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Guardian article: H&P Deputy Director on the male, white voices in public history


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H&P's deputy director, Dr Laura King (Leeds), has a piece in today's online Guardian under the Higher Education Network: 

While public history generally is strong and healthy, who is given a platform remains problematic. We are starting to see more women and historians of colour on television, but still too narrow a range of historians gets heard. Instead, a few “big names” dominate – often white, male voices.

Read the full article here.

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