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Call for papers--Plastics

From: Brenda Keneghan <b.keneghan>
Date: Monday, April 10, 2006
Call for Papers
Plastics: Looking at the future and learning from the past
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
24-25 May 2007

This is a  two day conference covering the various issues raised by
the instability of plastic materials. The purpose of this conference
will be to bring together an international group of professionals
including conservators,  curators, collectors, designers,
scientists, and artists.  The conference will present a broad view
of the issues involved in this complex area including:

Scientific investigation

    Conservation of plastic--is it possible?
    Collection--Does the prospect of a shorter lifetime influence
        collecting decisions and policies?
    Artists' intent

Speakers are invited to submit proposals for papers and posters that
address any of the areas outlined above.

Further information  contact:

    Dr Brenda Keneghan
    Conservation Department
    Victoria and Albert Museum
    South Kensington, London SW72RL
    +44 20 794 22119
    b.keneghan [at] vam__ac__uk

Dr Brenda Keneghan
Polymer Scientist

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:50
                 Distributed: Thursday, April 13, 2006
                       Message Id: cdl-19-50-004
Received on Monday, 10 April, 2006

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