Open Statement from the International Federation for Public History regarding the United States Travel Ban
Category: IFPH Steering Committee
The call for nomination is re-open for the position of Treasurer in the International Federation for Public History’s steering committee. The position is for a 4-year term (renewable once) starting in January 2017 (1/1/2017 – 31/12/2020). Self-nomination and nomination of individuals by a third party are welcome! Candidates and Voters should be regular 2017 IFPH-FIHP members….
The Canadian Historical Association Speaks Out about Poland’s New History Law, a comment by David Dean
On December 6, 2016 the Canadian Historical Association (CHA) wrote an open letter to the Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo urging the Polish government to reconsider the passage of legislation that would punish anyone who refers to “Polish death camps” or “Polish concentration camps.” The proposed legislation is designed to protect “the good name” of Poland. The CHA fears that the new law will encourage attacks on academic freedom and stifle research and debate….
Catalina Munoz and David Dean have been elected to the Steering Committee of the IFPH ! They will become new members of the IFPH SC on January 1, 2017.
The IFPH received four applications to fill the opening positions in its steering committee (See call for application).
You can read the candidates’ profile and statement of interest for the IFPH and international public history below. Registered members of the IFPH will receive an email Thursday November 3 asking for their vote and will be able to vote until Thursday November 10, 2016.