IFPH/FIHP and AIPH International Public History Conference

Conference, 5-9 June 2017, Ravenna, Italy


4th IFPH Annual Conference Draft Program – Ravenna, Italy, 5-9 June 2017

The program presented below is a provisional one.

It will change before being able to publish a definitive program. The final program will take care also of the 48 panels selected by the AIPH, the Italian Association for Public History born in 2016 as first national branche associated to the International Federation for Public History. The IFPH part of the whole program count 48 panels, the ones that were proposed as such answering to the call for paper (deadline was December 15, 2016) and the ones which were built from all the individual papers selected by the IFPH program committee.

The 98 panels of the conference’s schedule for Ravenna is published in the website dedicated to the conference at https://events.unibo.it/ifph2017 (the web site is still being built and more information will be added regularly) where registration for the conference is available. Soon Paypal (payment with credit cards) will be connected to the registration page.

Please verify all information about your name, affiliation and the title of your talk in the conference (titles of panels may still be changed later on) and inform us about changes at the email ifph2017@unibo.it and remember that the Call for Posters for Ravenna has been reopened until April 20, 2017

IFPH-1 XXth century world wars through public history

Chair Chantal Kesteloot (CEGESOMA, Brussels)

  1. Paul Long, Charlotte Stevens & Nick Webber, (Birmingham City University, UK) Public History, Creativity and the Commemoration of World War I
  2. Chantal Kesteloot (CEGESOMA, Brussels): Representing World War I in Museums and exhibitions
  3. Anna Zalewska (Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology Polish Academy of Sciences) Material Warnings as the carriers of memory of the Great War and as the elements of the Roadside History Lessons
  4. Sebastiaan Vonk, (University of Groningen): Heading back to War again?: The Effects of Western Remembrance of World War II

IFPH-2 Public History in Parks , Landscapes and Battlefields

Chair Mark Tebeau, (Arizona State University)

  1. Raymondos Alvanos (University of Athens): Conflicting memories in Public History. Greek civil war and the Reconciliation National Park
  2. Mark Tebeau, (Arizona State University): Landscapes of Public History
  3. Slachta Krisztina, (Research Fellow ÁBTL Historical Archive of the Hungarian State): The Iron Curtain in Public History: Exhibition Sites Along the Former Austrian-Hungarian Border Zone
  4. Fabio Paride Pallotta (Universidade do Sagrado Coração, Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil) Public History in Urban Landscapes in Brazil: Preservation of Bauru Industrial Archeology Heritage

IFPH-3: Material and Immaterial Cultural Heritages

Chair Pierluigi Feliciati (University of Macerata)

  1. Olaya Sanfuentes (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile): Reflections on the possibility of a relationship between Cultural heritage and tourism
  2. Ricardo Santhiago (University of Campinas, Brazil): The Brazilian cordel literature as (folk) public history
  3. Matteo Zaccarini (University of Edinburgh): The Athens of the North? Scotland, UK, France, and the struggle over the Parthenon 
  4. Steffi de Jong (Institute for Contemporary History at the University of Cologne Sound Memory? – The Uses of Sound and Silence in Memorial Museums

IFPH-4: Difficult Heritage of Political Violence

Chair Marcello Flores (University of Siena)

  1. Olga Zaslavskaya, (NAKKA/IACC, Budapest, Hungary): “Topography of Terror”: Difficult Heritage and Public History Memorial Projects Beyond Archives
  2. Viviane Trindade Borges (Universidade do Estadode Santa Catarina (UDESC), Brazil) Public History and Hansen’s disease memories in Brazil: the project Memorial Hospital Colônia Santa Teresa.
  3. Radhika Hettiarachi (Herstories Project): Dealing with Sri Lanka’s violent past: community trauma, healing and dialogue for non-recurrence through storytelling
  4. Flaminia Bartolini, University of Cambridge: Difficult histories and their publics: Fascist heritage of a Sicilian town in Italy

IFPH-5: PH as a creative approach to deal with contested & difficult pasts

Chair Catherine Horel (CISH-ICHS Executive Secretary)

  1. Ulrike Lühe The Past in the Present: The Function of Memory in Mozambican Politics
  2. Joséphine Métraux (IEC): Independent Expert Commission (IEC) on administrative detention
  3. Edward Madigan (Royal Holloway, University of London) The Long Shadow of the Great War in Northern Ireland: Public History in Post-Conflict and Resolution Anglo-Irish Relations
  4. Maria Vasekha, (Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology Russian Academy of Science, Russia, Moscow) Who is Siberian, what is Siberian identity?
  5. Olwen Purdue, (Queen’s University Belfast) Public History in Northern Ireland: dealing with the past, engaging with the future’.

