A country school preservation conference will be held in Sheldon, Ia., Oct. 6-7 on the Northwest Iowa Community College campus. This conference which has been held annualy since 2000 brings together persons interested in learning about the history related to preservation, and interpretative programming for one and two-room country schools. On Saturday participants will be able to visit a town museum and four preserved country school museums.
The Association of Black Women Historians is pleased to announce the 2017 Lorraine A. Williams Leadership Award to honor a black woman in education or related areas, such as archives, libraries, historical societies, museums, etc. We look forward to submissions that meet the following criteria:
Call for Papers: Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) - Material Culture and the Built Envorinment
39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Proposal submission deadline: October 22, 2017
Preserving the history of space exploration faces unprecedented challenges and opportunities in this digital, big data era. New forms of electronic communication and data including oral histories and social media are changing the nature of historical records and increasing their ease of collection.
African Heritage Institution (AfriHeritage)
2017 Conference Announcement
Peace Building and National Integration in Nigeria: The Biafra and Boko Haram Challenge
An innovative new program at Rutgers University–Camden will offer participants a unique opportunity to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation in the living classroom of Camden and nearby Philadelphia and South Jersey.
History enthusiasts and scholars, practitioners, and other interested members of the public are invited to engage in public history as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers–Camden launches the new Certificate in Historic Preservation program this September.
Communicating World Heritage Conference
7-10 October 2017
Enginuity, Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, UK
Booking open! Earlybidr deadline: 31 August
About the conference
Abstract Deadline: September 17, 2017
Full Paper Deadline: July 2018
In October, the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians will gather in Lynchburg, Virginia, for our annual conference.
The Nautilus: A Maritime Journal of Literature, History, and Culture, a peer-reviewed scholarly publication, seeks submissions for its ninth annual issue, to be published in spring 2018. Contributors are encouraged to submit manuscripts on any aspect of maritime literature, history, or culture, following MLA style, using endnotes and the works cited format.