CFP: Thinking Provenance, Thinking Restitution (Cambridge/Bonn, 7-8 Dec 20) - Deadline 30 June 2020

Call for papers for a conference to address critical developments in restitution, bring together international experts and encourage Europe-wide comparison and exchange:

Thinking Provenance, Thinking Restitution
Joint Project of the University of Cambridge and the University of Bonn
Cambridge, December 7 – 08, 2020
Deadline: 30 Jun 2020

CFP: "Collecting the Uncollectable: Architecture in the Museum," SAH 2021, Montreal - due June 3

I just wanted to draw your attention to a session I'm chairing at the upcoming Society of Architectural Historians conference, April 14-18, 2021 in Montreal. Abstracts are due June 3 through the SAH portal (link below).

Collecting the Uncollectable: Architecture in the Museum

Jersey Birds: Short History Videos from the Exhibition Fine Feathered Friends: Birds as Mainstay and Muse

Ever wondered why the Eastern Goldfinch became the official State Bird of New Jersey? Or why there is a borough in Camden County called Audubon? Or why Trenton gained an international reputation for birds?

Join Nicholas Ciotola of the New Jersey State Museum for an ongoing series of 10-minute videos about the social and cultural history of birds in New Jersey tied to the new exhibition, Fine Feathered Friends: Birds as Mainstay and Muse. New videos added regularly.

The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Museum Resources, E-Learning, and Online Collections

The Museum Computer Network is compiling a list of online resources museums are making available:

"In the blink of an eye, once-crowded museums sit empty...This is the time for museum technology to step up and fill the void. The potential of online collections, virtual tours, and social media campaigns have always been there, but now the opportunity for impact is incalculable...

Online Teaching Resources from the Washington Library at Mount Vernon

The Washington Library at Mount Vernon has created a new webpage featuring curated resources from the estate's digital collections and several from our partners for use in online learning, teaching, and research. The page is designed to serve the needs of primary and secondary schools as well as students and faculty at the collegiate level. It is divided into four sections:

Online Teaching Resources from the Washington Library at Mount Vernon

The Washington Library at Mount Vernon has created a new webpage featuring curated resources from the estate's digital collections and several from our partners for use in online learning, teaching, and research. The page is designed to serve the needs of primary and secondary schools as well as students and faculty at the collegiate level. It is divided into four sections:

CIAD's Second Biennial Dress Conference - Fibres, Threads and Fabrics: Textile Development as Material Culture in the African Diaspora

Bringing together academics and researchers from across the world who are working within the field of Material Culture, African Fashion, Textiles and Film Studies Fibres, Threads and Fabrics: Textiles and Fabrics as Material CultureCIAD’s second biennial conference takes place in London, England on Saturday 9 May 2020.

CIAD's Second Biennial Dress Conference - Fibres, Threads and Fabrics: Textile Development as Material Culture in the African Diaspora

Bringing together academics and researchers from across the world who are working within the field of Material Culture, African Fashion, Textiles and Film Studies Fibres, Threads and Fabrics: Textiles and Fabrics as Material CultureCIAD’s second biennial conference takes place in London, England on Saturday 9 May 2020.

Call for Book Submissions: Routledge Museums in Focus short-format book series is now inviting proposals for new titles.

Books are between 30,000 and 50,000 words, fully refereed, published in print and electronic formats and internationally distributed by Routledge.

 CFP: Museums in the lands of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (Toruń, 14-16 Nov 19)

Crossposted from the Society for the History of Collecting

Various Memory: museums in the lands of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, era of the partitions
The International Scientific Conference
Toruń, Poland
14-16 November 2019
Deadline: June 1, 2019

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