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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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CCPH at Heritage Day

Published on February 19, 2015 by in Uncategorized

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CCPH was with the Workers History Museum at the City of Ottawa’s Heritage Day on Tuesday February 17. The WHM display featured an exhibit on the WHM/CCPH collaborative project Bank St / Main St which brings together the perspectives of public history, local history, labour history, and business history. The exhibit featured four archival photographs [...]

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On Saturday 7 February Bob Hatfield, President of the Worker’s History Museum ran an oral history workshop for CCPH with eight enthusiastic participants.

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