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Contribuciones para la revista CONSERVA 2016 - Hasta el 31 de diciembre
Hasta el 31 de diciembre de 2015 se recibirán contribuciones sobre el patrimonio cultural y sus procesos de investigación, conservación y restauración, que aporten a su valorización y gestión, así como al desarrollo del conocimiento en materias patrimoniales.
Conserva es la revista oficial del Centro Nacional de Conservación y Restauración (CNCR) dependiente de la Dirección de Bibliotecas, Archivos y Museos (Dibam). Se publica una vez al año, desde 1997.
Su objetivo es exponer trabajos y reflexiones sobre el patrimonio cultural y sus procesos de investigación y de restauración, dando a conocer la labor que realiza el CNCR, así como las experiencias desarrolladas por otras instituciones y profesionales, tanto del país como del extranjero.
Está dirigida a especialistas y público en general interesados en el tema, constituyendo una alternativa de publicación especializada para exponer los avances disciplinarios de la conservación restauración en materias teóricas, metodológicas y técnicas, como también para revisar críticamente lo logrado en el área.
Conserva está indizada en el Abstracts of International Conservation Literature (AATA) y cuenta con un comité editorial conformado por destacados especialistas nacionales y extranjeros, según la temática de las contribuciones recibidas.
+info: http://www.cncr.cl/611/w3-article-54380.html...

Internship at the National Museum of the American Indian. Washington (USA) - Deadline: 15 February 2016
Individuals interested in entering conservation graduate program specializing in Native American ethnographic and archaeological objects: organic and inorganic materials. Undergraduate degree in
art, history, anthropology, or other field related to Native American ethnographic and archaeological material and a 3.0 GPA or better required. Organic chemistry highly recommended.
Internship carries a stipend, commences Fall 2016, and is located in Suitland, MD.
+info: http://nmai.si.edu/explore/collections/conservatio...

Monuments Conservation Technician Interns. New York (USA) - Deadline: 11 April 2016
Paid Summer Internships in Outdoor Sculpture Conservation
Central Park Conservancy (CPC), with grants from The Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Foundation is offering five full-time summer internship positions in outdoor sculpture conservation. CPC is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the maintenance
and preservation of Central Park.
Conservation technicians will be involved in the annual program of examination, documentation, preservation and conservation of the bronze and stone sculpture in Central Park in New York City, and additional special projects.
+info: http://www.preservationnation.org/career-center/fo...

Summer Internships in ethnographic artifact and textile conservation (2 positions) Deadline: 1 February 2016
Candidates who demonstrate a career interest in the conservation of material culture of indigenous peoples of North, South and Central American will be especially welcome to apply. Candidates must be fluent in both spoken and written English.
The internships are designed for students currently in or graduated from a graduate program in conservation or practicing conservation professionals. The internships are intended to cultivate practical skills as well as to foster a solid understanding of the contexts of material culture, the philosophies of conservation at NMAI, and the ethics of the conservation profession.
Museum programming involves collaboration with Native Peoples in the development of appropriate methods of care for, and interpretation of their cultural materials.
+info: http://nmai.si.edu/explore/collections/conservatio...

Editors: Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed and Dr. Mohammad Habib Reza

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS - Re-imagining Bengal: Architecture, built environment and cultural heritage - Deadline: 31 February 2016
Editors: Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed and Dr. Mohammad Habib Reza
Bengal is remarkably ancient and its contemporary features are also rich and diversified. They present us with a rich palimpsest of layers of history with deep rooted imprints of Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic culture, which range from the heart of older parts of traditional city enclaves to remote rural places. They carry the tangible and intangible elements of Bengal society and sustain local identity and culture. The local built environment, having both tangible and intangible cultural qualities, often without being one or the other, is not simple to define or capture. It is not linear and embodies multiple issues and elements. Local cultural heritage is not static; it is inherited as an element to be passed on through subsequent generations. It may be the cultural legacy, and continuity inherited in time that incorporates the identity of place and people from past into the present in a perpetual process that evolves with time and embodies local tradition, knowledge and value…
+info: http://www.catedraunescoforum.upv.es/doc/CallforBo...
Posted by FUUH member: Reza, Md Habib

Heatherwick to Transform Historic Coal Drop Buildings into New King's Cross Shopping Area - London - United Kingdom
Heatherwick Studio has received approval to realize a new shopping area at King's Cross in London. By 2018, the practice will transform the city's 1850 historic Coal Drops Yard buildings into an "eclectic mix" of 65 boutique and destination shops and restaurants.
"Over a two-year restoration and build process, Londoners will see the existing Victorian buildings – the East and West Coal Drops and Wharf Road Arches – refurbished and re-purposed in a way that creates a stunning new upper level and improves connectivity, whilst allowing the original forms and functions to be read," says the architects…
+info: http://www.archdaily.com/779073/heatherwick-to-tra...

