PR Museum launched in NYC

Posted on 25. Sep, 2014 by in News, Resources, Uncategorized

The Museum of Public Relations was launched in the Library at Baruch College in New York City this week. A 20-year labour of love by Shelley and Barry Spector, the Museum now has a physical home in Manhattan where its collection of books, artefacts and interview are on display: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/news/PRMuseumCollection.htm. IHPRC has been following the [...]

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IHPRC 2014 Proceedings online

Posted on 25. Sep, 2014 by in Conference, News, Resources, Uncategorized

The Proceedings of the International History of Public Relations Conference 2014 are now online at http://historyofpr.com/proceedings. There are 32 papers and abstracts from historians and researchers in a dozen countries. Topics range from the PR history of the German manufacturer Krupp to classical antecedents of public relations to the communication activities of the three most [...]

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IHPRC 2014 Abstracts online – 40 papers from 15 countries

Posted on 03. Mar, 2014 by in Conference, News, Resources, Uncategorized

The 40 abstracts chosen for presentation the 5th International History of Public Relations Conference are now available to read: IHPRC 2014 Abstracts The submissions have come from 15 countries, some co-authored across distant borders (NZ/Spain and Australia/UK). The largest representation is from the US (13), followed by UK (5), Germany (4), Turkey (3) with two [...]

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UK PR education history online in PREF archive

Posted on 18. Feb, 2014 by in News, Resources, Uncategorized

An insight into the first decade of PR education in the UK has just been posted online. It is the archive of the Public Relations Educators Forum (PREF) from 1994 to 1999, its most active years. It can be found at: http://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/historyofpr/files/2010/03/PREF-Archive-1994-1999.pdf Catalogued by Professor Tom Watson of Bournemouth University’s Media School, it illustrates the growth [...]

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October 1 deadline for PR History special issue

Posted on 22. Aug, 2013 by in News, Resources, Uncategorized

October 1 is the deadline for submissions to the Public Relations History 2014 special edition of Public Relations Review. Contributions are welcomed from researchers and historians, as well as delegates to the recent International History of Public Relations Conference 2013. A wide range of themes is proposed for the special edition, which has become the annual academic [...]

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PR history special edition online

Posted on 02. May, 2013 by in Conference, News, Resources, Uncategorized

Public Relations Review’s Public Relations History 2013 special edition is now online with eight papers from Japan, Turkey, UK and USA, all emanating from IHPRC 2012:  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03638111/39/2

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IHPRC 2013 abstracts online

Posted on 04. Mar, 2013 by in Conference, News, Resources, Uncategorized

All 36 abstracts chosen for presentation at IHPRC 2013, plus reserve papers, have been published. They were chosen from a record number of submissions by a 30-strong international peer review panel. The chosen papers come from authors in 19 countries, with the first papers ever from Indonesia, Kazakhstan and Indonesia. The largest national representation is from the [...]

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Edelman biography in IHPRC Resources

Posted on 20. Feb, 2013 by in News, Resources, Uncategorized

The biography of the late consultancy pioneer Daniel Edelman – Edelman and the Rise of Public Relations (2012) – has been posted as a PDF in the Resources section of the IHPRC website. Written by Franz Wisner and published by the firm, it tells the story of Dan Edelman, son of immigrants, and the development of his [...]

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European PR History archive published

Posted on 17. Jan, 2013 by in News, Resources, Uncategorized

The European Public Relations History Network (EPRHN) is a Bournemouth University initiative, supported by EUPRERA, to gather knowledge of the history of public relations across Europe. It aims to create cross-border research projects and to explore the distinctive aspects of public relations’ history across the continent. More than 30 academics and practitioners from 13 countries are founding members [...]

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New PR history books and booklet

Posted on 17. Dec, 2012 by in News, Resources, Uncategorized

The Finnish PR association, ProCom, has recently published a brochure in English on the long history of public relations in Finland. Titled, ‘History of Public Relations in Finland’, it is summarised from the Finnish language, ‘Century of PR in Finland’, and can be accessed online at: http://procom-fi-bin.directo.fi/@Bin/bf3672b1a1c40bffabadd3a60b5157f1/1355142813/application/pdf/788258/The%20History%20of%20PR.pdf Two new PR history books have been published [...]

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