PastForward: Places, voices, and livability

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Photo credit: David Keith Photography

This past fall in Houston, the National Trust for Historic Preservation gathered for its annual conference, PastForward. One of the key features of the conference is a series of marquee presentations called TrustLive. TrustLive presentations often feature a single speaker followed by a short panel discussion on a topic relevant to today’s preservation movement. Read More

Around the field April 11, 2017

From around the field this week: Awards for US western scholars and midwestern museum professionals; archivists’ marketplace of ideas in Oregon; placeless memories in York; and registration now open for summer institute on digital humanities in Texas. Read More

Project showcase: Forest History Society’s Repeat Photography Project

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Repeat photography is the practice of photographing a specific location at two or more points in time. It is a powerful visual resource for scientific study and education in forest and landscape management. To take advantage of this technology, the Forest History Society (FHS) recently started the Repeat Photography Project. Read More

Around the field March 28, 2017

From around the field this week: Industrial heritage conference in Azerbaijan; collaborative curatorial training in Namibia; conference on the implications of doing historical research with citizen scholars; invitation to humanities scholars to help document history in the present moment; award for exhibits on history of science and technology; book reviews on German-American heritage, gravemarkers, aboriginal rights and the remaking of history. Read More