The organisers of the 2012 SHCG Conference are looking for contributions on the theme of
Find out more and download a tender brief and application form here.
Some of the handouts used during the excellent Skills Development Sessions at the 2011 Conference are now available for download from the
The papers for 2011's Annual General Meeting are now available online for advance reading.
Get involved and engage in some serious CPD by joining the SHCG committee at this year's AGM.
SHCG have written to York Museums Trust to express their concern over recent cuts to social history staff.
Bookins are now being taken for SHCG's 2011 conference: Who Do We Think We Are? Working with Social History Collections in the 21st Century
Handouts from February's
For this Monument Fellowship Masterclass, SHCG is joining forces with the Museums Association and Thinktank, Birmingham science museum.
The organisers of the 2011 SHCG Conference are looking for papers on the theme of
The next SHCG seminar
Some of the papers from the 2010 Conference, Big Impacts with Small Resources, are now available to read on-line.
SHCG committee have recently responded to the MA's Collection Knowledge consultation, based on members' input. Read the response here:
SHCG Conference 10th-12th July 2008
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Thanks to funding support from MDA, the Social History Curators Group is able to commission some freelance research and development work for its firstBASE database.
Tell us your views on SHCG's website and how you think we can improve it...
The SHCG committee recently responded to the article 'A Sense of Place' by Scott Billings in February's edition of the Museums Journal.
SHCG will be launching its 'Object Lessons' scheme on 24th June 2008.
At the SHCG AGM, held at this year’s conference, on 12 July in London, several new members were elected to the SHCG committee.
Members will receive an additional insert with the new copy of SHCG News. The insert is a ballot to approve an amendment to the wording of the Constitution.
SHCG is pleased to announce the result of the recent ballot regarding the change of wording to the constitution.
The SHCG committee have recently agreed the organisation's new Forward Plan.
This year’s SHCG conference will be held on the subject of ‘difficult', controversial and emotive subjects, including those that disturb and affect or subjects that are more difficult to enable the public to engage with.
SHCG work to a two-yearly Forward Plan which outlines our aims and objectives in all areas of the Group's work.