Professional opportunities Jan. 28, 2015

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AWARD: The Society of American Archivists invites nominations for the 2015 Spotlight Award recognizing “the contributions of individuals who work for the good of the archives profession and of archival collections, and whose work would not typically receive public recognition.”
DEADLINE: Feb. 28, 2015

CFP: Negotiating the Public sphere: Rethinking History From Below – Friday, April 10, 2015, Irvine, California, US
DEADLINE: Feb. 1, 2015

CFP: Engaging with Archives and Records: Histories and Theories (I-CHORA 7) – July 29-31, 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands
DEADLINE: Feb. 6, 2015

CFP: Gods and Monsters: Historicizing Ritual, Public Memory, and the Religious Imagination – April 25, 2015, San Francisco, California, US
DEADLINE: Feb. 13, 2015

CFP: Collectors and Collecting from the Early Modern Period to the Present – June 5, 2015, Portsmouth, UK
DEADLINE: March 22, 2015

CONF:
Building Museums” conference from the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums – March 22-24, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

EDU: Two webinars in February from American Association for State and Local History on “Getting Ready for Grants” (Feb. 4) and “Writing the Grant: What’s the Process Like?” (Feb. 11)

FUNDING: Black Metropolis Research Consortium offers one-month residential fellowships for scholars, artists, writers, and public historians working on formulating new historical narratives of Chicago’s African American past
DEADLINE: March 8, 2015

FUNDING: THEN/HiER Bursaries for the 2015 Historical Thinking Summer Institute – July 6-11, 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
DEADLINE: May 15, 2015

REV: Human Rights and the Uses of History (Moyn)

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Professional opportunities Jan. 20, 2015

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ANNCT: Public History Discussion Group presents “Love thy neighbour: inter-neighbour relations and the syntax of complaint in early C20th London,” a talk by Anna Robinson, University of East London – Jan. 24, 2015, London, UK

AWARD: Coordinating Council for Women in History seeks applicants for the Catherine Prelinger Award to support contributions to women’s history and presence in the historical profession
DEADLINE: May 15, 2015

CFP: 11th Annual Indigenous and American Studies Storytellers of the Americas Conference – April 17-18, 2015
DEADLINE: Feb. 15, 2015

CFP: Call for Contributors to an edited volume on “Cultural Heritage Activism, Politics and Identity: Heritage Movements in Asia
DEADLINE: Feb. 28, 2015

CFP: Smithsonian Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology 2015 seeks research proposals from graduate students
DEADLINE: March 1, 2015

CFP: New Directions in Active History: Institutions, Communication, and Technologies – Oct. 2-4, 2015, London, Ontario, Canada
DEADLINE: April 15, 2015

CONF: The Oral History M.A. program at Columbia University is hosting a weekend workshop event with faculty and alumni on Jan. 24, 2015

EDU: The Association for Documentary Editing (ADE) welcomes applications for the 44th Institute for the Editing of Historical Documents – June 13-17, 2015, Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.
DEADLINE: March 1, 2015.

EDU: Join Instructor Lori Benson for the online course Moving Collections beginning March 2, 2015 on MuseumStudy.com

FUNDING: Applications now being accepted for the subsidized Preservation Needs Assessment and Risk Assessment Programs from the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)
DEADLINE: March 6, 2015

PUB: Environmental History Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2015)
Table of Contents available online

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Professional opportunities Jan. 6, 2015

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CFP:Looking Backwards, Thinking Forwards,” Canadian Association for Conservation of Cultural Property conference – May 26-30, 2015, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
DEADLINE: Jan. 31, 2015

CFP: Oral history in Central-Eastern Europe: current research areas, challenges and specificity – Sept. 17-18, 2015, Łódź, Poland
DEADLINE: Feb. 28, 2015

CONF: Labour and Capital II: Making Labour History in Ottawa, sponsored by Canadian Committee on Labour History and the Workers History Museum – May 31, 2015, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

PUB: Public History Review Vol 21 (2014)

PUB: CLS Journal of Museum Studies, Volume 8 Number 1 (Dec. 2014)

PUB: The Ashgate Research Companion to Memory Studies (Kattago, ed.)

REV: Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman’s March and American Memory (Rubin)

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Professional opportunities Dec. 17, 2014

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CFP: The peer-reviewed, digital-first Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia is expanding and seeks qualified writers to cover new subject categories.

CFP:
The Centre for English Traditional Heritage seeks contributors for its next issue.

EDU: Online course “Preservation 101: Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections” from Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) – Feb. 12- June 18, 2015

FUNDING: The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Massachusetts, announces 2015 summer fellowship opportunities for graduate students and emerging museum professionals of Native American, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native background.
DEADLINE: Jan. 16, 2015

PUB: Transnational Memory: Circulation, Articulation, Scales (De Cesari and Rigney, eds.)

PUB: Advancing Engagement (Handbook for Academic Museums series) (Jandl and Gold, eds.)

PUB: Foundations of Museum Studies: Evolving Systems of Knowledge (Latham and Simmons)

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Professional opportunities Dec. 10, 2014

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ANNCT:
Museums Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill – Feb. 23-24, 2015, Washington, DC, U.S.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Jan. 23, 2015

CFP: Traditions and Transitions: Independent Scholars and the Digital Landscape (National Coalition of Independent Scholars conference) – June 18-21, 2015, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
DEADLINE: Dec. 15, 2014

CFP: Personalized Access to Cultural Heritage (PATCH 2015) Conference – March 29-April 1, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
DEADLINE: Jan. 16, 2015

CONF: DigCCurr Professional Institute: Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle – May 31-June 5, 2015 & January 4-5, 2016, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.

