Places of Progress? Re-Evaluating the Sites of High Tech Controversies

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 16, 2019 to September 18, 2019
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Historic Preservation, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Public History, Contemporary History

Advanced technologies or ‘revolutionary’ technological systems are often deemed controversial, risky or ambivalent. Diverging interpretations clash when their places of development or use are turned into heritage sites through practices of remembrance or museumization.

Slavery Images: Relaunch

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Educational Technology, Slavery, Historic Preservation, Black History / Studies

Dear H-Net community, 

On behalf of the redevelopment team of www.SlaveryImages.org, we are pleased to announce the relaunch of this legacy website, which Jerome S. Handler and Michael Tuite initially created in the late-1990s. Some of the key updates include: the site's compatiblity with IIIF (International Image Interoperability Framework); and an expanding section housing expoerimental 3D educational environments containing full scale replicas of heritage sites relavent to the African slave trade.

16th International Conference on Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture 2019

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 7, 2019
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
Historic Preservation

he meeting addresses a series of topics related to the historical aspects and the reuse of heritage buildings, as well as technical issues on the structural integrity of different types of buildings, such as those constructed with materials as varied as iron and steel, concrete, masonry, wood or earth. Restoration processes require the appropriate characterisation of those materials, the modes of construction and the structural behaviour of the building. This knowledge can be gained through a series of material characterisation techniques, preferably via non-destructive tests.

Dietrich School Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship: Art History and Curatorial Studies

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
March 8, 2019
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Historic Preservation, Urban History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Dietrich School Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship: Art History and Curatorial Studies

2019 Ferguson Prize - Society for the History of Technology

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
April 15, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Archival Science, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Digital Humanities, Historic Preservation, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Society for the History of Technology

 

Now Soliciting Nominations for the 2019 Ferguson Prize

CFP: Public History: Institutions, Actors, and Practices (special issue)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 31, 2019
Location: 
Czech Republic
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Contemporary History, Historic Preservation, History Education, Public History

The journal Acta Universitatis Carolinae Studia Territorialia invites authors to submit articles for its 2019 special issue entitled "Public History: Institutions, Actors, and Practices."

Space Unlocked, History Unfrozen: Revisiting the Past in Museums and Historic Sites

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
March 30, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Architecture and Architectural History, Modern European History / Studies

 

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2019 Salve Regina University Cultural and Historic Preservation Conference Newport, Rhode Island, October 18-19, "Preservation and Memory"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 18, 2019 to October 19, 2019
Location: 
Rhode Island, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Historic Preservation

At its most fundamental level, preservation is about memory. Historic buildings, objects, monuments, and landscapes are all materializations of the past, and the basic challenge facing preservationists and scholars is to protect and interpret the past - in the present. Memory, however, is not a basic thing. Like all human constructs, memory is gloriously and sometimes painfully, complex, packed with a myriad of questions like “What or who is being remembered?

Call for Book Award Nominations

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
February 17, 2019 to June 15, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Geography, Historic Preservation

The International Society for Landscapes, Place, & Material Culture (ISLPMC--formerly Pioneer America Society: Association for the Preservation of Artifacts and Landscapes) is proud to issue a call for nominations for the 2019 Fred Kniffen Book Award, and the 2019 Allen Noble Book Award.

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