John Morris, historian and member of the Board of Directors of Miyagi Shiryō Net asks, what can historians do in the face of overwhelming disaster?
Tag: public history
Nick Kapur on the The Digital Archive of Japan’s 2011 Disasters, a project at the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University
As the centenary approaches of the outbreak of the First World War, Simon Buck of Eastside Community Heritage invites support for a local initiative in London’s East End to remember the treatment meted out to the tens of thousands of German nationals living in Britain at that time
Tim Hitchcock and Jason M. Kelly discuss the transformations of the ‘digital turn’ to academic publishing practises and ways of defining an academic community
Designer and photographer Anusha Yadav writes about the Indian Memory Project website, a visual and oral history of the Indian sub-continent through family and personal archives
John Rennie writes about the East London History website, whose brief is to cover the history of the East End of London, from when the Romans arrived to the present day
The histories of Black and minority ethnic women who served with the Allied Forces during the Second World War by Dr Jo Stanley
The personal experiences of Denise Pakeman, graduate of Ruskin College, of the destruction of archival records about working-class students from the first decades of the college
While some valuable material is now saved from acts of philistinism the destruction of Ruskin’s past has not yet finished.
Research into the political and social lives of compositors during the 1950’s