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Saturday, June 2 • 10:00am - 10:30am
(Research and Technical Studies) The human endeavour: when source communities, conservators and scientists collaborate

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When science and material cultural heritage collaborate, the study may be called archaeometry, technical art history, conservation science, or taphonomy. The research may be about the artist’s technique, tools, or component materials; or it may focus on specific techniques such as dating objects, non-destructive analysis; or it may be about the decomposition of materials during the period from deposition to discovery, or it may be focus on the predicting the future preservation risk to objects of art, archaeology, architecture. When conservators work with source communities, it may be called a consultation, collaboration, or contribution. The role of conservators and conservation scientists is very important. This presentation will share examples that illustrate their value when working with source communities under different circumstances.  

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avatar for Dr. Nancy Odegaard-[Fellow]

Dr. Nancy Odegaard-[Fellow]

Conservator, Head of Preservation Division, Arizona State Museum; Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, School of Anthropology, American Indian Studies GIDP, University of Arizona, University of Arizona
NANCY ODEGAARD PhD, FAIC, FIIC is Conservator and Head of the Preservation Division at the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona. She is also a Professor in the Materials Science & Engineering Department, School of Anthropology, and Drachman Institute at the University of Arizona... Read More →


Saturday June 2, 2018 10:00am - 10:30am
Meyerland Meeting Room Marriott Marquis Houston

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