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Subject: Symposium on Middle Eastern Manuscripts

Symposium on Middle Eastern Manuscripts

From: Elizabeth Melzer <eamelzer>
Date: Monday, May 21, 2007
The Care and Conservation of Middle Eastern Manuscripts
Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation
The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Monday 26 - Wednesday 28 November, 2007

All prices are in Australian Dollars

Day 1
Monday, 26 November, 2007:
$16.50 (Secondary and Tertiary students)
$33.00 others

Days 2-3
Tuesday 27- Wednesday 28 November, 2007: $330.00


29-30 November

    Islamic binding workshop
    David Jacobs
    Senior Conservation Officer, British Library

Monday 3 - Friday 7 December, 2007

    Indo Persian Miniature workshop
    Anita Chowdry
    Painter and Illustrator, London

Keynote Presentations:

    Dr Mandana Barkeshli
    Coordinator Conservation sub-committee
    The Islamic Manuscript Association

        Traditional Preventive Measures used in Persian Manuscripts
        and Miniature Paintings using Henna and Saffron as Case

        Differences between "Sacred Art" and "Religious Art" in
        Islamic art collections;

        Historical and Scientific Analysis of Iranian Illuminated
        Manuscripts and Miniature Paintings

    Professor Ibrahim Chabbouh
    President of the Aal al-Bayt Foundation of Islamic Thought,

        Jordan Handling Middle
        Eastern manuscripts

    Caroline Checkley-Scott
    Senior Conservator, The Wellcome Trust, London

        History and Conservation of Syriac Manuscripts

    Anita Chowdry
    Painter and Illustrator, London

        Materials and Techniques of Indo-Persian Manuscript

        Indo-Persian Paintings Workshop

    David Jacobs
    Senior Conservation Officer, British Library

        The Structure of Middle Eastern Bindings and the approach to
        their Conservation at the British Library;

        The Materials and Techniques of Middle Eastern Bindings;

        Islamic binding workshop.

    Cheryl Porter
    Director, Montefiascone Project

        Organic Colours used in Armenian and Egyptian Manuscripts
        with Special Reference to Red Pigments

    Dr Amir Zekrgoo
    Professor of Islamic Arts, International Institute of Islamic
    Thought and Civilisation (ISTAC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

        The History of Islamic Art and the Materials and Techniques
        of Islamic Calligraphy

This symposium is part of the AICCM Continuing Professional
Development Program.

For further information:


    Robyn Sloggett
    Associate Professor
    Symposium Co-ordinator
    Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation
    University of Melbourne
    Victoria 3010
    rjslog [at] unimelb__edu__au

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