Professional opportunities Sept. 9, 2014

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AWARD: Peter E. Palmquist Memorial Fund for Historical Photographic Research
DEADLINE: Nov. 3, 2014

CFP: Future Museum: an Asian Perspective – Oct. 28, 2014, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
DEADLINE: Sept. 15, 2014

CFP: War, Memory and Commemoration/2015 annual Tri-University History Conference – March 7, 2015, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
DEADLINE: Nov. 7, 2014

CONF: Food Heritage, Hybridity & Locality Conference – Oct. 23-25, 2014, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S

CONF: Memory in Africa: 2nd annual conference on Memory Studies – Nov. 14-15, 2015, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban and Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

EDU: Webinar series on caring for audiovisual collections, from Northeast Document Conservation Center
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sept. 22, 2014

FUNDING: Non-academic historians invited to apply for Legacy Research Fellowships from Minnesota Historical Society
DEADLINE: Oct. 1, 2014

FUNDING: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation Fellowship Program to encourage use of the collections and/or to support new documentation projects
DEADLINE: Oct. 31, 2014

REV: Enacting Brittany: Tourism and Culture in Provincial France, 1871-1939 (Young)

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Professional opportunities Sept. 3, 2014

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CFP: Special journal issue of Synoptique, “Re-Viewing the Moving Image Archive for the 21st Century – Out of the Dark Stacks and Into the Light
DEADLINE: Oct. 10. 2014

CFP: CHARM 2015 Conference on Historical Analysis and Research in Marketing – May 28-31, 2015, RMS Queen Mary, Long Beach, California, US
DEADLINE: Dec. 14, 2014

EDU:Care and Conservation of Historic Firearms,” 3-week online course starting Sept. 15, 2014

EDU:Understanding Audiences” with Max von Balgooy – Sept. 22, 2014, Edison, New Jersey, U.S.

EDU: Historic Landscapes Symposium: Telling the Garden’s Story – Oct. 15-17, 2014, Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, Wilmington, Delaware, US

PUB: Oral History Review Volume 41 Issue 2 Summer/Fall 2014 – Table of Contents available online

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Plugging back in to the sustainability conversation (and ungating our digital publication)

report coverConference-goers at the National Council on Public History’s annual meeting in Monterey, California, last March were given an advance look at a digital anthology compiled to complement the conference theme of “Sustainable Public History.”  Containing some materials from this blog, some from previous conference working groups focusing on environmental issues, and some new materials, the anthology, called “Public History in a Changing Climate,” was an effort to gather together some of the threads of what is still an emergent discussion within the field. Continue reading

Professional opportunities Aug. 27, 2014

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CFP:
11th Annual Loyola University Chicago History Graduate Student Conference welcomes proposals from public history and digital humanities – Nov. 15, 2014, Chicago, Illinois, US
DEADLINE: Sept. 8, 2014

CFP:Contradictions: Envisioning European Futures” – July 8-10, 2015, Paris, France
SUBMIT PROPOSALS Aug. 18-Oct. 10, 2014

CFP:Many Mountains, Many Musics,” 38th Annual Appalachian Studies Conference – March 27-29, 2015, Huntington, West Virginia, US
SUBMIT PROPOSALS Sept. 1-Oct. 17, 2014

CONF:Building Strong Culture through Conservation,” 17th Triennial Conference of the International Council of Museums Committee for Conservation (ICOM-CC) – Sept. 15-19, 2014, Melbourne, Australia

EDU: Care and Identification of Photographs (from daguerreotypes to digital) – Dec. 8-11, 2014, Stanford, California, US

PUB: Photographic Process Controlled Vocabulary – downloadable list for use in cataloguing photographic collections

REV: New Views of New England: Studies in Material and Visual Culture, 1680-1830 (Barnhill and McNamara, eds.)

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Professional opportunities Aug. 19, 2014

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CFP:
The Social Value of Museums: Inspiring Change (American Alliance for Museums conference) – April 26-29, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
DEADLINE to start session proposals: Aug. 25, 2014

CFP:Anniversaries,” 2015 Virginia Forum – March 12-14, 2015, Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
DEADLINE: Sept. 15, 2014

CONF: “Historic Landscapes Symposium: Telling the Garden’s Story” – Oct. 15-17, 2014, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.

