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Subject: Call for papers--Scientific Research in the Field of Asian Art

Call for papers--Scientific Research in the Field of Asian Art

From: Blythe McCarthy <blythe.mccarthy<-a>
Date: Thursday, January 6, 2005
In September 2005, the Freer Gallery of Art will hold the Third
Forbes Symposium on Scientific Research in the Field of Asian Art,
in Washington DC. The theme will be "Studies of the Sculptural Arts
of Asia using Scientific Methods", and will focus on the impact of
scientific methods of study on broader questions of a technical,
historical, or art historical nature.

Those interested in giving a paper are invited to submit an abstract
(approximately 200 words) on original, previously unpublished
research by 31 January 2005.   Notifications of acceptance will be
sent by 15 March 2005. Speakers should plan a 25-minute presentation
and submit a manuscript (3000-4000 words) at the time of the
symposium.  Funding to offset speakers' travel expenses will be


    Forbes Symposium 2005/DCSR
    Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
    Smithsonian Institution, MRC 707
    PO Box 37012
    Washington DC 20013-7012
    Fax: 202-633-9474
    dcsr<-a t->asia< . >si< . >edu

Please see <URL:>.

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