastián Díaz (Biblioteca Nacional de Colombia): La Mapoteca Digital de Biblioteca Nacional de Colombia: una experiencia colaborativa y federada de difusión de colecciones patrimoniales cartográficas públicas y privadas

5:00-5:30  Coffee break (ML)

5:30-7:00 Keynote 1 – Auditorio ML A

  • María Emma Wills, (Centro Nacional de Memoria Histórica, Bogotá D.C. – Colombia): From History / Memory to Historical Memory: tensions and strengths – De la historia/ la memoria a la memoria histórica: tensiones y fortalezas.

Friday July 8


10. La relación entre literatura e historia, la novela histórica como escenario de reinvención del pasado en Colombia; entre imaginarios, ficciones y universos emocionales

Coordinator. Estela Simancas (Universidad de Cartagena, Colombia) y Darío Henao (Universidad del Valle, Colombia).

  • Carlos Enrique Colón Calado (Cartagena, Colombia). Novela: Los Demonios de Claver. 2015.
  • Pedro Badrán Padauí (Bogotá, Colombia). Novela: La pasión de Policarpa. 2010.
  • Eduardo Escallón (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia). Novela: Sin asombro y sin ira.. 2015.

11. Institutions Building the Past 

Coordinator. Michael J. Devine (University of Wyoming, USA)

  • Olaya Sanfuentes (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile): Desarrollo de la idea de tercera misión de la universidad. Historia de un concepto y casos concretos de vinculación con el medio desde la Licenciatura de Historia de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Fabio Paride Pallotta (Universidade Sagrado Coração – Bauru – São Paulo, Brazil): Ícaro de Castro Mello’s masterpiece in Bauru and its propagation by the Unesp f.m.
  • Juan Ignacio Arboleda (Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá-Colombia): Libraries as agents of public history: the case of the Luis Angel Arango Library in Colombia
  • Ayder Berrío (Corporación Universitaria del Caribe CECAR), Jorge Rojas(Universidad de los Andes, Colombia) and Juan Pablo Angarita (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia): Acción Cultural Popular (ACPO) and Radio Sutatenza: how to tell history from the museums and public libraries

12. Reconciliation and Outreach. 

Coordinator. Liz Ševčenko (Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University, USA)

  • Severin Rüegg (Rüegg+Rüegg GmbH; University of Zurich, Switzerland): Historical commissions in Switzerland and their public outreach and dissemination.
  • Elisabeth Baumgartner (University of Basel, Swisspeace, Switzerland): The role of outreach as part of the legacy of transitional jus-tice mechanism from an international perspective
  • Jimena Perry (University of Texas, Austin): Museums and Memory Representations of Violence in Colombia, 2000-2014
  • Jairo Antonio Melo (Centro de Estudios Históricos, El Colegio de Michoacán, México): Hacking the Peace. Digital public history of peace in Colombia

 10:30-11:00 Coffee break (W Building)

 11:00-12:30  Panels

13. Difficult Histories in Public Places 

Coordinator. David Dean (Centre for Public History, Carleton University, Canada)

  • Michael Belgrave (Massey University, New Zealand): Public History and Colonisation: New Zealand and the Treaty of Waitangi
  • David Dean (Carleton University, Canada) Performing Difficult Histories: The Challenges of Representing Contested Pasts
  • Monica Patterson (Carleton University, Canada). Curating Difficult Knowledge: Human Rights and Other Histories
  • Liane Maria Nagel (University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil): “The Guarani-Jesuit missions and the construction of hybrid memory.”

14. The Problem of Oral History/The Promise of Oral History I

Coordinator. Ricardo Santhiago (University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil)

  • Laura Hoeppner (Colorado Nonprofit Development Center, USA): Elected women in Colorado
  • Dieter Reinisch (European University Institute, Florence): Contested Memories and the Use of Oral History in the North of Ireland
  • Katja Schatte (University of Washington, Seattle, USA) Oral History as a Community Project: Between Dissertation and Public Scholarship
  • Joan M. Zenzen (Independent Historian, Rockville, Maryland, USA): Negotiation and Analysis in Oral History Projects

 15. Digital History Goes Public 

Coordinator. Andreas Fickers (Université du Luxembourg)

  • Anita Lucchesi (University of Luxembourg): Between tools, methods and platforms: how the digital can help history to be public?
  • Mauricio Nieto (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia) and Christian Robles(Universidad de los Andes, Colombia): Redeshistoria
  • Francisco Díaz-Granados (Universidad Nacional de Colombia): Digital History and Public History: citizenship in the wake of the 9/11
  • Juan Pablo Siza Ramírez (Banco de la República, Colombia): Imágenes y relatos de un viaje por Colombia, Impresiones de un viaje a América (1870-1884)

