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Around the field March 14, 2017

From around the field this week: Prize for Canadian public historians; conference on banking museums in Jakarta; rethinking gentrification and preservation (Rhode Island) and contested urban histories (Mexico City); workshops on oral history, cemetery preservation, ceramics, more; new books on public history, diasporic communities, archives. Read More

Around the field Feb 28, 2017

From around the field this week: Critical heritage studies in Arkansas; poetics and politics of museology in Havana; conference of humanities council in Boston; half-century retrospective on Nigeria-Biafra War history/memory; registration open for conferences on digital collections and living history; workshop on historic house museums; summer ethnographic fieldschool on a Mexican island Read More

Around the field Feb 14, 2017

From around the field this week: A new Chief Historian for the US National Park Service; conferences on oral history (Australia), women’s history (Texas and Indiana), religion and public memory (Canada), museums and human rights (Argentina); summer field schools in Italy/Greece and Ukraine; big new book on museum blogs. Read More

Around the field Jan 31, 2017

From around the field this week: US oral historians ruled exempt from IRB oversight; conference on museums in Arabia; labor history meets public history at Detroit conference; all you ever wanted to know about the US National Park Service (in one conference workshop); summer archaeology and preservation field school at historic miners’ village in Pennsylvania Read More

Around the field Jan 25, 2017

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: Award spotlighting unrecognized work on behalf of archives; call for posters at international public history conference in Italy; edited volume on “The Museum as Experience” seeks contributions; apply to Museum Camp in California; summer trip to study history and memory in Athens; recent book on the politics of mourning at Arlington National Cemetery Read More

Around the field Jan 18, 2017

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: Awards for archivists and public history in the American West; conference calls for Underground Railroad history, urban heritage studies, maritime heritage; lots of online and f2f workshops for museum managers and curators; journal issue on the public humanities Read More

Around the field Jan 10, 2016

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: A new issue of Public History Review; revival of Public Scholar Program at the US National Endowment for the Humanities; labor history conference in Detroit takes public history as its theme; course on American Architectural History in New Jersey Read More

Around the field Dec 30, 2016

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: Award for public archives work; symposium on heritage and revolution; collection of writing on history in the Gilmore Girls; online workshops on maker spaces in museums, metals conservation, interpretive planning; dreaming of summer with field courses on heritage management in Cambodia and Islamic Persian architecture in Iran Read More

Around the field Dec 13, 2016

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: Awards for film and other public history projects; conferences memorial art, justice and memory practices, oral history, dark tourism; summer teacher workshops for US educators; reviews of two recent Canadian environmental/public histories. Read More