IFPH-6: Commemorations

Chair Indira Chowdhury  (Centre for Public History, Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore, India)

  1. Alena Sauzade Veller (Stony Brook University), NY, USA: Beyond “Reflecting Absence,” Long Island Communities and the Commemoration of 9/11
  2. Maeve Casserly: (University College Dublin): Staged Memory: creative commemoration in the Irish Decade of Centenaries
  3. Rosanna Farbøl (Aarhus University) Cold War Memories, Museums and Heritage
  4. Steven Franklin (Royal Holloway, Univ. London), Clash of Narratives: Magna Carta & Monarchy in memorial form

IFPH-7: Jewish identity

Chair Dario Miccoli, (University of Venice)

  1. Gordana Blagojević (Institute of Ethnography, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade, Serbia): Jewish Historical Museum through Perception of the Museum Visitors
  2. Dario Miccoli, (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice): Turning the pages of the past: the Jews of Algeria in postcolonial France
  3. Marina Shcherbakova, ( Heidelberg University) : Public History and the National Question under Communism: Challenges of the Soviet Jewish Museums (1919 – 1952)
  4. Mordechai Zalkin (Ben-Gurion University, Israel) Jewish Living History – Between Threat and Challenge

IFPH-8: Holocaust Memory

Chair Tullia Catalan (University of Trieste)

  1. Michele Sarfatti (Fondazione Centro di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea CDEC, Milano), The Italian Law instituting Remembrance Day: History, Remembrance and the Present
  2. Bieke Van Camp (Université Paul-Valéry, France): Qualifying the Myths of the the inaudible/inexpressible in Public History: A Study based on Publication Policies of Shoah Testimonies in Italy (1945-2016)
  3. Khushboo Chauhan (Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India): Creating Visual Public History for Millions through Documentaries on the Holocaust: Telling it Like it Really Was?
  4. Alicja Podbielska (Clark University, MA, USA – Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies) Museum of the Righteous or self-righteousness? Holocaust rescue in Poland and the politics of commemoration

IFPH-9: Visual storytelling: cinema, murals  and graphic novel

Chair Andreas Fickers (Director Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History, University of Luxembourg)

  1. Philip Lewis, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA Public History Walkabout: The Introduction of Place Based Cinema
  2. Muriel Laurent, Universidad de los Andes: The increasing production of graphic novels with historical contents: characterization and role of historians. Reflections from Latin America
  3. Thomas Hippler: (University of Normandy Caen) « Middle-classification» in British historical TV series
  4. Raina Zimmering: The production of senses in the murals of the Zapatistas through cognitive/emotional and affective participation

IFPH-10: Digital Heritage Vs. Digital (Public) History

Chair Enrica Salvatori  (University of Pisa)

  1. Antonella Ambrosio: Can online European documents be a valuable resource for Public History? The cases of Monasterium.Net and Topotheque portals (University of Naples Federico II)
  2. Enrica Salvatori: Digital History / Heritage, Digital Public History: a mandatory relationship? (University of Pisa, Laboratorio di Cultura Digitale)
  3. Simone Zambruno (with Antonino Vazzana and Alessandro Iannucci (Department of Cultural Heritage, University of Bologna) From sources to narratives: the role of Computer Graphic to foster historical knowledge.
  4. Marco Orlandi (with Federico Taverni and Alessandro Iannucci): The role of Historic Town Atlases in public history: the transition to digital

IFPH-11: Digital Public History of WW1

Chair Frank Drauschke, (Facts & Files Berlin)

  1. Václav Sixta, (The Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes, Prague): Virtual museums and their public
  2. Martine Vermandere (Amsab-Institute of Social History, Ghent): Virtual exhibition: Belgian refugees in England during World War One
  3. Sandra Camarda (Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History) Virtual Exhibition: Remembering the Great War in Luxembourg
  4. Frank Drauschke, (Facts & Files Berlin) Engaging European Citizens with Sources of their Common Past European Digital Public History Projects: Transcribathon.eu and Europeana1914-1918.eu

