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  • New York University’s Tamiment Library announces the Center for the United States and the Cold War Fellowships and travel grants for 2013-2014.

    New York | Dates: 31 Jan – 15 Feb, 2013
    The Center for the United States and the Cold War supports research on the Cold War at home and the ways in which this ideological and geopolitical conflict with the Soviet Union affected American politics, culture, and society. We will be offering a dissertation fellowship and a post-doctoral fellowship. Applicants for the dissertation fellowship must have passed their comprehensive examinations and expect to complete their dissertations within two years. The post-doctoral fellowship is designed for junior scholars who will have received the Ph.D. by August 31, 2013. A dissertation fellow will receive a stipend of $25,000 for a nine-month academic year; a stipend for post-doctoral fellow is $45,000; and travel grants are $2,000 per month. This year there are at least five travel grants, one post-doctoral fellowship, and one dissertation fellowship available.

    Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a short project description (5 pages maximum), a statement describing the relevance of the collections of the Tamiment Library to the project, and two letters of recommendation. Writing samples are welcome (5 pages maximum).
  • APT NYC 2013 - Preserving the Metropolis - Call for Abstracts

    New York | Dates: 31 Jan – 28 Feb, 2013
    The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) is pleased to announce a Call for Abstracts for APT NYC 2013, taking place in Times Square from October 11-15, 2013.
  • Domestic Advice Literature and Histories of Home

    London | Dates: 31 Jan, 2013

    Seminar: Domestic Advice Literature and Histories of Home

    The Histories of Home Specialist Subject Network and the Modern Interiors Research Centre (Kingston University) are holding a one-day seminar on ‘Domestic Advice Literature and Histories of Home’.

    The full programme for the day is available here:

    http://historiesofhomessn.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/domestic-advice-literature-programme.pdf

    The event brings together scholars from different disciplines to consider the role of advice literature in the study of the home, its design and interiors, recognising the significance of the source in shaping our perceptions and representations of the domestic sphere.

    Speakers include Professor Penny Sparke (Kingston University), Dr Grace Lees-Maffei (University of Hertfordshire), Dr Lesley Hoskins, Dr Rachel Ritchie (Brunel University), Dr Emma Ferry (Nottingham Trent University), Dr Nicholas Tromans (Kingston University), Dr Rebecca Preston (Royal Holloway, University of London) and Dr Patricia Lara-Betancourt (Kingston University).

    Tickets will be priced at £20 (£10 for students). To reserve a place, please download a booking form from our website

  • Seminar: Domestic Advice Literature and Histories of Home

    London | Dates: 31 Jan, 2013
    The Histories of Home Specialist Subject Network and the Modern Interiors Research Centre (Kingston University) are pleased to announce a one-day seminar on ‘Domestic Advice Literature and Histories of Home’.

    The seminar will take place on Thursday 31 January 2013 at the Geffrye, Museum of the Home, London.