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This study, carried out as a diploma-project, is a multidisciplinary approach to the examination and conservation of two thangkas. The poster version was first presented at the 2015 IIC Hong Kong Congress and it is now published as a full version as... Read more
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The Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) in Doha opened its gates to the public in 2008 under Qatar Museums Authority (today’s QM) and H.E. Shaikha al Mayasa bint Hamad al Thani. In late 2011 the MIA conservators identified the need for the museum to have... Read more
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LONDON - The question that many have been asking following the recent well documented destructions and acts of vandalism on cultural heritage is whether the trafficking in antiquities pillaged from the Middle East and North Africa regions is... Read more
Welcome to the April edition of News in Conservation. I’ll start off with a huge thank you for the incredible support received for the production of Issue 46, our first thematic issue on cultural heritage in conflict, and for the many messages sent in appreciation of NiC’s covering of such an important and hotly debated topic. With your help NiC will keep following events around the world and report on the latest news from troubled regions. In this issue we travel to Doha in Qatar... Read more
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12-16 September 2016

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Saving the Now: Crossing Boundaries to Conserve Contemporary Works

IIC and INCCA, international organisations with members worldwide, are...

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15 Jun 2015

IIC, the International Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, condemns the destruction of the ancient Assyrian site of Nimrud, Iraq, by Islamic State militants.

This city, founded in the 13th century BCE , is of inestimable cultural importance not only for Iraq, but for the development of civilisation as a whole. There can be no justification for calculated desecration of and damage to this irreplaceable site, or to other ancient archaeological sites here...

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In January 2015 IIC’s Annual General Meeting took place at the Council Room of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining in London. In the course of the event, the IIC Council presented an Honorary Fellowship to John Stuart Mills.

Welcome to the February Special Edition of News in Conservation, the first to be entirely dedicated to a specific theme – Heritage in Conflict Zones. I am very grateful to the authors who accepted the invitation to contribute with inspiring and thought-provoking articles, often coming from first-hand experiences. A special thank you goes to the Syrian Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums in the person of its Director General Prof. Dr. Maamoun Abdulkarim who graciously... Read more

IIC, together with ICOM-CC , the International Council of Museums, Committee for Conservation, is pleased to announce a joint Declaration on Environmental Guidelines. Developed by the two organisations over the last eighteen months and finalised at recent conferences in Melbourne, Australia ( ICOM-CC) and Hong Kong (IIC), the declaration provides guidance for collecting institutions , both large and small, on how to provide sustainably responsible environmental conditions for...

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