EDU:Getting Ready for Grants” (Aug. 26) and “Writing the Grant – What’s the Process Like?” (Aug. 27) webinars from American Association for State and Local History
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 22, 2014

REV: Holocaust Memory Reframed: Museums and the Challenges of Representation (Hansen-Glucklich)

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Professional opportunities Aug. 12, 2014

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ANNCT: The Commonwealth Association of Museums is conducting a survey of the multiple ways in which museums interact with various communities as part of a larger study of museums and participatory governance.
DEADLINE: Aug. 22, 2014

AWARD: Society for History in the Federal Government Invites Nominations For the 2015 John Wesley Powell Prize to an individual or collaborators for a major historical display or exhibit completed in 2013 or 2014, including any form of interpretive historical presentation (eg. museum exhibits, historical films, CD/DVDs, websites, or multi-media displays)
DEADLINE: Nov. 30, 2014

CFP:The Life of Things,” 2014 WIP (Work-in-Progress) Conference – Sept. 29-30, 2014, Brisbane, Australia
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Aug. 25, 2014

CONF:Reparative Histories: Radical Narratives of ‘Race’, and Resistance” – Sept. 11-12, 2014, Brighton, UK

CONF:Meant to Last? Preserving the Modern & Contemporary” – Oct. 27-28, 2014, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Professional opportunities Aug. 6, 2014

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AWARD: The Society for History in the Federal Government (SHFG) seeks entries for its 2015 Thomas Jefferson Prize for documentary editions published in 2013 or 2014 that contribute significantly to the understanding of the history of the U.S. federal government.
DEADLINE: Nov. 30, 2014

CFP: Exhibitionist Journal, Spring 2015 Issue Theme, “The nimble and responsive exhibition
DEADLINE: Sept. 3, 2014

CFP:Historical Culture in Divided Societies. From Theory to Practice” – Dec. 18-20, 2014, Nicosia, Cyprus
DEADLINE: Sept. 14, 2014

CFP:Oral History and Education” edited volume, Dr. Kristina R. Llewellyn and Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, eds.
DEADLINE: Sept. 30, 2014

EDU: National Association for Interpretation (NAI) workshop – Sept. 10-13, Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.

FUNDING: Fellowships at George Washington’s Mount Vernon for scholars studying Washington and his period
DEADLINE: Nov. 15, 2014

REV: Pennsylvania in Public Memory: Reclaiming the Industrial Past (Kitch)

REV: Public Properties: Museums in Imperial Japan (Noriko)

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Professional opportunities July 29, 2014

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CFP: Third International Graduate Students’ Conference on Genocide Studies: The State of Research 100 Years after the Armenian Genocide – April 9-11, 2015, Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.
DEADLINE: Aug. 15, 2014

CFP: Eleventh Annual Loyola University Chicago History Graduate Student Conference – Nov. 15, 2014, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
DEADLINE: Aug. 25, 2014

CFP:Lost Museums: Colloquium on the Ephemerality and Afterlives of Museum Collections” – May 7-8, 2015, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
DEADLINE: Sept. 15, 2014

CFP:Museums and Visitor Photography” – submissions sought for forthcoming book from MuseumsEtc., edited by Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert
DEADLINE: Sept. 15, 2014

CFP:Rights, Riots and Reactions,” 35th Annual Meeting of the Indiana Association of Historians – Feb. 28, 2015, Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
DEADLINE: Nov. 10, 2014

CONF: Seventh International Conference on the Inclusive Museum – Aug. 4-6, 2014, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

CONF: 31st Annual Nursing and History Health Care Research Conference – Sept. 18-21, 2014, Hartford and Storrs, Connecticut, U.S.

EDU:Cultural Heritage On The Road: The Caravanserais Of Turkey” workshop, Oct. 18-22, 2014, Kayseri, Turkey
DEADLINE: Sept. 15, 2014

EDU:Understanding Audiences” with Max von Balgooy – Sept. 22, 2014, Edison, New Jersey, U.S.

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