James B. Gardner and Paula Hamilton, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Public History

Published: Jun 3, 2020
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Emilia Salvanou

Review of James B. Gardner and Paula Hamilton, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Public History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 568 pp.

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Emilia Salvanou, Utrecht University

Emilia Salvanou is a postdoctoral research fellow at Utrecht University. She has lectured in public history at the Hellenic Open University and in modern and contemporary history at the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Her research focuses on cultural history, memory, historical culture and the theory of history, with a special focus on migrants and refugees in the 20th and 21st centuries. She has contributed chapters to edited volumes, written articles and authored a book on the aforementioned topics, entitled Η συγκρότηση της προσφυγικής μνήμης: Το παρελθόν ως ιστορία και πρακτική [The making of refugee memory: the past as history and practice] (Athens: Nefeli, 2018).

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