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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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Around the field Sept. 20, 2016

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: Conferences on history education, Southern U.S. labor history, collecting and displaying New World objects; workshops and webinars on interpreting difficult histories, historic district preservation, museum origins; new museum journal at University of Illinois Read More

Around the field Sept. 13, 2016

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: Nature, race, and diversity in US National Park Service; storytelling in archives and museums; the color of money in the Cotton Kingdom; approaches to perpetrator studies in the Netherlands; new journal issues and book on postindustrial casino capitalism Read More

Around the field Sept. 6, 2016

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week:  Canadian historians ponder sesquicentennial; practitioners reinvent historic house museums; iconic British heritage site focuses on bridging; and awards for US federal history exhibits and applied anthropology students Read More

Around the field Aug. 31, 2016

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: Conferences on migration in Argentina, automotive heritage in Pennsylvania, radical libraries and archives in London; award for history in U.S. National Park Service; new online program in historic preservation; reviews of recent books on maritime commemoration, postwar Japanese memory, sex museums Read More