IFPH-12: Digital History and Digital Public History in Spain

Chair: Matilde Eiroa San Francisco (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

  1. Encarnación Barranquero Texeira (University of Málaga, Spain): Diging Franco’s Repression Up. Digital Public History And Victims Exhumations Online
  2. Ángeles Egido León (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia UNED), New Challenges And New Tools For The Historian: The “Oral History” In The Framework Of “Digital History”
  3. Matilde Eiroa San Francisco (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain): Traumatic past online: History and Digital Memory in Spain
  4. Eric de Ruijter (IISG, Amsterdam), Could you tell me what happened to my father in Spain?
  5. Andrea Torre (Insmli) “Oggi in Spagna, domani in Italia”. An interactive database of the Italian antifascists volunteers in the Civil War: structure, sources and features.

IFPH-13: Remembrance and memorials of the Nazi Era


IFPH-14: Public History in Museums

Chair Deborah S. Dubald (European University Institute)

  1. Bruno A Martinho (European University Institute): Curating history: what happens when scholars and curators meet in the museum
  2. Tilde G. Jessen (Roskilde University): Past Uses of Pasts: 100 Years of Living History in Danish Museums
  3. Daniela Serra (Instituto de Historia, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile): Science, History and Teenagers. Community Engagement Through the Creation of a School Museum
  4. Sarah A. M. Soleim (North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina) “Glocal” History: Sister Cities, Public History, and International Collaboration
  5. Roger Panetta (Fordham University): Sing Sing and the Future Of The Prison Museum

IFPH-15: War /Peace Heritage as a privilege place for PH?

Chair Catalina Munoz, (Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia)

  1. Wannes Devos (War Heritage Institute, Brussels – Ghent University): “A mass of mistakes worth avoiding?”. The musealization of the Second World War in the national military museums in Western Europe (1944-present).
  2. Matthew Jackson (Queen’s University Belfast): Historical Museums in the Aftermath of Conflict: Representing ‘The Troubles’ in Northern Ireland
  3. Rafael Zurita Aldeguer (Universidad de Alicante) and Juan Antonio Mira Rico (Servei Municipal de Patrimoni Cultural de Castalla): The Battlefields as a Cultural Heritage. Behind the Traces of Italians in the Spanish War of Independence (1812)
  4. Moira Kristin O’Shea, (University of Chicago) Memorial Dissonance in Contesting Confederate Memorials – A boundary approach to collective memory

IFPH-16: Should History Museums foster identities?

Chair Serge Noiret (European University Institute, Florence, Italy)

  1. Christine Dupont (Museum curator at the House of European History): Exhibiting European Past: Challenges for the brand new House of European History
  2. Johannes Zechner (Freie Universität Berlin): Nations Behind Glass. Exhibiting Identity in the History Museum
  3. Nicolas Pitsos (CREE Center for Research on Europe-Eurasia at Inalco): Ghosts of the Eastern Question in Greece’s public space, at the turning of the 21th century
  4. Emily Gunzburger Makaš (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) & Senada Demirović Habibija (Senior Advisor for Urban Planning for the City of Mostar): Interpreting Mostar in the City’s Museums

IFPH-17: Forms of PH in Russia today

Irina Savelieva, (Director of Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow)

  1. Alexandra Kolesnik (National Research University, Moscow): Performing History on Stage: Representations of the Past in British Heavy Metal
  2. Oksana V. Golovashina, (Tambov State University named G.R. Derzhavin) The Soviet Union in the modern students’ perception: an association experiment with the use of visual intermediaries
  3. Valeria Kasamara & Anna Sorokina (National Research University, Moscow): Pride and Shame in Collective Memory of Russian and American Youths
  4. Natalia Buryka (UPEC Université ParisEst Créteil Val de Marne) Documentary graphic novel as Public History in Russia
  5. Irina Savelieva, (National Research University, Moscow): Public History in Russia: Professional Work, Amateurism, a Hobby, or a ‘Star Fever’ of an Academic Historian?

