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Call for papers--AIC Wooden Artifacts Group

From: Rian Deurenberg <rian.deurenberg>
Date: Friday, July 21, 2006
WAG Call for papers
for the AIC meeting
Richmond, VA
April 16-20, 2007

This is a first call for papers for next year's Wooden Artifacts
Group (WAG) session at the American Institute for Conservation (AIC)
Annual Meeting.  'Fakes, Forgeries and Fabrications' is the theme
for the General Sessions in 2007.  Everyone should feel encouraged
to submit abstracts related to the theme, but papers on other topics
are welcome as well.  A tip session will be scheduled if a
sufficient number of people are willing to share their experiences.

A few ideas for topics:

    Historical practices of forgers

    Connoisseurship or authentication methods by technique or
    material, such as toolmarks, hardware, etc

    Criminal investigation and prosecution

    The difference between fakes and reconstructions made by period
    cabinetmakers

    Replacing severely deteriorated modern 'design' furniture in a
    collection

Please submit an abstract with a title, your name, professional
title and association to the address below, *before* Sept 17, 2006.

Presentations should be 20-25 minutes in length and will be
published in the WAG Postprints.  For additional information, please
see <URL:http://aic.stanford.edu/> and
http://aic.stanford.edu/sg/aboutWAG.html

Leads on possible speakers other than yourself are most welcome too.

Rian Deurenberg
2007 WAG Program Chair
Assistant Conservator
Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
212-396-5352
Fax: 212-570-3859


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