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Calendar of events (January - December 2003)

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January 2003

January 6-8
Port Jews: Jews and non-Jews in cosmopolitan maritime trading centres, 1650-1914
Interdisciplinary and International Conference
Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Cape Town (South Africa)

January 8-14
Art Palm Beach Modern and Contemporary Art Fair (APB 2003)
West Palm Beach, FL (USA)

January 9
Art Censorship - Alive and Well?
Roundtable Discussion at the Art Palm Beach 2003, West Palm Beach, FL (USA)

January 11
Forgotten Patriots - Native Americans and African Americans in the Era of the American Revolution
DAR Library in Washington, DC (USA)

January 12-13
Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Honolulu / Hawaii (USA)

January 13-17
Faculty Seminars at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC (USA)

January 15
La restauration de la basilique Saint-François à Assise
Journée-débat «Musée-musées»
Musée du Louvre, Paris (France)

January 20-24
The Black Atlantic: literatures, histories and cultures
Graduate course for Doctoral students
University of Zurich (Switzerland)

January 21-28
Annual Southeastern Museums Conference Jekyll Island Management Institute (JIMI)
Jekyll Island, GA

January 23 - 25
ART + CITY. Urban Aesthetics, Public Spaces, Are Public Art Policies Necessary?
Second Symposium on Contemporary Art Theory (SITAC 2003)
Teatro Julio Castillo, Mexico City (Mexico)

January 29-31
Beyond Camps and Forced Labour
International Multidisciplinary Conference
Imperial War Museum, London (UK)

January 30
Kolloquium zum 60. Jahrestag der Schlacht von Stalingrad
University of Potsdam (Germany)

January 31 - February 1
Paralell Cities: Amsterdam and New York, 1653-2003
Municipal Archives, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)


February 2003

February 5-6
Museumsmanagement und Museumsverwaltung
Colloquium organised by the "Arbeitsgemeinschaft der VolontärInnen im Museumsverband Baden-Württemberg e.V."
Landesmuseum für Technik und Arbeit, Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen and Städtisches Kunsthalle, Mannheim (Germany)

February 5-8
Memory and Commemoration
The Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies Fourth Conference
University of Melbourne, Victoria (Australia)

February 6-9
Cultures in Motion: The Africa Connection
International and Interdisciplinary Conference
University of Tennessee, Knoxville (USA)

February 7
Conference on Museum Publishing
Triennale di Milano, Milan (Italy)

February 7
The Modern Magazine and the Design of the Domestic Interior in Europe and America, 1880-1930
Victoria & Albert Museum, London (UK)

February 18
Faszination Geschichte? Von der Kunst, Unsichtbares sichtbar zu machen
Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster (Germany)

February 20-22
Symbolic forms of the European state-building process (1500-1850)
University of Konstanz (Germany)

February 21
The need to remember, the necessity to forget: Memory, Identity and the future of Europe
Lunch Time Discussion
Felix Meritis, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

February 26
Questions d'estampe
Journée-débat "Musée-musées"
Auditorium du Louvre, Paris (France)

February 26-28
Thesauruseinsatz - (k)ein Kinderspiel?
Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin (Germany)

February 27-28
Ehrenamt im Kulturbetrieb. Ein unverzichtbares Netzwerk mit Kehrseite?
Fachtagung des AsKI e.V.
Fritz Bauer Institut, Frankfurt a.M. (Germany)

February 27 - March 2
Verklärung, Vernichtung, Verdichtung. Raum als Kategorie einer Kommunikationsgeschichte des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts
Katholische Akademie "Die Wolfsburg", Mülheim an der Ruhr (Germany)

February 28 - March 2
Das Bild als Autorität - Die normierende Kraft des Bildes
Historicum, University of Munich (Germany)

February 27 - March 3
Art New York 2003
Javits Galleria, New York, NY (USA)


March 2003

March 7
Einführung in die Architekturplanung: Planungskompetenz für Museologen. Strategien zwischen Architektur, Museumsplanung und Konzept
Bundesakademie für Kulturelle Bildung, Wolfenbüttel (Germany)

