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Welcome to H-Public, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-Public is affiliated with The National Council on Public History, founded in 1980, a rapidly growing organization that serves an expanding profession as well as diverse publics. Devoted to the promotion of public history both within the profession and among our assorted public audiences, NCPH provides the means for professional development and networking among practicing public historians, educating and advising students about careers in public history, and working to advance the cause, awareness, and appreciation of the use of history in daily life.

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Professional Opportunities April 8, 2014

Professional Opportunities

Below are this week's listings of professional opportunities in public history.  For links to full details, visit the News section of the Public History Commons:

http://publichistorycommons.org/news-april-8-2014/

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CFP: “Experiences of World Heritage in Africa” seminar – Oct. 14-16, 2014, Rabat, Morocco
DEADLINE: April 30, 2014

CFP: “Heritage Conservation and Preservation: Connecting cultures in a global world” issue of Indian Journal of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies
DEADLINE: June 15, 2014

CFP: “Imagine There Were No Humanities” conference – Nov. 20-21, 2014, Warsaw, Poland
DEADLINE: June 20, 2014

Professional Opportunities April 1, 2014

Below are this week's listings of professional opportunities in public history.  For links to full details, visit the News section of the Public History Commons:

 http://publichistorycommons.org/news-april-1-2014/

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AWARD: Media & Technology Muse Awards for outstanding achievement in Galleries, Libraries, Archives or Museums (GLAM)
EXTENDED DEADLINE: April 7, 2014

CFP: Reparative Histories: Radical Narratives of ‘Race’, and Resistance – Sept. 11-12, 2014, Brighton, U.K.
DEADLINE: May 7, 2014

CFP: “Golden Ages: Styles & Personalities, Genres & Histories,” 2014 Film & History Conference – Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2014, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
DEADLINE: June 1, 2014

Professional Opportunities March 25, 2014

Below are this week's listings of professional opportunities in public history.  For links to full details, visit the News section of the Public History Commons:

http://publichistorycommons.org/news-march-25-2014/

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ANNCT: Estevan Rael-Galvez will give the 2014 Fredric M. Miller Lecture sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Region Center for the Humanities (MARCH), May 8, 2014, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

CFP:“Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice” seeks paper proposals for a theme issue devoted to the topic of “Authenticity.”

CFP: “School vs. Memory: Conflict, Identity, Coexistence,” Oct. 10-11, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic
DEADLINE: May 11, 2014

Professional Opportunities

Below are this week's listings of professional opportunities in public history.  For links to full details, visit the News section of the Public History Commons:

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http://publichistorycommons.org/news-march-12-2014/

Professional opportunities March 12, 2014

ANNCT: In April, the New York nonprofit SAFE/Saving Antiquities for Everyone will present the 2014 SAFE Beacon Award to the Egyptian archaeologist Dr. Monica Hanna to honor her outstanding achievement in raising public awareness about our endangered cultural heritage and the devastating consequences of the illicit antiquities trade in Egypt.

Professional opportunities March 5, 2014

Below are this week's listings of professional opportunities in public history.  For links to full details, visit the News section of the Public History Commons:

See more at: http://publichistorycommons.org/news-march-5-2014

ANNCT: The International Committee of the Blue Shield expresses its its deep concern regarding the safeguarding and protection of the invaluable cultural and historical heritage of Ukraine, as well as the institutions that house them and the people that care for them.
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