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Call for Papers: A Closer Look at Murals

From: Wednesday 30.01.19
at 11:30pm
To: Wednesday 31.01.18
at 11:30pm

Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG


A Closer Look at Murals - Recent Advances in the Conservation and Scientific Investigation of Wall Paintings.

Event description: 

The Scientific Research Department of the British Museum is inviting contributions for a one-day symposium on recent advances in the conservation and scientific investigation of wall paintings.

The symposium is free of charge and supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Oral presentations will be of 15 minutes with questions at the end of each session. Posters will be on display during the symposium.

All submissions are welcome. Preference will be given to abstracts covering:

Deterioration and preventive measures
Innovative conservation treatments
Characterisation of condition, techniques and materials

Abstracts (max 400 words) must be sent via email by 31st January 2019. A maximum of two figures can be included in the abstract. Please include your preference for oral or poster presentation in your email, although the final decision will be made by the organisers.

Important dates:

31st January 2019: deadline for abstracts

28th February 2019: notification of acceptance

15th March 2019: registration opening

26th April 2019: registration closing