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Subject: 1999 Short courses from International Academic Projects

1999 Short courses from International Academic Projects

From: Jim Black <info>
Date: Friday, January 8, 1999
International Academic Projects announce their 1999 program of short
courses in conservation to be held in the UK and Europe. The courses
offered this year are as follows:

Chemistry for Conservators
Correspondence course
September to December 1999
Tutor: Velson Horie
Fee: UKP525/$935

Colour Matching
(Home Study Course)
Available on demand
Tutor: Michael Wilcox
Fee: UKP60/$96

New Methods of Cleaning Painted Surfaces
London, 12 - 16 July 1999
Tutor: Richard Wolbers
Fee: UKP445/$795

Colour Theory
(One day course)
London, 19 July 1999
Tutor: Roy Osborne
Fee: UKP65/$105

Examination of the Cross Sections of Paint Layers
London, 20 - 23 July 1999
Turku, Finland, 21-24 May 1999
Tutor: Nicholas Eastaugh
Fee: UKP325/$575

Pigments and the Polarising Microscope
Somerset, 12 - 16 July 1999
The course is held at Hare. Participants stay locally in bed and
breakfast accommodation.
Tutor: Peter Mactaggart (Mac & Me)
Fee: UKP375/$625

Conservation of Gilded Surfaces
London, 12 - 16 July 1999
Tutor: Sophie Budden & Frances Halahan
Fee: UKP295/ $485

Conservation of Photographs
London, 20 - 22 July 1999
Tutor: Susie Clark
Fee: UKP185 / $295

Photographic Workshop
London, 21 - 25 June 1999
Tutor:  Stuart Laidlaw (Photographer, Institute of Archaeology)
Fee: UKP345/$625

Photographic Extension Week
London, 3-7 July 1995
Fee: UKP150/$255

Identification of Plant Fibres
Durham, 26 - 28 July 1999
Tutor: Dorothy Catling
Fee: UKP275/$450

Identification of Wood
Durham, 19 - 23 July 1999
Tutors: Dorothy Catling & Rowena Gale
Fee: UKP395/$625

Insect Pest Management
Edinburgh, 26-27 May 1999
Tutor: David Pinniger (Consultant Entomologist)
Fee: UKP125 / $200

Preservation of Medieval Books
Montefiascone, Italy, July /August 1999
Workshops offered:

    26-30 July
    Pigments and the Techniques of their Application to Medieval
    Manuscripts (workshop)

    Tutor: Cheryl Porter
    2-6 August - Vellum Bindings
    Tutor - to be confirmed

    9-13 August & 16-20 August
    Archaeology of the Medieval Book and Rebacking Leather Bindings
    Tutor: Jim Bloxham and Nick Hadgraft
    Fee: UKP95$475 per course

    Accommodation: ?50/$85 per week, (sharing)
    Long Stay Fee: UKP1,200/$1980 for 4 courses including
    accommodation (Bookings for this project, handled by IAP will be
    administered by the project director)

Conservation of Glass Vessels
Amsterdam, 5 - 9 July 1999
Tutor: Sandra Davison
Fee: UKP385 / $675

Spot Testing for Materials Characterisation
Aberdeen, 26 - 30 July 1999
Tutors: Nancy Odegaard (Conservator, Arizona State Museum)
    Scott Carroll (National Museum of the American Indian)
Course Fee: UKP375/$635

Conservation of Wallpaintings and Architectural Surfaces
Venice, October 1999
Fee: UKP270/$445

Examination of Historic Paints and Wallpapers
London, 28 June - 1 July 1999
Course Director: Allyson McDermott
Fee: UKP245/$395

Drawing Archaeological Finds
London, June 28 - 2 July 1999
Tutors: Nick Griffiths (Archaeological Illustrators) and Anne Jenner
Number of Participants: 20
Fee: UKP235/$400

Drawing Extension Week
London, 5 - 9 July 1999
Fee: UKP95/$160

Courses run in Turku, Finland, in conjunction with the Regional Arts
Council of Southwest Finland:

    21 - 24 May 1999
    Examination of X-Sections of Paint Layers under the Microscope

    20 - 24 September 1999
    Introduction to Polarised Light Microscopy

    For Further details, contact:

        Harri Dahlstrom
        Arts Council of Southwest Finland
        PO Box 51, FIN 20801
        TURKU, Finland
        +358 2 266 1824
        Fax: +358 2 266 1822
        harri.dahlstrom [at] pp__inet__fi

Conservation Foundation and Development Courses

IAP is able to offer Foundation courses for suitable individuals who
are aiming to study conservation in the UK (or elsewhere). Full or
part-time training is adjusted to suit the actual interests and
needs of each individual in terms of:

    English Language Training
    Basic Chemistry Relating to Conservation
    Taught Courses on the Theory and Practice of Conservation
    Practical Internships in UK, Europe and elsewhere

This training lasts from one month up to 12 months. Subject areas
offered include: archaeological conservation, objects conservation,
conservation of books and paper, conservation of paintings,
conservation science, analytical and microscopical techniques etc.

Enrolment and Information

To receive the full programme with details of the above courses and
others, or for further information on other IAP activities, please

    James Black
    Co-ordinator, Professional Development Programme
    International Academic Projects
    6 Fitzroy Square
    London W1P 6DX 0PY
    +44 171 380 0800
    Fax: +44 171 380 0500
    iap [at] archetype__co__uk

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:63
                 Distributed: Monday, February 1, 1999
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Received on Friday, 8 January, 1999

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