‘Terrorism, Non-International Armed Conflicts & the Protection of Cultural Heritage’
Mid-Century Modern Structures: Materials and Preservation 2015 Symposium
The Friends of NCPTT, the World Monument Fund, the American Institute for Architecture St. Louis, Washington University in St. Louis, and the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial are partnering for a jointly organized symposium on the preservation of Mid-Century Modern Structures. The meeting will be held at the Drury Plaza Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, April 14-16, 2015. A public lecture will precede the meeting on Monday evening, April 13, 2015 at Washington University in St. Louis.
Seminar Room, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Site
28 April: Walking through time: narrative, landscape and heritage in Tibet.
Dr Hildegard Diemberger, Senior Associate in Research, Division of Social Anthropology and MIASU.
5 May: Visual Challenges: Creating a platform for a visually impaired access to archaeological interpretation.
Dr Lila Janik, Assistant Director of Research, McDonald Institute, University of Cambridge.
Organized by: Universidad Complutense de Madri; Consell Insular de Menorca, Spain
Location of event: Mahón, Menorca, Islas Baleares, Spain
The 2nd International Conference on Best Practices in World Heritage: People and Communities aims to create a meeting point on the management of tangible and intangible properties inscribed as World Heritage from the point of view of those who participate and coexist with them.
Call for Student Posters
HTW Berlin symposium: Choosing the Green Way: Sustainable Strategies in Cultural Heritage
Berlin Medical History Museum
Historical Auditorium/ Lecture Hall
Caerlaverock Castle Insight Tour
A unique behind the scenes tour of the conservation work currently taking place at Caerlaverock Castle. Historic Scotland Conservation Directorate have been carrying out a high level survey of our Estate over the last few months, using scaffolding, Mobile Elevated Platforms (MEWPs) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to record a snapshot of the condition at the very top of our moments.
West Dean College has joined with other institutions to develop a series of short courses designed for professional conservators to refresh their skills and update their knowledge of developments in materials and techniques.
Tutor: Yvette Fletcher
For more information go to: http://www.westdean.org.uk/CollegeChannel/CPD/Conservation/ObjectandMate...
A workshop entitled the X-Radiography of Cultural Materials will be held in the Conservation Department of the Royal Ontario Museum, May 5-7, 2015. The workshop will be led by the foremost authorities on the radiography of historic materials, Dr. Sonia O'Connor and Mr. Tom Sparrow of the Archaeological Sciences department of the University of Bradford, UK.
Centre de Restauració i Interpretació Paleontològica CRIP (Restoration and Interpretation Center of Paleontology)
Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona
In collaboration with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History of Washington, the National Museums Scotland of Edinburgh and the National History Museum of London.
Academy of Fine Arts
Panel paintings and the wide spectrum of their conservation methods are the topic of a conference of the German Association for Conservators. You are kindly invited by the Specialty Groups for easel paintings and polychrome wooden sculptures.