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Subject: Call for papers--Metal conservation

Call for papers--Metal conservation

From: Jack Ogden <jack>
Date: Monday, January 15, 2001
First Announcement and call for papers
European Conference - Exposure 2001
Corrosion, Conservation and Study of Historic Metals in Situ, on
Display and in Storage.
Hildesheim, Germany
November 8-10 2001

The Conference will cover conservation aspects related to the
interaction of metals and metal-organic composite objects with the
atmosphere, but papers are particularly welcome on:

    *   Conservation and research issues relating to the atmospheric
        corrosion of copper alloy sculpture and architectural
        features, indoors and outdoors.

    *   Conservation and restoration issues relating to precious
        metal objects in European Cathedral Treasuries and
        libraries.

An additional role of the conference is to identify priority areas
within European conservation teaching and research to help best
develop the new metal Conservation speciality within the existing
Department of Conservation, Fachhochschule
Hildesheim/Holzminden/Goettingen.

Conference Hosted by the Fachhochschule Hildesheim, Holzminden,
Goettingen. Conference languages English and German

For further details (or for a German version of this announcement) email
<exposure2001 [at] striptwist__com>
Or write to

    Dr Jack Ogden
    Fachhochschule Hildesheim/Holzminden/Goettingen
    Metal Conservation
    Bismarkplatz 10/11
    D-31134 Hildesheim, Germany
    Fax: +49 5121 881 386

Delegate fee: The delegate fee is expected to be in the range DM 250
(waived for speakers).

Papers: At this stage prospective speakers should provide a title,
brief abstract (max 300 words) and an idea of time required (ideally
20 or 30 minutes). Speakers will be notified whether their papers
are accepted for the conference as quickly as possible. More
detailed abstracts will be required for preprints. Publication of
the papers is planned.

Conservation in Hildesheim: The conservation department of the
Fachhochschule (technical university) was founded in 1987 and has
since gained an excellent reputation for its conservation training
in the areas of Wall Paintings, Wood, Furniture, Stone Sculpture and
Fine Surfaces and, established in 2000, Paper. A metal conservation
department is now being created and the Exposure 2001 conference
will be its first public event and an opportunity to discuss its
proposed range.


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