Reminder: Call for Papers for the The 10th Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Historic Stained Glass

The 10th Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Historic Stained Glass, organised by the Corpus Vitrearum / ICOMOS International Scientific Committee for the Conservation of Stained Glass in conjunction with the Society of Glass Technology will take place in Cambridge on 3-6 September 2017.

The Forum, Stained Glass: Art at the Surface; Creation, Recognition, Conservation, will focus on the ways in which glass is transformed into art by the application of surface decoration, whether fired or unfired. Papers on the composition, recognition, deterioration and conservation of all aspects of the surface decoration of historic stained glass, including paint (fired and cold paint), silver stain, enamels, applied jewels and applique are welcomed.

For more information of the conference and instructions on how to register, please visit the conference website.

If you wish to offer a paper or a poster to the Forum programme, please email your proposal to by Friday, 3rd March 2017, marking your submission ‘Forum 2017’.

Initial proposals for papers or posters, in English, and of no more than 2500 characters (including spaces) in length and should be accompanied by a CV. If your proposal is accepted, you will be expected to supply an article of 26,000 characters (including spaces) for inclusion in the preprints volume. No oral presentation will be accepted without submission of a satisfactory preprint article.

Languages: Oral presentations must be delivered in English. Pre-print articles will be accepted in the three official languages of the Corpus Vitrearum (English, French, German).

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