Country House Renovation / Mide Architetti - 2015 - Bolognana - Lucca - Italy
The project site involves an old country house, built in 1887 in the immediate neighborhood of Lucca and a most recent farmhand’s cottage. The buildings are integrated in the countryside of Lucca and maintain its typical characteristics. Specifically, the buildings are located in a hilly landscape, between gentle slopes, where oaks and chestnuts lick the property. In this background, the renovation has been directed to both the maintenance and the enhancement of typical elements of the local architecture, such as exposed brick wall, stone of Matraia and chestnut wood. Pursuing this goal, and in full respect of the typical features, the components and materials used have been revised in a contemporary way, adopting the most appropriate construction techniques, in order to ensure the achievement of the best possible result….
+info: http://www.archdaily.com/778061/country-house-reno...






Sustainability in Cultural Heritage (SICH)
11-12 January 2016.  Roma. Italy
Organisation: University of Pisa, YOCOCU (Youth in Conservation of Cultural Heritage), Italy
Contact: sichprinconference2016@gmail.com
Deadline: 20/12/2015
+info: https://www1.dcci.unipi.it/sichprin/index_congres....


Masterclass Mirrors and Flat Glass
1-4 February 2016.  Amsterdam. Netherlands
By prof. Patricia Jackson
Organisation: University of Amsterdam
Contact: pe-CenR@uva.nl
+info: http://www.conservation-restoration-training.nl/ma...


Defence Heritage 2016 - 3rd International Conference on Defence Sites: Heritage and Future
4-6 May 2016.  Alicante, Comunitat Valenciana. Spain
Organisation: Wessex Institute, UK and University of Alicante, Spain
Contact: imoreno@wessex.ac.uk
+info: http://www.wessex.ac.uk/defence2016...

16th Joint Congress AIC & ACCR: Emergency! Preparing for Disasters and Confronting the Unexpected in Conservation
13-17 May 2016.  Montréal, Québec. Canada
Organisation: The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works and the Canadian Association for Conservation, États-Unis et Canada
Contact: Ruth Seyler (rseyler@conservation-us.org)
Deadline: 14/09/2015
+info: http://www.conservation-us.org/annual-meeting/subm...

Islamic Heritage Architecture 2016 - 1st International Conference on Islamic Heritage Architecture and Art
17-19 May 2016.  Valencia. Spain
Organisation: Wessex Institute, UK
Contact: imoreno@wessex.ac.uk
+info: http://www.wessex.ac.uk/16-conferences/islamic-her...

17th International Course on Wood Conservation Technology - ICWCT 2016
19 May 2016 - 30 June 2016.  Oslo. Norway
Organisation: ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property)
Riksantikvaren - The Directorate for Cultural Heritage, Norway
NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Contact: wood2016@iccrom.org
Deadline: 30/09/2015
+info: http://www.iccrom.org/wood-conservation-technology...


International Conference - What does heritage change? // Le patrimoine, ça change quoi ?
7-10 June 2016.  Quebec. Canada
Organisation: Chaire de recherche du Canada en patrimoine urbain (ESG-UQAM) et de l'Université Concordia
Contact: achs2016@uqam.ca
Deadline: 01/11/2015
+info: http://patrimoine.uqam.ca/colloques/achs2016/achs2...

Tourism and Cultural Landscapes: Towards a Sustainable Approach
12-16 June 2016.  Budapest. Hungary
Organisation: Metropolitan University of Applied Sciences and the Foundation for Information Society (INFOTA), Hungary
Contact: bassa.lia@infota.org
Deadline: 31/12/2015
+info: http://infota.org/tourism-and-cultural-landscapes/...

ICON Conference 2016
15-17 June 2016.  Birmingham. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organisation: Icon - the Institute of Conservation
Contact: the lead voice in the UK
Deadline: conference@icon.org.uk
+info: http://icon.org.uk/news/call-papers-icon-conferenc...

XIV International Forum of Studies ‘Le Vie dei Mercanti’ "World Heritage and Degradation. Smart Design, Planning and Technologies"
16-18 June 2016.  Aversa, Naples, Capri. Italy
Organisation: Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli
Contact: leviedeimercanti@unina2.it
Deadline: 20/01/2016
+info: http://www.leviedeimercanti.it/...
Posted by FUUH member: Ciambrone, Alessandro


XIIth World Congress on Earthen Architectures - Terra 2016
11-14 July 2016.  Lyon. France
Organisation: ISCEAH Committee of ICOMOS international, in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP).
Contact: contact.terra2016@gmail.com
Deadline: 10/01/2015
+info: http://terra2016.sciencesconf.org/...


