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It was such an amazing weekend from 24-26 November 2017 as over 280 textile conservators and practitioners from 24 countries and regions gathered in Hong Kong for the IIC-Palace Museum 2017 Hong Kong Symposium, right after the conclusion of its pr

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The Palace Museum in Beijing welcomed 23 participants from China and many corners of the world including Australia, Egypt, Argentina, Serbia, Finland, Canada, Austria, France and Vietnam to take part in the third IIC-ITCC Training Workshop.

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On 5th December 1940, the British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.'s SS Gairsoppa left from the port of Calcutta, India to sail toward Britain.

Welcome to the February issue of NiC How good it was to see many of you at the IIC Annual General Meeting which took place in London last January, always a wonderful opportunity to catch up and meet new members. For the ones among you that didn't make it worry not - in the IIC News section (page 20) in this issue you will find updates on the evening's main events. Also, not to miss is NiC's interview with IIC's new Executive Director Sarah Stannage. Sarah is already busy...

Every two years an award is offered to the individual or group who, in the opinion of IIC Council, has done most to further public appreciation of what the conservation profession achieves. The award consists of a certificate and a cash prize of £1000, presented at the biennial IIC Congress.

Details of previous award winners can be found on the IIC website at the Keck Awards page.

Deadline:
2 Apr 2018
2016 - 2017 Annual review front cover

The latest issue of IIC's Annual Review, for 2016 - 2017, published at the 2018 Annual General Meeting, is available from the IIC web-site here. This was presented at the 2017 Annual General Meeting and is the first in a new series of reviews to present IIC's activities and engagement throughout the past year. We hope you enjoy this latest issue of the new way of conveying news about IIC's current activities and future plans.

Notice to all IIC Hon. Fellows and Fellows

The latest electronic ballot for election to IIC's Fellowship has just been posted on the IIC web-site and you are invited to take part in this. The ballot is open to all IIC Fellows in good standing (i.e. those whose membership fees are up to date) and to all IIC Honorary Fellows.

Deadline:
30 Mar 2018

This week IIC, the International Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, welcomes Sarah Stannage as the Institute’s first Executive Director. Sarah starts her new role, focussing on strategic development of IIC, on 1 January 2018 and will join the Institute’s present staff of three.

Sarah Stannage said: “It is an enormous honour to take on this new role within an organisation that plays such an important role in promoting conservation all around the world. The dedication of Fellows and members who commit their time to support the IIC is truly inspirational. I am looking forward very much to working with Council, Fellows, members of IIC and the team at the IIC Office as we lead the organisation on the next stage of its journey”.

Welcome to the December issue of NiC. As the year is drawing to a close, one often feels the need to look back at the past twelve months and ponder on events, achievements and perhaps unfulfilled goals. In the past year NiC has once again changed skin with a look mirroring the new IIC brand which I hope by now readers will have become familiar with. What is unchanged, however, is the original aim of bringing conservation news to a wider international audience and facilitate the sharing of...

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