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Keck Award shortlist is announced

We were delighted to receive so many entries for our Keck Awards this year, which highlight projects demonstrating excellent public outreach around conservation. They represent a very wide range of approaches from every part of the world, and demonstrate how creative public engagement has grown in the past two years, despite - and sometimes because - of the obstacles of the pandemic.

Teaching Conservation in a New World

Conservation student gilding a Japanese lacquered candle stick (SAIHSC).

By Adriaan Botha and Dr Christian Dreyer

Anyone teaching today is teaching in an altered world. That part is clear.

Imaging Scientist (f/m/d)

The Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen) is one of the largest academic libraries in Germany. The Library holds more than about 9 million printed items and digital resources including exceptional special collections of rare books, manuscripts, maps and other cultural artefacts. The SUB Göttingen offers a wide range of services supporting the needs of students, academics and researchers as well as the wider public. It serves as a central hub of Digital Humanities and digitization at a national level and beyond. This post, newly created with partial funding from the Volkswagenstiftung, is intended to provide innovative digital approaches to analysing and interpreting written sources and other historical evidence, and to establish imaging science as an important new research area at Göttingen University.

Application deadline: 
28 Jul 2022

Obituary: Graham Morgan ACR, March 1944 – July 2021

Graham Morgan taking a cast of the writing face on the Tripontium Milestone at the Warwickshire Museum (c.1995) Image taken by Jack Lucas, published courtesy of Irene Glendinning.

By Helen Ganiaris

We had the sad news this past summer that IIC Fellow Dr Graham Morgan died after illness following a stroke in 2017. Graham will be remembered as one of the generation of archaeological conservators at the start of the profession who forged new techniques and ideas and could put his talents and skills to a wide variety of materials and situations.

Membership Renewals Now Open

Renew your IIC membership now for 2022 - 23 with FREE registration for online attendance to the IIC Wellington Congress 2022, access to the International Leadership Mentoring Programme and grant support programmes for members in every category.

Congress Digital Engagement Volunteers Needed!

Aerial view of a man typing on a retro typewriter. By Rawpixel Ltd. Image licenced under (CC BY 2.0). Image modified. Original located here. https://www.flickr.com/photos/byrawpixel/40642009405/in/faves-154263974@N03/

IIC Wellington Congress 2022 - Hybrid

Interested in attending the IIC 29th biennial Congress (in-person and online) and boosting your CV whilst supporting a global community of conservators and cultural heritage professionals?

ICCROM: Launch of Sustaining Digital Heritage

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Sustaining Digital Heritage
Launch event: 18 July 2022 at 15:00 CET (UTC+1)/ 9:00 EDT / 18:30 IST.

The volume of digital data in the world is increasing exponentially. In 2020, 64.2 zettabytes of data were created: a 314% increase since 2015. In our growing digital world, we must sustain heritage in the digital domain. This includes ensuring that cultural and creative sectors are economically competitive and helped to thrive in a digital world.

Deadline: 
18 Jul 2022

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