Historic Affairs: Preservation & Conservation
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Type: Round Table
Date: Friday, 21 May 2021
Time: 18:00 CDT - 19:00 CDT
Location: The Havoc on Twitch
Streaming: HistoryKid Live Stream
Availability: Open to the Public


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One of the most complex topics within the history profession functions is that of preservation and conservation.  What constitutes something that needs to be preserved, conserved, and what are the ethics of saving those pieces of history?  Sometimes, it is best to let it go, but other times it's worth saving.  What are the defining lines?  We jump across the pond to get some different perspective on some American problems in the preservation of history.

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