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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

Around the field Nov. 20, 2016

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: Awards for public history projects; oral history conference in Finland; memory studies in Amsterdam; corporate museums in Russia; spring and summer preservation classes in New Jersey, Italy, and online; new book on videogames as historical practice Read More

Around the field Nov 8, 2016

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: Fellowships and grants for studies of race and ethnicity, invention and innovation, George Washington’s life and legacy, Holocaust studies; symposia on disability rights in history and memory, personal digital archiving, black women and activism; oral history workshops in Ankara, Washington DC, California Read More

Around the field Oct 25, 2016

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: Conferences in Rotterdam (on tourism), Houston (for Latinos in heritage conservation), Spain (on heritage architecture), and Poland (on heritage and society); online class on paranormal investigations in museums/historic sites starts on Halloween; teaching Wikipedia editing at London library; and new open access book on natural and cultural conservation in Kenya Read More

Around the field Oct 18, 2016

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: International Federation for Public History looks toward its fourth annual conference, to be held in June in Italy; special journal issues focus on World Heritage and tourism, ethnographies of material culture; fellowship funding available for mid-career professionals in preservation and allied fields Read More

Around the field Oct. 11, 2016

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: Presentation on the heritage of play; call for essays on ruin porn; feminism and museums; conference on living history in modern times; visitor studies conference; oral history conference on belief and faith Read More

Around the field Sept. 27, 2016

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: The art of the repeat photograph; public humanities and disability rights; bringing affect into critical studies of heritage; new approaches to histories of slavery and race in the Atlantic world; recent books on Holocaust remembrance and historiography
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