ICDH 2016 : 18th International Conference on Digital Heritage
24-25 November 2016.  London. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organisation: WASET - World Academy of Science, Engineering and TechnologyDeadline: 24/05/2016
+info: https://www.waset.org/conference/2016/11/london/IC...



6th International Architectural Paint Research Conference "Powers of Ten"
15-17 March 2017.  New York City, New York. United States of America
Organisation: APR - Architectural Paint Research
Contact: Mary Jablonski
Deadline: mjablonski@jbconservation.com
+info: http://www.apr2017.org/...




EwaGlos - European Illustrated Glossary of Conservation Terms
ed. by Angela Weyer, Pilar Roig Picazo, Daniel Pop, JoAnn, Cassar, Aysun Özköse, Jean-Marc Vallet and Ivan Srsa.
HAWK University of Applied Siences and Arts Hildesheim/Holzminden/Gattingen
ISBN: 978-3-7319-0260-7
Published: 2015
EwaGlos, which has been developed in eleven languages, highlights the crucial role that professionally developed multilingual vocabularies play in international preservation campaigns. The illustrated glossary stresses the importance of a common language in the conservation field, and the role that international cooperation plays in creating this common terminology.
The core of the glossary comprises approximately 200 definitions of terms frequently used in specifications in the field of conservation-restoration of wall paintings and architectural surfaces. The preface of this book introduces professionals, students and decision makers to complex issues encountered in the development, and use, of such terminologies.
The book concludes with an extensive bibliography in this specialised field.
+info: http://www.hornemann-institut.de/doi/233.php...
Posted by FUUH member: Weyer, Angela

Esgrafiado. Materiales, Técnicas y Aplicaciones
Por Rafael Ruiz Alonso
Editado por la Diputación Provincial de Segovia, el Instituto de la Cultura Tradicional Segoviana “Manuel González Herrero” y la Real Academia de Historia y Arte de San Quirce
ISBN: 978 84-86789-84-8
Published: 2015
Este libro es fruto del proyecto de investigación “Corrientes Nacionales e Internacionales del Esgrafiado”, que desde 2013 auspician las instituciones que lo han editado. Pionero en su género, este trabajo persigue poner de relieve la importante presencia del esgrafiado en la historia de la arquitectura universal, reclamando para él la protección y respeto que merece, al haber constituido la imagen externa de un sinfín de emblemáticos edificios, corrientes arquitectónicas y fenómenos urbanísticos.
El libro pone al alcance del lector una parte destacada de los parámetros tecnológicos, semánticos, estéticos e históricos del esgrafiado, desde la antigüedad hasta nuestros días, atendiendo a su desarrollo en las más diversas partes del mundo: España, Portugal, Italia, Alemania, Bélgica, Estados Unidos, Marruecos, Polonia, México, Hungría, Argentina, Mauritania, Austria, Suiza, Eslovaquia, República Checa, Holanda, Francia, Reino Unido, Dinamarca, Irán, etc. No por casualidad, esta investigación se desarrolla desde Segovia, ciudad y provincia donde continúa en plena vigencia la más antigua tradición del esgrafiado en todo el planeta, heredera de su importante experiencia medieval.
+info: https://www.academia.edu/18715850/ESGRAFIADO._MATE...
Posted by FUUH member: Ruiz Alonso, Rafael

Revue PATRIMÒNI n°59
Published: 2015
En ce début de millénaire, la prise de conscience en faveur de notre patrimoine est forte.
Nous sommes nombreux à nous investir dans sa découverte, sa protection, sa mise en valeur. Patrimòni a été créé le 1° mars 2006. Il se veut un journal d’expression des acteurs du patrimoine aveyronnais : associations, particuliers, collectivités…, un "lieu" de rencontre entre eux et un journal d’informations pour tous. Pour respecter un environnement il faut le connaître. Connaître ses racines est important pour soi-même, mais, aussi, pour pouvoir s’ouvrir à l’autre. Le patrimoine c’est bien sûr l’histoire, l’architecture, la faune, la flore, la langue..., mais aussi les recettes traditionnelles, les métiers anciens, les légumes oubliés... Ses pages sont ouvertes à tous ces patrimoines. L’Aveyron est un grand département riche de ses différents "pays", Patrimòni les fait "communiquer".
Ce journal est un outil entre vos mains, faites-le vivre, il a besoin de vous, de vos articles, de vos informations. Ensemble prenons soin de notre héritage afin de le transmettre aux générations futures.
+info: http://patrimoni.macarel.net/...

