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New Book-- "Cultures of Memory in the Nineteenth Century: Consuming Commemoration"

Dear readers of H-Material Culture, 

I'd like to draw your attention to a new book, out this month from Palgrave: 

Cultures of Memory in the Nineteenth Century: Consuming Commemoration
Editors: Grenier, Katherine Haldane; Mushal, Amanda 

From the publisher's website: 

[CFP] Democratizing Knowledge: Examining Archives in the Post-custodial Era

[CFP] Democratizing Knowledge: Examining Archives in the Post-custodial EraCall for Papers

Date: July 10, 2020

Location: New Jersey, United States

Call for Papers

Democratizing Knowledge: Examining Archives in the Post-custodial Era 
November 7th, 2020 at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey

H-Net Job Guide digest for H-Material Culture, 15 June edition

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Material-Culture.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.
 

CFP: "Collecting the Uncollectable: Architecture in the Museum," SAH 2021, Montreal - due June 3

I just wanted to draw your attention to a session I'm chairing at the upcoming Society of Architectural Historians conference, April 14-18, 2021 in Montreal. Abstracts are due June 3 through the SAH portal (link below).

Collecting the Uncollectable: Architecture in the Museum

A New Paper for Your Interest.

Dear Material Culture Historians,

A new free paper is now available to download, titled Plant Series, No. 8. MS408, Paris quadrifolia. The paper reveals some remarkable historic information about the use of the plant's toxins for treating conditions, diseases and infections. The plant also had religious significance due to its physical appearance, so it was believed to possess godly powers. These papers provide a good deal of information about the movement and distribution of medicinal plant materials in the Medieterranean during the Medieval. 

Material Culture Review /Revue de la culture matérielle (MCR/RCM) Seeks New Editor and Host Institution

Material Culture Review /Revue de la culture matérielle (MCR/RCM), Canada's only scholarly journal dedicated to the study of material culture, is currently seeking a new Editor-in-Chief and host institution. 
 
The journal seeks a new Editor-in-Chief and host institution who will be committed to furthering the publication as a forum for the exchange of current research and methodologies in the field of material culture s

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