The 2nd European Student Conference on Objects Conservation - Call for Papers

18.11.2008

The Second European Student Conference on Objects Conservation will be organized and held by conservation students from the Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences from 1st to 3rd of October 2009.

Object Conservation subjects include

  • wooden objects and furniture
  • historic buildings
  • modern and contemporary art
  • musical instruments
  • ethnographical objects
  • objects of glass, ceramics and stone
  • waterlogged wood.

Abstracts of papers presenting student work on conservation of objects or related projects are invited. Preference for oral presentation will be given to papers dealing with current research, which falls within the subjects, listed above. Feel free to also send papers about ongoing projects where final results have not necessarily been obtained yet. Presentations should be suitable for delivery in no more than 20 minutes. The official language of the conference is English. All papers and sessions should be written and presented in English.

Abstracts should include:

  • the full title of the paper or session topic
  • the full name of the student(s) related to the work, study semester and specialization
  • full postal address and e-mail address
  • summary of the paper or session topic in no more than 300 words
  • one representative picture of excellent quality (300 dpi, TIFF file) of the subject but no tables or references related to the subject.

The organizers will allocate the accepted papers or session topics to the most appropriate theme session.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is 28th of February 2009. Authors will be notified of the result by 31st of March 2009.

To send abstracts or to register for attending the meeting and to receive further information as it becomes available, please contact:

conservation.conference(at)metropolia.fi

or

Students / The Conservation of Historical Interiors
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Faculty of Culture
Degree Programme in Conservation
PO BOX 4072
FI-00079 Metropolia
Finland

More information

Mr. Tannar Ruuben
Head of Paintings Conservation
tannar.ruuben(at)metropolia.fi
phone +358 40 589 2712

Degree Programme in Conservation


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