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Conference on history and future of conservation

From: Andrew Oddy <waoddy>
Date: Friday, May 18, 2001
The British Museum
Department of Conservation

Conference
Past Practice--Future Prospects
Clore Education Centre
Great Court, British Museum
12-14 September 2001

There are two main themes to this conference--the history of
conservation and the future practice of conservation.

The 'history' papers will explore the careers of important and
influential conservators, record the history of conservation in a
number of institutions around the world, or examine the history of
of certain conservation techniques. In the main, the period covered
stops in the mid 20th century.

'Future practice' is about the challenges that the conservation
profession has to face in the 21st century.

32 papers will be presented.

NB: A subvention has allowed us to reduce the registration fee to
UKP100 for those registering before 31st July.

The registration fee includes the volume of pre-prints, teas,
coffees and lunches on all three days and a reception in the British
Museum on the 12th September.  Sterling cheques only must be made
payable to The British Museum. For payment by credit card please
contact Nina Whitmore for a form. Registration forms may be obtained
from

    Miss Nina Whitmore
    Department of Conservation
    The British Museum
    London WC1B 3DG
    UK.
    +44 20 7323 8223
    Fax: +44 20 7323 8636
    nwhitmore [at] thebritishmuseum__ac__uk


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