Around the field July 5, 2016
05 July 2016 – Cathy Stanton
From around the field this week: Preserving audiovisual heritage and supporting public humanities projects at the U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities; online and f2f workshops on collection ethics, oral history, and domestic furnishings; conference in Warsaw on museums, publics, and contested histories
CONFERENCES and CALLS
- “Missing Memorials and Absent Bodies: Negotiating Post-conflict Trauma and Memorialisation” – Sept. 20, 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands (DEADLINE: Aug. 1, 2016)
- “Playback,” a National Endowment for the Humanities Symposium on Preserving Audiovisual Heritage – Sept. 30, 2016, Washington, D.C., U.S. (Free, but preregistration required by Sept. 9, 2016)
- “Museums and Their Publics at Sites of Conflicted History” – March 13-15, 2017, Warsaw, Poland (DEADLINE: Sept. 15, 2016)
FUNDING and AWARDS
- New “Public Humanities Project” grants from National Endowment for the Humanities (DEADLINE: Aug. 10, 2016)
- Online course in “Ethics, Laws and Collection Management” from MuseumStudy starting Aug. 1
- “Getting Started with Oral History” online workshop from the Baylor University Institute for Oral History – Aug. 10 and 17, 2016
- 2016 Winterthur Institute on American domestic furnishings – Sept. 12-23, 2016, Winterthur, Delaware, U.S.
- Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society, Vol. 7, No. 2 , Special issue on “Memory Practices and History Education” – Table of Contents now available online
- Journal of the History of Collections, Vol. 28, No. 2 (July 2016) – Table of Contents now available online
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