IFPH-18: Videogames and Public History

Chair Marcello Ravveduto (Università di Salerno)

  1. Aldo Giuseppe Scarselli (Università degli Studi di Firenze): Videogames as a cultural social and educational phenomenon
  2. Valerio Larcher (Università degli Studi di Padova): Historical narration in Paradox Interactive’s video games
  3. János Vas (University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary): Assassin’s Creed and History

IFPH-19: Oral History and Public History in community projects

Chair Tanya Evans (Macquarie University, Sidney, Australia)

  1. Madeleine Regan (Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia) How migrant communities remember: Moving narratives to the web
  2. Graham Smith, (Royal Holloway, University of London – Chair of the Oral History Society) Where is the love? Whatever happened to the happy marriage of oral history and public history?
  3. James Worner (University of Technology Sydney, (Australia): A land of manly men? New ways of telling old stories about being a bloke in Australia
  4. Armelle Faure (Social Scientist – International Consultant): Recreating a scattered community 70 years after its displacement caused by large dams: a participatory oral archive history program in Upper Dordogne, France

IFPH-20: Past and Present Community Memories

Chair Paul Knevel (University of Amsterdam)

  1. Mieke Kirkels, (Independent Scholar) “Liberation children of color in The Netherlands
  2. Henriette Roued-Cunliffe (The Royal School of Library and Information Science, University of Copenhagen): Family historians as ambassadors of history
  3. Christine Bartlitz & Violetta Rudolf (Centre for Contemporary History in Potsdam, Germany): Forward and never to forget” The Historical Factor for Public Policy in Trade Unions
  4. Timothy Compeau, (University of Western Ontario, Canada) “Making Enemies with Public History: Popular Memory, Historical Villains, and Competing Nationalisms in North America (Memory of the 1812 revolution)

IFPH-21: Representing the European troubled past: a comparative perspective

Chair: Claudia Baldoli, (Newcastle University, UK)

  1. Matt Perry, (Newcastle University): The UK history in the history of the UK in the ‘era of commemoration’: the case of the Jarrow Crusade’s 80th anniversary
  2. Gustavo Corni, (Università di Trento): Confronting the Nazi past in German public history
  3. Matteo Pasetti, (Università di Bologna): Exhibiting the dictatorial past: the Iberian cases between memory and oblivion
  4. Claudia Baldoli, (Newcastle University, UK): The Guilt Factor: Ways of Commemorating the Second World War Bombing of Italy

IFPH-22. Mexican Transnational and Internal Migration: Memory, Physical Spaces and their Role in the Transformation of Individual and Collective Identity.

Chair: María A. Beltrán-Vocal, (DePaul University, Chicago)

  1. Miriam Reyes Tovar (Universidad de Guanajuato, Campus Celaya-Salvatierra): El imaginario geográfico de la migración: la construcción de la narrativa visual del paisaje
  2. Casimiro Leco Tomás: Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo: Historia oral de niños binacionales en escuelas de México y Estados Unidos
  3. María A. Beltrán-Vocal, DePaul University, Chicago: Re-writing women and men’s roles in the history and development of two community organizations in Chicago.

IFPH-23. Defining New Areas of Action for Public History in Italy

Chair: Paolo Bertella Farnetti (Master in Public History, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia)

  1. Marcello Ravveduto (Università di Salerno) Narrating the Mafias: an Italian public history
  2. Paolo Bertella Farnetti (Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia) An Imaginary Empire: Private Colonial Archives and Public Memory
  3. Cecilia Novelli (Università di Cagliari) Business Enterprises and Territory: An Atlas at the Roots of Italian Productivity
  4. Roberto Ibba (Università di Cagliari) Intangible Cultural Heritage and Landscape: attempts at research.

IFPH-24. Does History Sell?

