Public History Review Vol. 28 (2021): Statue Wars: Protest, Public Histories and Problematic Plinths

A special issue of Public History Review Vol. 28 (2021): Statue Wars: Protest, Public Histories and Problematic Plinths, edited by Dr Kiera Lindsey and Dr Mariko Smith, was launched on 12 July 2021.

It includes a collection of refereed articles and invited commentaries investigating the 2020 statue wars and their aftermath in the context of the Black Lives Matter Movement.

The issue is free to download and will be of special interest to all historians, in particular teachers and those working in the education sector. This URL will take you to the issue.

The cover image for this special issue is Travis De Vries ‘Tear it Down (Cook Falling)’ (travisdevries.com), 2019, a print of which was acquired by the Australian Museum for the Unsettled exhibition (2021). The work is reproduced with permission.