Workshop on Electrochemistry

The University of Amsterdam organizes Workshop Electrochemistry 16-19 June 2015 from 09:00 -17:00. This workshop is given by Dr. Christian Degrigny.

The electrochemistry course is an introduction on the use of electrochemical techniques in conservation. It will go from corrosion aspects of metals, through the monitoring of electrochemical parameters to the actual use of these parameters to conserve electrolytically metal artefacts or composite artefacts that contain metals to conserve.

The main contents of the course will be:

16 Jun 2015 to 19 Jun 2015

ICOM-CC Sculpture, Polychromy, and Architectural Decorations Working Group Interim Meeting


The next Interim Meeting of the ICOM-CC Sculpture, Polychromy, and Architectural Decorations Working Group will take place on the 19th and 20th of November 2015 in Madrid, Spain, across the venues of Instituto del Patrimonio Cultural de España (IPCE) and Museo de America.

The theme of this interdisciplinary conference focuses on the most expressive and delicate part of sculpture polychromy: the realistic rendering of the surface (skin) of the human body, the so-called carnation or flesh painting.

19 Nov 2015 to 20 Nov 2015
15 May 2015

Workshop on Book Conservation

Building a Repertoire of basic Book Conservation Techniques
London Metropolitan Archives
City of London
40 Northampton Road
London EC1R 0HB

Lecturer: Sonja Schwoll
Participants: Maximum 12
Language: English
Fee: UKP200

25 Jun 2015 to 26 Jun 2015

Conference: What do we lose when we lose a library?

A conference about the future challenges of libraries.

To commemorate the centenary of the destruction of the University Library in 1914, the Goethe-Institut Brussels, the British Council Brussels and the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) are organising a three day international conference on the challenging topic: What do we lose when we lose a library?

9 Sep 2015 to 11 Sep 2015

SRAL Conference and Workshop: Portable X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy

Bonnefanten Museum Maastricht
Hosted by SRAL
Organised by Kate Seymour

This two day meeting of lectures and accompanying demonstrations aims to highlight the possibilities and limitations of pXRF so that strong collaborations between conservators and conservation scientists can ensue. Emphasis on interpretation of acquired data from pXRF analysis will be given.

Portable X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry (handheld and macro): friend or foe?

9 Jul 2015 to 10 Jul 2015


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