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XVIth International TICCIH Congress : Industrial Heritage in the Twenty-First Century, New Challenges

April 23, 2015

Call for papers and/or posters

fromdu 06 September 2015 toau 11 September 2015

Organized by:Organisé par :
TICCIH

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : Lille, France

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Description :
The management of the industrial heritage in landscape contexts and the identification of new players in the field of industrial heritage will be two major lines of enquiry addressed by the congress. The program committee will therefore pay special attention to proposals for papers examining new heritage practices, and in particular practices to do with the landscape or with associations. This does not mean however that it will exclude propositions on other topics to do with the industrial heritage, or with the activities of TICCIH and its sections. Poster sessions will also be organized to allow students, young researchers and project developers to present initiatives recently completed or still in progress.
Proposals for papers should be sent to the Congress web site at http://ticcih-2015.sciencesconf.org/ They should include a title, a summary of a maximum of 400 words and the number of the session in which the paper is to be given, accompanied by a brief CV of the paper’s author. Proposals for sessions should include a brief summary of the session, and the title, summary and CV for each participant.

Submission of abstracts / deadline: 15 septembre 2015

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SOPA15 : III Congreso internacional sobre educación y SOcialización del PAtrimonio en el medio rural

Call for papers and/or posters

fromdu 03 November 2015 toau 08 November 2015

Organized by:Organisé par :
SOPA, Argentina

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : Benito Juárez, Argentina

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Description :
In this edition, SOPA Congress aims to be a forum for both agents of the cultural sector and other areas that coordinate their actions with heritage (teachers, municipal employees and non-governmental institutions, citizens in general), a place of conversation, theoretical and methodological experimentation, where propose and explore joint action mechanisms. This will facilitate international awareness about “juarense” cultural heritage in particular, and from Buenos Aires and Argentina in general, linked to rural areas and their different forms of management, emphasizing those that include citizen participation in their development.

Contact information: sopacongress@gmail.com

Submission of abstracts / deadline: 01 August 2015

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APOYONLINE – Association for Heritage Preservation of the Americas

Website

Apoyo, International

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Description
Since 1989, this non-profit organization started printing and distributing newsletters in Spanish and Portuguese to conservation professionals with information about events, publications and important links related to the preservation of cultural property. Now you can follow updates on APOYOnline’s website

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COLOURS2015 : Bridging Science with Art

Call for papers and/or posters

fromdu 24 September 2015 toau 26 September 2015

Organized by:Organisé par :
Universidade de Évora, Portugal

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : Évora, Portugal

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Description :
Conference topics:
1- Colour history and symbolism in cultural heritage
2- Colour materials and their origin
3- Colour deterioration: case studies in conservation and restoration
4- Science and technology applied to colour studies .

Abstracts must be submitted electronically to : colours2015@uevora.pt

Submission of abstracts / deadline: 30 April 2015

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Bulletin Cubart

Publication

Cubarte, , Cuba

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Description
Le Bulletin Cubart est un résumé hebdomadaire du Portail de la culture cubaine. Dans ces pages vous trouverez les plus transcendantaux événements culturels du pays et leurs reflets dans le monde, ainsi que des espaces d’opinion sur les thèmes qui aujourd’hui préoccupent les intellectuels du monde.

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Preventive Conservation Assistant

April 22, 2015

Employment

National Archives, United Kingdom

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Description
The National Archives is the UK government’s official archive, containing over 1,000 years of history. We give detailed guidance to government departments and the public sector on information management and advise others about the care of historical archives.

The National Archives is seeking to appoint a highly motivated conservator to join the Collection Care Department.

The department’s aims are to

Prolong the life of the collection in order to maintain an unbroken record for all and for future generations

Discover and share the collection’s potential in order to maximise access to our records and to enhance the experience of our users

Innovate to improve care of the collection.

