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Subject: Call for Papers--North American Textile Conservation Conference

Call for Papers--North American Textile Conservation Conference

From: Christine Giuntini <christine.giuntini>
Date: Monday, July 31, 2006
Call for papers: Facing Impermanence
6th North American Textile Conservation Conference
Washington, DC
November 6-10, 2007

The sixth biennial North American Textile Conservation Conference
(NATCC) will focus on theory and practice of preventive
conservation. Conservators, curators, conservation scientists,
project managers and other museum specialists are invited to submit
proposals for presentations.

Topics may include but are not limited to: case studies of
treatments that have affected the longevity of textiles;
environmental issues; innovative use of  materials; case studies on
storage and facility upgrades and risk management; funding,
management and documentation of preventive conservation projects;
cultural policy, advocacy and preventive conservation.

Papers may be submitted in either English or Spanish.

Presentations will be 20 minutes long and there will be time for

Abstracts must not be longer than 250 words and be accompanied by a
short biography of the author/s. Contact information should include:
name, postal and email addresses, telephone and facsimile numbers.

Please submit your abstract by September 29, 2006, to:

    Suzanne Thomassen-Krauss
    10701 Hunters Run Ct.
    Vienna VA 22181-2837, USA
    sstk [at] cox__net

The papers will undergo a peer review process and authors of
selected papers will be notified by the end of December 2006. All
speakers will be required to submit a full version of their paper in
either Spanish or English, the language in which it will be
presented, ready for publication, by April 16, 2007. The papers will
be published in CD format and distributed at the conference along
with printed abstracts in English, Spanish and French.

Authors are responsible for rights and permissions to publish
photographs or graphics.

For more information about NATCC, visit

Christine Giuntini
Textile Conservator
Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY 10028

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