March 7-8
Strangers in a strange Land. Diaspora, Travel, Migration, Exil
Third biannual Graduate Student Conference
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (USA)

March 12-15
Learning and Remembering: The Holocaust and Genocide in the Twentieth Century
International Conference organised by Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research, International Committee of Memorial Museums for the Remembrance of Victims of Public Crimes and Foundation Topography of Terror
Vertretung des Landes Niedersachsen beim Bund, Berlin (Germany)

March 17-18
Grabkunst und Sepulkralkultur in Spanien und Portugal von der Spätantike bis zum 20. Jahrhundert
University of Dresden (Germany)

March 19-21
Du folklore à l'ethnologie. Institutions, musées, idées en France et en Europe de 1936 à 1945
International Conference
Musée national des Arts et Traditions populaires, Paris (France)

March 19-22
MW 2003: Museums and the Web
International Conference
Adams Mark Hotel, Charlotte, NC (USA)

March 19-23
Public/private, in and out of Africa's museums
Sponsored Panel at the African Literature Association's 29th annual meeting "Of Lighthouses and Libraries: History ReLit"
Alexandria (Egypt)

March 20
Zeitung. Museum! Zukunft? Das Internationale Zeitungsmuseum und Perspektiven für morgen
Mayersche Buchhandlung, Aachen (Germany)

March 20-21
Authenticity and Copy
Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA), Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

March 20-23
Kinderkultur - Kindheit und Kinder im Museum
Rheinisches Industriemuseum, Oberhausen (Germany)

March 21-23
Cultural Traffic and Cultural Transformation around the Baltic Sea, 1450-1720
Carlsberg Academy, Copenhagen (Denmark)

March 21-23
arteamericas Miami 2003
the first art fair in Miami to exclusively showcase the best Latin American art
Miami, FL (USA)

March 22
Olaudah Equiano: Representation and Reality
An International One-Day Conference
Kingston University, Kingston-upon-Thames (UK)

March 24-25
The Business of Prints in Rome 1500-1650
University of Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)

March 24-26
Virtuelle Räume. Raumwahrnehmung und Raumvorstellung im Mittelalter
10. Symposium des Mediävistenverbandes und 14. Internationaler Kongress des Instituts für Realienkunde des Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit
Krems a. d. Donau (Austria)

March 24-26
First International Conference on Maritime Heritage 2003
Organised by Wessex Institute of Technology, UK and University of Malta

University of Malta (Malta)

March 24-26
Buch und Bibliothek als Wissensräume der Frühen Neuzeit
Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel (Germany)

March 25-26
The diversity of synthetics in industrial furniture production
Symposium on conservation of synthetic materials
Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein (Germany)

March 26-27
Sharing the Knowledge
International CIDOC CRM Symposium
Smithsonian's International Center, Washington, D.C. (USA)

March 26-28
Bürgertum und Bürgerlichkeit zwischen 1870 und 1930. Kontinuität und Wandel
Schloß Landsberg, Essen (Germany)

March 27-28
Lo spazio e il culto. Relazioni tra l’edificio ecclesiale e il suo uso liturgico dal XV al XVII secolo
Kunsthistorisches Institut, Florence (Italy)

March 27-29
Networking Multimedia Resources
3rd Open Archives Forum workshop
Humboldt-University, Berlin (Germany)


April 2003

April 3
Children and the Holocaust
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC (USA)

April 3-5
Mencía de Mendoza
Museum of Fine Arts, Valencia (Spain)

April 3-6
Stalingrad: Was haben die Deutschen und die Russen nach 60 Jahren gelernt
University of Wolgograd (Russia)

April 4-6
Bridging the Divide. American Studies in Theory and Practice
3rd Annual Conference of The Chesapeake American Studies Association (CHASA)

University of Maryland, College Park, MD (USA)

April 7-8
The Material Renaissance. Costs and Consumption in Italy, 1400-1650
University of Sussex, Brighton (UK)

