Useful tools for public historians – mapping history

The four speakers on ‘useful tools for public history’ showed us different opportunities the digital world has to offer. All shared stories of successful projects based on mapping and reliving the past at specific geographical locations. First up were Christine Bartlitz and Nadine Kurschat who talked about two projects based in Berlin; audiowalk ‘kudamm’31’ and […]

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Sound Archives and the History of Medicine in the Public Sphere

The fourth session of today’s conference dealt with the topic of sound archives, auditory memory, and new strategies to make the history of medicine public. The three presenters focused on the creation and usage of sound archives, as well as making them public. Viktoria Tkaczyk unfortunately could not attend the conference, however, Carolyn Birdsall bravely […]

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