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Symposium: Reaching and Teaching Through Material Culture

On September 28-29, 2012, a symposium at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library will mark the 60th anniversary of Winterthur/University of Delaware graduate education. Speakers are not limited to Winterthur graduates and will address the following topics:

• What to Collect & How to Maintain: Availability, Acquisition, Responsibility
• Technology and Accessing Collections
• Balancing Intellectual Relevance with Popular Interest
• The Role of Cultural Heritage Professionals in World Events.

27 Sep 2012

Icon internship in Preventive Conservation EFP12/02

This Icon Internship in Preventive Conservation Science is based at English Heritage in London for 12 months. With an Educational Bursary of £15,750 pa, the placement will run from late May or early June 2012 and will be supervised by David Thickett. The focus of the internship will be environmental management within the context of preventive conservation, and will involve planning and implementation of environmental monitoring programmes and contributing towards the environmental management strategies and research for English Heritage properties.

Application deadline: 
16 Mar 2012

Developments in e-Systems Engineering - International Conference

The National Institute of Research and Development for Optoelectronics (INOE) from Bucharest, and National Village Museum “D.Gusti” from Bucharest -Romania, in collaboration with Liverpool John Moores University (UK), British University in Dubai (UAE), City University London (UK), Applied Computing-Research Group have the great pleasure to invite you to participate in DeSE12 – Developments in e-Systems Engineering - International Conference, organized in Bucharest, Romania, from 5 to 7 September, 2012.

4 Sep 2012

12th International Congress on Deterioration and Conservation of Stone

Columbia University’s Historic Preservation Programme is pleased to host the conference on its New York City campus. This is the 40th anniversary of the conference first hosted by Professor V. Romanovsky in La Rochelle, France. Held every four years, this is the primary venue for the exchange of ideas and information among the community of scientists, conservators, and architects working in the field of stone conservation. The Scientific Committee has received nearly 300 abstract submissions so that we anticipate a highly informative conference.

21 Oct 2012 to 25 Oct 2012

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
Deadline: 
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
Deadline: 
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
Deadline: 
2 Mar 2012

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