Cultural Materials Conservation in Australia: critical reflections and key issues for the twenty-first century
The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) is holding their 34th annual meeting May 25th to the 31st. The Meeting is hosted by the Field Museum and will take place at the Hilton Chicago (720 South Michigan Avenue) and The Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois. SPNHC is an international society whose mission is to improve the preservation, conservation and management of natural history collections to ensure their continuing value to society.
Call for papers for the 'YHIP 2019 SUMMER SCHOOL/RESEARCH SEMINAR' on Historic Polymeric Materials (HIPOMS).
Yhip 2019 on 27-28 May 2019, FCT NOVA, Campus Caparica, Portugal.
The Yhip 2019 Summer School/Research Seminar on Historic Polymeric Materials (HIPOMS) will combine the 'Plastics Heritage: History, Limits and Possibilities' Congress with a two-day seminar course. It intends to be an open forum for graduate students, post-docs, and other scientists to present, exchange new data and inventive ideas on the history, degradation and conservation of polymeric materials.
The European University Institute, Florence, Italy, is hosting the 11th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2019, http://qqml.org) which is organized under the umbrella of ISAST (International Society for the Advancement of Science and Technology).
Call for Papers for the 45th Annual CAC Conference and Workshops Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Dalhousie University May 28 - June 1, 2019
The Canadian Association for Conservation is pleased to announce that our 45th Annual Conference will be held on the traditional ancestral territory of the Mi'kmaq people in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The conference will run May 30 to June 1, 2019 at Dalhousie University in the heart of downtown Halifax.
Museu da Famácia (Pharmacy Museum)
Registration for the Plastics Heritage Congress: History, Limits and Possibilities to be held in Lisbon, 29-31 May 2019, is now open at http://plasticsheritage2019.ciuhct.org/registration/.
Please notice that the early bird registration ends on March 20. For full fees, please see here: http://plasticsheritage2019.ciuhct.org/important-dates/
Symposium A closer look at Murals- Recent advances in the conservation and scientific investigation of Wall Paintings, to be held at The British Museum on the 30th May 2019.
Registration is now open
The 2018 Year of Cultural Heritage was declared to be conceived as an occasion to `highlight the importance of European culture`. An importance that is however acknowledged in its grandeur and that needs constant deepening and re-visitation/interpretation. The European Year of Cultural Heritage aimed to be a bottom-up approach on the participatory governance of cultural heritage aimed to foster awareness of European cultural history and values and to strengthen a sense of European identity.
The Foundation for Advancement in Conservation is now accepting applications for the Preventative Conservation workshop taking place June 2 - 15, 2019. This immersive, hands-on workshop will take place at Staatsburgh State Historic Site in the Hudson Valley region of New York State. Eight participants will work closely with five instructors during the two-week program. The workshop will draw on the perspective of a housekeeper working in a historic house.
Call for Abstracts
Submit an abstract and register at the conference website: https://www.asms.org/conferences/annual-conference/annual-conference-hom...