Happy New Year

Thank you for your support and involvement in 2014. It was an important year for us, with new initiatives and many friendships. We’re looking forward to seeing many of you in Taiwan this October and, in the meantime, will continue to share with you news from natural history and museology. Warmest wishes from ICOM NATHIST Advertisements

Board Welcomes Dr. Osamu Kamei

In our conference report, we told you that we are very pleased to have seconded Dr. Osamu Kamei to the Board of ICOM NATHIST. He adds a great deal to our work. Read his profile and visit the Website of his institution the Center of the History of Japanese Industrial Technology  at the National Museum…

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,600 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many…

Best wishes of the season

Here’s hoping that you receive everything you hope for this festive season. Thank you to all our members for helping to realise the great potential of our International Committee in 2014. We look forward very much to spending both productive and social times with you next year. Warmest wishes, Eric and the ICOM NATHIST Board…

ICOM NATHIST 2015 – Save the Date

SAVE THE DATE We are very pleased to confirm that the 2015 ICOM NATHIST conference will be hosted by the National Museum of Taiwan, in Taipei from Tuesday October 20th to Friday October 23rd, with a pre-conference reception on Monday October 19th. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT Conference Theme Natural History Museums: Building Our Future We will be building…

Report on the 2014 ICOM NATHIST conference

The 2014 conference of ICOM NATHIST, held in Croatia, was a great success, both for our ability to come together once again as colleagues and to explore the theme of the conference The Future of Natural History Museums: Relevance, Balance and Innovation. Before the conference, we brought together a group of experts to consider the issue…