ICOM International Committee meetings in 2018 – call for papers + travel bursaries

Each ICOM International Committee organises an annual meeting or conference to bring together members from across the world to network and share knowledge on a specialist subject.

As we approach 'conference season' there are now many active calls for papers, with deadlines this month.  Current ones include:

ICOM-GLASS (museums and glass collections):

ICOM-ICME (ethnographic museums and collections):

ICOM-ICEE (exhibitions and exchanges) + ICFA (museums and collections of fine art):

ICOM-ICMS (museum security):

ICOM-ICMAH (archaeology and history):

ICOM-ICOFOM (museology):

ICOM-COMCOL (collections) + FIHRM (human rights museums):

Remember that ICOM UK members can apply for Travel Bursaries to attend such international conferences, and that your international visit can be extended by applying for funding from the Camilla Boodle Fund.  Applications are considered on a first-come-first-served basis.  You can find more information about ICOM Travel Bursaries and the Camilla Boodle Fund on the ICOM UK website:

You can find a calendar of international conferences and events on the ICOM UK website and a list of ICOM conferences and events at