Roundtable Coordinator: Carherine Brice (University of Paris Est-Créteil – UPEC)

  1. Thekla Keuck (Geschichtsbüro Reder, Roeseling & Prüfer, Cologne)
  2. Olivier Thomas L’Histoire,
  3. Benjamin Brillaud Nota Bene Youtube
  4. Cecilia Palombelli, Viella,
  5. Chiara Ottaviano, Cliomedia Officina
  6. Enrica Salvatori, Historycast
  7. Olaya Sanfuentes, Heritage Tourism in Chile
  8. Lorenzo Bertucelli, Master of Public History in Modena
  9. Rabea Rittgerodt, De Gruyter

IFPH-25. Studying Public History

Chair Bruno De Wever (University of Ghent)

  • Corinna Bittner, Universität zu Köln & Judith Uebing, Universität zu Köln: Studying Public History in Germany – What and what for?
  • Daphné Budasz, Université Paris-Est Créteil & Romain Duplan, Université Paris-Est Créteil: How should public history be taught? A students’ point of view
  • Iris Pupella-Noguès Université Paris-Est Créteil Which professional opportunities can a public history degree offer?
  • Bárbara Silva, (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile): Teaching narrative history as a way to get to Public History

IFPH-26 Teaching Public History: An International Working Group – 4 Topics:

Roundtable Coordinator: Thomas Cauvin (University of Louisiana at Lafayette):

  • Thomas Cauvin Necessary skills for public history students
  • Christine Gundermann Syllabi to teach introduction to public history courses
  • Tanya Evans Resources in different languages to teach an introduction to public history courses (books, articles, projects, and case studies
  • Dan Vivian Code of Ethics for public historians


  1. Nick Barrat (UK)
  2. Catherine Brice (France)
  3. David Dean (Canada)
  4. Fien Danniau (Belgium)
  5. Tanya Evans (Australia)
  6. Paolo Farnetti (Italy)
  7. Aurora Savelli (Italy)
  8. Geoff Ginn (Australia)
  9. Christine Gunderman (Germany)
  10. Jon Hunner (USA)
  11. Paul Knevel (Holland)
  12. Thorsten Logge (Germany)
  13. Olwen Purdue (Northern Ireland, UK)
  14. Daniel Vivian (USA)
  15. Joanna Wojdon (Poland)

IFPH-27. Teaching and Learning Public History

Chair: Marko Demantowsky (University of Basel, Switzerland)

  1. Paolo Ceccoli, Como, Are History Teachers (not) Public Historians? A view from Italy
  2. Cord Arendes, Heidelberg: Student Project-teaching as a Teaching Format for Public History
  3. Thomas Sandkühler, Berlin,: The Federal President’s History Competition: Writing History as teaching Public History in German Schools
  4. Jonathan Even-Zohar, (Euroclio, Den Haag): Limitations for History Teachers to Bridge Past and Present

IFPH-28. Public History and Divided Memories. Stories from Italy in the 20th Century.

Chair: John Foot (University of Bristol, UK)

  1. Phil Cooke (University of Strathclyde) The monument to the Caduti of Sabbiuno di Paderno
  2. Gianluca Fantoni (Nottingham Trent University) The Jewish Brigade and Italy: A case of Political Use of The Past and its Repercussions on Italian Politics.
  3. John Foot (University of Bristol), Divided Memory and San Miniato, 1944-2017
  4. Amy King (University of Bristol) The memory of Giacomo Matteotti in Italian communities of the United States
  5. Victoria Witkowski (EUI) The Trial of Rodolfo Graziani and the Manipulation of Historical Consciousness in Post War Italy

IFPH-29. The Roles of Public Historians in the Maintenance of Civil Society: Case Studies in Authority and Method from Colombia, the United States, and the United Kingdom

Chair Tammy Gordon (North Carolina State University)

  1. Jairo Antonio Melo Flórez, El Colegio de Michoacán Can crowdsourcing help for Peace? Digital Public History as a tool for help to share and construct the history of peace in Colombia
  2. Aleisa Fishman (Historian United States Holocaust Memorial Museum): History Unfolded: U.S. Newspapers and the Holocaust
  3. Alix Green History University of Essex Brexit, populist politics and the historian in public: blogging (and Tweeting) a turbulent present
  4. Tammy S. Gordon North Carolina State University Privacy, Safety, and Digital Public History in Times of Political Instability: A Case Study from North Carolina

IFPH-30. History  and the political present: the dilemmas and opportunities for historians in policymaking

Chair: Alix Green, (University of Essex, UK)

  1. Paul Pitman, Office of the Historian, Department of State, Washington DC: Beyond Thucydides: How Policy Analysts Learn to Apply History
  2. Markus J. Prutsch, European Parliament: History and Memory in Europe: Divisive or Integrative?
  3. Louis M. Kyriakoudes, Middle Tennessee State University The Bill of Rights, Brought to You by Philip Morris: Tobacco Industry’s Use of History and Historians to Advance its Business, Legal, and Regulatory Agenda

IFPH-31. How can we bring different theoretical traditions and research fields relating to the past in more fruitful dialogue with each other?

