Call for papers: the Fourth Papyrus Curatorial and Conservation Meeting
Following the first three successful meetings at the British Museum and last year at Cambridge University Library, the British Library is pleased to host the Fourth Papyrus Curatorial and Conservation Meeting. This meeting will take place on 21–22 June 2018 at the British Library Centre for Conservation.
Illustrated copy of the Life of Secundus the Silent Philosopher – Egypt, 6th century (Papyrus 113 (15c)
We are now inviting proposals for individual papers of 20 minutes or short communications of 10 minutes on subjects related to:
- Conservation and Preservation
- Ongoing and Completed Projects
- Funding Opportunities
Plato’s Phaedo from 3rd century BCE – one of the earliest papyri in the British Library (Papyrus 488)
Please submit your proposals of no more than 100 words by email to email@example.com by 31 January 2018. Successful submissions will be announced early in the New Year with a full programme to follow.
Magic ring from a 4th-century Greek handbook on magic (Papyrus 46, f. 5)
Limited travel bursaries are available for delegates who would otherwise face financial barriers to attending, as part of the British Museum’s national knowledge-sharing programmes generously supported by the Vivmar Foundation. If you would like to apply for a bursary, please contact UK Partnerships Co-ordinator Georgia Mallin at firstname.lastname@example.org, explaining how your attendance will support your work/organisation and why the bursary is needed.
The Fourth Papyrus Curatorial and Conservation Meeting
21–22 June 2018
The British Library
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