Author Archive

Alix Green

Post Conference Review #1: Canadian Parliamentary Precinct

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Editor’s note: HIstory@Work is pleased to bring you a series of eight reviews written about sites explored during the 2013 NCPH Annual Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, published in The Public Historian on the Public History Commons.

The Canadian Parliamentary Precinct as Public History: Telling the Outside Story Walking Tour, April 17, 2013. Read More

Public history and public policy: A view from across the pond

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Looking from across the pond, the maturity and scale of public history as a discipline and a sector in the US is a striking phenomenon.  The narrative is well-established: the crisis in the academic job market; the emergence of new contexts for historical employment, in preservation, education and regeneration; the entrepreneurship of universities in structuring the supply of skilled professionals through new programmes emphasising workplace skills and experience. Read More