The AAPHN would like to gather data on members’ work with diverse external partners to reveal the benefits and positive impact of that work.
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.
Browse our posts and updates by their post-date, topic or tags. All content on the blog is distributed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license (CC BY-SA 4.0).
A walk through Richmond markets leads to a chance finding of a public history flavour…
Amanda Midlam recounts the tumultuous and interesting life of Mary Rattigan, an Irish migrant to Australia.
A new project led by Dr Daozhi Xu explores the relationships between Indigenous and Chinese peoples preserved in Australian literature; stories which deserve...
MQ PACE researcher Amanda Midlam briefly summarises her experience with the Irish Famine Memorial Project and describes her exciting researcher guide
In this piece, Ashok muses about public history and the philosophies of Aboriginal peoples, their intersections, and our connection to the universe.
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.
Tasmania has a complicated relationship between culture, conservation and development, and Imogen Wegman recounts it wonderfully in this blog post on public ...
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...
Robyn Smith recounts the development of public history in the NT and how this was intertwined with the Territory’s own history.
Paul Ashton and Paula Hamilton trace back the practice of public history in NSW, from its early days in the 20th century to 2021.