Minutes of the 2020 AGM

International Council of Museums Committee for Museums and Collections of Natural History Annual General Meeting Minutes 10 June, Wednesday, 12 p.m, GMT+0 SPNHC-ICOM NATHIST 2020 Virtual Meeting Link (Zoom) https://spnhc.org/virtual-meeting-2020-wednesday/ Video recording https://youtu.be/jzJXwXdBEag

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SPNHC and ICOM NATHIST go Virtual for 2020

Register now at https://spnhc_icomnathist2020.eventbrite.com SPNHC and ICOM NATHIST are hosting a virtual digital meeting from 8-12 June, 2020. Together, we are offering an online event tailored to foster conversation across our joint worldwide communities. Activities currently envisioned include a plenary session, symposia and presentations, and an educational share fare, all in support of communication and professional development in these times …

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Virtual Conference

Dear ICOM-NATHIST members, We are pleased to announce that SPNHC and ICOM-NATHIST have decided to hold a virtual conference in lieu of the cancelled physical conference that was due to be held in Edinburgh, Scotland.  We have a virtual conference organizing committee that has been set up to organize the event and planning is underway.  We are endeavoring to hold …

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Newsletter Spring 2020

Dear colleagues, members of ICOM NATHIST, The Corona crisis is affecting us all; On a personal, family, corporate and national level. The museums, as well as the vast majority of cultural bodies around the world, had to close their doors to the general public, and most of the workers had to go on unplanned leave. So especially at this time, …

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Conference postponed to 2022

Dear friends and partners of the SPNHC & ICOM NATHIST Joint Conference, It is with great disappointment that we have to inform you that due to the continuing escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Conference due to take place from 7th – 13th June this year will be postponed until 5 th – 11 th June 2022, taking place in …

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Corona virus policy

We look forward to welcoming you to Edinburgh for the Joint Conference of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) and the International Council of Museums Committee for Museums and Collections of Natural History (ICOM NATHIST) from the 7th – 13th June 2020.  We have an exciting and varied programme planned over the week and although you …

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NATHIST Conference Report 2019

During the week of 1–7 September 2019, the city of Kyoto welcomed over 4,500 participants to the ICOM General Conference. A record-breaker in terms of attendance, this triennial gathering inspired a range of discussions and exchanges on museum-related issues. Through sessions, excursions, workshops, and more, participants were able to engage with other museum professionals and enthusiasts to broaden their experience …

Important conference update for speakers

Dear NATHIST Kyoto speakers, We wish to make you two requests about your presentations of the NATHIST sessions at ICOM Kyoto 2019. First one is submission of your presentation data for preparation of simultaneous interpretation (English to Japanese only). Please refer to the attached PDF file and send your slide data in PPT format or PDF format to Ms. Arai …

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Update on Kyoto

We’re getting close to final preparations for the NATHIST portion of the Kyoto conference. Here are some things you should see. In case you missed it, here is the invitation communication (English version) of the invitation from the President, Suay Aksoy. Invitation to the 34th Ordinary General Assembly Dear ICOM members, I am pleased to invite you to the 34th …