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Conference: Indoor Air Quality in Heritage and Historic Environments 2018

The event is organized by the Krakow University of Economics in collaboration with the National Museum in Krakow. The conference is open to scientists, conservators, restorers, archaeologists, etc., to create an interdisciplinary community and a common environment for a fruitful discussion on the influence of the indoor air quality on the historic objects and environments.

Please note the following important dates:
1 May 2018 deadline for early bird registration
1 June 2018 deadline for abstract submission

10 Oct 2018 to 12 Oct 2018
Deadline: 
1 May 2018

Head of School of Conservation

West Dean College has an international reputation for excellence in conservation and creative arts. The College specialises in the practical teaching of conservation (of objects and materials) and the creative and visual arts at post graduate level. The College is part of The Edward James Foundation, a charitable educational trust located on the 6,400 acre West Dean Estate in beautiful West Sussex countryside near Chichester. The College is affiliated to the University of Sussex.

Application deadline: 
2 Apr 2018

SR2A-2018: Synchrotron Radiation & Neutrons in Arts and Archaeology

Diamond Light Source, the Mary Rose Trust and ISIS Neutron and Muon Source will organise SR2A-2018 (8th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation in Art and Archaeology) in Portsmouth, UK.

The conference will include four days of oral presentations and a poster sessions at central Portsmouth venue from the 3rd to 7th September 2018. Attendees will also have the opporutnity to participate in facility tours at Diamond Light Source & ISIS Neutron and Muon Source and take in the sights of Portsmouths Historic Dockyard.

3 Sep 2018 to 7 Sep 2018
Deadline: 
30 Apr 2018

Symposium Rembrandt Conservation Histories - Call for Papers

Rijksmuseum

On 8 and 9 November 2018, the Rijksmuseum will host an international symposium on the history of conservation of paintings by Rembrandt van Rijn. The aim is to heighten awareness of how the appearance and condition of paintings by Rembrandt can (partly) be explained by their treatment history.

The symposium is organised on the occasion of the research and treatment of the portraits of Marten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit by Rembrandt van Rijn, jointly owned by the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and the Musee du Louvre in Paris.

8 Nov 2018 to 9 Nov 2018
Deadline: 
30 May 2018

14th International Symposium on Wood and Furniture Conservation

Old and new approaches to furniture conservation
Call for papers
Rijksmuseum

Over the last few decades the field of conservation has changed rapidly. New methods of research and analysis have been developed, production techniques like laser cutting and digital printing have become available and many modern conservation materials have been introduced.

23 Nov 2018 to 24 Nov 2018
Deadline: 
1 May 2018

Preservation Specialist (Archaeological Cultural Heritage)

The Smithsonian's Museum Conservation Institute (MCI) is seeking a Preservation Specialist with a specialization in archaeological cultural heritage. The Preservation Specialist will support the Smithsonian's long-term goals in preservation and recovery of cultural heritage endangered by disaster, climate and environmental changes, human conflict, and international trafficking through innovative scholarly and scientific research in archaeology.

Application deadline: 
21 Mar 2018

Assistant and Associate Objects Conservators

Assistant and Associate Object Conservators The American Museum of Natural History in New York City seeks to hire up to three assistant and/or associate objects conservators to join the conservation team in providing treatment to artifacts for inclusion in its iconic Hall of Northwest Coast Indians, which is undergoing renovation and is planned to open in late 2020. These are two-year term positions, available to begin in April 2018.

Application deadline: 
23 Mar 2018

Associate Conservator of Works on Paper and Books

The Conservation Center in Chicago is searching for an Associate Conservator of Works on Paper and Books, 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 and book 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: 
30 Mar 2018

Senior Conservator of Works on Paper

The Conservation Center in Chicago is searching for an Senior 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: 
30 Mar 2018

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