Virginia Tech Graduate History Conference CFP

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 10, 2017
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Social History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Public History, American History / Studies, European History / Studies

Call for Papers

The History Graduate Student Association at Virginia Tech invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 20th Annual Brian Bertoti Innovative Perspectives in History Graduate Conference. This interdisciplinary conference will be held at the Virginia Tech Squires Student Center in Blacksburg, VA on March 17-18, 2017. A one-page abstract and a short vita should be submitted by January 10, 2017.

Please send to: Jonathan MacDonald at vthgsa@gmail.com

Georgia Historical Society to Host 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 1, 2017
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, History Education, Humanities, Public History

The Georgia Historical Society in Savannah will host the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer InstituteRecognizing an Imperfect Past: History, Memory and the American Public. College and university instructors are invited to apply. The institute will explore how Americans recognize, remember, and memorialize controversial people and events in our past.

Persistenze o Rimozioni 7 The past of the present The use and abuse of history in collective identities formation

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 12, 2016 to February 19, 2017
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Nationalism History / Studies, Public History

"Persistenze o Rimozioni" launches a call for papers for its VII annual conference: “The past of the present. The use and abuse of history in collective identities formation”. 

Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali

Università degli Studi di Siena

4-5 may 2017

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing 2017 Fellowships

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
December 8, 2016 to February 1, 2017
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Women's & Gender History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Public History, Public Health, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania is taking applications for the 2017 Fellowships and Research Awards. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply.

AASLH 2017 Annual Meeting Call for Session Proposals (Dec 9 Deadline)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 9, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Local History, Oral History, Public History

The American Association for State and Local History invites session proposals for the 2017 AASLH Annual Meeting

CONFERENCE UPDATES AND UPCOMING CFP DEADLINE ON DECEMBER 15th! "Transforming Public History from Charleston to the Atlantic Word," College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, June 14-17, 2017

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 15, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Public History, Slavery
CONFERENCE UPDATES AND UPCOMING CFP DEADLINE ON DECEMBER 15th!

AASLH Invites Nominations for 2017 Leadership in History Awards

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
December 1, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Public History, Oral History, Local History, African History / Studies, Historic Preservation

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) invites nominations for the 2017 Leadership in History Awards. Now in its 70th year, the Awards Program is the most prestigious national recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of local, state, and regional history. AASLH initiated the Awards Program in 1945 to establish and encourage standards of excellence in the collection, preservation, and interpretation of state and local history throughout America.

British Studies in a Broken World: MBS 2017

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 5, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Public History, Social History / Studies

Modern British Studies at Birmingham invites proposals for panels showcasing new research on all aspects of British history from the 18th century to the present. At a moment when many of the core strands of modern society, culture, politics, and economics have been called into question, it is time to explore how we make sense of Britain’s past and the value of thinking historically in public life.

Dark Tourism Sites related to the Holocaust, the Nazi Past and World War II: Visitation and Practice. Conference at Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Wednesday 28 June – Saturday 1 July 2017

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 28, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, History Education, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Local History, Public History

“And Along Come Tourists” is the title of a 2007 award-winning German dramatic film which describes the strained encounter between a young German doing community service and a Polish concentration camp survivor under the difficult conditions of mass tourism at the Auschwitz memorial site. For some time, the former sites of the Holocaust, concentration camps as well as memorial sites and museums, which deal with these aspects, have been a destination for tourist travel.

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