Chair: Anette Warring, University of Roskilde, Denmark

  1. Anna Braeder, University of Aarhus, Denmark: Re-enactment as an embodied use of the past
  2. Wulf Kansteiner, University of Aarhus, Denmark: Key Concepts in Memory Studies, Public History, and History Didactics
  3. Paula Hamilton, University of Technology, Sydney: Revisiting Memory and Public History: talking past each other?.

IFPH-32. Representations of Power and Contested Memories

Chair: Melanie Huchler (Free University of Berlin)

  1. Melanie Huchler (Free University of Berlin) Contested Public History in the broad 1968
  2. Johanna Strunge (Free University of Berlin) How can Public History face contested memories? A case study of Hedwig Heyl, a pioneer of women’s rights, and a supporter of colonial oppression
  3. William Blakemore Lyon (University of Cambridge) Photography and bridging the gap between professional historians and society in Namibia
  4. Sophie Kühnlenz (Free University of Berlin) What remains from pro-choice posters and tomato-attacks? Or: Are historical fights for gender equality part of contemporary museum narratives?
  5. Ramona Krammer (Free University of Berlin) How to depict violence? The life of Klara Staiger in the Thirty Years War and how it can be displayed in museum exhibitions

IFPH-33. A museum is not a book: The historical museums of narrative and the setting up of the exhibition spaces

Coordinator Livio Karrer (Museo M9, Mestre)

  1. Paul CornishImperial War Museum, London
  2. Étienne DeschampsHouse for European History, Bruxelles
  3. Mariona CompanysMuseu d’Història de Catalunya, Barcelona
  4. Gedvilė B. IndrišionienėThe Museum of Genocide Victimes, Vilnius
  5. Michelangela Di GiacomoM9 Museum, Mestre

IFPH-34. Engaging the Public through Interactive History

Chair Jon Hunner (New Mexico State University)

  1. Philip Lewis, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA Public History Walkabout: The Introduction of Place Based Cinema
  2. Joan Zenzen, Independent Scholar, Washington D.C.: Living History in the U.S. National Park Service
  3. Cécile Franchetti, (Independent Scholar, Venice), Jon Hunner (New Mexico State University) and Father Kevork  Sarkisyan (Congregazione Armena Mechitarista, Venezia): Armenian in Venice: The Benefits of Heritage Preservation
  4. Sinead Cox, Marie-Anne Gagnon & Arpita Bajpeyi (Co-Directors of Staging Our Histories): Two Years Off the Page: Performances of the Past in Conversation

IFPH-35. Echo of History really beginning” – the Sea in the heritage management and public history practices in global perspective

Chair: Fei Sheng, (Sun Yat Sen University, China)

  1. Alexei Kraikovski, European University at St. Petersburg, Russia: Nothing but the Sea” – Schloss Fall manor through the perspective of the Big St. Petersburg heritage complex
  2. Luiz Loureiro Fernandes & Maria Cristina Dadalto, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil: Traditional fishing communities environment and heritage.
  3. Joost Schokkenbroek Free University of Amsterdam, The role and impact of maritime museums on the national history of the Netherlands.

IFPH-36. Public history approach for migration: methods, tools and strategies

Chair: Constantin Eckner (University of St Andrews, Scotland)

  1. Anita Lucchesi (University of Luxembourg). Curating a digital memory platform on migration in Luxembourg: crowdsourcing stories for a collective multimedia storytelling
  2. Nicolas Graf Centre de Documentation sur les Migrations Humaines (CDMH), Luxembourg The ‘Mémoire vive’ workshop and exhibition
  3. Constantin Eckner University of St Andrews, Scotland. The finger on the pulse of politics: how history of migration can contribute to the ‘refugee debate’
  4. Jozefien De Bock Ghent University, Belgium Migration in cultural projects and public history: between scientific rigour and real participation
  5. Alberto Manzini independent researcher, Luxembourg Intersecting views on migration history in Luxembourg: interviewing the actors from the field

