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2024 Historian in Residence

Heritage Calgary and Calgary Public Library invite applications for the paid position of Historian in Residence at Central Library in downtown Calgary, Alberta for 2024.

The Historian in Residence program is a six-month community engagement residency that supports historians and researchers working in any genre related to Calgary’s (Moh’kins’tsis’) social, cultural and built history.

The resident is invited to work remotely, and/or in a designated office space on the 4th floor of Central Library. They will engage with the public through programs such as open office hours, interactive/online workshops, school group tours and lectures. They are encouraged to use the Library’s collection and Heritage Calgary’s Inventory of Evaluated Historic Resources during the residency and are invited to curate an exhibit, performance or final program at the close of their residency.

Please attach your documents and submit your application via email to by Tuesday, February 27, 2024!

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