El número 88 de revista PH invita a la reflexión
ISSN: 2340-7565
Revista del IAPH para los profesionales del patrimonio cultural
Published: 2015
Revista ph publica el número de otoño de 2015 cargado de contenidos interesantes y puntos de vista variados que enriquecen cada una de sus secciones. En el panorama de la actualidad patrimonial se hace un hueco el tema de los derechos de autor en la “era digital” a través del Proyecto Outings y de la encuesta de NEMO, y se sugirieren otras reflexiones sobre: el decreto regulador de los guías de turismo en Andalucía; la Ley 10/2015 para la salvaguarda del PCI; o la incorporación de nuevos agentes y sistemas de colaboración social en el ámbito patrimonial (caso de El Cabanyal y del Proyecto Nuraghe). Esta línea reflexiva continúa en el resto de secciones: en Perspectivas debatiendo sobre cómo asumir el imperativo de eficiencia energética en la edificación histórica; en la Entrevista a Dominique Perrault donde comparte su visión sobre la cuota de responsabilidad de lo público y lo privado en la patrimonialización de la ciudad contemporánea; o en Proyectos, actuaciones y experiencias con el balance sobre el Registro de Paisajes de Interés Cultural de Andalucía, entre otras contribuciones.
+info: http://www.iaph.es/revistaph/index.php/revistaph/i...

Heritage counts
By Koen Van Balen & Aziliz Vandesande (eds.)
Reflections on Cultural Heritage Theories and Practices. A series by the Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation, KU Leuven
ISBN 978-90-441-3330-1
Published: 2015
This book reports on the lectures on heritage impact during the 2015 thematic week. It was observed that evolutions in discourse and policy hold a significant prospect, which also entail an increasing demand for shared insights and formation. In response, this publication reflects on heritage impact by providing research, case studies and reflections that can serve as baseline records, guidance and inspiration. The findings are subdivided in three main chapters: “Framing the paradigm”, “Impact assessments: re-search, methods and practice” and “Linking manage-ment, conservation and sustainable development”.
+info: http://sprecomah.eu/rlicc/images/stories/projects/...
Posted by FUUH member: Van Balen, Koenraad

Organic Materials in Wall Paintings
Project Report. Edited by Francesca Piqué and Giovanni Verri.
Published: 2015
In 2003, the Getty Conservation Institute partnered with a number of research groups to create the Organic Materials in Wall Paintings (OMWP) project. Its purpose was to enhance scientific support for the conservation of wall paintings by evaluating various investigative techniques and assessing their potential and limitations for the identification of organic materials in lime-based wall paintings.
For the assessment of investigative techniques, the OMWP project used a set of wall painting replicas selected from among hundreds made by Leonetto Tintori (1908–2000) at the Laboratorio per Affresco di Vainella (LAV), near Prato, Italy. Each OMWP partner laboratory evaluated one or more analytical techniques used on the Tintori replicas. The project team then set about developing an investigation methodology, starting with approaches not requiring sampling (noninvasive), followed by investigations that required removal of material (invasive). Evaluation of the techniques was carried out by assessing both the level of information a particular method would provide and the accuracy/repeatability of the result.
+info: http://www.getty.edu/conservation/publications_res...
Posted by FUUH member: García Vicente, José Javier

Principles for the Conservation of Heritage Sites in China (Revised 2015).
Issued by ICOMOS China. Approved by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage
Bilingual Chinese-English text
Published: 2015
Originally promulgated in 2000 by ICOMOS China with bilingual versions published in 2002 and 2004, the Principles for the Conservation of Heritage Sites in China were the first set of national guidelines for cultural heritage practice in China.
In 2010, after ten years of applying the Principles and awareness of international developments related to cultural heritage, ICOMOS China and the State Administration of Cultural Heritage undertook to revise and expand the thematic content with the participation of the Getty Conservation Institute. The aim of the revision was to update and clarify the Principles in light of recent thinking and practice in China and to better reflect the broad understanding that now prevails internationally as to what constitutes cultural heritage.
This 2015 bilingual version was prepared and designed by ICOMOS China with facilitation and editing of the English translation by the GCI. As was the intention in the original version of the Principles, the translation was considered important to provide English-speaking professionals who work in China and the international preservation community with access to the China Principles. In the revised version each of the forty-five Principles is followed by associated Commentary that explains and amplifies it. The Glossary has been retained and updated or corrected as needed.
+info: http://www.getty.edu/conservation/publications_res...
Posted by FUUH member: García Vicente, José Javier

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