Public history in Australia

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This article charts the peaks and troughs of public history inside and outside academia in Australia and the promise of the establishment of a new network of public historians in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand. It reveals the value of Australian creative engagements with the past. It concludes by suggesting that networks and team-based work are vital for the successful practice of public history in Australasia and elsewhere.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-21
Number of pages7
JournalPublic History Review
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2023

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  • public history
  • network
  • collaboration


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