Survey on Public Interest and Attitudes to Crime History

Type: 
Call for Volunteers
Date: 
September 20, 2018 to March 20, 2019
Location: 
New Brunswick, Australia
Subject Fields: 
Public History, Social Sciences, Social History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Popular Culture Studies

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/

 

 

Call for Book Proposals: Practicing Oral History series

Type: 
Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
Archival Science, American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Oral History, Public History

   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 nancymackay@gmail.com for a detailed prospectus or to discuss your project.

Upcoming FREE ICP Public Programs—Civic & Personal Freedoms, Art and Feminism, Concerned Photography and more

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
September 28, 2018 to December 6, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Fine Arts, Humanities, Public History

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. 

Oral History Jukebox @OHA 2018 | Extended Submission Deadline: Sept. 28

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 28, 2018
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, History Education, Oral History, Public History, Teaching and Learning

Dear colleagues, 

We hope that the new academic year is off to a great start! If you are planning to attend the 2018 Oral History Association Annual Meeting, please consider submitting an audio excerpt to the Oral History Jukebox Workshop! The deadline has just been extended to next Friday, September 28. (Please excuse our cross-posting on H-Net). 

Who Decides? The History and Future of Monuments in New York City

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
October 9, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Public History, Urban History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9th, 7-9 PM

Martin Segal Theatre
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Ave. (34th St)

New monuments are coming to NYC. But how will they be selected? The city established a Monuments Commission last fall and announced a $10 million pledge for statues or public art honoring neglected groups, and the same amount for monuments recognizing women. In this panel, historians, art historians, and monument advocates will discuss the current pressures on city agencies to respond to public opinion.

Defining the Museum of the 21st Century: Evolving Multiculturalism in Museums in the United States

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
September 14, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Archival Science, Digital Humanities, History Education, Library and Information Science, Public History

The International Committee for Museology (ICOFOM) and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) are pleased to announce that on online “Defining the Museum of the 21st Century” symposium will be held on Friday, September 14, 2018. ICOFOM’s goal is to construct a global definition of "museum" and is hosting a series of symposia around the world in pursuit of that goal.

Public Humanities Grant Opportunity for CIC Member Colleges and Universities

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
September 11, 2018 to December 14, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Local History, Oral History, Public History, Research and Methodology

If your institution is a member of the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), you may be interested in the following grant opportunity: Humanities Research for the Public Good.  The program is designed to help bridge the gap between campus-based research and learning and the concerns and experiences of local communities.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Vernacular Architecture Forum 2019 Annual Meeting, Landscapes of Succession, May 29 to June 1, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 29, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Public History, Urban History / Studies

DEADLINE  October 29, 2018

The Vernacular Architecture Forum invites paper proposals for its 38th Annual Meeting Landscapes of Succession, May 29 to June 1, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA.  Papers may address vernacular and everyday buildings, sites, or cultural landscapes worldwide. http://www.vernaculararchitectureforum.org/2019-Call-for-Papers

Social, Public and Cultural Histories of the urban condition

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 1, 2018
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
Social History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Public History

In the context of current urban development, regeneration and sustainability paradigms, the standard political reading of urban society, culture and management

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