The Past on Display: How to Tell History In a Museum?

This article reflects on the conceptualization of history embedded in museum exhibitions and discusses competing ideas of history conveyed by museums.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-29/history-telling-museum/

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Open Call: Activating Museum Data for Research, Scholarship, and Public Engagement, 30.09.-03.10.19, Berlin

hosted by Translocations at the Institut für Kunstwissenschaft und Historische Urbanistik at TU Berlin In collaboration with Pitt Rivers Museum Oxford University

  • Application Deadline: 15.09.2019
  • Info Session: 10.09.2019

This workshop launches a collaboration between scholars interested in exploring data of cultural material to pave the way for new visualization tools and scholarship of cultural collections. This collaboration takes the form of a data sprint, a form of data-centered workshop designed to deliver a better understanding of datasets and conducive to formulate research questions based on their complex exploration.

The advent of digitization and digital modes of exhibitions have exacerbated the possible facets of artifacts.

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Quelle: https://dhd-blog.org/?p=12164

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Sports History as Threatened Public History

Sports history is an ideal vehicle for historical and socially relevant questions. As a cultural heritage, however, it endures a wallflower existence, at least in Switzerland.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-4/sports-history/

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Gamification as a Miracle Cure for Public History?

Gamification is on everyone’s lips and it's industry is booming. It is changing the teaching of history in schools and in public. Are there any limits to gamification when teaching history?

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2017-37/gamification-cure-public-history/

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Stamps Influence and Mirror Public History

History is everywhere – but it is not always easy to perceive it. A sharpened view is needed as the example of the "stamp" illustrates. Stamps are in fact an ideal window into history.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-12/stamps-public-history/

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