April 8-12
Enter the Past - The E-way into the four Dimensions of Cultural Heritage
Town Hall, Vienna (Austria)

April 9-11
.hist 2003: Geschichte und neue Medien / History and New Media
Humboldt-University, Berlin (Germany)

April 10-13
29th Annual Conference of the Association of Art Historian
Birbeck and University College London (UK)

April 11
Stil und Stilpluralismus in den Künsten des 16. Jahrhunderts
Städtisches Museum Engen + Galerie, Engen (Germany)

April 14-15
Microfilming and Digitisation for Preservation
LIBER Workshop
Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague (The Netherlands)

April 23-24
Geraubte Bücher und Restitution in Bibliotheken
Vienna City Hall, Vienna (Austria)

April 25-27
Peace Work: The Labor of Peace Activism, Past, Present, and Future
Annual Meeting of the Peace History Society
Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, MI (USA)

April 26
The future is us: arts advocates of tomorrow
A conference for the next generation of arts leaders
Columbia University, New York, NY (USA)

April 28-29
Indoor Air Quality in Museums and Historic Properties
5th International Conference
University of East Anglia, Norwich (UK)


May 2003

May 2-4
Die makabre Kunst im Mittelalter und ihre Rezeption
European Dance of Death Society's annual meeting
University of Lübeck (Germany)

May 2-5
Culture and the State: Past, Present, and Future
Edmonton, Alberta (Canada)

May 4-7
Die schöne Hülle - Museumsarchitektur: Schatzhaus, Markenzeichen oder offenes Forum
Jahrestagung des Deutschen Museumsbundes
Berlin (Germany)

May 6-10
Canadian Museums Association 2003 Annual Conference
Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada)

May 7-8
Kunstdiskurs und weibliche Portraitkultur nördlich der Alpen
University of Giessen (Germany)

May 7-9
Eighth International Conference on Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture 2003 (STREMAH 2003)

Halkidiki (Greece)

May 8-9
Kultur und Sightseeing. Museen, Kulturstätten und Touristik
Fachtagung des AsKI e.V. in Zusammenarbeit mit der Kunsthalle Bremen
Kunsthalle Bremen (Germany)

May 12
The Post-War European Home
Victoria & Albert Museum, London (UK)

May 14-17
Die Kunst der Restaurierung. Entwicklungen und Tendenzen der Restaurierungsästhetik in Europa /
The Art of Restoration. Developments and Tendencies of Restoration Aesthetics in Europe
International Conference by the German Branch of ICOMOS
Bavarian State Museum, Munich (Germany)

May 15
Le patrimoine irakien aujourd'hui
Musée du Louvre, Paris (France)

May 15-16
Jüdische Künstler und Kulturschaffende aus dem deutschen Südwesten
Schloss Grosslaupheim, Museum zur Geschichte von Christen und Juden, Laupheim (Germany)

May 16
Image et persuasion. Les iconograhies du facisme et leurs sequelles
CIRILLIS, Université de Poitiers (France)

May 16-17
European Silver 1400-1800
Victoria and Albert Museum, London (UK)

May 16-18
The European Federation of Associations of Industrial and Technical Heritage (E-FAITH) Meeting 2003
London (UK)

May 17-18
Fotografien als historische Quellen zu den deutsch-polnischen Beziehungen 1939-1945
Wissenschaftliches Zentrum der Polnischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin (Germany)

May 18-22
Museums - Bridges to the World
Annual AAM/ICOM Meeting
Portland, Oregon (USA)

May 19-21
Bedrohte Museen: Naturkatastrophen – Diebstahl – Terror
Internationales Symposium von ICOM-Österreich, ICOM-Deutschland und ICOM-Schweiz
Bregenz (Austria)

May 19-23
Cultural Heritage in Geosciences, Mining and Metallurgy: Libraries - Archives - Museums: "Museums and their collections"
VII International Symposium
National Museum of Natural History Naturalis, Leiden (The Netherlands)

May 22
Creating Museum IP Policy in a Digital World
NINCH Copyright Meeting
Doubletree Hotel Portland Lloyd Center, Portland / ON (USA)

