Cinco de Mayo

Favorite Hashtags Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a special holiday in Mexico, primarily celebrated in the state of Puebla, with limited recognition elsewhere in the country. It’s also a popular celebration in the USA. The date commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France during the French-Mexican War. Festivities in the US …

Oral History

Buzzwords Oral History = the collection and study of historical information using sound recordings of interviews with people having personal knowledge of past events Headlines https://interviews.televisionacademy.com/news/producers-pointers-why-i-became-an-oral-historian-and-how-you-can-be-one-too https://skift.com/oral-history-of-booking-acquisition/ http://www.latimes.com/science/la-sci-cassini-oral-history-20170912-htmlstory.html http://www.vulture.com/2017/09/origins-james-andrew-miller-oral-history-podcast.html https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/aug/14/oral-history-pioneers Twitter @bl_oralhistory @EvansStef_UNLV @SWoralhistory @OH_SummerSchool Embedded Tweets Today the hashtag, which has become the defining symbol of the digital age, turns 10. This is its …

History

History is the study of the past as it is described in written documents. Events occurring before written record are considered prehistory. It is an umbrella term that relates to past events as well as the memory, discovery, collection, organization, presentation, and interpretation of information about these events.- Wikipedia Elsewhere on the Web http://www.interestingtimespodcast.com/2017/118-italian-fascism-part-seven-meagan-zurn-on-antonio-gramsci/ http://www.interestingtimespodcast.com/2017/118-italian-fascism-part-seven-meagan-zurn-on-antonio-gramsci/ …

INAH

Photo The Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH, National Institute of Anthropology and History) is a Mexican federal government bureau established in 1939 to guarantee the research, preservation, protection, and promotion of the prehistoric, archaeological, anthropological, historical, and paleontological heritage of Mexico. INAH and the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura are tasked …

History of the Old Spanish Trail

Photo: Jimmy Emerson, Old Spanish Trail Marker Las Vegas – The Clark County Wetlands Park hosts a lecture about the history of the Old Spanish Trail Thursday, August 17, from 6-8pm. Presenter Liz Warren is a historian and one of the founders of the Old Spanish Trail Association. The two-hour lecture is free to attend and …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week August 19-27 with the motto “Discover the past. Build the future.” Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the event Each year many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout Ireland. Many of the events that take place during the week are free and the programme highlights the abundance …

Virtual Conversation: What is a Recipe?

Poster: Ron Mader, What is a recipe? #roofdog Publisher’s Note: Turning our preview into a recap of the Virtual Conversation on ‘What is a Recipe?’ held June 2 to July 5, 2017, hosted by The Recipe Project. Kudos for inspired, inclusive and open participation! Twitter Shoutout: @historecipes, @ltotelin, @historybeagle Hashtags:  #recipesconf and #recipesproject. Wiki: Recipes Source: http://recipes.hypotheses.org/9170 The Recipes Project is a …

2017 International Museum Day

Photo: Queensland Museum May 18 is International Museum Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Hashtags: #IMD2017 and #InternationalMuseumDay Please tag, tweet and follow your favorite museums to celebrate. Participation in International Museum Day is growing among museums all over the world. In 2016, more than 35,000 museums participated in the event in some 145 …

ICOMOS Mexico Hosts Symposium

Poster, ICOMOS 2017 ICOMOS Mexico – http://icomos.mx – hosts a celebration of the International Day of Monuments and Sites with a 3-day conference April 18-21 in Mexico City. There will also be a field trip (technical visit) to Xochimilco. Download the program and watch the live video This first edition of the Scientific Symposium in the framework of …