IFPH-37. Chair Setting the Story Straight: Public History For A Challenging Present

: Liz Sevcenko (Humanities Action Lab, New School, New York)

  1. Tim Raphael, Rutgers University “Recognize yourself in he and she who are not like you and me.
  2. Serge Noiret, European University Institute “Why public history is even more needed today: a view from the EU.”
  3. Na Li, Chongqing University “Chinese and the Pasts: Exploring Historical Consciousness of Ordinary Chinese. Initial Findings from Chongqing.”
  4. Catalina Muñoz, Universidad de los Andes “Historians Mobilizing for Peace in the Wake of Colombia’s Plebiscite

IFPH-38. Public History is not a “Turn-Key” Movement: Considerations When Practicing Public History across Cultures

Chair Philip V. Scarpino, (Indiana University/Purdue University, Indianapolis)

  1. Kristine Navarro-McElhaney, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA: History, Memory and U.S.-Mexico Migration – Undocumented Voices
  2. Philip V. Scarpino: Transplanting Public History across National Borders – Whose Voice, and who is Listening?
  3. Alexandra Dellios (University of Melbourne) Remembering migrant settlement: public and family history making in Australia

IFPH-39. Cold War within the City: Describing the difficult past of Berlin.

Chair: Hope Harrison, (George Washington University, Washington, DC)

  1. Hanno Hochmuth, Potsdam, Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschungen: Shadow Places in Berlin: Memory, Marketing, and Authenticity in the Capital of the Cold War
  2. Gerhard Sälter, Berlin, Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer: Deadly Confrontations at the Berlin Border (1948–1961). Reactions, Contemporary Media, and Public Memory
  3. Patrick Major, Reading, University of Reading: From the Queen to the Sex Pistols: British Public Culture and the Berlin Wall
  4. Axel Klausmeier, Berlin, Stiftung Berliner Mauer: Creating a Cold War Museum in Berlin

IFPH-40. Food, Identity, and Historical Memory: Case Studies from France, India, and the United States

Chair: Ilaria Porciani (University of Bologna)

  1. Tammy Gordon (North Carolina State University): “Gee, that’s Eatin’!” American Historical Memory, Food Service, and the Visual Culture of Rail Travel in the Early 20th Century
  2. Avehi Menon (Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology Bangalore, India): Is there history in my kitchen? : Recording Food History with Domestic Workers in Bangalore, India.
  3. Beatriz Sanchez (UTC-Sorbonne University Paris, France): Le Salon International de l’Agriculture: Soil, memory and history
  4. Christine F. Zinni (State University of New York at Brockport): Food, Culture and Museum Studies of the Mediterranean: Personal Encounters, Collaborative Learning & Pedagogy in Study Abroad Programs in Italy and Greece

IFPH-41. „On the Use and Abuse of (Public) History for Life“

Chair Miloš Řezník (Deutsches Historisches Institut Warschau)

  1. Cord Arendes, University of Heidelberg: History, Public History, and Democracy
  2. Magdalena Saryusz-Wolska, German Historical Institute Warsaw / University of Łódź: „We wanted to die with dignity.” The Museum of Warsaw Rising and the politics of history in Poland
  3. Katrin Stoll, German Historical Institute Warsaw: The Figure of the “Polish Righteous” in Public Discourse and Material Space in Poland

IFPH-42. Public History and Digital Archives

Chair: Paolo Vignolo, (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)

  1. Juan Camilo Murcia Galindo & María Alejandra Vallejo Fonseca, Universidad Nacional de Colombia: Making Public History in a region without a public sphere: the case of Darién -Colombia.
  2. José Nicolás Jaramillo Liévano & Elvis Andrés Rojas Rodríguez
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia: Digital Lorenzetti
  3. Paolo Vignolo, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Affective archives: The Central Cemetery of Bogota as a Citizen Lab
  4. María Alejandra Vallejo Fonseca & Juan Camilo Murcia Galindo, Universidad Nacional de Colombia Digital archives: a field to explore.

