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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Professional opportunities Oct. 28, 2014

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AWARD:
OAH-NPS Excellence in a National Park Service History Project Award
DEADLINE: Dec. 1, 2014

AWARD: The Public History Prize is open to third and fourth year university students in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory who are studying history (both Australian and international) and whose research paper or project engages with the field and practice of professional and public history.
DEADLINE: Dec. 5, 2014

CFP: Ethics of Storytelling: Historical Imagination in Contemporary Literature, Media and Visual Arts – June 4-6, 2015, Turku, Finland
DEADLINE: Nov. 15, 2014

CFP: The Public Value of Public History – April 11, 2015, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.
DEADLINE: Dec. 20, 2014

CFP: Creators and Consumers: Women and Material Culture and Visual Art in 19th Century Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest (2015 David B. Warren Symposium on American Material Culture and the Texas Experience) – Oct. 23-25, 2015, Houston, Texas, U.S.
DEADLINE: Jan. 15, 2015

CONF: A Fire Never Extinguished: How the Civil War Continues to Shape Civic and Cultural Life in America – Nov. 14–15, Burlington, Vermont, U.S.

CONF: Travelling Memories: Lives in Transition (fifth international symposium of the Finnish Oral History Network) – Nov. 27-28, 2014, Helsinki, Finland

REV: Computers, Visualization, and History: How New Technology Will Transform Our Understanding of the Past (Staley)

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Professional opportunities Oct. 21, 2014

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CFP: Special Issue of African and Black Diaspora on “Afro-Brazilian Citizenship and the Politics of History
ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Nov. 15, 2014

CFP:
The Caring Museum,” edited by Hamish Robertson – forthcoming book from MuseumsEtc.
PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Nov. 17, 2014

CFP: International Interdisciplinary Conference on “The Holocaust and the Contemporary World” – April 23-24, 2015, Krakow, Poland
DEADLINE: Jan. 15, 2015

CFP: Artifacts in Agraria Symposium – Oct. 17-18, 2014, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
DEADLINE: Jan. 26, 2015

CONF:Collective vs Collected Memories: 1989-91 from an Oral History Perspective” – Nov. 6-8. 2014, Warsaw, Poland

CONF: A Rescue! History day workshop on history and climate change – Nov. 8, 2014, Birmingham, U.K.

CONF & EDU: Digital Antiquarian Conference and Workshop at the American Antiquarian Society – May 29-June 5, 2015, Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Professional opportunities Oct. 14, 2014

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ANNCT: PreservationDirectory.com announces the addition of over 800 educational programs to their comprehensive array of resources

CFP: A Small Symposium on Athens as Archive and Arrow to the Future – June 1-4, 2015, Athens, Greece
DEADLINE: Nov. 3, 2014

CFP: 2015 Building Museums Symposium from the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums – March 22-24, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
DEADLINE: Nov. 7, 2014

CFP: Museums at the Crossroads: A Summer Institute of the Mathers Museum of World Cultures – May 14-21, 2015, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Nov. 15, 2014

CFP:Remembering Political Violence: Commemorative peace building activities of social movements since the 19th century” – Feb. 25-27, 2015, Bielefeld, Germany
DEADLINE: Nov. 15, 2014

CFP:Retooling Remembrances: Technology and Memory” – April 18, 2015, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
DEADLINE: Dec. 15, 2014

EDU:Art and Cultural Heritage Mediation” workshops from ICOM and WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) – Jan. 15-16, 2015 (Cuenca, Ecuador) and Jan. 22-23, 2015 (Santiago, Chile)

PUB: Free download for “Pocket Response Plan: A Concise Template for Essential Emergency Information

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