This conference seeks to explore the politics of public history, and in particular the ethics, potential and practicalities of good collaborations with groups who might be in some way ‘marginalised’ from university spaces.

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Our call for papers attracted a large number of responses. Sessions will explore care and risk; radical change; the position of the researcher; working with crisis; coproducing archives; and rethinking institutions. Check out the programme now.

The one-day conference will take place on Saturday 26th January 2019, at the University of Bristol. The conference is organised by Karen Harvey (University of Birmingham), Laura King (University of Leeds), and Josie McLellan (University of Bristol).

To register click HERE. The venue for the conference is Victoria Rooms, University of Bristol, Queens Road, Bristol. BS8 1SA. Click here for a map. Full details about accessibility are available, and please visit our venue and accommodation page for more about visiting and staying in Bristol for the conference.

If you want to get in touch, please email us.

The organizers would like to thank the University of Bristol, The Royal Historical Society and Past & Present for their support for this event.