Around the field July 18, 2016
18 July 2016 – editors
From around the field this week: Conferences on war/peace transitions, Guatemalan genocide and resistance, migration heritage, more; residency funding for digital stewardship work; post-disaster collections salvage course; one-day workshop for teachers at historic site in Virginia.
CONFERENCES and CALLS
- “Transitions between Peace and War,” Gulf South History & Humanities Conference 34th Annual Meeting – Oct. 13-15, 2016, Mobile, Alabama, U.S. (EXTENDED DEADLINE: Aug. 20, 2016)
- “A Conflict? Genocide and Resistance in Guatemala” – Sept. 11-14, 2016, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
- “Heritages of Migration: Moving Objects, Stories and Home” – April 6-10, 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina (DEADLINE: Oct. 14, 2016)
- “Exhibiting Race and Culture,” Amerasia Journal Special Issue (DEADLINE: Nov. 15, 2016)
FUNDING and AWARDS
- National Digital Stewardship Residency – five one-year, full-time, paid residencies to develop, apply, and advance digital stewardship knowledge and skills in real-world settings (DEADLINE: July 20, 2016)
- Salvage & Recovery of Cultural Heritage Collections online course begins Aug 1 on MuseumStudy.com
- Social Studies Professional Development Workshop at George Mason’s Gunston Hall for teachers at all levels – Aug. 3, 2016, Mason Neck, Virginia, U.S.
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