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 3 WEEKS UNTIL ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE Don’t forget to submit before it is too late! Abstract submission closes on Friday, 14th February 2020 at midnight GMT. We recommend you read the Submission Guidelines carefully before submitting. Submit your abstract here  Registration 

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Registration is now open!We are delighted to inform you that registration forSPNHC & ICOM NATHIST 2020 is now open!Register now to take advantage of the reduced early bird rate.Click Here To Register Now!Further InformationThe joint meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) and the International Council of Museums Committee for Museums and…

Call for Papers SPNHC/Nathist conference is open!

The joint meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) and the International Council of Museums Committee for Museums and Collections of Natural History (ICOM NATHIST) will take place from the 7th – 13th June 2020 in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. The theme for the meeting is ‘The Role of Natural History…

NATHIST Conference Report 2019

During the week of 1–7 September 2019, the city of Kyoto welcomed over 4,500 participants to the ICOM General Conference. A record-breaker in terms of attendance, this triennial gathering inspired a range of discussions and exchanges on museum-related issues. Through sessions, excursions, workshops, and more, participants were able to engage with other museum professionals and…

Bylaws posted

The NATHIST bylaws were ratified in November of 2018 at the Annual General Meeting in Ramat Gan, Israel. They are posted on the “About” page of this website at the following link https://icomnathist.wordpress.com/about/ You can also download them directly here ICOM NATHIST Bylaws adopted Nov. 7 2018 For questions or comments, please use the ICOM…

Important conference update for speakers

Dear NATHIST Kyoto speakers, We wish to make you two requests about your presentations of the NATHIST sessions at ICOM Kyoto 2019. First one is submission of your presentation data for preparation of simultaneous interpretation (English to Japanese only). Please refer to the attached PDF file and send your slide data in PPT format or…

Update on Kyoto

We’re getting close to final preparations for the NATHIST portion of the Kyoto conference. Here are some things you should see. In case you missed it, here is the invitation communication (English version) of the invitation from the President, Suay Aksoy. Invitation to the 34th Ordinary General Assembly Dear ICOM members, I am pleased to…

NATHIST Excursion: Lake Biwa

The countdown to Kyoto is beginning. We are including updated information on the NATHIST conference on our Conference Research Page. CONFERENCE EXCURSION – LAKE BIWA On the excursion, NATHIST is going on an exciting field trip around beautiful Lake Biwa to experience its nature and culture. Lake Biwa is one of the few ancient lakes…

Invitation to a workshop on costs of biological invasions

A message from Franck Courchamp, Biodiversity Dynamics, Lab of Ecologie, Systematique & Evolution, Université Paris-Sud Dear colleagues, With my group, we are organizing a 3 days workshop to exploit our newly completed global database on the economic costs of biological invasions: InvaCost. The workshop will be held mid-November, in a very nice setting near Paris,…