Historical Reminiscents EP 15: Ableism and Accessibility in Public History

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New podcast episode! Some of the core facets behind public history practice are accessibility and community access. And preserved heritage should be accessible to all. In this week’s episode I talk about ableism in public history and heritage sites.  I discuss job descriptions that include lifting requirements, inaccessible heritage sites, and digital accessibility.

As a note, I do also realize the irony of talking about accessibility on a podcast for which transcripts are not available. I’m currently thinking about transcription options for the audio.

Mentioned in this episode:
Accessible Heritage Initiative
MUSEUM NOTE: Accessibility (PDF)

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