European Commission - 7th Framework Programme European Museums and Libraries in/of the age of migrations last updated: February 2015

Immigration, Migration, and Memory in Public History

10 October 2015

San Marcos, Texas, USA | Texas State University

The Public History Program in the Department of History at Texas State University is currently promoting a call for papers for the National Council on Public History mini-conference, that the institution will host a on October 10, 2015. The conference will facilitate discussion on public history projects related to migration and immigration. Papers that address memory issues are particularly welcome.
The Committee invites individual papers, panels, roundtables, and workshops to consider how public history addresses immigration and migration through topics and institutions including but not limited to:

  • Collective Memory & Public Memory
  • Community Development and Organization
  • Historic Preservation and Cultural Heritage
  • Heritage Tourism development and management
  • University or public history institutional missions for outreach, community engagement, or facilitating dialogue
  • Oral History
  • Archives
  • Government historical offices
  • Museums
  • State and Local History
  • Digital Humanities

Public historians, scholars, curators, site directors, independent scholars, government historians, and graduate students are invited to apply, submitting one-page proposals and CVs no longer than two pages for all proposed participants to Nancy Berlage.


The deadline for abstract submission has been postponed to June 23, 2015.

The conference will take place on the campus of Texas State University in San Marcos.
Please e-mail Megan Blair with questions.

Nancy Berlage, Megan Blair


» link to the Conference website