Joint Conference: ICAMT and ICMEMO 2017 October 14-18th in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. Memory Building: Engaging Society in Self-Reflective Museums The International Committee of Memorial Museums in Remembrance of the Victims of Public Crimes and the International Committee for Architecture and Museum Techniques have a joint conference in Cincinnati, USA. The theme of the conference is “MEMORY BUILDING: Engaging Society in self-reflective Museums” According to the organisers, Cincinnati offers an unexpectedly apt venue at the crossroads of a complex political time… | Read more »
Jewish Heritage Tourism in the Digital Age October 23-25, 2017 // Venice, Italy Beit Venezia, Jewish Heritage Europe and the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe are organizing a conference on Jewish Heritage Tourism in the Digital Age, from Monday 23 October to Wednesday 25 October 2017 in Venice, Italy. The challenges and opportunities posed by Jewish heritage tourism and travel in Europe are the focus of this three-day conference and raise many important issues both in places where there is an active local Jewish population and in… | Read more »
Nearly 50 delegates have already signed up for the AEJM Annual Conference, which will take place in Toledo, Spain in November. The tentative programme is available here, and promises a varied range of interesting lectures, tours, workshops and discussion groups. We are happy to announce the two keynote speakers, who will each share their perspectives on the conference theme “The Absence of Things”. Elma Hašimbegović, the director of the History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, will address the topic in conversation… | Read more »
NEMO’s 25th Annual Conference: “Open Heart Surgery – The Value of Museum Collections” | 9-12 November 2017| Ghent, Belgium Collections are at the heart of museums. As their core and basis, the Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) wants to take an open look at how museums operate with their collections nowadays. How do museums make their heart beat, how is it connected to other organs in the museum-body, to communities and to society? NEMO will examine this question together… | Read more »
The Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe welcomes applications for a range of grant programmes. Programmes include Archives and Libraries, Jewish Education, Academic Jewish Studies, and – most relevant to AEJM members – Museums. The Museums Programme is now open for applications. The closing date for submitting an application is July 26, 2017. Read more and apply here. If you have any queries concerning the Museums Grant Programme, please contact Dr Brigitte Sion.