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Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy School on Cultural Heritage (VII edition)

Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy School on Cultural Heritage (VII edition) will be held at Centro Conservazione e Restauro La Venaria Reale; near Turin (Italy) in the next November. The school, with the technical support of Bruker Italia,will be focused on the molecular spectroscopies and their complementarity. There will be theoretical lessons and practical sessions in particular on the use of different instruments and on the spectral interpretation

The lessons will be in Italian.

12 Nov 2018 to 16 Nov 2018

Head of Conservation Research and Audience Development

Salary: £42,390 - £45,000
Working pattern: Flexible working, Full-time, Job share
Hours: 36

The National Archives is looking for a highly motivated, creative individual to build on the success of recent years to progress The National Archives’ conservation research programme and to develop our relationship to public and academic audiences.

Application deadline: 
5 Aug 2018

VIII INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS COLORE e CONSERVAZIONE

Consolidation and conservation issues in modern and contemporary painting supports
Call for Papers

CESMAR7 kindly invites academics/faculty members, professionals, students and companies involved in conservation practices to present their works and studies for the VIII INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS COLORE E CONSERVAZIONE that will be held in Venice, Ca' Foscari University, FALL 2018

25 Oct 2018 to 26 Oct 2018
Deadline: 
30 Jul 2018

Symposium: Conservation of Barkcloth Material

Call for Papers
Date: Friday 7th December 2018
Venue: Lady Lisa Sainsbury Lecture Theatre, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, UK

Organisers:
* Situating Pacific Barkcloth in Time and Place project, Centre for Textile Conservation and Technical Art History (CTCTAH), University of Glasgow
* Institute of Conservation, Ethnography Group
* Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

7 Dec 2018
Deadline: 
14 Sep 2018

Internship in Paper Conservation

The Rijksmuseum is the largest museum of the Netherlands. The collection contains 1.1 million (art) objects from and relating to the Netherlands from the Middle Ages until the 20th century. The museum receives over two million visitors a year with a stunning building, surprising decor, beautiful exhibitions, lively events and many pleasant facilities for young and old.

Application deadline: 
7 Aug 2018

Internship in Furniture Conservation

The Rijksmuseum is the largest museum of the Netherlands. The collection contains 1.1 million (art) objects from and relating to the Netherlands from the Middle Ages until the 20th century. The museum receives over two million visitors a year with a stunning building, surprising decor, beautiful exhibitions, lively events and many pleasant facilities for young and old.

Application deadline: 
7 Aug 2018

Preventive Conservators

2x Preventive conservator - Historic Royal Palaces

Full time (Permanent) based at Hampton Court Palace
Full time (6 month maternity cover with possible extension to 12 months) based at Kensington Palace

Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) is the independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House Whitehall, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle. Within these palaces we display, store and care for thousands of historic objects, many of them on open display in their original royal setting.

Application deadline: 
22 Jul 2018

AICCM Textile Special Interest Group Symposium: Fibre to Fabric, Fur, Feather and Finishes

The 2019 AICCM Textile Special Interest Group Symposium: Fibre to Fabric, Fur, Feather and Finishes will be held on 4-6th February 2019 in Sydney with keynote speaker Dinah Eastop, an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL. We are seeking speakers and contributors to present alongside Dina.

Submissions on any textile related topics are welcome. Some general topics may include:
• Conservation research
• Treatment developments
• Interesting case studies
• Mounting and display

4 Feb 2019 to 6 Feb 2019
Deadline: 
31 Aug 2018

Workshop from the French Textile's group: "The display of Textiles artworks"

The IIC French Group’s “Textiles” group will hold its next workshop on 25 January 2019.

The meeting will focus on the exhibition of textiles objects, a deliberately open theme allowing several issues to be addressed: types of display mounts, exhibition conditions, feedback, innovative materials, and more.

More information can be found on the SFIIC's website: https://sfiic.com

25 Jan 2019

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