12:30-1:45 Lunch break

 2:00-3:30 Panels

16. Transmitting contested pasts & memories 

Coordinator. Michael Frisch (University of Buffalo, State University of New York, USA)

  • Serge Noiret (European University Institute, Florence, Italy): Building a national Museum for the History of Fascism in Italy: a public debate
  • Cristina Lleras (University of Leicester, United Kingdom) and María Soledad García (Paris University VIII, France): Forget the museum. The ephemeral museum of oblivion
  • Catalina Muñoz (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia): Indigenous Memories of a Contested Past: the Arhuaco and the Capuchin Mission in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Walter Manoschek (Institut für Staatswissenschaft, Austria): “If that´s so, then I´m a murderer!” Adolf Storms and the massacre on Jews in Deutsch Schuetzen.

17. Museums and imagined museums 

Coordinator. Camilo Quintero (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia)

  • Diana Monroy-García (Museo Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia): History for the senses in exhibition spaces.
  • Iván Andrés Sierra (Ministerio de Cultura, Bogotá-Colombia): Museums and identity: Spaces in game
  • Anna Adamek (Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation, Ottawa):Total Shutdown: 5 Minutes that Changed Canada’s National Museum of Science and Technology
  • Libardo Sánchez Paredes (Museo Nacional de Colombia): The history of rural education at the National Museum of Colombia. The case of the exhibition Memories of the Peasant World: Radio Schools (1947-1988), an Educational Experience Forged in the Countryside.
  • Ong Shih Wei Rie (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore): The Politics of Memory in the People’s Republic of China

18. “Teaching the past in convoluted societies. The Colombian case. Challenges and Innovations” 

Coordinator. María Emma Wills Obregón (University of Texas at Austin).

  • Javier Corredor (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, University of Pittsburg, USA), Historical Memory in the Classroom: Challenges and Opportunities.
  • María Andrea Rocha (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia), The Tool Kit “A Historical Memory Voyage Learning Peace and Unlearning War”: a Critical Approach from the Field
  • Juana Durán Bermúdez(Colegio Campoalegre, Colombia),El Salado: learning through historical memory processes and shared experience with the victims

3.15-3.30 Break (W Building)

3.30-5.00 Panels

19. Cultural Entrepreneurship for Local Development in Colombia: Relations between Public History, Education, and Culture 

Coordinator. Adriana Maya (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia)

  • Luz Adriana Maya (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia): The Public History behind Cultural Entrepreneurship for Local Development in Colombia
  • Ángel Moreno (Secretaría de cultura, recreación y deporte del Distrito Capital, Colombia): Emprendimiento cultural y desarrollo local: una mirada desde el Estado.
  • David Zapata (Universidad de Caldas, Colombia): Territorio, población, tecnologías y políticas públicas: el caso de Bogotá.

20. Public History: Definitions and Practices: Book Presentations

Coordinator. David Dean (Centre for Public History, Carleton University, Canada):

21. Mobilising Memory: Mobile Apps, Social Media, and Photo-prompted Alternatives to Long-Form Oral History Interviews 

Coordinator. Anh Nguyen (University of Melbourne, Australia)

  • Michael Frisch (University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA): Multi-Media Modes for Mosaic Oral/Public History
  • Anh Nguyen (University of Melbourne, Australia): Mobilising Memory: Historical Contributions of Vietnamese Refugees on Facebook
  • Nicole Coscolluela (The Khayrallah Center at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA): Using Social Media to Engage Ethnic Immigrant Communities in Historical Institutions
  • Avehi Menon (Centre for Public History, Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru, India): Bangalore Storyscapes: Integrating Oral History within a Walking Tour.

5:00-5:30 Poster Presentation and coffee

5:30-7:00 Keynote 2 – Auditorio SD 1003 

  • Liz Sevcenko – (Humanities Action Lab, The New School, New York City, USA) – Public Historians and transitional justice: what to remember and how to remember ?

