ARA Archive Conservation Training Scheme Virtual Lecture Week

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The Archive Conservation Training Scheme are pleased to announce their programme for 2021 week of lectures.

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The Archive Conservation Training Scheme are pleased to announce their programme for 2021 week of lectures.

This popular week of lectures is aimed at students, emerging professional conservators and to all members of the archive and conservation community who care for archive collections.

This year the lecture week will be entirely virtual via the zoom platform.

Open to ARA and non ARA members we are excited to offer talks on a wide range of conservation and collections care topics.

  • ARA member’s daily rate- £10
  • Non ARA member daily rate- £20
  • ARA member’s weekly concession rate - £30
  • Non members weekly concession rate - £60

Recordings of talks will be available after the lecture week.

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Programme:

Monday 1st November - Day One

09:45 - 10.00 Introduction to the lecture week and the Archive Conservation Training Scheme.

10.00 - 10.30 Exhibitions and Loans.

Lara Artemis and Fiona Johnson, Lambeth Palace Library

10:30 – 11:00 Mounting, Framing and Display.

Harry King, Parliamentary Archives

11:00 – 11.15 Break

11:15 – 11:45 Clam Up or Mop Up.

Lesley Jones, Conservation By Design

11:45 – 12:15 Health & Safety in Conservation.

Emily Watts, The British Library, Boston Spa.

12:15 – 12:45 Live speaker Q&A

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Tuesday 2nd November - Day Two

09:45 - 10.00 Introduction to the lecture week and the Archive Conservation Training Scheme.

10.00 - 10.30 Disaster Training.

Emma Dadson, Harwell Restoration

10:30 – 11:00 Emergency Planning- all I know so far.

Julie Bon, National Library of Scotland

11:00 – 11.15 Break

11:15 – 11:45 Mould in Archive Repositories, preventing and solving conservation, health and legal issues

Dr Jhajit Singh, Environmental Building Solutions

11:45 – 12:15 Environmental Monitoring Systems: the practicalities of working within your own parameters

Catherine Firth, The Borthwick Institute

12:15 – 12:45 Live speaker Q&A

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Wednesday 3rd November - Day Three

09:45 - 10.00 Introduction to the lecture week and the Archive Conservation Training Scheme.

10.00 - 10.30 The use of the range of conservation standards as they relate to archive repositories and environmental management

Chris Woods, National Conservation Service

10:30 – 11:00 Getting Judgy about Conservation

Sarah Graham, PRONI

11:00 – 11.15 Break

11:15 – 11:45 Fragile Seals

Huw Bonner, The National Library of Wales.

11:45 – 12:15 ‘Giving Them Back Their Voice’- The paper analysis and development of an insitu conservation treatment method of a WWII moisture damaged nominal roll.

Emma Nichols, Cambridge University Library.

12:15 – 12:45 Live speaker Q&A

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Thursday 4th November - Day Four

09:45 - 10.00 Introduction to the lecture week and the Archive Conservation Training Scheme.

10.00 - 10.30 Parchment Conservation.

Zoe Reid, National Archives of Ireland

10:30 – 11:00 Photographic conservation.

Elspeth Jordan, Library and Archives of Canada

11:00 – 11.15 Break

11:15 – 11:45 Conservation of Sound Materials

Will Prentice, Film and Sound Archive, The British Library.

11:45 – 12:15 Digital Preservation

Stefanie Davidson, West Yorkshire Archive Service.

12:15 – 12:45 Live speaker Q&A

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Friday 5th November - Day Five

09:45 - 10.00 Introduction to the lecture week and the Archive Conservation Training Scheme.

10.00 - 10.30 IPM and Pest Surveying.

Laura Carradonna, The University of Manchester Library.

10:30 – 11:00 Managing large scale conservation projects.

Shirley Jones, West Yorkshire Archive Service

11:00 – 11.15 Break

11:15 – 11:45 Preserving our Futures: you can work sustainably

Lorraine Finch, LFCP

11:45 – 12:15 In-situ sewing repair and reinforcement

Victoria Stevens, Victoria Stevens Conservation.

12:15 – 12:45 Live speaker Q&A

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