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Condemned to Become: the Future of the Past in Berlin

Condemned to Become: the Future of the Past in Berlin

Marcus Colla is a final year PhD student at the University of Cambridge. His research looks at the legacy of the Prussian state in communist East Germany. Marcus was awarded the Alexander Prize for 2018 for his article ‘Prussian Palimpsests: Architecture and Urban...
Controversial Public History

Controversial Public History

We recently visited Queen’s University Belfast to co-host a symposium on “Teaching & Researching Controversial History”. Ahead of our Public History Prize awards later this month, Dr Olwen Purdue (Director of the QUB Centre for Public History) reflects on the...