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Course on Illicit Trade of Cultural Goods

Summer School

"Protection of Cultural Heritage and Illicit Trade of Cultural Goods in a National and International Context"
Heidelberg University

The Heidelberg Center for the Cultural Heritage presents the 2nd HCCH International Summer School "Protection of Cultural Heritage and Illicit Trade of Cultural Goods in a National and International Context"

4 Oct 2015 to 9 Oct 2015
Deadline: 
20 Jul 2015

Icon Painting Group Talk: ‘H. Holbeen inventit’: Holbein’s Legacy in England

Hans Holbein’s portraits of the Henrician court had a fascinating afterlife. They came to be prized not only as depictions of illustrious men, but also for Holbein’s skill as an artist, and as a result were frequently copied, with artists producing paintings that faithfully mimicked both the composition and colouration of the original portraits.

15 Sep 2015

IIC 2015 Student & Emerging Conservator Conference, Warsaw – Registration open!

IIC’s third Student & Emerging Conservator Conference will be held on the 15th & 16th October 2015. Following on from the successful 2013 (Copenhagen) and 2011 (London) Student & Emerging Conservator Conferences this conference will allow those at the start of their professional journeys the chance to discuss and explore the three areas of:
- Differences in the conservation education systems of different countries and how these can help - or not.
- The first steps after a graduation: supplementing academic qualifications with practical training, workplace / job experience and volunteering. Mentors and Trade Union / Professional Body support.
- The Conservator with more than five years’ experience: specifically, how can networking make a difference for younger professionals (under 35) and what national / local legal barriers have been encountered by them?

Identification and Preservation of Architectural Drawings Workshop

The University of Utah's Marriott Library's Preservation Division is pleased to sponsor a two-day Lois Price workshop on "Identification and Preservation of Architectural Drawings".

One of the leading authorities on this topic in the country, Ms. Price is a wonderful and thoughtful teacher and conservator. The workshop will appeal to conservators, curators, archivists, librarians, and museum professionals, and attendees will gain a clear understanding of the complexity of Architectural Drawings and specific issues related to their long-term care and preservation.

1 Oct 2015 to 2 Oct 2015

Archives and Records Association Annual Conference Dublin 2015

The ARA annual conference is the only multi-day event that deals specifically with the conservation and preservation of archives and remains a very significant event in the conservator's calendar. The title this year, "Challenges, obligations or imperatives?" is sufficiently broad to encompass the wide range of topics that are current in the conservation world today. There is such a variety that it is a challenge to know where to begin to tell of the wonders that await.

26 Aug 2015 to 28 Aug 2015

Assistant to the Director / Senior Paintings Conservator

University of Cambridge

Fitzwilliam Museum – Hamilton Kerr Institute

£38,511 - £48,743

Established permanent position

The Hamilton Kerr Institute for the conservation of easel paintings is a department of the Fitzwilliam Museum. It is also a postgraduate teaching institution with an international reputation for the high quality of its programmes of instruction for students and interns, and also operates an active and wide-ranging research programme.

Application deadline: 
16 Jul 2015

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