Around the field July 20, 2017

From around the field this week: It’s summer! Things are quiet. But the Digital Directions conference is coming up next month in Seattle; online courses on museum storage and grant funding are starting soon; and the Serbian-language magazine of the International Council of Museums is available for the first time in English. Read More

Around the field July 5, 2017

From around the field this week: NCPH conference proposal deadline is coming up; applied anthropologists looking for interdisciplinary perspectives on “Sustainable Futures”; new book on women in museums; review of book on US Presidential libraries Read More

Around the field June 21, 2017

From around the field this week: Travel support for exhibit design workshop in Beijing, Smithsonian research in Washington DC; industrial heritage conference in Baku; online courses on rights and reproductions, care and ID of photographs; reviews of books on historical memory in Kashmir and Brazil Read More

2018 NCPH Annual Meeting topic proposals are in!

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At the beginning of May, NCPH opened up our Call for Proposals for the 2018 annual meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, with the theme “Power Lines.” The theme is apt for a conference in Vegas, and especially timely in the current political climate as we evaluate how power shapes our professional and personal lives—and what power we might have as public historians to shape the future. Read More

Around the field June 7, 2017

From around the field this week: Showcase of collaborative history projects in UK this weekend; program now online for conference on digital “placeless memories”; summer field programs in the Hudson Valley of New York; review of book on US World War I memorials. Read More