Historical Knowledge and Public History


Event Date: 21 June 2018
Wolfson Room
Institute of Historical Research
Senate House,
Malet Street,
London WC1E 7HU

The Institute of Historical Research presents:

History Today at the IHR: understanding the past in the 21st century- Lecture Series

 Historical Knowledge and Public History

A panel of historians and media figures discuss how the opening up of history to a wider audience places special demands on those communicating the past. What are the factors that shape how history is presented in museums, in the media and online; and who gets to write and present it?
Chair: Paul Lay (Editor, History Today)
Order of Speakers: Jo Fox (IHR), Paul Lay (History Today), Helen Castor, David Olusoga, and Anna Whitelock.

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