Metallography and Microstructure: A Summer School Course in Ancient and Historic Metals

This week-long course is designed to introduce or further develop knowledge of the microstructure of ancient metals and the practical application of metallography. Using prepared samples from the most extensive collection of mounted ancient metals in the world, course participants will learn how to sample, mount, polish, etch and interpret microstructural features.

2 Jul 2018 to 6 Jul 2018

Call for Session Proposals: “Heritage Across Borders,” Association for Critical Heritage Studies, 4th Biennial Conference

The global rise of heritage studies and the heritage industry in recent decades has been a story of crossing frontiers and transcending boundaries. The 2018 Association of Critical Heritage Studies conference, held in Hangzhou, China, thus takes 'borders' as a broadly defined, yet key, concept for better understanding how heritage is valued, preserved, politicised, mobilised, financed, planned and destroyed.

1 Sep 2018 to 6 Sep 2018
31 Mar 2017

6th International Mountmakers Forum

Please save the date for the 6th International Mountmakers Forum.

The Natural History Museum London is delighted to be hosting the 6th International Mountmakers Forum between 25th-27th September 2018. The first of its kind to be held in Europe the Forum will consist of talks, poster sessions, discussion groups, workshop and exhibition tours focused on all aspects of mount making.

The Mountmakers Forum will be 10 years old in 2018 so we hope you will join us in London to celebrate.
More details of the Forum event and how to register will be coming soon.

25 Sep 2018 to 27 Sep 2018

XXI International NKF Congress ICC-Nordic Group - Cultural heritage facing catastrophe: Prevention and recoveries


The Icelandic section of the Nordic Association of Conservators is pleased to announce the XXI NKF Congress - Cultural heritage facing catastrophe: prevention and recoveries to be held in Reykjavik, Iceland 26 - 28 September 2018.

The theme of the congress is the impact of natural and man-made catastrophes on cultural heritage and recoveries.

26 Sep 2018 to 28 Sep 2018
1 Feb 2018

2018 Icon Book & Paper Group Conference

Unexpected fame: Conservation approaches to the preparatory object Call for Papers
2ND Icon Book & Paper Group Conference

The Icon Book & Paper Group is pleased to announce the theme for our 2018 conference, and to open the call for papers. Please see below for further details of how you can submit an abstract for consideration by our review panel. A call for posters will follow in early 2018.

1 Oct 2018 to 3 Oct 2018
31 Jan 2018

14th Conference of the Association Internationale pour l’Étude de la Mosaïque Antique (AIEMA)

The 14th Conference of the Association Internationale pour l’Étude de la Mosaïque Antique (AIEMA) will take place in Nicosia (Cyprus), 15–19 October 2018, at the invitation of Emeritus Professor Demetrios Michaelides, Vice-President of AIEMA, and Professor Vassiliki Kassianidou, the Director of the Archaeological Research Unit of the University of Cyprus.

15 Oct 2018 to 19 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2017

SBMK Summit on (inter)national collaboration Acting in Contemporary Art Conservation

Call for Papers

The Dutch Foundation for the Conservation of Contemporary Art (SBMK) was formed to manage the international project Modern Art: Who Cares (1995-1997). One of the results of this project was the foundation of INCCA: the International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art.

15 Nov 2018 to 16 Nov 2018
31 Dec 2017