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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Professional opportunities Oct. 7, 2014

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ANNCT: 2014 New Jersey Forum with keynote address by Spencer Crew on “The Rugged Road to Citizenship: New Jersey’s Response to Newcomers from the American Revolution to the Present” – Nov. 21-22, 2014, Union, New Jersey, U.S.

AWARD: Society for American Archaeology seeks nominations for its Excellence in Public Education Award.
DEADLINE: Jan. 10, 2015

AWARD: Deen De Bortoli Award for Applied History, for written work that addresses contemporary concerns and issues.
DEADLINE: March 31, 2015

CFP: The 3rd Annual Cotton Pickers’ Sweat Equity Investment Symposium and Cotton Pickers Ball – Nov. 7, 2014, Itta Bena, Mississippi, U.S.
DEADLINE: Oct. 17, 2014

CFP:Speculative Humanities: Steampunk to Afrofuturism” – March 11-12, 2015, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
DEADLINE: Jan. 16, 2015

CONF:Meant to Last? Preserving the Modern & Contemporary” – Oct. 27-28, 2014, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 13, 2014

CONF:Significant Preservation: Inventories and Assessments for Strategic Planning,” North Carolina Preservation Consortium (NCPC) annual conference – Nov. 7, 2014, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.

FUNDING: American Battlefield Protection Program opens applications for 2015 planning grants
DEADLINE: Jan. 2, 2015 (postmarked) or Jan. 16, 2015 (electronic)

FUNDING: Fellowships for recent M.A. graduates for research and training in Smithsonian conservation laboratories.
DEADLINE: Dec. 1, 2014

PUB:Museum Representations of Maoist China: From Cultural Revolution to Commie Kitsch” (Amy Jane Barnes)

PUB: Free download of “Unexpected-Earthquake 2011: Lessons to Be Learned,” Smithsonian Contributions to Museum Conservation, number 4, viii

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Professional opportunities Sept. 30, 2014

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ANNCT: New BackStory radio episodes on police/community relations, Americans and wilderness, and more

CFP: Historians Against Slavery Conference: Anti-Sexual Slavery Campaigns – Sept. 24-27, 2015, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
DEADLINE: Oct. 8, 2014

CFP:Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage: Heritage, Tourism and Traditions” – July 13-16, 2015, Liverpool, U.K.
DEADLINE: Dec. 15, 2014

CFP: Graduate students invited to submit papers on “American, Public, and World History” for Madison Historical Review
DEADLINE: Jan. 13, 2015

CFP: Sage International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism invites contributions on a variety of topics

CFP: Call for Contributors to the History Workshop Online

CONF: California Council for the Promotion of History, one-day conference and workshop on public history and archives – Oct. 10, 2014, Sacramento, California, U.S.

CONF: “Journeys into the past: History as a tourist attraction in the 19th and 20th centuries” – Nov. 6-8, 2014, Siegen, Germany

PUB: Environmental History journal, Vol. 19, No. 4 (October 2014) – Table of Contents available online

REV:Mira Lloyd Dock and the Progressive Era Conservation Movement” (Rimby)

REV:Commemorating the Holocaust: The Dilemmas of Remembrance in France and Italy” (Clifford)

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Professional opportunities Sept. 23, 2014

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ANNCT: Archives Week events in New Jersey

AWARD: Roy Rosenzweig Distinguished Service Award from the Organization of American Historians
DEADLINE: Oct. 1, 2014

CFP:Roots/Heritage Tourism in Africa and the African Diaspora: Case Studies for a Comparative Approach” – Feb. 12-14, 2015, Miami, Florida, U.S.
DEADLINE: Sept. 30, 2014

CFP:Doing & Telling: A Living History Toolbox,” 2015 Annual Meeting & Conference of the Association for Living History, Farm, and Agricultural Museums – June 19-23, 2015, Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.
DEADLINE: Dec. 1, 2014

CFP:On Leadership,” Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians – April 7-10, 2016 – Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
DEADLINE: Dec. 1, 2014-Jan. 23, 2015

CFP:
Reimagining American History in Film and Media” – June 14-15, 2015, Tel Aviv, Israel
DEADLINE: Dec. 31, 2014

CONF: Regional “Reacting to the Past” conference featuring workshops on RTTP games about India, women’s suffrage – Nov. 8-9, 2014, Eugene, Oregon, U.S.

CONF:Conflict and Commemoration in the Postcolonial Francophone World” – Nov. 21-22, 2014, London, U.K.

EDU:Making Maker Spaces Programming for Museums,” 4-week online workshop from Art Teachers on the Net starts Oct. 13, 2014

EDU:
Board S.O.S.!” A Sustaining Places Workshop for Small Museums and Historic Sites – Oct. 27 and Nov. 10, 2014, New Castle, Delaware, U.S.

FUNDING: Preservation Action Advocacy Scholars to encourage research on preservation policies or advocacy topics
DEADLINE: Oct. 31, 2014

PUB: Sept. 2014 issue of ExpoTime available online – “The global magazine for growing museum markets”

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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