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Call for Abstracts for Meeting on ‘Embracing Cultural Materials Conservation in the Tropics’

*Deadline for abstract submission of 250 words is 1 June 2015*
Submit abstracts to: aptccarn-enquiry@unimelb.edu.au
On 25-27 November 2015, APTCCARN (Asia Pacific Tropical Climate Conservation Art Research Network) will hold its 4th Meeting in Taiwan at the Conservation Center, Cheng Shiu University. With a focus on Asia Pacific’s diverse climate, history and future, the meeting aims to embrace cultural materials conservation in the region, our experiences and the future.
THEMES:
1) The effect of tropical climates on cultural materials;
2) Their unique degradation mechanisms;
3) The environment and current realities of collections care;
4) Standards and principles of conservation practice in tropical climates; and
5) The impact of Asia Pacific culture and geography on artists’ material choices, techniques and artists’ intentions.
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