Around the Field, March 28, 2017

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Around the Field

Below are this week's listings of professional opportunities in public history.  For links to full details, visit the NCPH blog, History @ Work:


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Decorative Arts Trust Summer Research Grants for graduate students

Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) seeks nominations for 2017 Dibner Award for excellence in museums and museum exhibits that interpret the history of technology, industry, and engineering to the general public


The History on the Run Project invites humanities scholars from all disciplines to help document the current critical moment in American history in a collaborative anthology video series

“From the Pleasure of Preserving to the Pleasure of Displaying – The Politics of Fashion in the Museum” – May 15, 2017

“The 9/11 Legacy: ‘History is Not Was, History Is’” – June 15-16, 2017, New York, New York, US

“Creating Historical Knowledge Socially: New Approaches, Opportunities and Epistemological Implications of Undertaking Research with Citizen Scholars” – Oct 26-28, 2017, Washington DC, US

“Placeless Memories: Digital Constructions of Memory and Identity” – July 14, 2017, York, UK

“Knowledge Organization within the Museum Domain,” Special issue of Knowledge Organization

“Curators and Communities: Training for Collaboration” 2017 Annual ICOM-ICTOP Conference – Oct 11-13, 2017, Windhoek, Namibia

“Museums, Collections and Industrial Heritage,” International Committee for Museums and Collections of Archaeology and History conference – Oct 4-6, 2017, Baku, Azerbaijan


Preservation 101: Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections – online course from Northeast Document Conservation Center


New from Rowman and Littlefield/AASLH: Art and Public History: Approaches, Opportunities, and Challenges (Bush and Paul)

Table of Contents for Environmental History Vol 22, Issue 2 (April 2017) now available online

Table of Contents for Journal of the History of Collections Vol 20, Issue 1 (March 2017) now available online

Review of Serious Nonsense: Groundhog Lodges, Versammlinge, and Pennsylvania German Heritage (Donner)

Review of The Archaeology of Cemeteries and Gravemarkers (Baugher and Veit) 

Review of Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History (Ray) 



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