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    • Activist Digital Public History 

      Kelland, Lara <University of Missouri – St. Louis, USA> (L. Kelland, "Activist Digital Public History", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 359-368, 2022)
      Digital Public History can provide social movement activists with tools forcultural activism, and collaborations between activists and academics have ad-vanced social justice discourse within the field. Activists, archivists, ...
    • Antecedenti, origini e tratti caratterizzanti della Public History in Italia 

      Tomassini, Luigi <Università di Bologna>; Biscioni, Raffaella <Università di Bologna> (L. Tomassini, Raffaella Biscioni, Antecedenti, origini e tratti caratterizzanti della Public History in Italia, in G. Bandini, S. Oliviero (a cura di), "Public History of Education: riflessioni, testimonianze, esperienze", 2019, pp. 3-23, (2019)
      The essay outlines an excursus on the historical origins and precedents of Public History (PH) practices in Italy, around three main themes: Cultural Heritage; School and University; Territory. National conferences are ...
    • Archivists as Peers in Digital Public History 

      Owens, Trevor <U.S. Library of Congress, Washington>; Johnston, Jesse A. <Library of Congress, Washington, USA> (T. Owens, J.A. Johnston, "Archivists as Peers in Digital Public History", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 149-164, 2022)
      In the last three decades the web has enabled new digital means for his-torians to reach broader publics and audiences. Over that same period of time, ar-chives and archivists have engaged in a parallel digital transformation. ...
    • As Seen through Smartphones: An Evolution of Historic Information Embedment 

      Oppegaard, Brett <University of Hawaii at Manoa> (B. Oppegaard, "As Seen through Smartphones: An Evolution of Historic Information Embedment", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 395-404, 2022)
      People who want to learn about history also want to learn about it in theways and through the media that they prefer. Sometimes it happens by reading abook, with the learner at home in a comfy chair in front of a fire. But ...
    • La bellezza come strumento di accesso alla conoscenza storica. La mostra Scuole come capanne. Libri come opere d’arte. Dal Brasile all’Agro romano 

      Bianchini, Paolo <Università di Torino>; Fernandes Bittencourt, Circe Maria <Università di Sao Paulo, Brasile>; Vagliani, Pompeo <Università di Torino> (P. Bianchini, C.M. Fernandes Bittencourt, P. Vagliani, La bellezza come strumento di accesso alla conoscenza storica. La mostra Scuole come capanne. Libri come opere d’arte. Dal Brasile all’Agro romano, in G. Bandini, S. Oliviero (a cura di), "Public History of Education: riflessioni, testimonianze, esperienze", 2019, pp. 223-234, 2019)
      The essay deals with the exhibition “Schools as huts and books as works of art. From Brazil to the Agro Romano” (Scuole come capanne e libri come opere d’arte. Dal Brasile all’Agro Romano), which collected educational ...
    • Big Data and Public History 

      Clavert, Frédéric <University of Luxembourg>; Wieneke, Lars <University of Luxembourg> (F. Clavert, L. Wieneke, "Big Data and Public History", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 447-458, 2022)
      In this chapter, we define big data in history in three ways: (1) big data implies the use of an amount of data that the historian’s personal computer cannot deal with; (2) the data historians are using must be either ...
    • BlogRoll e risorse digitali per la Public History 

      Dati, Monica <Università di Firenze> (M. Dati, "BlogRoll e risorse digitali per la Public History", in La Public History tra scuola, università e territorio. Una introduzione operativa, Firenze: University Press, pp. 123-136, 2022)
    • Building Communities, Reconciling Histories: Can We Make a More Honest History? 

      Wingo, Rebecca <University of Cincinnati>; Thomas, William G. <University of Nebraska, USA> (R. S Wingo, W. G. Thomas, "Building Communities, Reconciling Histories: Can We Make a More Honest History?", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 327-336, 2022)
      Using case studies, Rebecca S. Wingo and William G. Thomas III seek todefine how historians define and engage with“community”in digital spaces. Theyidentify three types of digital communities (user groups, hybrid projects, ...
    • Buone pratiche di Public History per la formazione e il territorio 

      Unknown author (Buone pratiche di Public History per la formazione e il territorio, in La Public History tra scuola, università e territorio. Una introduzione operativa, Firenze: University Press, pp. 139-208, 2022)
      In keeping with the ten essays collected in the first part of the volume, this section proposes thirty Best Practices files, selected from the most recent and stimulating ones. These are real models of educational action ...
    • Coltivare memorie: la Storia dopo il terremoto 

