The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation – National Association for Interpretation Fellowship is intended to advance the field of heritage interpretation by supporting research and scholarship through a partnership between NAI, the recognized voice of interpretation, and Colonial Williamsburg, America’s largest outdoor living history museum. This fellowship will fund up to two months of scholarship in residence at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Proposals for one or two months of study will be accepted.
COLONIAL TRADE FAIRE
at the Oldham County History Center
Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Held in conjunction with Arts on the Green Fine Arts and Crafts Festival
The Joint Task Force on the Development of Guidelines for Primary Source Literacy charged by the Society of American Archivists and the Rare Book and Manuscript Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries, announces our second draft of Guidelines for Primary Source Literacy.
Call for Papers
African Association for History Education (AHE-Afrika)’s Second International Conference on “Teaching and learning history in a changing Africa: possibilities and challenges in the 21st century”
Makerere University, College of Education & External Studies (CEES), School of Education Department of Humanities and Language Education Kampala, Uganda, 7-8 December 2017
Call for Panelists: “Teaching in an Era of Partisanship” presented by the Committee on Community Colleges, OAH
“State Reason/University Thought” proposes to bring together disparate considerations of the historical and contemporary role of higher education in the reason of state. In distinction from many other contemporary investigations of the university, this event seeks to interrogate the intensity and complexity of the very relation between the university and the state; to ask about the university as a social, psychic and historiographic idea of state consolidation and rationalization.
Workshop on Eastern Kufic Calligraphy, -ING Creatives, Dubai, April 15, 2017, 19:10 - 22:10
Primary Kufic was one of the first great formal scripts used for the Qur'an. Eastern Kufic was introduced as an efficient and stylish variant in response to the rising use of book hands. This workshop is given by Vahid Jazayeri, a master calligrapher with 25 years of experience and teaching. Students will be shown how to handle the qalam (wood or reed pen) and how to form and connect the Eastern Kufic letters, resulting in written pieces.
Their Past, Their Memory?
Marking the 20th year anniversary of Hong Kong’s transfer of sovereignty from Britain to China, York is organizing a timely inter-disciplinary symposium in 2017 about one of the most debated topics, the changing Hong Kong identity.
Hong Kong was returned to China in 1997. Since the handover in 1997, there has been a rapid surge in localism. In 2014, there was the Umbrella Revolution, when hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people participated in protests regarding the Hong Kong constitution.