The Low Countries Sculpture Society 2012 Award for Conservation - Call for applications

The Board of the Low Countries Sculpture Society invites conservators around the world to apply for The Low Countries Sculpture Society Award : The 2012 Award for Conservation, to celebrate the best conservation in the years 2002-2012 of a sculpture in any material and of any period from Antiquity to today, that bears some relation to the Low Countries (e.g. place of conception and/or production; a principal place of activity of the sculptor ; birthplace of the sculptor ; current ownership or placing ; important collecting history).

The Award will carry a prize of €2,500.00.

14 Mar 2012
22 Feb 2012

21st International Radiocarbon Conference

The 21st International Radiocarbon Conference is co-­‐organized by the French Radiocarbon community and UNESCO. It will be hosted at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, from 9 to 13 July 2012. The interdisciplinary nature of UNESCO provides an ideal platform for this international Conference, cutting across numerous scientific disciplines as well as cultural aspects.

International Course on Conservation of Japanese Paper

ICCROM and National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo are pleased to announce the following international course: JPC 2012 - International Course on Conservation of Japanese Paper

26 Aug 2012 to 13 Sep 2012
15 Mar 2012

European painted cloths c14th - c21st: pageantry, ceremony, theatre and domestic interior: Conference

Friday 15 June (time tbc)
Saturday 16 June (time tbc)

Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK

This two day conference will explore the use of painted cloths in religious ceremony, pageantry, domestic interiors and scenic art. It will focus on their change of context and significance from the fourteenth to the twenty-first century exploring their different function, materials, and method of creation.

14 Jun 2012 to 15 Jun 2012

The 13th Cambridge Heritage Seminar "Heritage Studies: Stories in the Making"

When: Saturday 28 April 2012

Venue: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Site, University of Cambridge, UK

We invite you to participate in the 13th Annual Cambridge Heritage Seminar, "Heritage Studies: Stories In The Making," hosted by the University of Cambridge, Division of Archaeology's Heritage Research Group.

27 Apr 2012
2 Mar 2012

Prima che l’Impensabile Succede un Altra Volta

Prima che l’Impensabile Succede un Altra Volta

Una discussione internazionale sulla necessita' di una ricerca sulla mitigazione sismica e le sue applicazioni per i beni culturali.
Se le statistiche sono corrette, molti dei centri culturali del mondo si confronteranno con forti terremoti nei primi decenni del 21 secolo. Molti di questi hanno gia' subito recentemente gli effetti di eventi sismici significativi (il terremoto avvenuto in Abruzzo, regione dell'Italia e' solo un esempio). Poiche' il tempo non e' favorevole alla conservazione, un'azione immediata e' fondamentale.

21 Jul 2009

Summer School in Ancient and Historic Metals

To be held at: The University of Southern California (USC), USA

16th -20th July 2012. Course is limited to 10 participants only.

15 Jul 2012 to 19 Jul 2012

Call for papers for the next Art History Supplement (AHS) - History of conservation"

History of conservation

Submission deadline 20 February 2012

This is the open call for papers for the next Art History Supplement (AHS).

The proposed general theme, but not limited to, is "History of conservation".

Submission deadline 20 February 2012.

Aspects of conservation in theory and in practice. Conservation of material and immaterial, conservation of tangible and intangible culture, of paintings and buildings, natural places and sites. Conservation of personal and oral histories, or else when conservation becomes commemoration.

20 Feb 2012


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