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Symposium on the Conservation Legacies of l'Alluvione

From: Rebecca A. Rushfield <wittert>
Date: Sunday, July 16, 2006
Conservation legacies of l'Alluvione: A symposium commemorating
    the 40th anniversary of the Florence Flood
Florence, Italy
November 10-11, 2006

The Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York
University and the Villa la Pietra, New York University in
conjunction with the Opificio delle Pietre Dure and with the
cooperation of I Tatti are organizing a two-day symposium in
commemoration of the Florence Flood of November 1966. Sessions will
be held in Villa la Pietra and the Palazzo Vecchio. Session themes
are: the development of mass treatments, innovations in conservation
materials and techniques, building a network of support for
conservation, working with students and the student experience in
disaster recovery, and disaster recovery now and in the future.
Among the speakers, many of whom played important roles in the
recovery effort, are: Giorgio Bonsanti, Anthony Cains,Christopher
Clarkson, Alan Farancz, Marco Grassi, Kenneth Hempel. Joe Nkrumah,
Debbie Hess Norris, Dag-Ernst Petersen, and Erling Skaug.

Due to space constraints, registration will be limited to 100
people. The registration fee is $100 U.S. or 75 Euro.

For further information, please contact

    Rebecca Rushfield
    66-10 149th Street, #4C,
    Flushing NY 11367, USA
    wittert [at] juno__com

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