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International Workshop - Palermo: cultural heritage, migration and sustainable development,

International workshop Palermo: cultural heritage, migration and sustainable development

This initiative is organized with the University of Palermo, the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome and supported by the The UNESCO Heritage Foundation of Sicily, ICOMOS Italia, Centro Studi Silvia Santagata EBLA of Turin and many other relevant partners.

Lectures will be held in prestigious historic buildings, such as Palazzo Alliata di Villafranca, Teatro Massimo, Palazzo S.Elia, and significant neighborhoods of the city in order to stimulate a field analysis approach between participants.

18 Jun 2018 to 30 Jun 2018

Associate Paintings Conservator

The Museum of Modern Art is currently accepting applications for an associate paintings conservator in The David Booth Conservation department to assist in treatments of collection works for the 2019 Museum re-opening. This is a fixed term position, starting immediately until December 31, 2019.

Reporting to the Paintings conservators and the Agnes Gund chief conservator, the incumbent will have the following additional responsibilities:

Examines, documents, and treats paintings from the collection in preparation for the 2019 Museum re-opening.

Application deadline: 
13 May 2018

Workshop on Conservation and Restoration of Urushi Objects 2018

Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties (TNRICP) is delighted to announce a basic workshop on conservation and restoration of urushi objects (Japanese lacquerware) held in Cologne, Germany.

* Date: 26 - 30 November, 2018
* Place: Museum of East Asian Art, Cologne (Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst, Museen Koln)
* Language: English (interpretation from Japanese)
* Application Deadline: Thursday 7 June, 2018 (in Japanese standard time)

26 Nov 2018 to 30 Nov 2018
Deadline: 
7 Jun 2018

8th International Conservation Conference Problems Connected with Keeping and Conservation of Collections in Museums

National Museum of Agriculture and Food Industry in Szreniawa ul. Dworcowa 5 62-052 Komorniki

Language: Polish and English

The National Museum of Agriculture and Food Industry in Szreniawa invites you to take part in the 8th edition of the International Conservation Conference 'Problems connected with Keeping and Conservation of Collections in Museums', which will take place on October 10-12, 2018. The Conference is organized with the support of the National Institute for Museums and Public Collections.

10 Oct 2018 to 12 Oct 2018

British Library Centre for Conservation (BLCC) Summer Workshop

British Library Centre for Conservation (BLCC) Summer Workshops: Twined end-bands in the bookbinding traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean

Twined end-bands often also called woven end-bands represent a distinct category of rather elaborate compound end-bands commonly found in one variation or the other in virtually all the bookbinding traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean.

23 Jul 2018 to 27 Jul 2018

Project Specialist Position - Managing Collection Environments Initiative

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) is seeking a conservator with a strong background in preventive conservation to fill the position of Project Specialist in the Collections Department. The Project Specialist will be an integral member of the cross-disciplinary project team for the Managing Collection Environments Initiative (MCE). MCE combines research, education, and field activities that address technical and practical issues pertaining to the sustainable control and management of collection environments in museums, libraries, and archives.

Application deadline: 
10 Jun 2018

AHRC Phd Studentship

AHRC Phd Studentship Containing Commodities: Determining Organic Residues In Greek Painted Pottery

The UCL INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY and THE BRITISH MUSEUM invite applications for a funded three-year PhD in Archaeological Science. The PhD is offered as part of an AHRC funded Collaborative Doctoral Partnership scheme awarded to the British Museum and will be jointly supervised by staff at the Institute of Archaeology and the British Museum.

Application deadline: 
1 May 2018

Assistant Professor Artifact Conservation

The Department of Art History and Art Conservation in the Faculty of Arts & Science at Queen's University invites applications for a one-year Non-renewable appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in Art Conservation, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2018. The position involves the teaching and supervision of graduate students in theoretical and laboratory courses covering the history, technology, and conservation of artifacts and artworks from historic, archaeological and ethnographic contexts.

Application deadline: 
6 May 2018

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