New Co-opted Board Member

Dr. Emlyn Koster of the North Carolina Museum of  Natural Sciences has been unanimously co-opted to the Board of ICOM NATHIST for the partial term to the the Annual General Meeting in 2019 (Kyoto). With a BSc from the University of Sheffield in England and a PhD from the University of Ottawa in Canada, both…

Season’s Greetings

As another year draws to a close, it’s typical for us to reflect on where we’ve come and were we’re going. What we can predict for 2017, perhaps more than many past years, is relatively uncertain. Even a few highlights from a list of current environmental issues is enough to give most of us pause….

2016 ICOM NATHIST Board Nominations

At our 2016 Annual General Meeting, we will vote in the members of the Board of ICOM NATHIST. All position are up for re-election, and all current members are standing for another 3-year term. Any ICOM NATHIST member in good standing may run for any position. There are also additional “Member at Large” positions that…

New ICOM NATHIST Treasurer, Jesse Rodriguez

The Board of ICOM NATHIST warmly welcomes Jesse Rodriguez as its new Treasurer, effective March 2016. He replaces Marcia Lourenço from the Museum of Zoology, University of São Paulo, in Brazil, who served in the role since October 2013. Jesse is an accountant and has served as the Director of Finance and Administration for the…

Dr. Eric Dorfman named Director of Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Pittsburgh – USA. Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh today announced that ICOM NATHIST President Dr. Eric Dorfman has been named Director of Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Carnegie Museum of Natural History, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, is among the top natural history museums in the country. It maintains, preserves, and interprets an…

ICOM NATHIST says goodbye to Luisa Rocha and welcomes Lynda Knowles

The Board of ICOM NATHIST expresses its sincere gratitude to Dr Luisa Maria Rocha, who steps down from the position of Secretary of ICOM NATHIST, which she has held since 2013. Luisa is Museologist at Environmental Museum Research Institute of the Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro, which aims to facilitate dialogue with society about the…

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…