May 22-24
Du métier des armes à la vie de cour, de la forteresse au château de séjour: Familles et demeures aux XIVe-XVIe siècles
Colloque international
Musée du château fort d'Ecaussinnes-Lalaing (Belgium)

May 22-25
Erinnerungskultur in westeuropäischer Perspektive (NL, B, L und D)
39. Bundesweites Gedenkstättenseminar
Villa ten Hompel, Münster (Germany)

May 22-26
The Legacy of the Holocaust
2nd International Holocaust Conference
Jagiellonian University, Krakow (Poland)

May 23-26
Illegale Archäologie?
Internationale Konferenz über zukünftige Probleme bei unerlaubtem Antikentransfer
Staatsbibliothek, Berlin (Germany)

May 25 - 30
"the other side"
Museums Australia National Conference
Novotel Langley Perth Hotel, Perth (Australia)

May 26-27
Archäologie im Niemandsland. Kulturgüterschutz und Forschung in Krisen- und Kriegssituationen: Afghanistan, Irak, Bosnien-Herzegowina / Archaeology in No-Man's Land. Cultural Heritage and Scientific Research under Conditions of Crisis and War: Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn (Germany)

May 26-27
Accessibility - Barrierefreier Internetzugang für behinderte Menschen
Museums and the Internet - MAI 2003
Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden (Germany)

May 28-31
4th Symposium on Archaeometry of the Hellenic Society of Archaeometry
National Hellenic Research Foundation
Athens (Greece)

May 30-31
GEIST und MACHT: Friedrich der Große - Akteur der europäischen Kulturgeschichte
Forschungszentrum Europäische Aufklärung e.V., Potsdam (Germany)

May 30-31
Challenges to the new world order
International Institute of Social History (IISG), Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

May 30 - June 2
Giambattista Nolli, Imago Urbis, and Rome, Italy
International Conference
Studium Urbis Rome Center, Rome (Italy)


June 2003

June 1
The Tortoise and the Hare. Modern British Painting in London and Leeds
University of Leeds (UK)

June 2-3
The Boundaries of the Netherlands: Ambiguities, Exchanges, Transgressions
Second International Conference of the The Society for Netherlandic History
New York University, NY (USA)

June 2-4
Secrets from the Holocaust
A Special Conference on the Holocaust and Intelligence
United States Holocaust Museum, Washington DC (USA)

June 5-6
Exhibiting Archival and Library Material and Works of Art on Paper: Standards in Preservation
International Symposium
National Gallery, Ljubljana (Slovenia)

June 5-10
The History, Philosophy and Ethics of Conservation
31st AIC Annual Meeting
Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, VA (USA)

June 7-11
International Heritage Development Conference 2003
The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA (USA)

June 9-11
Underground Railroad Teaching Summit
The Institute for Freedom Studies, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights (USA)

June 10
Maßnahmen zum Schutz von Kulturgut
Akademie für Krisenmanagement, Notfallplanung und Zivilschutz (AKNZ), Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler (Germany)

June 10
Archäologische Museen und Ausstellungen - Anspruch und Realität. Konzeption-Gestaltung-Umsetzung
Ingolstadt (Germany)

June 11-13
Plündern, Vernichten, Vergessen: Kulturgüterschutz im Kriege und die Vernichtung des Weltkulturellen Erbes des Irak
Graz and Vienna (Austria)

June 12
Visionary Anatomies
National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD (USA)

June 13
Monument und Überrest. Das widerspenstige Gedächtnis der Orte
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften Wien (Austria)

June 15-17 and 18-20
2003 International Conference on the History of Cartography
Cambridge, MS (June 15-17) and Portland, ME (June 18-20) (USA)

June 17
Opening Doors: web portals for the historic environment
British Museum, London (UK)

June 18-20
Accented Cultures. Deterritorialization and Transnationality in the Arts and Media
Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA), Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

June 19-21
20th International Conference on the History of Cartography (ICHC 2003)
Cambridge, MA and Portland, ME (USA)

