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Subject: Call for papers--Conference on current research in photography

Call for papers--Conference on current research in photography

From: Eric Pourchot <epourchot<-at->
Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013
The following is submitted on behalf of the State Hermitage Museum,
St. Petersburg, Russia.

The State Hermitage Museum is pleased to invite you to take part in
the international conference "Current Research in Photography" held
to mark the 250th anniversary of the State Hermitage and 175 years
since the invention of photography.

The conference will take place on 18-20 November 2014 at the
Restoration and Storage Centre of the State Hermitage in St.
Petersburg, Russia.  It is planned to discuss the following issues
during the conference:

    Study of historical and modern photography

    Restoration and conservation of photographic materials

    New technologies and photography

We hope that the submitted papers will reflect new research into
history and attribution of photographs and present the latest
restoration methods, modern technologies and projects to preserve
photographic collections.

Distinguished arts experts, conservators and other specialists in
preservation of the photographic heritage have already agreed to
take part in the conference.

Each presentation will last 20 minutes.

The State Hermitage Publishing House is planning to publish the

Requirements for publishing: All texts should be submitted in soft
copy, A4 format; top, bottom, and right margins: 2 cm, left margin:
3 cm. Line spacing: 1.5, font size: 14, type: Times New Roman, 5-6

The Organizing Committee preserves the right to reject the materials
it receives at its discretion.

If you wish to take part in the conference, we are asking you to
forward the topic and an abstract or the text of your presentation
to the Conference Organizing Committee until 1 July 2014 by
contacting: photoconservation<-at->hermitage<.>ru

Eric Pourchot, PhD
Institutional Advancement Director
Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation
  Of Historic and Artistic Works
1156 15th Street, NW
Suite 320
Washington, DC  20005-1714
Main office:  202-452-9545 ext 5
Direct line: 202-661-8061
Fax: 202-452-9328

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Received on Tuesday, 17 December, 2013

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