Cultural Heritage Protection in the Asia – Pacific Region 2015: Preservation and Restoration of wooden structures

In Asia and the Pacific region, there are various forms of cultural heritage including those made of wooden structures which are of great value from a global point of view. In order to safeguard this important cultural heritage for future generations, it is necessary to train heritage professionals for proper investigation, analysis and preservation. ACCU Nara Office in partnership with ICCROM and Bunkacho has been organizing courses since 2000 on this topic with a view of building the capacities of professionals who have been working on cultural heritage protection in the region.

1 Sep 2015 to 1 Oct 2015
12 Jun 2015

The Social Context of Metallurgy: Material and Identity - Call for Papers

EAA Session ID SA23 in the Science and Archaeology Theme

This session aims to cover a wide chronological and geographical spectrum and invites papers focusing on the study of past metallurgical technology as a means to discuss its social context and the manifold cultural expressions.

Ms. Vana Orfanou, Institute of Archaeology, UCL
Ms. Ruth Fillery-Travis, Institute of Archaeology UCL
Mr. Thomas Birch, Insitüt für Archäologische Wissenschaften der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

2 Sep 2015 to 5 Sep 2015
16 Feb 2015

Big Stuff 2015 - Call for Papers

Big Stuff is an international meeting focused on the challenges of conserving large industrial structures and technical objects. The 5th Big Stuff conference will be held on 3-4 September 2015 at the mining museum of Centre Historique Minier (CHM) in Lewarde, France. The conference theme is "Technical heritage: preserving authenticity: enabling identity?"

Call for papers: If you would like to present a paper at the conference please a send a one page abstract to Alison Wain by 30 April 2015.

3 Sep 2015 to 4 Sep 2015
30 Apr 2015

Washington Conservation Guild Meeting 2015/2016

The Washington Conservation Guild Presents the first meeting of the 2015/2016 season
Congressional Cemetery
1801 E St. SE
Washington DC 20003
5-7 p.m.

Please join the WCG for their Annual Meet and Greet. Walk the beautiful grounds, mingle with colleagues and get to know new members. Tours will be available to learn about Congressional Cemetery's interesting past.

The cemetery entrance is located near the intersection of Potomac Avenue and E Street SE. We will meet just inside the main gate.

3 Sep 2015

CIDOC 2015 Annual Conference

CIDOC, the International Committee for Documentation of ICOM, is dedicated to the documentation of museum collections. The aim of CIDOC’s annual conference, hosted by the National Museum Institute, Delhi, India, is to enable and encourage dialogue about information management between professionals working in different roles in museums: documentation, development, design, mediation or management.

5 Sep 2015 to 10 Sep 2015