June 19-22
404 Object Not Found. What remains of media art?
International congress concerning the production, presentation and preservation of media art
Westfälisches Industriemuseum Zeche Zollern II/IV, Dortmund (Germany)

June 20
Spectacle and Performance: The Transformation of Public Space in Fascist Italy 1922-1945
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds (UK)

June 20-21
Museumspädagogik jenseits von Schulklassen - was bleibt?
Annual Conference of the Arbeitskreis Museumspädagogik Ostdeutschland

June 20-21
Der Orient, die Fremde. Positionen zeitgenössischer Kunst
Nationalgalerie - Hamburger Bahnhof Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin (Germany)

June 21-22
Leitbild Atelier - Projektionen und Projekte
University of Bern (Switzerland)

June 24-25
Novelty, Trade and Exchange in the Renaissance Interior
Victoria & Albert Museum, London (UK)

June 24-26
Asymmetrisch verflochtene Parallelgeschichte? Die Geschichte der Bundesrepublik und der DDR in Ausstellungen, Museen und Gedenkstätten
Haus der Ruhrfestspiele, Recklinghausen (Germany)

June 25-27
MUTEC 2003
5. Internationale Fachmesse für Museumswesen, Sammlungen, Restaurierung und Ausstellungstechnik
Munich (Germany)

June 25-July 25
Surveying Paris: Urban Space and Urban Culture in the Early Modern City
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College Teachers
Paris (France)

June 27
Magic and Meaning. Occult Objects and Practices from Ancient to Modern Times
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds (UK)

June 27
Junge Migranten und Aussiedler: Schlüsselkinder der Erinnerungspädagogik? Impulse für die Weiterentwicklung unserer Erinnerungskultur

Bielefeld (Germany)

June 27-28
Wissenschaftsmuseen im deutsch-französischen Dialog
Erste Tagung von Experten der Wissenschaftsmuseen
German Museum, Munich (Germany)

June 29-July 1
Industrie- & Museumskultur - Tendenzen und Perspektiven
Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte, Völklingen (Germany)

June 29-July 6
International Symposium Week
UCV Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas (Venezuela)


July 2003

July 2-4
Museen vernetzt
12. Bayerischer Museumstag
Kulturzentrum Karmeliterkirche, Weißenburg (Germany)

July 3-4
Picturing Presence: Portraiture and Patronage in Elizabethan England
National Portrait Gallery, London (UK)

July 4-5
Re-constructing British Classicism. New Approaches in Eighteenth-century Architecture
Victoria & Albert Museum, London (UK)

July 14 - August 1
London Consortium Summer School @ Tate Modern
Tate Modern, London (UK)

July 15-18
Museums in the Commonwealth: Global Vision, Local Mission
Commonwealth Association of Museums Meeting 2003
National Museums Liverpool (UK)

July 15-20
Visitor Studies Association Annual Conference
Columbus, OH (USA)

July 16-18
Creativity: Using Change to Energize Your Museum
California Association of Museums (CAM)
Los Angeles, CA (USA)

July 18
Museums and Galleries History Group Inaugural Symposium
The National Gallery, London (UK)

July 18-20
Museología crítica y arte contemporáneo
Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)

July 16-20
The History of The Future: Visions from the Past
IAMHIST 2003 Conference
University of Leicester, Leicester (UK)

July 16-20
Späte Erinnerung oder Tabubruch?
Deutsche als Opfer von Krieg, Flucht und Vertreibung
Vlotho (Germany)

July 17-19
The Poetics of Exile
University of Auckland (New Zealand)

July 19-20
Geschichte medial. Das Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände Nürnberg
6. Workshop zur Ausstellungsanalyse
Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, Nuremberg (Germany)

July 20-23
Tourism & Photography. Still Visions - Changing Life
Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield (UK)

July 25-27
Architektur und Liturgie
University of Greifswald (Germany)

July 30 - August 1
Preparing for the Worst, Planning for the Best: Protecting our Cultural Heritage from Disaster
Pre-conference to the 69th IFLA General Conference
Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin (Germany)