EDU:NAGPRA: Preparing for and Writing Grant Proposals” seminars in Denver, Colorado (Jan. 29-30, 2015) and San Francisco, California (Feb. 10-11, 2015), U.S.

EDU:
Historic Deerfield, Inc. invites applications from college juniors and seniors to take part in an intensive, nine-week Summer Fellowship Program in History and Material Culture
DEADLINE: Feb. 9, 2015

FUNDING: Congressional Research Grants to fund research on congressional leadership and the U.S. Congress.
DEADLINE: March 1, 2015

REV: Museums and Biographies: Stories, Objects, Identities (Hill)

REV: Forever Vietnam: How a Divisive War Changed American Public Memory (Kieran)

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Professional opportunities Dec. 2, 2014

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CFP: Across the Great Divide: Historical Research in a Digital World (Society for Historians in the Federal Government annual conference) – April 24-25, 2015, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, U.S.
DEADLINE: Dec. 30, 2014

CFP: The Federalist newsletter, published quarterly and highlighting historical work in federal history programs, seeks submissions.

CFP: Genocide in Srebrenica: Towards a Long-Lasting Memory – May 12-13, 2015, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
DEADLINE: Jan. 5, 2015

CFP: Soul Wounds: Trauma and Healing across Generations – June 4-6, 2015, Stanford, California, U.S.
DEADLINE: Feb. 15, 2015

CFP: The Remembered and the Forgotten: Preserving and Interpreting the Americas to 1820 – Oct. 22-24, 2015, Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.
DEADLINE: March 1, 2015

CONF: Holocaust Generations Conference for survivors and refugees and their families – Jan. 18, 2015, London, U.K.

REV: Making Rocky Mountain National Park: The Environmental History of an American
Treasure
(Frank)

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Professional opportunities Nov. 18, 2014

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AWARD: Last call for National Council on Public History awards for student and professional projects, consulting, publications, more.
DEADLINE: Dec. 1, 2014

CFP: 17th Annual “History Across the Disciplines” Conference, “Narratives, Regions, and Theories: Modes of Understanding the Past” – March 20-22, 2015, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
EXTENDED DEADLINE: Dec. 5, 2014

CFP: Entangled Histories, Multiple Geographies,” European Architectural History Network conference – Oct. 14-17, 2015, Belgrade, Serbia
DEADLINE: Jan. 31, 2015

CFP:Where the West Begins? Geography, Identity, and Promise,” 47th Annual Dakota Conference on the Northern Plains – April 24-25, 2015, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, U.S.
DEADLINE: Feb. 13, 2015

CFP: 17th Annual Conference on Illinois History seeks proposals for papers and teacher workshops – Sept. 24-25, 2015, Springfield, Illinois, U.S.
DEADLINE: March 11, 2015

EDU:Access…Beyond the Ramp” webinar on planning for and integrating accessibility within Ontario’s heritage and museum community – Nov. 25, 2014

FUNDING: Final call for 2015-2016 Lemelson Center Fellowships, Smithsonian Institution, supporting projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society.
DEADLINE: Dec. 1, 2014

REV: Bringing the Dark Past to Light: The Reception of the Holocaust in Postcommunist Europe (Himka and Beata, eds.)

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Professional opportunities Nov. 11, 2014

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CFP: 13th Annual Arizona Historic Preservation Conference – May 13-15, 2015, Flagstaff, Arizona, U.S.
DEADLINE: Nov. 14, 2014

CFP: Traditions & Transitions: Independent Scholars and the Digital Landscape – June 19-21, 2015, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
DEADLINE: Nov. 30, 2014

CFP: What is Radical History? – March 24, 2015, London, U.K.
DEADLINE: Dec. 22, 2014

CFP: Towards Reconciliation: Confronting the Past and Accepting Accountability in the International Arena – June 2-4, 2015, Tel Aviv, Israel
DEADLINE: Dec. 30, 2014

CFP: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative – May 2-4, 2015, Dubrovnik, Croatia
DEADLINE: Jan. 23, 2015

CFP: Women’s History in the Digital World 2015, the Second Conference of The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education, Bryn Mawr College — May 21-22, 2015, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DEADLINE: January 16, 2015

CFP: Nursing Clio is looking for new guest and regular contributors who focus on history of medicine, women, gender, and race outside of the U.S.

CONF: CurateGear 2015: Enabling the Curation of Digital Collections – Jan. 7, 2015, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.

FUNDING:
Texas Community Oral History Grant
DEADLINE: Jan. 16, 2015

PUB: Advanced Interpretive Planning (Veverka)

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Professional opportunities Nov. 4, 2014

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EDU: Scholars as Critics: A Professional Development Workshop for Academics – May 27, 2015, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

EDU: Ruskin College MA in Public History continues Ruskin mission of extending education to new and returning adult learners

PUB: Journal of the History of Collections (Vol. 26, No. 3, November 2014), Special Issue: Inventive Inscriptions – the Organization of Epigraphic Knowledge in the Nineteenth Century
TOC available online

PUB: Heritage & Society (Vol. 7, No, 2, November 2014), Special Issue: Heritage and Human Rights
Issue available online

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