2:32 Can you describe Historia Pública as a community?
4:13 Who are the members of the association?
6:54 How can individuals or associations join your organization?
7:32 From what experiences did the Asociación de Historia Pública emerge?
9:18 Can you tell us about the radio show Contratiempo?
12:19 What are the goals of the association?
15:05 You recently published a manifesto announcing the establishment of the Association. What are the main lines of thought?
16:55 Can you explain in what ways History impacts the health of democracy?
21:44 Your manifesto stresses the need for History to be “public.” Can you elaborate on this idea?
24:38 Your Manifesto perfectly dialogues with a Cultural Studies critical approach. Can you elaborate on this affinity?
26:30 In this context, how do you understand historical rigor or the idea of an authoritative narrative?
30:15 In our Constellation of the Commons, several collectives stress the need to incorporate narratives traditionally excluded from official history, as well as a historically-based interrogation of capitalism. In thinking about these issues, how important is the notion of authority in the creation of a historical narrative?
34:09 Should we distinguish between history and memory?
40:23 Do you think it’ll ever be possible to establish a dialogue between academic and non-academic spaces to build a truly democratic public History?
45:11 How are these collective practices of generation of histories perceived by public institutions?
47:21 In addition to the collaboration with these institutions, how will you be disseminating your important work?
49:12 How is history currently taught both in elementary and higher education?
53:19 Based on the situation you describe, do you think there are any alternatives at all?
57:32 Recent historical approaches incorporate a number of perspectives that had traditional been excluded or stigmatized, such as eco-feminism and post-colonial and anti-capitalist discourses. How is the history curriculum designed? Do the conversations in the classroom address these exclusions and silences?
1:04:04 What are the limitations of the instructors?
1:05:37 what should a student learn in a history course?
1:06:31 Do you think that the shortcomings of the teaching of history at the primary school level are similar in higher education?
1:09:40 You just celebrated your very first Festival of Public History in Madrid. Can you tell us about the experience?
1:13:14 How many people attended the festival?
1:15:49 What have been the takeaways of this festival?
1:18:53 What are your next steps?
1:20:57 Considering the energy and environmental crisis and the generalized political disaffection, how can one believe in change?
Public History was born to involve historians and citizens in the collective discussion of the past. To turn history into a democratic tool. Because history is a common good.