Category: News in Public Humanities

AASLH 2017 Award of Distinction, Leadership in History Award Winners

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) presented historian, author, curator, and educator Lonnie G. Bunch, III, with the AASLH Award of Distinction on September 8 at the association’s annual meeting in Austin, TX. Bunch is the founding

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Civic Conversation about Monuments Begins in Philadelphia with Monument Lab

The public art and history project aims to engage artists and the public in a conversation about monuments.

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Multistoried Places the Focus of August Issue of The Public Historian

The essays in the August 2017 issue of The Public Historian all deal with the diverse historical narratives that reside in any historical site or event.

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Camden County History Alliance Wins State Grant to Begin Work on Heritage Tourism Plan

Camden County History Alliance selected by the NJHT forDiscover New Jersey History License Plate grant to develop a heritage tourism plan.

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1970 UNESCO Convention Haunts Met as Second Ancient Vase is Seized

For the second time within ten years, officials have seized an ancient Greek vase from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Both vessels were acquired after 1970, allegedly by illicit means.

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Lawsuit: NJ tore down historic Bellmawr house ‘intentionally’

The Camden County Historical Society alleges New Jersey tore down the historic house intentionally.

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‘Talking Statues’ Arrives in New York City

The public history project originated in Copenhagen and gives statues a voice.

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