Welcome to the CCPH

The Carleton Centre for Public History has re-booted its website!  A new url address, a new framework, and new ways of interacting with the public history community within Carleton and outside of it.  Our goal is to make this space more dynamic, more interactive, and give those associated with the centre more opportunities for connecting with each other.  We are excited to offer forums for the first time, and hope that users will find them engaging and useful.

If you have any questions about our new site, or how to become a part of the Centre’s network of users, please contact the CCPH RA, Jesse Robertson (pubhist@gmail.com) or Co-Director James Opp.

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“Duelling Perspectives: Canadian and American Views on the Causes, Course, and Outcomes of the War of 1812”, with Rachel Heide and John Boyd: Friday 17 March, Paterson 433, 1-2:30 Rachel Lea Heide, PhD alumni of Carleton University, Department of National Defence, Canada and her husband, John Boyd, Department of Defence, USA will present two points [...]

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The Workers’ History Museum (WHM) is seeking two volunteers to assist in the WHM Labour History Walk, part of this year’s Ottawa Jane’s Walk festival. Volunteers will help the tour leader conduct the walk, which will be held 10:00-11:30 am, Saturday, May 2. Anyone interested should contact David Dean at david_dean@carleton.ca. About the Workers’ History Museum [...]

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Speed Networking Call for Participants Monday, June 1st, 2015, 3:15-4:45 Sponsored by the Public History Working Group & the National Council on Public History Speed Networking is an opportunity for graduate students and new professionals (working less than 5 years in public history) to meet established practitioners working in museums, archives, government agencies, cultural organizations, [...]

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Workers’ Oral History

Published on February 27, 2015 by in Uncategorized

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Bob Hatfield, who facilitated our oral history workshop, has just published an article on workers’ oral history co-authored with labour activist and historian Ken Clavette in the Oral History Forum: http://www.oralhistoryforum.ca/index.php/ohf/article/view/577/653  

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Victoria Cross animation/film contest

Published on February 24, 2015 by in Uncategorized

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The British Council is running a contest (prize = a trip to London): http://www.britishcouncil.ca/our-shared-past. You have to create a 4-5 minute film or animation about the Victoria Cross or a Victoria Cross winner. The submission date is 31 March. If you are interested in creating something we have a subject and research already in place, [...]

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