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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 15 and April 22

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-22-2014/ 

ANNCT: Ford’s Theatre, Washington, D.C. invites input from audiences, teachers, scholars on new digital project, “Remembering Lincoln”
Survey can be accessed here

CFP: “Why Does it Happen? Complicity and Resistance to Genocide in World History” – Oct. 10-11, 2014, Grand Rapids, Michigan
DEADLINE: May 1, 2014

CFP: Special Issue of Letras Hispanas: “Paperless Text: Digital Storytelling in Latin America and Spain (1983-2013)”
DEADLINE: Aug. 1, 2014

2015 NCPH Annual Meeting - Nashville, Tennessee, April 15-18, 2015

2015 NCPH Annual Meeting - Nashville, Tennessee, April 15-18, 2015

The Call for Proposals is open through July 15 at http://ncph.org/cms/conferences/2015-annual-meeting/

WHY SHOULD YOU SUBMIT A PROPOSAL?

NCPH conferences are stimulating.  Here’s a 3-minute video of the March 2014 Annual Meeting in Monterey: https://vimeo.com/90818899.
Participants find the professional and intellectual exchanges to be invaluable.

QUERY: Seeking Participants for 2015 NCPH Conference Panel Proposal

Colleagues:

I would like to get panel together for the 2015 NCPH conference that explores living history or historical reenactors in public history programming. The panel could explore the use of living history in any of the suggested one of the themes sugested for next years conference. I have listed some suggestions below. My own work explores a case study of vintage base ball as public history programing and a framework for improving the practice of these groups.

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