Around the Field May 10, 2016
10 May 2016 – Cathy Stanton
From around the field this week: Soundscapes and archaeoacoustics at 2017 international conference on Malta; best practices for interpreting slavery at Guston Hall in Virginia, U.S. later this month; nominate an outstanding public historian for the AHA Herbert Feis Award by May 15.
AWARDS and FUNDING
- Herbert Feis Award from the American Historical Association for distinguished contributions to public history, broadly defined (DEADLINE: May 15, 2016)
CONFERENCES and CALLS
- “History and Power in the Public Sphere” – Sept. 23-24, 2016, Jackson, Mississippi, U.S. (DEADLINE: May 15, 2016)
- “Putting Preservation on the Road: Protecting Our Overlooked Automotive Heritage in the Twenty-first Century” – Oct. 20-22, 2016, Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S. (DEADLINE: May 15, 2016)
- “Processing Historical Traumas: Legacies and Representations of War and Dictatorship in Post-War Hungary,” special issue of the Hungarian Historical Review (DEADLINE: May 31, 2016)
- “Interpretation and Presentation of Heritage Sites” with focus on Archaeoacoustics and Soundscapes – May 25-28, 2017, Malta (DEADLINE: Jan. 15, 2017)
- Workshop on “Best Practices for Interpreting Slavery” from Gunston Hall and the Tracing Center on Histories and Legacies of Slavery – May 25, 2016, Lorton, Virginia, U.S.
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