The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) awards scholarship and apprenticeship funding of up to £18,000 to talented and aspiring craftspeople working in a broad range of skills, from farriery and cheese maturing to jewellery design, silversmithing and sculpture. The next application round is open 14 July - 24 August.
Due to the rapidly evolving situation regarding Covid-19, many event details are changing. We are updating these listings as we receive new information, but readers should contact event organisers directly for the most up-to-date information on specific events, conferences, workshops, etc.
Thank you from the IIC Communications Team.
The AICCM is pleased to announce that applications for the ADFAS Mid-career Scholarship are now open. The award is made possible by the support of ADFAS (Association of Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Societies) for conservation in Australia through the Patricia Robertson Fund (PRF).
Archiving 2020 Conference Courses, Talks and more are now available online.
· Ten 2-hour & 4-hour courses
· Tracks: Advanced Imaging, Digitization, and Preservation
· Short Course Passport provides access to all courses
Tutor: Sophie Woodhouse
Places available: 6
Location: Swan Farm Studios, Ironbridge
This five-day practical course, which will take place in Jackfield, close by Ironbridge, Shropshire, UK, the heart of the Industrial Revolution and bursting with museums, is aimed at all those who restore damaged giltwood artifacts (frames (picture, mirror etc.), furniture, figures, ornamentation etc.).
The University of Michigan Library is very pleased to invite you to the first session of a series of virtual encounters on various aspects of book history.
The Icon Emerging Professionals Network is delighted to be running a webinar to present projects or research that you have on the go. This online event is an opportunity for students currently writing their dissertations and early career professionals to practice presentation skills, share their ideas and receive some feedback.
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Language: Arabic, with English interpretation provided
For several years, the trafficking and smuggling of heritage items from libraries and archives have been rising. In the MENA and West and Central Africa regions, this phenomenon is greater due to the number of nations suffering from conflict and upheaval. Moreover, trafficking may be linked to criminal and terrorist groups, which use it as a means to increase their income and launder money.
Call for Papers 11th Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Historic Glass
THE INSTITUT D'ESTUDIS CATALANS, BARCELONA.
The Forum is organised by the Catalan Corpus Vitrearum and the International Scientific Committee for the Conservation of Stained Glass in conjunction with the Institut d'Estudis Catalans. Other local institutions take part also in this meeting (Generalitat, bishoprics, town hall...).
Registration is from Thursday 9th July. For those also attending the CVMA Colloquium, registration will be open on Monday 6th July 2020.
University of Michigan, Papyrology Collection, Ann Arbor, MI
NB - this event takes place at 14:00 – 15:30 GMT
Africa Union of Architects presents 'Digital transformation for cultural heritage in the time of COVID-19'