ANNCT: In April, the New York nonprofit SAFE/Saving Antiquities for Everyone will present the 2014 SAFE Beacon Award to the Egyptian archaeologist Dr. Monica Hanna to honor her outstanding achievement in raising public awareness about our endangered cultural heritage and the devastating consequences of the illicit antiquities trade in Egypt.
AWARD: Nominations now being accepted for the 2014 Governor’s Historic Preservation Awards honoring projects, individuals, and organizations for exemplary efforts in preserving California heritage.
DEADLINE: May 12, 2014
AWARD: The California Historical Society (CHS) in partnership with Heyday, an independent, nonprofit publisher, is seeking book manuscript submissions that celebrate California’s heritage for the annual California Historical Society Book Award.
DEADLINE: July 1, 2014
CFP: The Voice of Witness Education Program needs your help developing a new book, “Say it Forward.” We are currently seeking coordinators–people embarking on or planning their own oral history/storytelling projects with community groups and organizations–to work with us on a section of the book devoted to project case studies.
DEADLINE: March 15, 2014
CFP: THEN/HiER “Teaching the past” blogging contest for posts on major issues in Canadian history education.
DEADLINE: March 31, 2014
CFP: 5th Urban Space and Social Life: Theory and Practice Conference – “City Development in Its Natural and Built Environment,” June 16-18, 2014, Athens, Greece
DEADLINE: April 7, 2014
CFP: “Visions of House and Home” – 15th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium, July 24-26, 2014, Buckport, Maine, U.S.
DEADLINE: April 20, 2014
CFP: “Collecting, Archiving, Publishing North America” – seeking contributors to issue of Text Matters
DEADLINE: June 15, 2014
CFP: Making New Washingtons: Historical Consciousness in a Transforming City, Nov. 20-23, 2014, Washington, D.C., U.S.
DEADLINE: May 18, 2014
CONF: Texas Oral History Association Conference, April 5, 2014, Nacogdoches, Texas, U.S.
EDU: Gilder Lehrman Center announces the Third Annual Yale Public History Institute and seeks applications from staff members at cultural institutions committed to programs interpreting African American history.
DEADLINE: March 21, 2014
FUNDING: Peg Strobel Travel Grants from the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites (NCWHS) for costs associated with attending the 2014 Berkshire Women’s History Conference in Toronto, Ontario May 22-25, 2014.
DEADLINE: March 15, 2014
PUB: Museums and Truth (Fromm, Golding, Rekdal, eds.) from Cambridge Scholars Publishing
PUB: South Africa’s Border War: Contested Narratives and Conflicting Memories (Gary Baines) from Bloomsbury Publishing