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August 3-5, 2008. Indigenous and Community Voices in Archives. ICHORA4 Call for papers. Perth, Western Australia.
Send proposals to by 14 July 2007

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ICOM-CC 15th Triennial Meeting, Diversity in Heritage Conservation: Tradition, Innovation and Participation
New Delhi, India, September 22-26, 2008

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Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Grants
The National Park Service invites proposals for FY 2007 Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) grants. NAGPRA is the federal law that provides a process for museums and federal agencies to return certain Native American cultural items to lineal descendants, culturally affiliated Indian tribes, and Native Hawaiian organizations. Two types of grants are available. Consultation/Documentation Grants are awarded annually and range from $5,000 to $75,000. Deadline is March 1. You may submit draft proposals (optional) by December 29, 2006, for review and comment. Repatriation Grants of up to $15,000 are awarded on an ongoing basis, October through June. Application information is online.

Higgins Armory and Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts
are sponsoring a Metals Conservation Summer Institute which will take place for two weeks during the summers of 2004, 2005, 2006. The funding for the Institute is provided by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences. In order to market the Metals Conservation Summer Institute please send a membership list from your organization to Josephine Jacobs,

The George Washington University's Records and Information Management Program
offers short-term courses in electronic document imaging systems, managing electronic records, vital records protection/disaster recovery planning, and the selection and use of document management software and systems. Visit

The Department of Museum Studies at Leicester University, Leicester, United Kingdom, offers courses and information on Museum Studies. Visit:

For Archival Training Nationwide: The National Forum on Archival Continuing Education (NFACE) makes available for downloading the full text of archival training programs by federal, state, university and professional associates nationwide. Visit:

Management of Public Sector Records: A Study Program
. This British self-study program for anyone interested in learning about records and archives programs should visit: or contact Mrs. Elizabeth Box at

Special Libraries Association (SLA) Presents Free Online Self-Paced Distance Learning:

Call for Papers: New Directions in Museum Anthropology: This session calls for papers that address the directions museum anthropology (and associated matters) is taking in Australia at the present time. For further information go to

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library invites applications for its 2002-2003 residential research fellowships. Applications are welcome from graduate students, college and university faculty, museum and public history professionals, conservators, working artists and architects, and independent scholars. Please visit

New York State Archives and Records Administration offers courses throughout the coming year:
* An Introduction to Appraisal and Selection of Historical Records
* An Introduction to Arrangement and Description of Archival Records
* An Introduction to Using the MARC Format with Archival and Manuscript Records
* Appraisal of Archival Records
* Archival Security
* Arrangement of Archival Records
* Basic Elements of Historical Records Programs
* Basic Records Management: An Introduction
* Conducting a Records Inventory
* Conducting Intergovernmental Business via the Internet
* Description of Archival Records (Local Government)
* Developing IRM Policies for Effective Information Management
* Disaster Planning and Recovery for Records Managers
* Documentary Heritage Program Grant Workshop
* Electronic Document Imaging: An Introduction
* Electronic Document Management Solutions: Identification, Investigation, and Implementation
* hands-on Historical Records in the Classroom
* Improving Government Business Processes Records Management Through Business Process Analysis and Improvement
* Inactive Records Management
* Indexing Minutes
* Introduction to Micrographics
* Managing Micrographic Projects
* Managing Records in an Automated Environment
* Managing the Records on your PC
* Preservation of Archival Records
* Putting Your House in Order: Managing Current Records
* Taking Care of Business: Considerations in Documenting Internet/Intranet Business Transactions
* Using the Internet to Locate Historical Records
For information on any of the above New York State Archives courses, contact Morgan Barclay at 518-474-6926; Email:

Please send additional course, conference, symposium, changes/corrections, or other training announcements to:

Joan Bacharach
Museum Management Program, National Park Service
1849 C St., NW, NC230, Washington, DC 20240
Fax: 202-343-1767

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