The Cultural Legacy of the Jesuits in Latin America - Call for Papers

One-day conference at the Institute of Latin American Studies, Senate House, London November 17, 2017

Keynote participants
Professor Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Professor of Art History and Art Conservation at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada.
Professor Valerie Fraser, Professor Emerita in School of Philosophy and Art History at the University of Essex.

17 Nov 2017
11 Sep 2017


The CENTRE DE RESTAURACIÓ DE BÉNS MOBLES DE CATALUNYA (Centre of Restoration of Cultural Heritage of Catalonia) and the ESCOLA SUPERIOR DE CONSERVACIÓ I RESTAURACIÓ DE BÉNS MOBLES CATALUNYA (Superior School of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage) in Barcelona, Spain, are to host the 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONSERVATION SYMPOSIUM-WORKSHOP OF NATURAL HISTORY COLLECTIONS in Barcelona (Spain) from the 21-24 November 2017.

21 Nov 2017 to 24 Nov 2017
30 Sep 2017

Workshop on Minimal Intervention on Limp Vellum Archival Bindings

London Metropolitan Archives, London

Lecturer: Lara Speroni, private conservator
Language: English
Participants: Max 12 people
Course fee: UKP 200

This two-day workshop will look at the execution and adaptation of sewn-on book covers that are quick and simple to make but effective and non-intrusive. The sewing structures and cover designs can be adopted as a one-off conservation intervention or as a part of a large collection's preservation plan.

23 Nov 2017 to 24 Nov 2017

Unroll and Unfold: Preserving Textiles and Thangkas to Last

Organized by: International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, The Palace Museum, Beijing, China, Leisure and Cultural Services Department, HKSAR, Conservation Office, China

IIC-Palace Museum 2017 Hong Kong Symposium
Theme: Unroll and Unfold: Preserving Textiles and Thangkas to Last
Museum of History

We are pleased to announce our upcoming collaboration with IIC and the Palace Museum in Beijing to host a 2½ days symposium in Hong Kong dedicated entirely to the topic of textiles conservation.

24 Nov 2017 to 26 Nov 2017

Conference: French paper negatives: production, characterization, preservation

The conference "French paper negatives: production, characterization, preservation" will be held in Paris (Musee de l'Homme) on the 7th and 8th of December, 2017.
It will gather scientists, historians, curators and conservators from France and abroad. The talks will be organized in three thematic sessions:
Session 1: Negatives in museum collections
Session 2: Conservation and exhibition matters
Session 3: Contemporary and artistic practices).

A round table will close the conference. A French-English interpratation will be available.

7 Dec 2017 to 8 Dec 2017

2017 Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG) Conference - Call for Papers

The 2017 Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG) Conference is taking place December 18-20 at Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom. This year's theme is Time. Cardiff University's Department of Archaeology and Conservation features prominently in this year's conference, with a number of the Department's faculty and postgraduates holding sessions, including the following:

Saving Time: Conservation as a Means for Preserving and Advancing Archaeological Context

18 Dec 2017 to 20 Dec 2017
25 Aug 2017

Call for Papers: European Lacquer in Context (ELinC) Conference

Jubelpark/Parc du Cinquantenaire

The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA, Brussels, Belgium), the University of Antwerp dep. Conservation Studies (UA, Antwerp, Belgium) and the Royal Museums of Art and History (KMKG-MRAH, Brussels, Belgium) kindly invite you to participate in our two-day conference European Lacquer in Context.

The theme of this conference is European lacquers in a broad sense: theoretical and practical work concerning conservation and restoration, art historical, technological and chemical research will be highlighted.

18 Jan 2018 to 19 Jan 2018
4 Jun 2017