Pahrump Social Powwow 2017

Pahrump, Nevada – The Pahrump Social Powwow is an opportunity for Native Americans and non-natives alike to celebrate Indigenous culture. Pahrump is home to the Western Shoshone and Paiute tribes and the Powwow is held each year the weekend before Thanksgiving. The powwow starts Friday, November 17 at noon and runs through Sunday, November 19, 6pm. The event is …

World Tourism Awards 2017

The World Tourism Award, celebrating its 20th anniversary, was inaugurated in 1997 to “Recognize individuals, companies, organizations, destinations and attractions for outstanding initiatives related to the travel and tourism industry, and in fostering sustainable tourism and developing programs that give back to local communities.” It is presented by co-sponsors Corinthia Hotels, New York Times, United …

National Book Festival 2017

Washington, DC – The 18th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival was held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday, Sept. 1. Key Links https://www.loc.gov/bookfest http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/multimedia/posters https://www.facebook.com/libraryofcongress https://twitter.com/librarycongress https://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress https://www.youtube.com/user/LibraryOfCongress Playlist Author Stages Amazing authors, illustrators and poets will make presentations on stages dedicated to kids, fiction, history, poetry, contemporary life and …

Trust and Freedom on the Internet: Nethui 2017

Photo: Moeraki Boulders NetHui is New Zealand’s multi-stakeholder event on Internet governance and policy issues.. Hashtag: #nethui The theme for NetHui 2017 was Trust and Freedom on the Internet. The 2017 event took place November 9-10 in Auckland at the Aotea Centre. Key Links https://2017.nethui.nz https://2017.nethui.nz/code-of-conduct https://2017.nethui.nz/venue https://www.facebook.com/NetHuiNZ https://twitter.com/NetHuiNZ https://livestream.com/i-filmservices November 8 On the day before …

Palenque Round Table 2017

What’s new from INAH on YouTube? VIII Mesa Redonda de Palenque 2017 – Chan Ch’e’en, EL CIELO Y EL POZO: Sustentabilidad de las ciudades maya VIII Palenque Round Table 2017 – Chan Ch’e’en, THE HEAVEN AND THE WELL: Sustainability of the Mayan cities The VIII Round Table of Palenque was dedicated to the discussion of …

Responsible Tourism Day 2017

Photo This week our attention turns to London, host city of World Responsible Tourism Day which takes place Wednesday, November 8. What’s new? November 7 – Responsible Tourism Fringe Networking https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/responsible-tourism-fringe-networking-tickets-39052985531 We are delighted to be hosting this year’s Responsible Tourism Networking Fringe event at the Good Hotel. First, because the hotel is an inspiring …

Climate #COP23

Hashtags Circle the dates on the calendar. The 2017 UN Climate Change Conference takes place November 6-17 at the WorldConference Centre in Bonn, Germany The conference, officially referred as COP 23/ CMP 13/ CMA 1-2, is hosted by the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and presided over by Fiji. The UNFCCC secretariat and the Government …

Radio Preservation Task Force: From Archive to Classroom

Photo: Navajo Weaving, Luchia’s Restaurant Recommended Viewing from the Library of Congress Radio Preservation Task Force: From Archive to Classroom Mass-media historians and archivists in the first national attempt to assess the history and record of radio in the United States. Livestreamed sessions included “Indigenous/First Nations Radio” and “Material & Digital Curation.” Indigenous/First Nations – Friday, …

Public Broadcasting at 50

Recommended Viewing from the Library of Congress Washington, DC – The Library of Congress and Boston public broadcaster WGBH celebrated the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 with a series of panels featuring pioneers and experts in public broadcasting Friday, Nov. 3, 2 –6 p.m. The symposium — “Preserving …

World Travel Market 2017

This week (November 6-8) World Travel Market takes place in London. We are paying attention to the event and Responsible Tourism Day (November 8). Hashtag: #WTM2017. Key Links http://www.wtmlondon.com Exhibitor list Registration https://www.youtube.com/user/Worldtravelmarket http://www.wtmresponsibletourism.com https://www.flickr.com/photos/worldresponsibletourismday https://twitter.com/WTM_London Tweets by WTM_London Questions Who benefits from attending the World Travel Market? What are the outcomes of the World Travel …