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- Applied History, also known as ‘Public History’, is a field of study which is concerned with the application of history for the benefit of people in the contemporary and future times.
- For finding solutions to contemporary social issues and incorporating them in the social planning, knowledge of history is a must.
- Applied history gives opportunities not only to the technical experts but also to the common people enabling them to participate in the conservation and preservation projects.
- Knowledge of history is helpful in decision-making with regard to the respective legal provisions and public policies in the fields of museums & archives, preservation & conservation of historical site, tourism & hospitality and entertainment & mass media. These professional fields are affiliated to applied history.
Concept: Applied History
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