3rd Bergen-Belsen International Summer School – “Perspectives on Memory: Research, Testimonies and the Media”

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
August 1, 2016 to August 7, 2016
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Oral History, Public History

The third Bergen-Belsen International Summer School, which will be held from 1–7 August 2016 at the Bergen-Belsen Memorial, will focus on the topics of memory, remembrance and bearing witness. The program will include lectures, workshops, tours and a day trip to Hanover. The Summer School is aimed at international bachelor’s and master’s students in various disciplines who want to learn more about digital, media and global developments in memory culture.

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Oral History in the Age of Change: Social Contexts, Political Importance, Public Challenges

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 1, 2016 to December 2, 2016
Location: 
Ukraine
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Oral History, Public History, Research and Methodology, Social Sciences
 
 
The Ukrainian Oral History Association (UOHA)
the Ukrainian Studies Department, Kharkiv V. N.

Call for Proposals: "Transforming Public History from Charleston to the Atlantic World," College of Charleston, June 15-17, 2017, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 1, 2016
Location: 
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
Public History, Slavery, Historic Preservation, Atlantic History / Studies, Race Studies

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Conference: "Transforming Public History from Charleston to the Atlantic World," June 15-17, 2017, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Hosted by: The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, Addlestone Library, and the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program at the College of Charleston

Call for Proposals: "Transforming Public History from Charleston to the Atlantic World," College of Charleston, June 15-17, 2017, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 1, 2016
Location: 
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Public History, Slavery

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Conference: "Transforming Public History from Charleston to the Atlantic World," June 15-17, 2017, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Hosted by: The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, Addlestone Library, and the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program at the College of Charleston

Public History Boot Camp: User Experience for Public Historians

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
May 12, 2016
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Public History

May 12, 9:00 am-1:00 p.m
Rutgers University-Camden, Fine Arts 217 (CoLab), Digital Studies Center

Registration required. Cost, $30, includes lunch. Register here by May 1.

At its core, User Experience (UX) is how your audience feels about using a product, system, or service, whether you’re designing a website, an exhibit, or a toaster. How can you make something useful, easy to use, and enjoyable? How do you know if your target audience is having a good or bad experience?

The Summer 2016 Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures Field School

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
June 13, 2016 to July 15, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Geography, Historic Preservation, Public History, Urban History / Studies
Picturing Milwaukee: Washington Park
The Summer 2016 Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures Field School
 
Class Dates: June 13 - July 15, 2016;
Preparatory Workshop (attendance required), June 6, 2016, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, AUP 183, SARUP, UWM
Final exhibit: July 29, 2016

Check out student testimonials at: http://thefieldschool.weebly.com/testim

Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866, a Symposium Exploring Slavery, Emancipation, and Reconstruction

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 20, 2016 to May 21, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Labor History / Studies, Public History, Slavery

The University of Memphis will host “Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866, a Symposium Exploring Slavery, Emancipation, and Reconstruction” Friday and Saturday, May 20-21 at the University Center Theater (499 University Street) in Memphis, TN.

CfP: Writing 1914-1918. National Responses to the Great War

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 15, 2016
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Military History, Public History, Social History / Studies

Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature
Special Issue: “Writing 1914-1918. National Responses to the Great War”
Summer 2017

Edited by Toby Garfitt (University of Oxford)
& Nicolas Bianchi (Université Montpellier-III / Universiteit Gent)

New digital public history site, A Liberian Journey

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
Liberia
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Digital Humanities, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Public History

The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media is pleased to announce the launch of A Liberian Journey: History, Memory, and the Making of a Nation <liberianhistory.org>, developed in partnership with the Liberian Center for National Documents and Records Agency (CNDRA), the Indiana University Liberian Collections, and the University of Wisconsi

Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region 2016 Annual Conference - Oral History and Technology

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 14, 2016 to April 15, 2016
Subject Fields: 
History Education, Oral History, Public History

Join us on April 14 and 15 at the Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, Delaware for the OHMAR Annual Conference. This year's conference theme is Oral History and Technology. 

While ‘technology’ is sometimes narrowly imagined as referring only to devices and inventions, conference presenters are exploring how we encounter technology not only as a topic for research within our projects and interviews, but also as a tool of the trade in our work as oral historians.

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