      Mantini, Silvia <Università degli Studi dell’Aquila> (S. Mantini, Coltivare memorie: la Storia dopo il terremoto in S. Mariantoni, A. Vaccarelli (a cura di), “Individui, comunità e istituzioni in emergenza”, pp. 249-259, Milano, Franco Angeli, 2018, (2018)
      È qui presentato il caso di studio dell’Aquila, nelle mutate morfologie che connotarono la città a partire dalla sua fondazione, in un dialogo con il presente che giunge fino al terremoto del 1703, l’ultimo grande sisma ...
    • Combining Values of Museums and Digital Culture in Digital Public History 

      Esten, Emily <University of Pennsylvania Libraries> (E. Esten, "Combining Values of Museums and Digital Culture in Digital Public History", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 107-120, 2022)
      Museum professionals have increasingly introduced technology intohistorical spaces, and history into technological spaces, to augment or transformthe preservation of knowledge and artifacts; the sharing and creation of ...
    • Content Management 

      Zaagsma, Gerben <University of Luxembourg> (G. Zaagsma, "Content Management", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 431-438, 2022)
      The use of content management systems (CMSes) in public history is a rel-atively new phenomenon that has greatly enhanced the possibilities of presenting,curating and narrating history online. As CMSes have become increasingly ...
    • Crowdsourcing and User Generated Content: The Raison d’Être of Digital Public History 

      Noiret, Serge <Istituto Universitario Europeo, Firenze> (S. Noiret, "Crowdsourcing and User Generated Content: The Raison d’Être of Digital Public History", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 35-48, 2022)
      Digital History is different from digital public history (DPH) and this essaydescribes the central role of crowdsourcing practices in defining the specificity ofDPH. At the end of the 1970s, public history (PH) divided its ...
    • Curation: Toward a New Ethic of Digital Public History 

      Tebeau, Mark <Arizona State University, USA> (M. Tebeau, "Curation: Toward a New Ethic of Digital Public History", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 277-290, 2022)
      This essay argues that a new curatorial ethic has emerged at the heart of digital public history, reflecting a flourishing of curatorial work in the broad culture. Everyone has become a curator: the disc jockey who spins ...
    • Cybermemorials: Remembrance and Places of Memory in the Digital Age 

      Camarda, Sandra <University of Luxembourg> (S. Camarda, "Cybermemorials: Remembrance and Places of Memory in the Digital Age", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 337-348, 2022)
      The rise of user-generated media culture and the diffusion of digital tech-nologies have contributed to the production of new forms of mnemonic practices thatcoexist with, enhance, or altogether replace traditional memorial ...
    • Data Visualization for History 

      Grandjean, Martin <University of Lausanne and the EPFL, Switzerland> (M. Grandjean, "Data Visualization for History", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 291-300, 2022)
      It is logical that the generalization of digital approaches in history is leading to a democratization of the graphic representation of the data produced by these processes. Rather than presenting long series of examples, ...
    • Digital Environmental Humanities 

      MacFadyen, Joshua <University of Prince Edward Island in Canada> (J. MacFadyen, "Digital Environmental Humanities", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 97-106, 2022)
      Over the last half century, the environmental humanities has become a newinterdisciplinary and digitally engaged field with unique public impact and participa-tion. Its fields include older disciplines such as history, ...
    • Digital Hermeneutics: The Reflexive Turn in Digital Public History? 

      Fickers, Andreas <University of RWTH Aachen, Germany> (A. Fickers, "Digital Hermeneutics: The Reflexive Turn in Digital Public History?", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 139-148, 2022)
      The digital–be it in forms of data, infrastructures, or tools–interferes atall levels in the practice of doing public history. This chapter argues that digitalpublic historians have to reflect more deeply on the epistemological ...
    • Digital Personal Memories: The Archiving of the Self and Public History 

      Schafer, Valérie <University of Luxembourg> (V. Schafer, "Digital Personal Memories: The Archiving of the Self and Public History", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 377-384, 2022)
      By providing a facilitated access to data storage, digital technologies seemto make expression and preservation of the self more straightforward. They reconfi-gure the means and forms of access to data, thus also affecting ...
    • Digital Public Archaeology 

      Bonacchi, Chiara <University of Stirling, UK> (C. Bonacchi, "Digital Public Archaeology". Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 77-86, 2022)
      This essay introduces Digital Public Archaeology and its relation with neigh-boring fields of research and practice. This is achieved by reviewing, exemplifying andcritically reflecting upon a selection of relevant themes, ...