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Conservation Guest Scholar Program at the Getty Conservation Institute

The Conservation Guest Scholar Program at the Getty Conservation Institute supports new ideas and perspectives in the field of conservation, with an emphasis on the visual arts (including sites, buildings, objects) and the theoretical underpinnings of the field. The program provides an opportunity for professionals to pursue scholarly research in an interdisciplinary manner across traditional boundaries in areas of interest to the international conservation community.

Applications for the 2018-2019 residency period are now available. The deadline is November 1, 2017.

Application deadline: 
1 Nov 2017

Associate/Assistant Conservator

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is hiring an Associate/Assistant Conservator. The ideal candidate will have experience with both objects (mixed media) and textiles/costume. This is a permanent, full-time position. Please send all applications (resumes with cover letter) to careers@metmuseum.org.

Application deadline: 
9 Oct 2017

ICON Ethnography Group Talk and AGM: Conservation and Communities in the Balkans

Tickets are still available for the ICON Ethnography Group Talk and AG : Conservation and Communities in the Balkans

Tuesday 26th September 6:30pm until 9:30pm

The Theatre Showroom
October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street
London, WC1N 3AL

Tickets:
Icon member: GBP10
Non-member: GBP15

The talk will be given by Alex Cantrill and Helen Merrett on heritage preservation work in the Balkans undertaken through Cultural Heritage Without Borders (CHwB).

26 Sep 2017

Intenational Conference on the conservation of manuscripts

The University of Venice Ca' Foscari and the University of Padua in collaboration with the Italian Association of Conservators and Curators of Archives and Libraries, AICRAB (www.aicrab.org), are hosting an International Conference on the conservation of manuscripts in Venice on 29-30 September 2017.

29 Sep 2017 to 30 Sep 2017

Head of Conservation & Preservation Getty Research Institute

The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks an experienced conservator and preservation professional to serve as Head of Conservation and Preservation for the Research Library. The ideal candidate will provide leadership in planning and managing the conservation program for special collections, general library collections, and institutional archives. The Head will lead a team responsible for a broad range of conservation and preservation activities including conservation assessment and treatment; exhibition, loan and digitization support; disaster planning and response; environmental monitoring; and facilities planning support. Working closely with colleagues throughout the GRI, the Head will ensure the smooth integration and timely completion of conservation and preservation activities.

Application deadline: 
14 Oct 2017

IIC Studies in Conservation Dialogue on LinkedIn

SIC Dialogues on Linkedin poster

October 23-27, 2017

The IIC LinkedIn group be hosted a Dialogue with Samantha Skelton regarding her recent Studies in Conservation article, Testing the limits: The theoretical development and practical reality of a large-scale agarose gel treatment for a discolored Morris Louis, Studies in Conservation (2016) 61:sup2. 214-218.
All IIC LinkedIn group members were able to participate in this online discussion with the author

Art History, Curatorial & Museum Education Fellowships at The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes applications from scholars of art history, archaeology, conservation and related sciences, as well as from scholars in other disciplines whose projects are interdisciplinary in nature and relate to objects in The Met’s collection. The tremendous diversity of fellows' projects reflects the historic and geographic diversity of the Museum's collection.

Application deadline: 
3 Nov 2017

Conservation and Scientific Research Fellowships at The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes applications from scholars of art history, archaeology, conservation and related sciences, as well as from scholars in other disciplines whose projects are interdisciplinary in nature and relate to objects in The Met’s collection. The tremendous diversity of fellows' projects reflects the historic and geographic diversity of the Museum's collection.

Application deadline: 
1 Dec 2017

Cambridge Heritage Research Group Seminars - Michaelmas Term 2017

Alternate Tuesdays 1-2pm & Thursdays 5-6pm
Seminar Room, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Site, unless otherwise indicated

19 October:
Start of year Heritage Fair – all welcome (social event)

24 October:
Patrick Boylan: (Professor Emeritus of Heritage Policy and Management, City, University of London):
‘Campaigning for the strengthening of the protection of cultural property in times of armed conflict 1992 - 2017: a personal perspective.’

19 Oct 2017 to 30 Nov 2017

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