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ERIH Annual Conference 2017 – 20-22 September 2017 – Registration open

The registration for the ERIH Annual Conference 2017, Topic “Industrial Tourism: Linking the past with the present and the future” is now open. The conference takes place from 20 to

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Boom – Crisis – Heritage. King Coal and the energy revolutions after 1945. Call for papers

German Mining Museum Mining History Section Mining History Document Center Research project: From boom to crisis. German coal mining after 1945 Call for papers During the Industrial Revolution coal was

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New Director of Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust

Helen Featherstone has been appointed as the new Director of Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust. Sheffield Industrial Museums are the showcase of Sheffield’s industrial story from early industrialisation to modern times.

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Caithness Conference June 2018 planning underway

Planning for the 2018 conference in Caithness is in progress. Below we mention some of the things which may be included but we cannot at this stage confirm the status

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AGA Foundry in Coalbrookdale to close

The AIA was very saddened to hear the announcement last week that the AGA foundry in Coalbrookdale, near the place where Abraham Darby first smelted iron in a furnace fuelled

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Conference Notes and Gazetteers now available on line

Most Gazetteers and all available Tour Notes for past Conferences have now been scanned into pdfs and added to the website. Go to Past Conferences to see and download any

Sad news for the world’s last steam-powered cotton weaving mill

Following on from the news in 2016 that Lancashire County Council had taken the decision to close several of its museums, including Queen Street Mill and Helmshore Mills Textile Museum,

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Communicating World Heritage Values – Call for Papers

Communicating World Heritage: Research and Global Policy Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham in association with World Heritage UK Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of

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The Prince’s Regeneration Trust – BRICK Conference 2017

29th – 30th March 2017 Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow 2017 is the Year of History Heritage and Archaeology – a celebration of what gives Scotland its unique character and draws

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AIA Practical Day, 8th April – Forging Ahead: Understanding The Iron Industry

8th April 2017 The focus of this Association for Industrial Archaeology Practical Day will be the iron industry. This one-day workshop will look to provide introductory practical training and a