These various posts have been composed by our wonderful AAPHN members on topics ranging from public history in Australia and Aotearoa NZ, to information about upcoming events or previous projects. If you would like to contribute to the AAPHN blog please send through a short (~150 word) description of your proposed post to [email protected] and we will inform you of the rest of the submission process. We are accepting entries from all members of our network on any topic to do with public history.

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PCYC and Memory

4 minute read

“Here Taylah explores how previous members of PCYC construct and mobilise a sense of a shared past.”

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Hidden Community. Part 2

13 minute read

“Learn (even) more about Nineteenth Century Sydney’s ‘hidden’ Gymnasium communities.”

Hidden Community. Part 1

4 minute read

“Learn more about Nineteenth Century Sydney’s ‘hidden’ Gymnasium communities.”

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PACE Research with the Irish Famine Memorial

1 minute read

MQ PACE researcher Amanda Midlam briefly summarises her experience with the Irish Famine Memorial Project and describes her exciting researcher guide

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Public History in Western Australia

13 minute read

History plays a rich role beyond academia in Western Australia, with its diverse audiences being served by a range of organisations operating out of the state.

Public History in Tasmania

6 minute read

Tasmania has a complicated relationship between culture, conservation and development, and Imogen Wegman recounts it wonderfully in this blog post on public ...

Public History in Aotearoa New Zealand

7 minute read

Fiona McKergow addresses the intriguing story of public history in Aotearoa New Zealand, including an exploration of its place in the ongoing processes of hi...

Public History in New South Wales

3 minute read

Paul Ashton and Paula Hamilton trace back the practice of public history in NSW, from its early days in the 20th century to 2021.

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