Public Lecture at Northern Ireland Bureau, Washington DC. 'Dealing with Divided Pasts: public history in Northern Ireland'.

Purdue, O. (Invited speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description

This public lecture examined the recent controversy over the removal of Confederate statues in the USA, linking this back to uses of the past in Northern Ireland and exploring the ways in which our public history programme at QUB trains students to deal with contentious issues.
Period26 Oct 2017
Held atNorthern Ireland Bureau North America, United States, District of Columbia
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • contested history
  • public history
  • USA
  • Northern Ireland
  • Troubles
  • museums