Around the Field July 12, 2023

From Around the Field this week: REPAIR launches their disability history website; the Maryland Historical Trust close grant applications; the Society of American Archivists host their online research forum; Radical History Review calls for article proposals


  • American Historical Association members remember to vote in the 2023 election by July 15, 2023
  • The Society of American Archivists’ 2023 Section Election Ballots are open through July 17, 2023
  • REPAIR has launched their website, Putting Disability History on the Map, that highlights around twenty place-based disability histories and provides resources for teaching and learning about disability history



  • The Association of Midwest Museums and the Association of Indiana Museums will hold a joint conference, “Braking Point,” virtually, July 19, 2023, and in Indianapolis, Indiana, US, July 26-29, 2023
  • The Association of African American Museums will hold their annual conference, “Museums, Music, and Movements,” in Nashville, Tennessee, US, July 26-28, 2023 (online registration available through July 16, 2023)
  • The Society of American Archivists and Council of State Archivists will host their joint conference, “Archives*Records 2023,” hybrid and in Washington, DC, US, July 26-29, 2023
  • Historical Perspectives call for abstracts from postgraduates for their annual Twitter Conference to be held August 14-15, 2023 (abstracts due July 28, 2023)
  • The American Association for State and Local History opens registration for their annual conference, “I, Too, Am America,” in Boise, Idaho, US, September 6-9, 2023 (early bird registration available through July 28, 2023)
  • The Public History as the New Citizen Science of the past will hold an online, international conference on the long history of public historical practices in Europe, September 14-15, 2023
  • The Great Lakes History Conference will host its 2023 conference, “Division and Reaction,” in Grand Rapids, Michigan, US, October 5-7, 2023
  • The Oral History Association is accepting posters for their annual conference, “Oral History As/And Education: Teaching and Learning in the Classroom and Beyond,” in Baltimore, Maryland, US, October 18-21, 2023 (deadline for submission is July 15, 2023)
  • The New England Historical Association will host its Fall 2023 meeting in New Haven, Connecticut, US, October 21, 2023
  • The Washington Conservation Guild is calling for presentation abstracts for their hybrid 2023 Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit, Preserving Our Heritage and Protecting Our HealthOctober 27, 2023 (proposals due August 1, 2023)
  • The American Alliance of Museums announces its inaugural fall virtual convening, Future of Museums Summit, November 1-2, 2023
  • The Small Museum Association will host its 2024 conference, “Telling Tough Stories,” in Richmond, Virginia, US, February 19-21, 2024 (early bird registration available through August 31, 2023)
  • The National Council for History Education is accepting proposals for its 2024 conference, “History at the Crossroads,” to be held in Cleveland, Ohio, US, March 7-9, 2024 (proposals due September 25, 2023)
  • NCPH and the Utah Division of State History/Utah Historical Society call for proposals for their joint conference, “Historical Urgency,” in Salt Lake City, Utah, US, April 10-13, 2024 (deadline is July 29, 2023)



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