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Unexpected fame: Conservation approaches to the preparatory object

From: Monday 01.10.18
at 9:00am
To: Wednesday 03.10.18
at 6:00pm

Andrew Wiles Building 
Mathematical Institute
University of Oxford
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Woodstock Road

Event description: 

2nd Icon Book & Paper Group Conference
Oxford, 1–3 October 2018

Generously supported by the Clare Hampson Fund and Tru Vue 


The Icon Book & Paper Group is delighted to invite you to a two-day international conference in the historic city of Oxford in October 2018. This will include an evening reception at the fascinating Pitt Rivers Museum, and there will be an additional day of tours to local heritage institutions.

Guest Speakers

Prof. Margaret Holben Ellis
Eugene Thaw Professor of Paper Conservation, NYU Institute of Fine Arts

Dr. Fenella France
Chief, Preservation Research and Testing Division, Library of Congress

Prof. Dr. Irene Brückle
Professor and Director of Conservation of Works of Art on Paper, Archives & Library Materials, Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design

Dr. Chris Fletcher
Head of Special Collections, Bodleian Libraries

Click here for full programme and further information

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Early Bird Icon Member (until 8 July) * - £130 + booking fee
Early Bird Non-Member (until 8 July) - £200 + booking fee
Icon Student Member⁺ - £50 + booking fee
Standard Icon Member - £200 + booking fee
Standard Non-Member - £250 + booking fee
*Limited to 95 tickets
⁺Limited to 30 tickets
Numbers for visits, tours and the Pitt Rivers Museum drinks reception are limited and will need to be selected at time of booking.


A full description of tours, visits and further information can be found here.

Accessibility information for the Mathematical Institute can be found here.

Booking is through Eventbrite only
Bookings close 28 September 2018

For any enquiries, please contact with ‘Oxford 2018’ in the subject line.