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Ewan muses about how his Roman archaeological research in Australia can intersect with public and applied history.

Roman Archaeology in Australia…

Roman archaeology in Australia &endash; how to apply in Aussie context?

I want to engage with Public and Applied histories here (and abroad)

Initially, confused, but after some musing, lots of possibilities (e.g. lots of places teach ancient history, and these students go on to create histories, how has this impacted public history in Aus?). Two we all as Roman (and perhaps geo-temporally removed) researchers can engage with relatively easily.

Reading List

Marwick 2021

Ancient history in a modern university : proceedings of a conference held at Macquarie University, 8-13 July, 1993 : to mark twenty-five years of the teaching of ancient history at Macquarie University and the retirement from the chair of professor Edwin Judge / edited by T.W. Hillard