The Carolina Lowcounty and Atlantic World Program announced the success of the “Transforming Public History from Charleston to the Atlantic World” that took place on June 4th-17th.
Find their write up here http://claw.cofc.edu/2017/06/21/transforming-public-history-conference-a-great-success/
The event drew over 280 participants from Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, and the United Kingdom as well as all over the US. There were two public events, a series of workshops, plenary sessions, and panel presentations addressed the many and various issues of race and social justice that confront public historians as they attempt to interpret historic sites and to render historical narratives more properly inclusive.
Articles referencing the event were many! Here are just a few.