Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology, V

Materials Research Society, Fall Meeting, Dec.2-6, 1996

Abstract Deadline: 21 June 1996
Co-sponsored by The Getty Conservation Institute and the Conservation Analytical Laboratory of the Smithsonian Institution

This symposium will provide a multidisciplinary forum for scientific and technological issues in art, archaeology, conservation, and preservation. Of particular interest will be contributions which explore the interface and overlap among traditional materials science, the history of technology, and the archaeological and conservation sciences, or that investigate new methods and applications of materials science in art and archaeology. Some areas of interest for this symposium are:



Abstracts should be typed camera-ready on the standard MRS abstract form (see previous page for more information) and sent prior to 21 June 1996 to MIAA-V Symposium Abstracts, Materials Research Society, 9800 McKnight Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 USA, or FAX 412-367-4373. MRS can be contacted at 412-367-3003.

Technical Organizing Committee

James R. Druzik
The Getty Conservation Institute
4503 Glencoe Avenue
Marina del Rey, CA 90292-7913
Phone (310) 822-2299
Fax (310) 821-9409
Pamela B. Vandiver
Conservation Analytical Laboratory
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC 20560
Phone (301) 238-3700, Ext. 162
Fax (301) 238-3709
John Merkel
Institute of Archaeology
University College of London
31-34 Gordon Square
London WC1H OPY United Kingdom
Phone (44) 171-380-7507
Fax (44) 171-383-2572
John Stewart
Historic Resource Conservation Branch
Canadian Heritage
1800 Walkley Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M5 Canada
Phone (613) 993-2125
Fax (613) 993-9796

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