Publishing Public Humanities Projects: A Conversation

In the spring of 2021, the National Humanities Alliance published “Public Humanities and Publication: A Working Paper,” the product of a team of scholars and editors convened by Kath Burton (Taylor and Francis) and Daniel Fisher (National Humanities Alliance and Hebrew Union College). Two members of the team, Barry M.

Podcast Series "Slavic Studies Goes Public" : Ukraine

A diverse group of heritage practitioners, artists, and researchers discuss the ideologies, ideals, and ambitions that inform work with public audiences, as well as their current projects across Russia, Ukraine, and the UK.

The podcast emerged from the British Academy-funded 2020 workshop "Slavic Studies Goes Public: Creating an ECR Network in the Public Humanities" at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Each episode uses a different working language (English, Russian, Ukrainian).

Online Digital Public Humanities Graduate Certificate Program - George Mason University

The Department of History and Art History at George Mason University, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, has created a fully online graduate certificate program in digital public humanities.  The program is designed to help humanities professionals learn how to use digital media to enhance their work and advance their careers.   This is a part-time, 15-credit certificate program that includes three fully online courses and either a guided capstone project or a virtual internship with a unit of the Smithsonian Institutio

Appreciating the Messy Process of the Public Humanities

A post from Feeding the Elephant: A Forum for Scholarly Communications.

Note: This post grew out of a presentation the authors gave at the 2020 National Humanities Conference, and that presentation in turn grew out a working group on publishing publicly engaged humanities projects. A white paper on the topic will be published in spring 2021.

Guest post by Barry Goldenberg and Dave Tell

JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 20 July - 27 July

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 20 July 2020 to 27 July 2020. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Buddhism.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

RFP: Research Study on Diversity in the Lumber Heritage Region, proposals due June-26-2020

The Lumber Heritage Region of Pennsylvania (LHR) is seeking proposals from qualified professional historians and research organizations to complete a region-wide research study focused on diversity in the historic Pennsylvania lumber industry. The researcher will identify, record, and summarize any stories, scenarios and events that highlight the historic role of women and of individuals of diverse and/or marginalized ethnic and cultural identity. The completion of this research study will assist the LHR in relating and teaching a more comprehensive and inclusive history for the region.

Application deadline extended to June-21-2020 for CARES grant funding through the Pennsylvania Humanities Council

The PHC CARES grant portal opened June 1st and the Pennsylvania Humanities Council has already received numerous applications and inquiries. In light of all that is going on around the world, they have decided to extend the application deadline one week to June 21, 2020.


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