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Call for Student Bursary 2024 Application

❗️NEW DEADLINE: 15th June 2024, 23:59, GMT+1 ICOM NATHIST Student Bursary for the 2024 Annual Conference in Nantes, France (10-14 September) About the 2024 Annual Conference, please refer to the following post: https://icomnathist.com/2024/04/27/call-for-papers-icom-nathist-2024-annual-conference/ To a cap of €1,200 the bursary will cover: 1. Airfare to France (economy) 2. Accommodation during the conference 3. Food during the conference 4. Registration fees …

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Call for Papers– ICOM NATHIST 2024 Annual Conference

❗️NEW DEADLINE: 15th June 2024, 23:59, GMT+1 Theme of the Annual Conference 2024: QUESTIONING THE COLLECTIONS: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUMS AND SOCIO-ECOLOGICAL CHALLENGES  In the 2020s, many science museums are undergoing a major transformation in order to respond to socio-ecological issues and enable their visitors to envisage a desirable future by devising ways of getting there. Natural history collections are an …

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ICOM NATHIST 2024 Annual Conference at Nantes, France (10-14 September)

Theme: Questioning the Collections: Natural History Museums and Socio-Ecological Challenges Date: 10th-14th September, 2024 Venue & Local organizer: Natural History Museum of Nantes In the 2020s, many science museums find themselves in a major transformation process in order to respond to socio-ecological issues and enable their visitors to image a desirable future by devising ways of getting there. Natural history collections are an …

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Call for Papers (extended)- ICOM NATHIST 2023 Annual Conference in Costa Rica

CFP extended until September 20th 2023, 23:59 (UTC+0)! ICOM NATHIST 2023 Annual Conference, Costa Rica, November 13 – 15, 2023 Realize Sustainability! Museums as agents for social and environmental development Museums are active contributors to the social cohesion of communities, the well-being of individuals, and an informed and active citizenry. Museums are recognized as trusted sources of knowledge and valuable …

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Updates on ICOM NATHIST 2023 Annual Conference in Costa Rica

Conferencia Anual ICOM NATHIST 2023, Costa Rica Theme: Realize Sustainability! Museums as agents for social and environmental development  ¡Realizar la sostenibilidad! Los museos como agentes de desarrollo social y medioambiental Agenda: Download PDF (EN)  、PDF(ES)   Call for Papers (until 15th July): Download Word file(EN) & Word file(ES), or click for details here>> https://icomnathist.com/2023/06/13/call-for-papers-…ce-in-costa-rica/ Student Bursary Application (until 15th July): …

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Keynote Speakers ICOM NATHIST Virtual Conference 2021

We are pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the ICOM NATHIST VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2021 from 13th – 15th September 2021.  KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Anita Hermannstädter, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin: Old Things – New Insights. Approaches from the Humanities and Arts Eric Dorfman, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences: Natural History Collections at the Core of Research: History, Ethics and the …

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Earth Day webinar: Museums and Sustainability

21 April 17.00 CESTKeywords: Climate action, climate justice, Most Affected People and Areas (MAPA), Black and indigenous people of colour (BIPOC), environmental sustainability, social sustainability, visitor activation, community activation On the occasion of Earth Day 2021, this ICOM webinar (in English) will cover issues related to sustainability and museums. Bringing together museum professionals from four different regions, the panel discussion …

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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 …

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Dr Nicolas Kramar New Chair of the Anthropocene Working Group

Effective May 27th, 2019 Dr. Nicolas Kramar, Director of the Valais Museum of Nature, has taken over the role of Chair of the Anthropocene Working Group. He replaces Dr. Emlyn Koster who has held the role since 2017. We are very grateful for Emlyn’s taking the lead on this important project and look forward to his continuing involvement. Nicolas will …