Saturday July 9

9:00-10:30  Museum Tours

10:30-11:00 Coffee break (W Building)

11:00-12:30 Panels

22. Role of oral history: (re)writing the cultural and historical experience of Mexicans and Mexican-Americans in the United States 

Coordinator. María A. Beltrán-Vocal (DePaul University, Chicago, USA):

  • Kristine Navarro (University of Texas at El Paso, USA): What My Community Taught Me About My Community Project”?
  • Diana Tamara Martinez Ruiz & Nallely Torres Ayala (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. UNAM Campus Morelia): Analysis of oral histories of migration: A social approach to human subjectivitity; a case study of Mexican immigrants to the U.S.” (Análisis de narrativas en la migración: Del enfoque social a la subjetividad humana. Un estudio de caso de mexicanos migrantes).
  • Casimiro Leco (Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo-ININEE, Mexico): Fogata Radio, TV parangua and transnational communal megaphone – Radio fogata, TV parangua y altoparlante comunitaria transnacional Tomás
  • María A. Beltrán-Vocal (DePaul University, Chicago, USA): From the outside to the inside in community organizations: Re-writing women’s roles in the history and development of three community organizations in Chicago.

23. Nationalism, Power, and Historical Memory: Studies in Heritage Tourism and Marketing 

Coordinator. Tammy S. Gordon (North Carolina State University, USA)

  • Bethany K. Guertin (University of North Carolina, Wilmington, USA): When the Tourist Gaze Rests on Children: The Manipulation of Voluntourism to Turn Orphans Into Commodities
  • Brian J. Griffith (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA): Fascist Italy’s Agro-Political Spectacles: Displaying the Nation’s Grapes, Wines, and Regional Heritages at Popular Festivals, Markets, and Exhibitions
  • Tammy S. Gordon (North Carolina State University, USA): “One half the world now knows how the other half lives”: The Eastman Kodak Company and the Growth of Heritage Tourism, 1888-1923
  • Beatriz Sánchez (Universidad Panthéon-Assas, Laboratoire de recherches Carism, Paris): Nation History through the National Guard: historical reenactment or fictional rewriting? (France)

24. Audio-visual Public History

Coordinator. Andreas Fickers (Université du Luxembourg)

  • Luiz Otavio Correa (Brazilian Network of Public History): Historical documents through sounds
  • Andrés Zúñiga (Universidad de Santiago de Chile): Images in spite of all: the new role of the Archives in the audiovisual creations.
  • Rodrigo de Almeida (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil): Public History and the cinema: reflections for historical education
  • Mônica Almeida Kornis (CPDOC/Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil): Fiction, docudrama, investigative journalism: the memory of the Brazilian military dictatorship to mass audience at Rede Globo

12:30-1:45 Lunch break

1:45-3:15 Panels

25. Urban memories 

Coordinator. Catalina Muñoz (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia)

  • Carmen Vargas Gil Zeli (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil):Patrimony And Popular Groups: Memories Of Removals And Resettlements
  • Silvia Esperanza Villalba (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia) & Daniela Rangel (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia): Memoria y Espacio (Urban planning in Colombia)
  • Beatriz Kushnir (Archive of the City of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil): Public History in a public institution – public policies and access to information on the activities of the General Archive of the City of Rio de Janeiro

26. Public History Teaching 

Coordinator. Thomas Cauvin (University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA)

  • Kirsten Gardner (University of Texas, San Antonio, USA): Public History and Study Abroad: Applying Theory and Practice
  • Jon Hunner (New Mexico State University, USA): Teaching Public History at New Mexico State University
  • Jordan Lieser (Dominican University of California, USA): Making Public History Collaborative

27. The Problem of Oral History/The Promise of Oral History II 

Coordinator. Philip V. Scarpino (Indiana University/Purdue University, Indianapolis, USA)

  • Hamad Mohammed Bin Seray (United Arab Emirates University): Between the Official Documents and Oral History: Journeys and Works of the people of the UAE in the Gulf Arab States before 1971”
  • Monika Baar (Leiden University, Netherlands): Writing the History of Disabled People with the Help of Oral History Interviews
  • Juan Ignacio Arboleda & Daniela Samur (Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá-Colombia): Orality in the library: helping to create a social dialogue through memory
  • Pastor Samuel Muderwha (PCR Foundation, D.R. of Congo): Educational Assistance after War in Eastern D.R. of Congo.

3.15-3.30   Break

3:30-5:00 Closing Session-IFPH Assembly Meeting


  • Universidad de los Andes
    Bogotá, Colombia


  • Thursday, July 07, 2016
  • Friday, July 08, 2016
  • Saturday, July 09, 2016


  • public history, histoire publique, international public history, transitional justice, heritage, museum, oral history


  • Serge Noiret
    courriel : serge [dot] noiret [at] eui [dot] eu
  • Catalina Munoz
    courriel : ifph2016 [at] uniandes [dot] edu [dot] co

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  • Serge Noiret
    courriel : serge [dot] noiret [at] eui [dot] eu


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