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II Simposio Universitario Latinoamericano de Gestión Cultural

February 25, 2015

Call for papers and/or posters

fromdu 01 October 2015 toau 02 October 2015

Organized by:Organisé par :
Facultad de Humanidades de la Universidad de Piura, Peru

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : Lima, Peru

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Description :
Contact information: Dr. Enrique Banús (enrique.banús@udep.pe​)

Submission of abstracts / deadline: 31 March 2015

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Dig it: Museums and Archaeology

February 24, 2015

Seminar

06 March 2015

Organized by:Organisé par :
Museums Association, United Kingdom

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : London, United Kingdom

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Description :
A one-day seminar exploring the importance of archaeology for museums, including the funding opportunities, how to deal with growing archives, community volunteers and new approaches to display.

Contact information: Lorraine O’Leary, lorraine@museumsassociation.org

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8th Making Cities Liveable Conference : Liveable Cities for the Futures

Call for papers and/or posters

fromdu 06 July 2015 toau 07 July 2015

Organized by:Organisé par :
Liveable Cities, Australia

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : Melbourne, Australia

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Description :
In 2015 we will return to Australia’s most ‘livable’ city, Melbourne, to share knowledge, insights and best practice in pursuit of healthy, resilient and sustainable cities. Our decision to bring together the key themes of Healthy, Sustainable and Resilient reflects the rich interrelatedness of these domains. This conference, now in its 8th year, has evolved as a unique space for practitioners and stakeholders to share and reflect.We will re-introduce panel discussions in 2015, to allow for emergent conversation and a greater emphasis on dialogue.

Contact information: conference@healthycities.com.au

Submission of abstracts / deadline: 02 March 2015

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3rd International Conference The Importance Of Place : 21st Century Heritage Without Borders : Sustainability and Heritage in a World of Change

Call for papers and/or posters

fromdu 21 October 2015 toau 24 October 2015

Organized by:Organisé par :
BHCICOP, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Description :
Main goal of this Conference is to promote environmental and sustainable performance measures for existing heritage buildings without adversely impacting their cultural heritage significance. The reuse of heritage buildings has environmental, social, and economic benefits – the three pillars of sustainable development.
Abstracts should be submitted to e-mail: info@hmh.ba or http://bhcicop.co.ba/contact/

Submission of abstracts / deadline: 28 February 2015

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National Trust Conference : Heritage Energized

Call for papers and/or posters

fromdu 22 October 2015 toau 24 October 2015

Organized by:Organisé par :
National Trust Heritage Canada; Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP/ACECP);Alberta Historical Resources Foundation, Canada

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Description :
Heritage is an energy producer that consistently infuses Canadian communities with cultural and economic vitality, sparks new investment, and grounds us with a strong sense of place. The 2015 National Trust Conference will explore how heritage energy can turn places around, empower people, and create opportunities. It will also shine a spotlight on how the heritage movement itself is being transformed through its evolving relationship with property development, arts and culture, sustainable living, philanthropy, and the cultural diversity of Canada.
To submit your proposal, or for more information: conference@heritagecanada.org

Submission of abstracts / deadline: 23 March 2015

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International Conference on Coastal Cities and their Sustainable Future

Conference

fromdu 07 July 2015 toau 09 July 2015

Organized by:Organisé par :
Wessex Institute, United Kingdom

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : New Forest, United Kingdom

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Description :
This International Conference on Coastal Cities has evolved from a series of meetings organised by the Wessex Institute in the past, dealing with the Coastal Environment, Coastal Processes and City Sustainability. It felt necessary to convene a conference dedicated to the presentation and discussion of issues related to the integrated management and sustainable development of coastal cities.

Contact information: Irene Moreno Millan, imoreno@wessex.ac.uk

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Senior Conservator

February 23, 2015

Employment

J. Paul Getty Museum, United States

Job location:Lieu de travail : Malibu, CA

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Description
The J. Paul Getty Museum is seeking a Senior Conservator of Antiquities to oversee the Getty Villa’s conservation department, which is responsible for the long-term preservation of one of the largest and finest collections of Greek and Roman antiquities in the United States. The Senior Conservator of Antiquities oversees the safekeeping, proper installation, and conservation of all works in the Getty Villa’s permanent collection. It conducts an active and influential program of treatments and research, including technical and materials analyses, and as a result attracts a broad range of masterworks from around the globe to the Villa’s conservation studios and galleries. The department supports a program of
ambitious loan exhibitions through its conservation work and state-of-the-art installation and mount-making procedures. The Senior Conservator represents the institution in the negotiation of joint projects with other institutions and governments while advancing its reputation as a leader on conservation matters internationally. He/she also oversees department staffing, hiring, performance reviews, staff development, and the budget.

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Lecturer-researcher in wall painting conservation-restoration

Employment

University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzerland

Job location:Lieu de travail : Lugano

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Description
The University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland
(SUPSI), is offering a position for a Lecturer-researcher in wall painting conservation-restoration at the Conservation-Restoration degree program of the Department of Environment, Construction and Design (DACD), in Canobbio (Lugano). The position is on an annual renewable fix-term basis and requires a part-time commitment of approximately 50-80%.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist the director of the master’s program in
conservation-restoration with strategic planning, learning
activities and program coordination

Provide MA students with theoretical lessons and practical
activities in the conservation-restoration of wall painting and
decorated architectural surfaces

Participate in research projects, and develop new research areas

Participate in activities of continuing education and services
for the degree program in conservation-restoration

Maintain and develop national and international contacts as well
as scientific exchanges with other scientific and educational
institutions

Maintain and develop contacts with national and international
institutions concerned with the protection of the cultural
heritage.

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Assistant in wall painting conservation-restoration

Employment

University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzerland

Job location:Lieu de travail : Lugano

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Description
The University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland
(SUPSI), is offering a position for an Assistant in wall painting
conservation-restoration at the Conservation-Restoration degree program of the Department of Environment, Construction and Design (DACD), in Canobbio (Lugano). The position is on an annual renewable fix-term basis and requires a commitment of approximately 80-100%.

The requisites for this position are published in the “Direttive interne SUPSI” (direttiva 7A, art. 2) and in the “Regolamento del personale SUPSI”, at

(see SUPSI, Documenti ufficiali)

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Costume Mounting Specialist

Employment

National Museums Scotland, United Kingdom

Job location:Lieu de travail : Edinburgh

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Description
Fixed Term for 12 months
UKP22,917 – UKP25,667 per annum plus membership of Civil Service
pension scheme

We are seeking an able practical costume mounting specialist to provide support to the Paper and Textile Conservation Section, working on a range of costume and textiles for National Museums Scotland’s MasterPlan 3 Project.

You will be able to demonstrate practical experience of costume mounting in a museum setting, and have a thorough understanding of materials and methods. You will understand pattern cutting, and have a good working knowledge of period shapes. You will have experience of making underpinnings and appreciate the issues of working with historic textiles. You will have an awareness of professional conservation/mounting issues and best practice.

With a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject, you will also have a conservation/mounting qualification or similar. You will be adept at problem solving, able to manage your time and work alone or with others, to meet deadlines, and will have excellent communication and ICT skills. You will be expected to do a practical test and be required to produce a relevant portfolio at interview.

The post will be based at the National Museums Collection Centre,
Edinburgh, but you will be expected on occasion to work at any of the NMS sites.

Application deadline
06 March 2015

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