‘Finding the Funny in Public History’, with Greg Jenner – recording now available

5 March 2024

Video and audio recordings of our recent event — ‘Finding the Funning in Public History. In Conversation with Greg Jenner’ — are now available. The event, held on 20 February 2024, featured the broadcaster and historian Greg Jenner in conversation with Emma Griffin, President of the Royal Historical Society.

At the event, Greg discussed his career; the use of different media for the communicating about the past; forms of public history; the place of comedy in engaging new audiences with historical content; and the future of popular broadcasting. The event concluded with a Q&A session from a packed in-person and online audience.

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