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Plastic grazing. Photo: Rakka via Flickr

Workshop review: Conservation of Plastics, Melbourne Museum, 21-24 July, 2015

In July 2015, I attended a 4-day workshop on the Conservation of Plastics, hosted by Museum Victoria in Melbourne and led by Yvonne Shashoua.

Plastic grazing. Photo: Rakka via Flickr

Workshop review: Conservation of Plastics, Melbourne Museum, 21-24 July, 2015

In July 2015, I attended a 4-day workshop on the Conservation of Plastics, hosted by Museum Victoria in Melbourne and led by Yvonne Shashoua.
Conservation of Photographic Material workshop. Photo: Natasha Trenear

Conservation of Photographic Material workshop. Photo: Natasha Trenear

Review: Certificate in the Conservation of Photographic Material, London

Earlier this year, I completed a seven-week Certificate in the Conservation of Photographic Material from the Centre for Photographic Conservation, London, UK.
Conservation of Photographic Material workshop. Photo: Natasha Trenear

Conservation of Photographic Material workshop. Photo: Natasha Trenear

Review: Certificate in the Conservation of Photographic Material, London

Earlier this year, I completed a seven-week Certificate in the Conservation of Photographic Material from the Centre for Photographic Conservation, London, UK.
Iraqi looters in the archaeological site of Isin, May 21, 2003. Source: U.S. Department of Defence, Wikimedia Commons.

Iraqi looters in the archaeological site of Isin, May 21, 2003. Source: U.S. Department of Defence, Wikimedia Commons.

Heritage Destruction in the Middle East: Beyond the Media Hype

Heritage Destruction in the Middle East: Beyond the Media Hype Deakin University Melbourne City Centre, Melbourne, 15 October 2015 
Iraqi looters in the archaeological site of Isin, May 21, 2003. Source: U.S. Department of Defence, Wikimedia Commons.

Iraqi looters in the archaeological site of Isin, May 21, 2003. Source: U.S. Department of Defence, Wikimedia Commons.

Heritage Destruction in the Middle East: Beyond the Media Hype

Heritage Destruction in the Middle East: Beyond the Media Hype Deakin University Melbourne City Centre, Melbourne, 15 October 2015 
Museum of Royal Worcester

Conference Review: ICON Ceramics and Glass Group Conference in Worcester

On a recent visit to the UK, I attended the ICON Ceramics and Glass Group Conference in Worcester. Day 1 was in a particularly appropriate location – the Museum of Royal Worcester, in the former Royal Worcester factory.

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