Call for Papers
Following the preliminary announcement sent out by Robyn Pender and Sophie Godfraind in June, there has been so much interest in the conference planned to celebrate Sharon’s life and achievements that it has been decided to make this a more ambitious event in spring 2020.
Call for Papers
The British Library is pleased to offer a 12 month funded internship in Textile Conservation.
Intern, Textile Conservation
Location. St Pancras, London
Fixed Term for 12 months
Full Time (36 hours per week over 5 days)
Salary is £10.55 per hour (London Living Wage)
We are delighted that the Impact Factor of our leading journal Studies in Conservation has increased from 0.613 to 0.797, showing that it is being more frequently cited and is of growing benefit to conservation scientists.
Location: South Kensington
Salary: £33,181.00 - £39,883.00 Per Annum
The V&A is the world's leading museum of art, design and performance. We enrich people's lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world.
We are seeking an experienced sculpture conservator to join the V&A’s sculpture conservation team preparing objects for the Museum’s exciting and busy programme of new gallery developments, exhibitions, loans and collections care.
Fixed term 9 months, from 2 January 2020
£32,129 per annum, pro rated
By Adam M. Klups
Review courtesy of ICCROM
Connect and inspire African youth with the possibilities of their rich heritage. Use digital technologies, including social media, to promote heritage awareness and support creative industries. Engage heritage as an economic asset to address poverty and unemployment among young people. These are just some of the potential directions discussed during ICCROM’s Africa Expert Meeting for Cultural Heritage Conservation, held at the Egyptian Academy in Rome from 9-11 January 2019.
By Kasey Hamilton and Austin Anderson
In April of this year, over 160 people travelled to Los Angeles to attend the 45th annual meeting of the Association of North American Graduate Programs in Conservation of Cultural Property (ANAGPIC). Students, faculty, and staff of the UCLA/Getty Interdepartmental Program in the Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials had the pleasure of not only attending the three-day conference, but hosting it as well.
Reviews by Daniela Sauer
For the June 2019 issue of News in Conservation, the ICCROM Library is contributing a list of new acquisitions and summaries of a selected group of top titles hand-picked by the librarian. We look forward to this being a regular quarterly inclusion in News in Conservation going forward.
Review by Christian Scheidemann
Sam Francis: The Artist’s Materials
By Debra Burchett-Lere and Aneta Zebala
The Getty Conservation Institute
Los Angeles, 2019
150 pages / USD $ 40.00 / Paperback