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One of my favourite blogs of 2016 – the Australian Women’s History Network

VIDA blog Managing Editors Ana Stevenson and Alana Piper reflect on the year and share VIDA’s Top 10 posts for 2016. 2016 in review As we come to the end of the year, we at VIDA wanted to reflect on the … Continue reading → The post Top 10 for 2016 appeared first on Australian Women’s…

via Top 10 for 2016 — Australian Women’s History Network

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The argument for history (and the humanities in general) as a sound basis for an undergraduate education is well-known amongst historians,  but I sometimes wonder if the wider non-history-loving public ever hears it and ever gives it any thought. James Grossman, the executive director of the American Historical Association published this OpEd in the LA Times, which I think puts the argument very succinctly: happy reading and please share this article amongst your networks, especially those outside the history fraternity.

History isn’t a ‘useless’ major