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Using Technology to Enhance Historical Narratives

By Brendan Ciecko Today more than ever, technology is redefining the way we interact with historical narratives. What is technology’s role in historic preservation? And how can it boost awareness of historic preservation and architectural heritage? How can we leverage new digital channels to...

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Space, Storytelling, and Interpretive Soundscapes in Industrial South Africa

Over the next year the Forum Blog will be presenting a series of posts by Sarah Rovang, the 2017 recipient of the H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship from the Society of Architectural Historians. The fellowship allows its recipients—recent graduates with advanced degrees or emerging scholars...

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Forum Webinar: Building Connections Using Social Photography + Video

During the latest Forum Webinar, presenters discussed the importance of using social photography and video to build connections and audience. Listen to a recording of the webinar to hear Sarah Heffern, Kirsten Hower, and Raina Regan from the National Trust for Historic Preservation—as well as...

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Building Connections Using Social Photography + Video (May 3, 2018 | Forum Webinar)

Don't let your social media know-how stagnate. Learn about using Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook Live, and more to engage a wide variety of audiences around preservation: preservationists, nontraditional preservationists, and nonpreservationists, as well as historic site visitors, potential...


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Forum Webinar: Including Women in the Sequel: Re-Interpretation and Telling the Full History at Historic Sites

The latest Forum Webinar featured an in-depth discussion about including women’s history at historic sites. Kristen Laise, the executive director of Belle Grove Plantation ; Molly Jessup, the curator of education at the Oneida Community Mansion House ; and Barbara Lau from the Pauli Murray...

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Including Women in the Sequel: Re-Interpretation and Telling the Full History at Historic Sites (March 14, 2018 | Forum Webinar)

Panelists from Belle Grove, the Oneida Community Mansion House, and the Pauli Murray House discuss their work telling women’s stories—including identifying source materials, developing interpretive plans, and building narratives that tell a broader American story. #ForumWebinar #HistoricSites...



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Historical Storytelling Through Technology (January 16, 2018 | Forum Webinar)

In order to effectively advocate for historic sites, we have to connect visitors to those places—both in person and online. As a follow-up to the recent “Transmedia Storytelling” panel at PastForward 2017 in Chicago, this webinar will take a closer look at three specific projects that...