Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Call for Webinar Presentations

The International Society for British Genealogy and Family History is seeking Webinar Presenters

Proposals will be accepted June 15-30, 2019


We are soliciting proposals on topics related to researching ancestors in Wales, Ireland (Republic and/or Northern), England or Scotland. These should be at an intermediate or advanced level as many of our attendees are familiar with the basics of researching in their ancestral country.


Topics may include (but are not limited to):

·         Emigration/migration/immigration
·         Specific record sets (poor law/court/mental health etc)
·         Military research for British Isles/Ireland
·         Technology for British Isles/Irish research
·         Collections/holdings of an archive/library or family history society in one of the above-named countries
·         Methodology
·         More generalized topics such as writing family histories/creating newsletters/blogging


All presenters will be compensated at $150usd or equivalent. This includes pre-presentation preparation, a 3-4 page handout and the actual 50 minute presentation followed by a Q&A


Speakers are invited to submit up to four (4) proposals in PDF format
Proposals should include:
·         Topic (no more than 8 words)
·         Description of what will be covered (no more than 100 words)
·         Audience level

Please include a cover with name, contact information, speaking/presentation experience and brief (60 word) bio. If accepted, you will be asked to submit a headshot photo for publication purposes.

Proposals should be sent to:

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