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ICCROM conservation training courses

From: Peter Stott <pstott>
Date: Tuesday, October 31, 1995
ICCROM--the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation
and the Restoration of Cultural Property, based in Rome, now has a WWW
site, through the cooperation of its sister organization, the
International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS).

The address:

    **** Moderator's comments:   There is a link to this in CoOL

The ICCROM site currently includes includes a listing of upcoming
training courses as well as a detailed prospectus for "The
Examination and Conservation of Architectural Surfaces" (28 August -
18 October 1996).

Forthcoming ICCROM Courses

Preserving the Pacific Traditions of Wood and Tapa - October 1995,
Rarotonga, Cook Islands. An intensive one-week course for heritage
professionals from the Pacific islands.  Organized by Cook Islands
National Museum and ICCROM as an event for PREMO 1994-98: Heritage
Preservation in Pacific Island States.

Cours de Tunis de formation des architectes du patrimoine, with
Institut National du Patrimoine, Tunis, October-June 1995/96 (second
year of two-year programme).

6th PREMA National Course on Preventive Conservation, Zimbabwe, 15
November 1995 to 15 February 1996. In English.

International Course on Japanese Paper Conservation. A three-week
session (23 November-16 December) will again be held in Tokyo and
Kyoto, Japan, in partnership with TNRICP and Kyoto Museum. In

Architectural Conservation, Rome, Jan.-May 1996. In English.
Applications closed.

Scientific Principles of Conservation, Rome Jan.-May 1996. In
English. Applications closed.

Mural Paintings Conservation, Rome Jan.-May 1996. In English.
Applications closed.

Curso Panamericano sobre la Conservacion y el Manejo del Patrimonio
Arquitectonico Historico Arqueologico de Tierra. Chan Chan,
Trujillo, Peru. 10 November-13 December 1996. In Spanish.

A regional training course on Conservation of Architectural
Surfaces.  28 August - 18 October. This programme will be addressed
to conservationists involved in the preservation of historical
facades. The course will be held in Vienna, Austria in collaboration
with the Federal Department for the Care of Monuments. The aim of
the course is to create a platform for discussion on this important
theme to diffuse and exchange the experience of professionals active
in this field and to offer updated technico-scientific information
on the subject.

1st international course on Non-destructive and microdestructive
analytical methods for conservation of works of art (in
collaboration with French Research and Conservation Institutes). The
aim is to impart detailed information on the potential, limits and
fields of application of the different methods currently available
in order to extend the capability of conservation scientists in this
specialized field. Target group: scientists from various disciplines
(chemistry physics, biology, etc.), with at least 2 years of
experience in the field of conservation. The five-week course will
be given in mid-1997 in French in Paris (a second edition in English
is foreseen). Further details to be announced.

For information about these courses or other programmes, please write:

     Training & Fellowship Programme Office
     13, Via di San Michele
     I-00153 Rome, Italy
     Tel: (+39-6) 585 531, Fax: (+39-6) 5855 3349
     E-mail: mc5356 [at] mclink__it

Peter Stott

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Received on Tuesday, 31 October, 1995

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