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Lecturer in Conservation

Employment

University of Lincoln, United Kingdom

Job location:Lieu de travail : Lincoln

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Description
Salary: From UKUKP31,342 per annum

Reference: AAD4009

The Lincoln School of History and Heritage seeks to recruit an ambitious scholar to the post of Lecturer in Conservation. The successful candidate will join a growing and dynamic team of historians based in the School of History and Heritage which delivers degree programmes in History and in Conservation. The
successful candidate will be expected to teach practical and theoretical modules across the Conservation programme and make a significant contribution to the research and enterprise activities within the subject area.

The Lincoln School of History and Heritage has an outstanding international reputation for its research and teaching with rising year on year rates of student satisfaction and a thriving research environment. We are looking for a Lecturer who is keen to develop
his/her research and professional practice alongside their teaching and is eager to play a full and active part in the life of a vibrant, forward-looking subject area and School.

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Samuel H. Kress Conservation Fellow (Objects Conservation)

Fellowship

Museum of Fine Arts, United States

Location of fellowship:Lieu du bourse : Boston MA

Description :
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston seeks applicants for the Samuel H. Kress Conservation Fellowship in Objects Conservation. This full-time, one-year appointment begins in September of 2015 and will focus on treatment and research of Italian glazed ceramic sculpture for an upcoming exhibition of della Robbia sculptures in American collections. The exhibition opens at the MFA in August 2016. The Kress Fellow will participate in a wide range of conservation activities related to the exhibition with conservators, conservation scientists, collections care specialists and curators. The Kress
Fellow will be expected to carry out a related publishable research project.

Applicants must have a graduate degree in conservation from a recognized program in the U.S. or Canada, or be U.S. citizens with a graduate degree from a graduate-level conservation program abroad. A
minimum of one year of practical experience beyond graduation, and experience with a variety of analytical instruments, is also required.

Compensation includes salary and travel allowance, in addition to a generous benefits package.

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Head of Collection Care

April 21, 2015

Employment

Auckland Museum, New Zealand

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Description
Auckland Museum is seeking an experienced, forward-thinking museum professional to lead our Collection Care team in an exciting period of the Museum’s development. This is a key management role as the Museum embarks on a number of capital projects will significantly affect the use and storage of the extensive wide-ranging
collections.

The Head of Collection Care leads the long-term preservation of the Museum’s collections through both advocacy and direct management of people and activities to upgrade and enhance the care and condition of the collections. The position is responsible for maintaining and improving the physical state of collections through preventive care strategies, policy and procedure development and through management
of projects which optimise the care of the collections.
Contributions to Museum-wide programmes and building development projects are vital parts of the long-term success of the role.

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Conservation Technician/Digital Imaging Specialist

Employment

National Museum of African American History and Culture, United States

Description
The National Museum of African American History and Culture may be hiring a contractor to manage object handling, rehousing and digital imaging services. The contractor would be responsible for the following:

Handling a wide variety of museum collection objects in compliance with best museum practices, including moving collection objects, unframing, unmatting, reframing, rematting, rehousing, and creating custom housing for museum collection objects

Digital scanning and photography

Using flatbed and overhead scanners and digital cameras to create digital images of collections and other materials

Working in Microsoft Word; Microsoft Excel; a museum collection information system, The Museum System (TMS); Adobe Photoshop and Bridge; and other image processing and editing software

Assisting other digital imaging specialists with scanning and photography of collection objects, set ups for scanning and photography, and object handling

Processing and editing digital images

Embedding metadata into digital images and other digital assets for the SI Digital Asset Management System (DAMS), TMS, and Enterprise Digital Asset Network (EDAN)

Creating, modifying, or updating records in DAMS and TMS.

Assisting with management of digital assets

Working closely with the Museum’s collection management, curatorial, and digitization staff, contractors, volunteers, and interns on the Museum’s digitization initiatives

If interested in the contracting position, please send resumes to feldmanc<-a t->si< . >edu

We are gathering a pool of applicants and will be in touch with those whose resumes indicate they are the best fit for the position.

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