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Conference on glass, stained glass, and ceramics conservation

From: Kate Lookeren van Campagne <k.e.vanlookerencampagne<-at->
Date: Monday, May 6, 2013
"Recent Advances in Glass, Stained-Glass, and Ceramics Conservation"
ICOM-CC Glass and Ceramics Working Group Interim Meeting and Forum
of the International Scientific Committee for the Conservation of
Stained Glass (Corpus Vitrearum-ICOMOS) 7-10 October 2013

Registration is now open for the forthcoming conference in
Amsterdam. The conference has been organised by the University of
Amsterdam (UvA), Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE),
and the Antiquities Museum in Leiden (RMO) and will be held at the
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam

Aims of the conference: to present relevant case studies in the
conservation of glass, stained-glass, and ceramics to disseminate
research results in the field of cultural heritage, to promote the
application of new materials and technologies for conservation
practice as well as tools for analysis and documentation, to
identify further research and to provide network opportunities for
future activities

Target audience: conservators working in museums and in private
practice, scientists specializing in conservation, students
interested in glass, stained-glass, and ceramics, architects,
engineers, master glaziers, and glass painters dealing with
stained-glass in situ curators and administrators in charge of
museum collections or cultural heritage sites.

Structure and scope: The four-day conference will include thematic
sessions on research in progress and case studies related to glass,
stained-glass, and ceramics.  An excursion on Tuesday afternoon and
several post-conference tours will be offered to allow participants
to explore stained-glass in situ as well as museum collections in
The Netherlands.

30 papers and about 20 posters will be presented.

For full details of the program, registration and post-conference
excursions go to

    <URL:http://www.icomcorpus2013.nu>

The registration fee includes lunch, coffee and the full-colour
preprint publication.  There will be an opportunity to visit the
conservation laboratories of the University of Amsterdam and the
Rijksmuseum and the research facilities of the Cultural Heritage
Agency of the Netherlands followed by a reception offered by the
Rijksmuseum.

Cheaper early rates will be available until June 15, 2013

We recommend that you register on time as there has been a great
deal of interest for the conference and the number of participants
is limited to 200.


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