Unwanted Histories. The legacies of contested monuments and objects: new homes, new interpretations, new meanings

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 19, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Law and Legal History, Public History

 

 

 

Digital / Online Exhibition Prize: Society for the History of Technology’s Dibner Award

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
March 3, 2021 to April 30, 2021
Subject Fields: 
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, World History / Studies, Public History

Nominations are open for the Society for the History of Technology’s Dibner Award. Because of museum closures in 2020/2021, only online exhibits will be considered eligible this year. If you have a suitable online exhibit please do apply! The closing date for applications is 30 April 2021.

Invisible Makers: Textiles, Dress, and Marginalized People in 18th- and 19th-Century America

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
April 10, 2021
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Indigenous Studies, African American History / Studies, Public History

Globalized manufacturing in the 21st century has stimulated a greater need to understand where, how, by whom, and under what conditions our clothing is made. In the past, the weaving of textiles and making of everyday clothing has largely been perceived as anonymous, most especially with regard to marginalized people living in white societies.

Oral Histories: Challenges and Opportunities

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
March 16, 2021
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Local History, Oral History, Public History, Social History / Studies, World History / Studies

Time: 5.15 - 6.30pm

Oral histories offer a unique insight into the past and deserve a place in every major museum collection. 

They provide an invaluable opportunity for researchers and visitors to learn about historic events from those who were present, in their own words. Practitioners around the world have recorded an astonishing array of testimonies over the past half-century, from the recollections of Welsh miners to the experiences of those involved in the Mau Mau uprising. 

Spring School in Family History

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
March 1, 2021 to March 10, 2021
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Contemporary History, Local History, Oral History, Public History
 
The Center for Public History (CPH) at the Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru (SMI) is pleased to invite you to participate in its inaugural Spring School in Family History. It will be held online from Monday, March 1 to Wednesday, March 10, 2021.
 
The Spring School is the seventh edition of the two-week advanced workshop that CPH has been organising since 2013, with each edition being on a different theme relevant to Oral History or Public History. This year, we focus on Family History.

Episcopal Historical Society Seeks Grant Requests

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
May 1, 2021
Location: 
Wisconsin, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, British History / Studies, Public History, Religious Studies and Theology

The Historical Society of the Episcopal Church invites applications for grants to be made in 2021. Awards are made as one of the Society’s objectives: promotion of the preservation of the particular heritage of the Episcopal Church and its antecedents. To be considered, applications must be submitted by May 1st with awards announced in July. Recipients are expected to make an appropriate submission to the Society’s journal, Anglican and Episcopal History.

African-American Cemetery Preservation Mini-Conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 19, 2021
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Public History

On Friday 19 February at 11 am EST, the History program at Elizabeth City State University in partnership with the NC African American Heritage Commission, the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology, the Museum of the Albemarle, and Elizabeth City/Pasquotank County Parks and Recreation is hosting an African American Cemetery Preservation Mini-Conference. The mini-conference is free, virtual, and open to the public.

Call For Applications: NEH (online) Summer Seminar (K-12) - The Salem Witch Trials

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
July 5, 2021 to July 23, 2021
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Public History, Teaching and Learning, Women's & Gender History / Studies

 

Calling all middle and high school teachers, school librarians, and museum educators!

 

Inaugural CPH@10 Public Talk by Dr Faye Sayer on Friday, February 12, 2021, at 6 pm IST online

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
February 12, 2021
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Historic Preservation, Oral History, Public History, South Asian History / Studies
 
 
 
The Centre for Public History at the Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology (CPH-SMI), Bengaluru (India) - which celebrates ten years of its existence this year - announces its inaugural CPH@10 Public Talk on Friday, February 12 at 6 pm IST online.
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