'History and the Public' will investigate the use of history for public purposes and the involvement of the public in the consumption and study of history.
Plenary speakers will be Liz Forgan (Heritage Lottery Fund), Ludmilla Jordanova (King's College London), Darryl McIntyre (Museum of London), Charles Saumarez Smith (The National Gallery)and John Tosh (Roehampton University). The conference will focus chiefly on the United Kingdom but will also examine comparative material from different countries and cultures. There will also be parallel sessions featuring speakers drawn from government bodies, universities,historic sites and museums.
Date: 13-14 February 2006
Venue: Institute of Historical Research, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU, United Kingdom
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