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Collection Care Manager

Boston Spa, UK

The British Library wish to appoint a Collection Care Manager to manage collection care activities on our Boston Spa site in West Yorkshire. The post-holder will be the primary collection care contact on site and will work with colleagues and stakeholders to identify and manage risks to physical collections in storage, transit and use. The post-holder will line manage the Collection Care North team who box, shrink wrap as well as processing collection items for an external binding contract.

Application deadline: 
23 Jul 2017

Associate Conservator of Works on Paper

The Conservation Center in Chicago is searching for an Associate Conservator of Works on Paper, in effort to expand the company's Paper Department. The ideal candidate should have the following: working knowledge of materials, techniques, and ethics of paper conservation; extremely fine manual skills; the ability to carry out treatments of minor to major complexity; sound judgment; the ability to meet scheduled deadlines; and the ability to work effectively with colleagues and clients as a positive and productive team member.

Application deadline: 
19 Jul 2017

New challenges for the preservation of documentary heritage

Organized by: Association Internationale Francophone des Bibliothécaires et Documentalistes (AIFBD), Section Préservation et conservation (P&C) de l’IFLA, Médiathèque Valais, Switzerland
Location of event: Sierre, Valais, Switzerland

The P&C section have the pleasure to announce that registration has now opened for our Satellite meeting co-organized with the Association International Francophone des Bibliothécaires et Documentalistes (AIFBD), in collaboration with the Médiathèque Valais: New challenges for the preservation of documentary heritage.

16 Aug 2017 to 17 Aug 2017

2018 AIC’s 46th Annual Meeting: Material Matters

The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) is pleased to announce the theme of its 46th Annual Meeting, taking place at the Marriott Marquis Houston in Houston, Texas, during May 29 – June 2, 2018.

The theme for the General and Specialty sessions to be held from May 31 to June 2 will be: Material Matters 2018

31 May 2018 to 2 Jun 2018

ACT Region Heritage Symposium 2017 – The Politics of Heritage: the art of the possible

19 Aug 2017 9:00 am — 4:00 pm
Organized by: AusAustralia ICOMOS, Canberra Archaeological Society, Canberra & District Historical Society and National Trust of Australia (ACT), Australia
https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/event/act-region-heritage-symposium-2017/

‘The Politics of Heritage: the art of the possible’

This is a call for papers for the Symposium, due in by 7 July 2017. Details and bookings for the event will be posted soon.

19 Aug 2017
Deadline: 
7 Jul 2017

Course on Promoting People-Centred Approaches to Conservation

This course, now in its third edition, was initially developed by ICCROM and implemented together with IUCN. It has now been integrated into the new World Heritage Leadership programme which emerged as a response to the growing concerns over the divide between nature and culture. One of the defining characteristics of the World Heritage Convention is that the protection and management of both natural and cultural values of Outstanding Universal Value should fall under one international instrument.

10 Oct 2017 to 20 Oct 2017
Deadline: 
28 Jul 2017

4th Heritage Management Organisation (HMO) International Conference on Heritage Management

Elefsina

The Heritage Management Organisation is pleased to invite you to participate in the 4th HMO International Conference on Heritage Management, which will take place at Paleo Eleourgio (Old Oil Factory), in Elefsina, Greece between 22-24 September 2017. This year’s conference has expanded its content and actions: it aspires to achieve a dynamic presence on the global scene, given that it is being conducted under the auspices of Eleusis Cultural Capital 2021 and the Aeschylia Festival. In 2017 Italy is the Honoured Country.

22 Sep 2017 to 24 Sep 2017

Painting Conservation Fellowship

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art is offering a 12-month Painting Conservation Fellowship. The anticipated start date is September 2017.

Application deadline: 
20 Jul 2017

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