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Published on Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Abstract

The Institute of History of the University of Wrocław, Poland (IH UWr), the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History at the University of Luxembourg (C2DH), Zajezdnia (Depot) History Centre, the International Federation for Public History, and the Commission for Public History of the Committee of Historical Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences invite students, PhD candidates and practitioners to participate in the fifth Public History Summer School to be held in hybrid format (on-site and on-line), 6-10 June 2022.

Announcement

Presentation

If you are interested in how history functions in the public sphere, the summer school will give you an opportunity to broaden your interests and enrich your experience. The event will combine lectures, workshops and debates concerning methodology and specific case studies delivered by specialists in the field, as well as presentations of individual and collaborative projects.

We strongly encourage graduate and postgraduate students, professionals, as well as those without institutional affiliation but conducting interesting public history projects to submit their proposals. They may include (but need not be limited to):

  • Public history of things
  • Ethical aspects of doing history
  • Historical narratives
  • History & politics
  • History & memory
  • E-history
  • Digital humanities
  • Oral history
  • Visual history
  • Museums, exhibitions, archives
  • Festivals and reenactments
  • History of education
  • Historical journalism
  • Popularisation of history
  • History & media
  • History-related games
  • Project management

How to apply

To apply, send an abstract of your paper (max. 350 words) followed by a short biographical note - your education, current research, publications/major achievements and research interests

Deadline for sending application: April 1, 2022

Application form is available online.

All participants who will come to Wrocław from abroad and present their research on-site will receive a scholarship of 5 000 PLN (c. 1080 EUR / 1230 USD). Students from Poland will get 1 500 PLN. The scholarships will be paid upon arrival and they should cover transportation, accommodation, food, insurance and any medical fees. The organisers do not handle reservations.

Organisation Committee

  • Joanna Wojdon (University of Wrocław)
  • Dorota Wiśniewska (University of Wrocław)
  • Thomas Cauvin (University of Luxembourg)

Scientific Committee

  • Catherine Brice (Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne University)
  • David Dean (Carleton University)
  • Tanya Evans (Macquarie University, IFPH President)
  • Wojciech Kucharski (Zajezdnia History Centre)
  • Malgorzata Rymsza-Pawlowska (American University)
  • Przemysław Wiszewski (University of Wrocław)

Subjects

Places

  • Szewska 49
    Wrocław, Poland (50-139)

Event attendance modalities

Hybrid event (on site and online)


Date(s)

  • Friday, April 01, 2022

Keywords

  • public history, digital humanities, historic preservation, popular culture, oral history, local history, memory study

Contact(s)

  • Dorota Wiśniewska
    courriel : summer [dot] schools [dot] uwr [at] gmail [dot] com

Information source

  • Dorota Wiśniewska
    courriel : summer [dot] schools [dot] uwr [at] gmail [dot] com

License

CC0-1.0 This announcement is licensed under the terms of Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal.

To cite this announcement

« Fifth Public History Summer School », Summer School, Calenda, Published on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, https://doi.org/10.58079/1829

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