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The power of place: connecting pupils to their local historic environment

Zoom workshop, 30th June 2022, 4.30-6.00pm BST Dr Michael Riley, IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society Local history has the power to reinforce a sense of identity and belonging that all young people need to feel. Michael’s session will … Continue reading

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Sites of Memory – Sites of Identity: The case of Austria

Zoom seminar. 28th June 2022, 5-6.30pm UK / 6-7.30pm CET Prof. Dr. Marko Demantowsky, Dr. Barbara Pavlek Löbl and Carina Siegl, M.A., Faculty Center for Transdisciplinary Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna In the past, there has been case-by-case … Continue reading

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Rethinking Presentism in History Education

21st April, 6-7.30pm BST, Via Zoom Dr Lindsay Gibson, University of Brtish Columbia, and Dr James Miles, Teachers’ College, Columbia University. Since the early 2000s, use of the term presentism has rapidly increased in both the historical discipline and public … Continue reading

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Understanding Historical Interpretations

How do 17-18 year-old students engage with differing historical accounts? A case-study from Cyprus 29th March 2022, 5-6.30pm GMT, via Zoom Dr Maria K. Georgiou, SYNTHESIS Centre for Research & Education There has been increasing international research on history education … Continue reading

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Haunting Hermeneutics: A deconstructive approach to the past

7th March 2022, 6-7.30pm GMT, via Zoom Professor Ethan Kleinbern, Wesleyan University This talk, is meant to challenge some assumptions about the ways we think about the past and “do” history. In particular, I challenge the idea of a stable … Continue reading

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Realising Big Curricular Ambitions Through Little Curricular Choices, Part 2

27th January 2022, 16:30 – 18:00 BST Dr Catharine McCrory, UCL Institute of Education This UCL History Teaching Workshop led by Dr Catherine McCrory is the second exploring teaching decisions on the micro level of individual lessons and lesson segments. … Continue reading

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How Big Or Little Should The Histories We Teach Be?

CL History Special Interest Group Research Seminar and Workshop, Wednesday 19th January, 6-7.30pm, GMT. Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, University of South Australia Ever wondered what size the histories we teach should be? Should we explore the biggest, or the smallest stories … Continue reading

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How did we get here? Teaching climate change as history

UCL History Teaching Workshop, Thursday 25th November 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM GMT This workshops explore practical ways to respond to the climate crisis through the lens of history in schools The climate crisis may be the single most … Continue reading

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New Edition of the History Education Research Journal published

Edition 18.2 of HERJ (the History Education Research Journal) is published today at this link – https://www.scienceopen.com/collection/451c123e-0b22-4f26-8fec-9ac8203c8170. The journal is open access and available through UCL Press. There are no article processing charges for authors and all HERJ articles are … Continue reading

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Realising Big Curricular Ambitions Through Little Curricular Choices, Part 1

1st July 2021, 16:30 – 18:00 BST Dr Catharine McCrory, UCL Institute of Education Recent workshops in this series have engaged with current BIG PICTURE thinking about what history curricula in our community of schools look like and why. But … Continue reading

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