How can we creatively utilize historical research to bring the past to life? Josh Allen discusses the importance of using archival sources, oral histories and material culture in a creative fashion to bring myth, metaphor and anecdote back into how we think about the past.
Author: Josh Allen
Can personal photographs become a means to conduct oral histories? Josh Allen explores how the Living Memory Project’s methods expand the power of the photograph as a source.
Birmingham’s once-vibrant suburb of Selly Oak provides a clear cut case study from very close to home of contemporary capitalism shattering a community in pursuit of profit.