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Subject: Call for papers--Arms and armour

Call for papers--Arms and armour

From: Robert Smith <robert.smith>
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2001
First announcement and call for papers
International seminar on the Conservation and Restoration of Arms
    and Armour
October 23-25, 2002

A 3-day symposium on all aspects of the conservation, restoration,
care and technology of arms and armour. Organized by the Royal
Armouries, Leeds and the Malta Centre for Restoration, Malta, in
collaboration with The Palace Armoury, Valletta.

The aim of this event is to bring together specialists from across
the field, conservators, restorers, curators, collections managers
and scientists, and provide a forum for discussion and the exchange
of ideas. It will be held in the newly created Malta Centre for
Restoration in Malta.

The organizers are now inviting papers or posters for the conference
on any aspect of the field. This can include conservation
treatments, restoration projects, ethics, care of arms and armour
collections, technology and manufacture studies, the problems of
complex multi material objects, future problems and research areas,
mounting/display of armour, and conservation strategies for

Abstracts (up to 250 words) outlining the paper or poster must be
submitted by 31st December 2001.

Accepted papers and posters will be notified by 31st January 2002.
The conference will be in English and the papers and posters will be
published. Please send abstracts together with the author's name and
contact details to the address below.

For further information on the conference, please contact

    Robert Smith
    Royal Armouries
    Armouries Drive
    Leeds, LS10 1LT
    +44 113 220 1920
    Fax: +44 113 1917
    robert.smith [at] armouries__org__uk

Robert D Smith
Head of Conservation

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