Category Archives: Conferences

Black History in the Hudson Valley Conference Planned


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Conference on Black History in Hudson ValleyA conference on Black History in the Hudson Valley has been set for Saturday, July 14th, from 9 am to 5:30 pm, in Kingston.

Hosted by the Hudson River Maritime Museum and The Library at the A.J. Williams-Myers African Roots Center, the focus of this conference is the history of Black and African-American residents in the Hudson Valley, including communities and work along the canals and tributaries of the Hudson River. Continue reading

Fort Ti History Educators Conference Planned For May


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fort ticonderoga“The Great Wars: The French & Indian War and the First World War” will be the focus of the Tenth Annual History Conference for Educators to be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Fort Ticonderoga.

Sessions focused on the French & Indian War (known as the Seven Years’ War in Europe) and World War I will answer the question on how global conflict affects local communities. Participants will learn about the scope and impact of “Great Wars” on society in general through the study of primary accounts. Continue reading

Oneida County History Conference Set For Apr 14


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Oneida County NY 1912The Oneida County Historians Association (OCHA) annual conference has been scheduled for Saturday, April 14 and will be held at the Rome Historical Society, located at 200 Church Street in Rome, NY.

Speakers will include New York State Historian Devin Lander, New York State History Blog Founder & Editor John Warren, Barbara Granato from the Daughters of the American Revolution, and others. Continue reading

Underground RR Conference Set For Albany Mar 9-11


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Underground RR ConferenceThe 17th Annual Underground Railroad Public History Convention is set for March 9-11, 2018, at the Cultural Education Center and Albany Capital Center and The Visitors Center of Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The Convention will include workshops, round tables, exhibits, vendors, art exhibitions and raffles. Attendees are encouraged to come dressed in period attire. Continue reading

NYC Historic Preservation Conference March 3rd


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historic districts council annual conferenceThe Historic Districts Council has announced their Annual Preservation Conference is set for Saturday, March 3, 2018, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, at New York Law School, 185 West Broadway, New York.

This day-long Conference will dive into a range of topics and of-the-moment campaigns to preserve communities and sites throughout the city, with sessions led by the participants themselves. Continue reading

New Netherland Annual Conference Call for Papers


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Map of New Netherland and New England, with north to the rightThe New Netherland Institute (NNI) is now accepting presentation proposals for their 41st Annual Conference, which will convene in Albany, New York at the New York State Museum on the 22nd of September 2018.

The program committee welcomes paper proposals on any aspect of the seventeenth-century Dutch colony. Proposals that highlight the legacy of New Netherland are also encouraged. Continue reading

Museum Association Conference Registration Open


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The Museum Association of New York’s 2018 Annual Conference, Visioning Change, is set to bring together hundreds of museum professionals in Rochester, from April 8-10, 2018.

MANY will be hosting over 20 conference sessions, 11 capstone experiences, and four special events. Over the three-day conference, attendees will have opportunity to network with colleagues, engage with industry partners, and show their support for MANY by participating in Vendor Bingo, browsing the Silent Auction, and attending both formal and casual fundraising events at the Memorial Art Gallery, George Eastman Museum, and the Strong Museum of Play. Continue reading