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April 18, 2022


2022 ICME Conference / 26th ICOM General Conference

Theme: The Power of Museums
When: 20 -28 August 2022.
Where: Prague / Czech Republic
Conference will be hosted by ICOM National Czech Comittee

Applications are invited for three (3) ICME Fellows, who must be individual members of ICME from 3. and 4. countries or ICME youth members (under 35 years of age).

ICME Fellowship funding (up to 2.000 €) will be used to pay for conference registration, accommodation, airfare and reasonable daily allowance in Prague for participation in the conference 20 – 28 August 2022, with a view to offer opportunities for enriching the on-going research of candidates through global interaction with ICME members from different parts of the world. Candidates are expected to remain active in ICME.

1. All applicants shall be engaged actively in curatorial, education, research or developmental work in a museum.
2. All applicants must have been an ICME member for a minimum of two years (continuous paid membership of ICOM for the years 2020, 2021).
3. ICME Fellows are required to contribute a reflective report about their conference experience at ICME/Prague and how they will shape their future museum thinking, to be published in a future ICME News (the next one after the conference).

Applications must reach the President and Secretary of ICME by April 25th 2022 along with the following:
1. A 500 word statement of the applicant’s motivation for attending ICME/2022/Prague and the benefits which s/he expects to derive from it.
2. A curriculum vitae indicating, name, age, citizenship, home, address, institutional address, contact phone, e-mail address, details of qualification, employment positions, research experience, and ICOM membership number.
3. Names and e-mail addresses of two eminent museum professionals, from whom references will be sought.
ICME Fellows shall be announced by May 15th 2022. Awards will be given strictly on merit and subject to fulfilment of all conditions. ICME reserves the right for the selection of candidates and shall hold the right of publishing a conference report of the selected candidate.

Contact the ICME president and secretary:
Ralf Čeplak Mencin,
Rema Zeynalova,

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