IFPH-43. Between theory and practice: Teaching Public History in Europe

Chair: Andreas Etges (University of Munich)

  1. Joanna Wojdon (University of Wrocław, Poland) Public History in Poland
  2. Irmgard Zündorf, (FU Berlin) – Christine Gundermann (University of Cologne) The German Model
  3. Catherine Brice, UPEC “Histoire publique” in France
  4. Bruno De Wever, Univ. Gent “Publiek Geschiedenes” in Belgium

IFPH-44. Presenting “difficult” history – Jewish heritage in East-Central Europe

Chair: Gerben Zaagsma (University of Göttingen)

  1. Magdalena Waligorska (University of Bremen): Bringing Difficult Heritage Back Home: Belarus’ Forgotten Holocaust and the Challenges of Public History.
  2. Gerben Zaagsma (University of Göttingen): East-Central European Jewish heritage online
  3. Roma Sendyka (Jagiellonian University, Krakow): Awkward Objects of Genocide: Exhibiting Polish Folk Art Devoted to the Holocaust.

IFPH-45. History, Memory and Acts of Public Commemoration

Chair: Michael Frisch, (University of Buffalo, USA)

  1. Paula Hamilton University of Technology, Sydney, Australia: “Failed commemorative acts: the politics of forgetting”
  2. Geoff Cubbitt Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past, University of York, UK: “British regimental museums as ‘memory places’: regiments, narratives, and identities”
  3. David Dean Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: “Monumental Failures: Historical Memory and Commemoration in Canada”
  4. Indira Chowdhury Centre for Public History, Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore, India: “Can museum objects have a second life? – Creating a commemorative volume for Asia’s oldest Museum”

IFPH-46. Reenactment and Heritage: examples of promotion and collaboration between governmental agencies, businesses and associations

Chair Silvia Pellegrini, (Musei Civici Di Modena, Italy)

  1. Silvia Pellegrini, Musei Civici Di Modena, Italy Museums and living history: the experience of the Musei Civici di Modena
  2. Eric Teyssier, Université de Nìmes, France The Potential Of The Reenactment: From Large Events to Documentaries Of Historical
  3. Andrea Ferretti, Crono Eventi, Italy Public history and reenactment: perspectives for a new applied history

IFPH-47.Contemporary Debates about German Historical Memory: Museums, Monuments, and Anniversary Commemorations

Chair: Andreas Etges, (University of Munich)

  1. Hope M. Harrison: “German Historical Memory of the Berlin Wall and National Identity,” George Washington University, Washington, DC
  2. Bill Niven, Nottingham Trent University, “The Impact of the Refugee Crisis on German Memory
  3. Anne Fuchs, University College, Dublin, “The Bombing of Dresden: Understanding Local, National and Transnational Frames of Commemoration
  4. Roberta Caldas (BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg): The city as an open-air museum: interpreting Berlin Wall victims in West Berlin

IFPH-48. Contested Pasts, Contested Presents: Exploring Difficult Histories in Public

Panel Cancelled 

IFPH-49. Circulation Of Photographic Albums And Corpuses in New Contexts Of Public Space And Museum Exhibitions

Chair  Ewa Stańczyk (University of Amsterdam)

  1. Marika Honkaniemi, University of Turku, Reconstructing and Recreating War Exhibitions: The Case of the Finnish-German Exhibition “War in Pictures”
  2. Andrea Pruchova, Charles University in Prague, Remediation of Historical Photos of “Occupations” in the Czech Modern History
  3. Cenek Pycha, Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes, Prague, Reframing Family Albums in Public Exhibitions
  4. Ewa Stańczyk, University of Amsterdam, Migrating Photographs: Jewish Family Images and Institutions

IFPH-50. Public history academic textbooks

Chair Joanna Wojdon (University of Wrocław, Poland)

  1. Thomas Cauvin (University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA, author of Public History: A Texbook of Practice, Routledge, 2016)
  2. David Dean (Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada), editor of A Companion to Public History (forthcoming 2017, Wiley-Blackwell)
  3. Ricardo Santhiago (University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil)
  4. Faye Sayer (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, author of Public History: A Practical Guide, Bloomsbury Academic, 2015)
  5. Joanna Wojdon (University of Wrocław, Poland, editor of Historia w przestrzeni publicznej to be published by PWN in Warsaw in 2017/18, in Polish)
  6. Irmgard Zündorf (Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung, Potsdam, Germany,editor of the book series Public History – Geschichte in der Praxis, UTB/Francke 2016, author of Eine Einführung in die Public History, forthcoming 2017 UTB)