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The 6th World Conference of the International Federation for Public History (IFPH) will be hosted by Freie Universität Berlin on 18 - 22 August 2020. The call for papers for this conference is now published.

Since 2011, IFPH has been dedicated to building an international and multi-lingual community of public historians working both outside and inside academia. The main role of the Federation is to foster the development of Public History worldwide, creating and coordinating networks and national associations for public history, promoting teaching, research, theoretical inquiry, and other activities that engage the public with the past, history and individual and collective memories.

There is no specific conference theme and no focus on a particular historical era. Proposals covering a wide range of public history are welcome, such as:

  1. Public History practice and civic engagement
  2. Memory
  3. Digital Public History
  4. Media
  5. Performance
  6. Professional issues concering Public History

Deadline call for papers: 15 October 2019