The last object in the museum

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
December 12, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Historic Preservation, Maritime History / Studies, Public History, Archival Science, Humanities

Free seminar in central London

17:15-18:30, 12 December 2017                                                                                                                                                                     

Wolfson Room I, Institute of Historical Research, London, WC1 7HU                                                                                                           

Wine & mince pies    

What if the museum could only save one object?

“Cross River Akwanshi: the conservation and interpretation of indigenous cultural stones”

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 11, 2018 to March 16, 2018
Location: 
Nigeria
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Historic Preservation

Abstract closing date: January 15, 2018

Arrival to Calabar: March 11.

Conference: March 12-13.

University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria

Travel to Íkóm for workshop/field trip on stone carving and conservation: March 14-15.

Return to Calabar: March 16.

Co-sponsored by the Department of History and International Studies and the Bassey Andah Institute for African and Asian Studies, University of Calabar; The Trust for African Rock Art (TARA) and The Factum Foundation for Digital Technology in Conservation.

CFP: SESSION 035 Borders of Expertise and Professionalisation (REGULAR SESSION)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 1, 2018 to September 6, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Indigenous Studies

 

SESSION 035 Borders of Expertise and Professionalisation (REGULAR SESSION) 

The Association of Critical Heritage Studies 2018 conference call for papers closes on the 30th of November.

Organizers:

Harald Fredheim: lhf506@york.ac.uk

Shulan Fu: fushulan@zju.edu.cn

John Kelechi Ugwuanyi: jku500@york.ac.uk

Abstract:

CFP: ACHS 2018 - Transcultural Heritage as a Methodological Approach

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 1, 2018 to September 6, 2018
Location: 
China
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Archaeology, Area Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Historic Preservation

P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; } Dear colleagues

Please find below a call for papers for our session "Transcultural Heritage as a Methodological Approach", which will be held at the ACHS 2018 Conference in Hangzhou, China, on 1st-6th September 2018.

Please follow the link here http://www.2018achs.com/#/session/paperDraft to propose a paper by 30 November 2017.

 

Frederick Jackson Turner Award for Lifetime Achievement in Midwestern History; Alice Smith Public History Prize

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Local History, Humanities, Public History, Historic Preservation

The Midwestern History Association welcomes nominations for the Frederick Jackson Turner Award in Midwestern History.  It is intended to honor historians whose work exemplifies the best in the practice of Midwestern history, through publications, service, teaching, training, or any combination of these activities.  Previous winners include Margaret Beattie Bogue, John E. Miller, James H.

Call for Papers: LGBTQ Heritage from US and International Contexts

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 5, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Cultural History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, the Spring 2019 issue of Change Over Time, an international journal of conservation and the built environment, will explore questions related to LGBTQ cultural heritage: What are the challenges in identifying an often invisible and, at times, transient and denied history? How can historians and preservationists ensure for diverse representation of LGBTQ communities?

Second International Drive History Conference: Putting Automotive Heritage on the Road

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 12, 2018 to April 14, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Archaeology, Cultural History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Public History

During the twentieth-century, heritage preservation primarily focused on immobile objects. This is significant when we consider how much of our global economy, landscape, built environment, culture, and way of life has been affected by the automobile and associated infrastructure. Automobiles have been purposefully designed as much as any modern building. Therefore, we must engage the broader cultural phenomena of cars in order to answer the difficult questions pertaining to human needs and desires that are inseparably intertwined with time and place.

Company Towns Beyond Borders, ACHS 2018 (September 1-6, 2018, Hangzhou, China)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 30, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Urban History / Studies

Association of Critical Heritage Studies, 4th Biannual Conference

September 1–6, 2018

Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

Session 052: Company Towns Beyond Borders

2018 VAF Abbott Lowell Cummings Book Award

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
November 4, 2017 to December 15, 2017
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Historic Preservation, Public History, Urban History / Studies

The Abbott Lowell Cummings Prize, named after the founding president of the Vernacular Architecture Forum, is awarded annually to the publication that has made the most significant contribution to the study of vernacular architecture and cultural landscapes. In judging the nominated books, the jurors look for a publication that is:

- based on primary research,

- emphasizes fieldwork that takes seriously the materiality of architecture and landscapes, and draws on particular elements of environments as evidence.

- breaks new ground in interpretation or methodology, and

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