The Society for French Historical Studies is currently accepting proposals for individual papers and panels for its 2019 annual conference in Indianapolis on April 4-6. The conference theme is "History and its Publics: Doing Things Differently." Papers on all subjects relating to French /Francophone history will be considered. Please see the link for the full CFP. The deadline is October 10, 2018.
The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council and Mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, have come together with private companies and community members to support the erection of a commemorative piece of public art in honor of the history of women in this area. "Breaking the Bronze Ceiling" is the significant first step in creating public art that more fully represents the diverse history of our city, beginning with commemorations of visionary and inspiring women.
NATIONAL COUNCIL ON PUBLIC HISTORY
2019 ANNUAL MEETING | HARTFORD, CT | MARCH 27-30, 2019
CALL FOR POSTERS
The National Council on Public History invites poster submissions for the poster session at our 2019 Annual Meeting in Hartford, CT.
Deadline: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Submit a proposal at http://bit.ly/ncph2019posters
NCPH awards recognize excellence in the diverse ways public historians apply their skills to the world around us. The purpose of the award program is to promote professionalism and best practices among public historians and to raise awareness about their activities.
The theory and practice of nonviolence includes a wide variety of philosophies, theologies, practices, and strategies. What does the future hold of these? Are the past successes of nonviolent movements adequately remembered and celebrated? Do they inspire fresh commitments and strategies? What do recent advances, realizations, and discoveries in all disciplines mean for reducing violent conflict, achieving nonviolent social change, and bringing about a just peace for more people and communities? What threats do present geopolitical realities pose to these prospects?
I am seeking participation in my survey on public interest and attitudes towards crime history. The survey is completely anonymous, and takes 5-10 minutes to complete.
All members of the public (as well as academics) are invited to participate. Any efforts that can be made to promote the survey across different countries via social media or emails to students/colleagues/family/friends are much appreciated.
The survey can be found here - https://criminalcharacters.com/survey/
The Routledge book series Practicing Oral History is accepting proposals for new titles on applied oral history. Series editor Nancy MacKay will be at the Oral History Association conference in Montreal, Quebec, October 10-14 and happy to meet in person to discuss your book idea.Contact Nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org for a detailed prospectus or to discuss your project.
Please find information on the International Center of Photography’s upcoming Fall season of free public programs presented by the Center for Visual Culture.
These programs invite artists, critics, storytellers, academics, and other experts to respond to both the themes embodied by our upcoming ICP Museum exhibition, Eugene Richards: The Run-On of Time (on view starting September 27), and the images that shape contemporary culture and current events today.