Category: IFPH Steering Committee

Call for Nomination: delegate to the IFPH Steering Committee wanted!

A new call for nomination is open for one position as delegate in the International Federation for Public History’s steering committee. The position is for a 4-year term starting on March 1, 2018 (1/3/2018 – 28/2/2022). Self-nomination and nominations of individuals by a third party are welcome!

The IFPH has a new President, Thomas Cauvin, from France and the USA !

The IFPH Electoral Committee is pleased to announce that, after receiving only this candidature, Thomas Cauvin from Colorado State University (USA), has become the new IFPH President.[…] Thomas Cauvin’s four years mandate will start in January 2018 and end in December 2021. […].

Call for Nomination: President of the IFPH-FIHP

President wanted! The call for nominations is now open for the position of President of the IFPH for a 4-year term starting on January 1, 2018 (1/1/2018-31/12/2021). Self-nomination and nominations of individuals by a third party are welcome! Candidates and nominates candidates must be members of the IFPH […].

Re-opening of the call for nomination for the post of IFPH Treasurer (2017-2020)

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.”[1] The proposed legislation is designed to protect “the good name” of Poland.[2] The CHA fears that the new law will encourage attacks on academic freedom and stifle research and debate….