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Art Fund and Association of Art Museum Curators Foundation Conference Travel Fellowship

From Art Fund and Association of Art Museum Curators Foundation: The Fellowship will support eight UK-based curators to participate fully in AAMC’s 2019 Conference in New York City in May 2019, including significant additional funding to support follow-up activities. This new programme aims to enable UK curators to engage meaningfully and with ...
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Science and technology museums built at 700 rural schools in China

This article first appeared on The Telegraph website: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/world/peoples-daily-online/science/technology-chinese-rural-schools/ A total of 700 science and technology museums had been built by the end of 2018 at middle schools throughout rural China, providing better access to science and technology for three million students, Science and Technology Daily reported on 24 December. The programme was ...
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UK Holocaust Memorial – job opportunities

The UK Holocaust Memorial is advertising a number of job opportunities.  Please see the Recruitment Pack and job description documents below for further information and how to apply.
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Call for Expressions of Interest: Community Outreach Workshops in Turkey – Content Creation

ICOM UK is seeking to appoint a consultant to develop workshop content for a project titled ‘Safeguarding Archaeological Assets of Turkey’ (SARAT) which is the recipient of funding from the Cultural Protection Fund. The project is led by the British Institute at Ankara (BIAA) in partnership with Koç University Research ...
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Book now for the 2019 Working Internationally Conference, 11 March, London

ICOM UK and NMDC members, and British Library staff, can buy discounted tickets (£49 instead of £75) for the 2019 Working Internationally Conference on the 11 March at the British Library in London. View the programme and book tickets at https://wiconf2019.eventbrite.com   2019 Working Internationally Conference: Working Together to Achieve More At a time when ...
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Call for applications: Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology

https://naturalhistory.si.edu/research/anthropology/programs/summer-institute-museum-anthropology The Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA) is accepting applications for its 2019 program in Washington, DC. SIMA is a graduate student training program in museum research methods offered through the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Students participate in seminars and hands-on workshops at ...
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Help reconnect taonga with their communities and history

Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand is searching for ‘volunpeers’ to transcribe and digitise the business records of W O Oldman, a British collector and dealer in ethnographic art. In collaboration with the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Te Papa wants this information publically available, enabling institutions throughout the world to ...
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CultureLabs Project Survey

CultureLabs is a European project funded under Horizon2020 (2018-2021). Working collaboratively across six countries, it aims to support Cultural Heritage Institutions, Non-Governmental Organisations and public administrations and other actors who wish to organise participatory projects aiming at social inclusion via interaction with cultural heritage. Migrants and refugees will be the ...
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WI2019 Conference: Keynote Speaker – Lourdes Heredia, BBC World Service

We are delighted to announce the first keynote speaker for the 2019 Working Internationally Conference, which has the theme of ‘working together to achieve more’. Lourdes Heredia, Next Day Planning Editor – Languages BBC World Service  The BBC World Service is the world’s largest network of broadcasters.  Lourdes will speak about the ...
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Renew your ICOM UK membership to keep receiving the weekly news

We hope you have enjoyed the ICOM UK weekly news in 2018 as one of your membership benefits.  We aim to keep you up to date with the latest news and opportunities for working internationally. If you have not yet renewed your membership for 2019 then you will no longer receive ...
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