Around the field April 19, 2016
19 April 2016 – editors
From around the field this week: New Routledge textbook on public history practice; reflecting on a massacre in Memphis, Coventry/Dresden reconciliation project in London, and maritime memory in Massachusetts; in search of “the middle” for 2017 National Council on Public History conference.
- “Stepping Off the Map – Healing the Wounds of History” panel discussion about 1965 Coventry/Dresden reconciliation project – May 9, 2016, London, U.K.
CONFERENCES and CALLS
- “The Middle: Where did we come from? Where are we going?” National Council on Public History 2017 conference call for proposals is open now through July 15
- “Historians without Borders: The Use and Abuse of History in Conflicts” – May 19-20, 2016, Helsinki, Finland
- “Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866, a Symposium Exploring Slavery, Emancipation, and Reconstruction” – May 20-21, 2016, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
- “Heritage Studies and Socialism: Transnational Perspectives on Heritage in Eastern and Central Europe” – June 15, 2016, Marburg/Geissen, Germany (DEADLINE: June 15, 2016)
- “New England at Sea: Maritime Memory and Material Culture,” 2016 Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife – June 24-26, 2016, Deerfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
- 4-11 month fellowships at the John W. Kluge Center at the U.S. Library of Congress available for research in the library’s collections. (DEADLINE: July 15, 2016)
- Upcoming online courses in conservation of collections and materials from City of Angels Conservation
- Summer 2016 Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures Field School – June 13-July 15, 2016 plus pre-workshop June 6, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
- “Public History: A Textbook of Practice” (Thomas Cauvin) now available from Routledge
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