April 09, 2007
By Elisabeth Grant
Lee White from the National Coalition for History posted the latest Washington Update last Friday, April 6. Highlights from this edition include:
- Open positions at the National Park Service. The positions of Chief Historian and Bureau Historian are currently vacant at the National Park Service.
- NHA Conference. Erin Smith of the National Humanities Alliance reports that the recent NHA Conference and Humanities Advocacy Day was a success. Also read about the NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants, which were awarded at the NHA conference.
- Declassification of Nazi and Japanese War Crimes. This seven year declassification project has come to an end, with a final report coming out mid-April.
Find all of this, plus news on a NEH summit on Digital Humanities Centers, the release of “Women in Congress 1917-2006,” and links to a number of articles of interest, at the most recent Washington Update. Also, be aware that the next Update won’t be published till the week of April 16.