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Call for papers--ICOM-CC Interim meeting on glass and ceramics

From: Lisa Pilosi <lisa.pilosi>
Date: Saturday, September 16, 2006
Call for papers
ICOM-CC working group Glass and Ceramics interim meeting
Nova Gorica, Slovenia
27-30 August 2007

The interim meeting of the ICOM-CC working group Glass and Ceramics,
will take place from 27-30 August 2007 in Nova Gorica, Slovenia. The
meeting is timed to follow the triennial meeting of ICOM in Vienna
20-24 August 2007, <URL:http://www.icom.museum> in order to give
participants the opportunity to attend both events.

The Glass and Ceramics interim meeting provides a forum to share
information about the latest developments in glass and ceramics
conservation.  Presentations on all aspects of this topic will be
considered.  Some areas of particular interest to the working group
include: new treatments, glass deterioration, conservation of
archaeological ceramics in a museum environment, and training.
Further, the working group has initiated a joint action with the
Metals working group regarding enamels on metal and presentations on
this theme are also encouraged.

In addition to oral and poster presentations, the meeting will
include visits to museum collections in Nova Gorica and Ljubljana,
an excursion to forest glassworks and museum collections in Eastern
Slovenia, as well as a full social program.  An optional one day
visit to glass factories in Murano will be offered.

Details about the program, registration and accommodation will
follow.

Proposals for presentations should include the author(s)'s name,
affiliation, mailing address, email address, a short summary
(maximum 500 words) of the proposed presentation, and an indication
of whether the proposal would be presented orally (15-20 minutes) or
as a poster.  Proposals should be sent to Lisa Pilosi
<lisa.pilosi [at] metmuseum__org> no later than 20 October 2006.  Authors
will be notified in early December.  Full texts will be due in May
2007 and preprints will be distributed at the conference.

Lisa Pilosi
Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
USA
212-396-5379
212-570-3859


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