August 2003

August 1-3
Elephant & butterfly: permanence and chance in architecture
9th Alvar Aalto symposium
Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä (Finland)

August 9-12
European Arts in Education: Cooperation Over Borders
Hanasaari, Helsinki and Espoo (Finland)

August 9-16
V. Internationale Sommerakademie für Museologie
Fohnsdorf (Austria)

August 10 - 14
Fourth International Geoscience Education Conference
Calgary, Alberta (Canada)

August 10-15
Oral History Summer Institute
Regional Oral History Office [ROHO] at the University of California, Berkeley , CA (USA)

August 13-14
Plants, Animals, and the Human Imagination
Second Biannual Conference of Nature in Legend and Story (NILAS)
Kent State University-Stark, Canton, OH (USA)

August 23-26
Common Ground: Archaeology, Art, Science, and Humanities
XVI International Congress of Classical Archaeology of the Associazione Internazionale di Archeologia Classica (AIAC)
Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MS (USA)

August 25-28
Interdisciplinary Jewish Studies Workshop
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; Washington DC / USA

August 26-30
Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road
Second International Conference on the Conservation of Grotto Sites
Mogao Grottoes, Dunhuang, Gansu Province (China)

August 26 - September 9
Collections - Protection and Preservation
UNESCO International Summer School of Museology (ISSCOM 2003)
Masaryk University, Brno (Czech Republic)
Please note: ISSCOM 2003 has been cancelled !

August 27-29
Touching Intangible Heritage in Museums: On Stories, Pictures and Music in Collections and Displays
Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Please note: This conference has been cancelled !

August 29-30
Fever running in the blood: Feeling and Representing emotions in the heart of the town (XIVth-XVIth centuries)
University of Ghent (Belgium)


September 2003

September, 1-5
The Electronic Potential of a Museum: Incentives and Limitations, Achievements and Problems
State Russian Museum, St.-Petersburg (Russia)

September 3-4
Mencía de Mendoza: Renaissance Collector and Patron
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA (USA)

September 3-7
Museum For The Town, The Town For The Museum
ICAMT - Architecture and Museum Techniques Annual Meeting 2003
3-5 September 2003 Latvia (Riga, Ventspils, Tukums)
6-7 September 2003 Estonia (Parnu, Tallin)

September 4-5
Moulds, Health and Heritage
International Conference
Technical University Braunschweig (Germany)

September 4-5
'In Practice, Good Practice'. The Fourth Open Archives Forum
University of Bath (UK)

September 5-6
Illuminating the Renaissance: The Triumph of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe
Department of Manuscripts at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles (USA)

September 5-7
The Man-made Future: Planning, Education and Design in the mid-20th Century
Research Symposium at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)

September 6-7
The Victorian Interior
Victoria and Albert Museum, London (UK)

September 8-9
Cold War Memory: Interpreting the Physical Legacy of the Cold War
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars , Washington, DC (USA)

September 8-11
GIS in the Arts and Humanities: A four day summer school
University of Portsmouth (UK)

September 8-12
Cultural institutions and Digital Technology
ichim2003 - International Cultural Heritage Informatics Meeting
École du Louvre, Paris (France)

September 9-12
Jahrestagung der AG Jüdische Sammlungen
Centrum Judaicum and Jewish Museum, Berlin (Germany)

September 11-12
Provenienzforschung für die Praxis. Recherche und Dokumentation von Provenienzen in Bibliotheken
Goethe-Nationalmuseum, Weimar (Germany)

September 11-12
Zarentochter und Großherzogin. Maria Pawlowna zwischen Weimar und St. Petersburg
Workshop in Weimar (Germany)

September 11-13
Sex Object: Desire and Design in a Gendered World
Design History Society Conference
Norwich School of Art and Design, Norwich (UK)

September 11-13
Francesco Bianchini (1662-1729) und die europäische gelehrte Welt um 1700
Institut für Europäische Kulturgeschichte, Augsburg (Germany)

September 11-14
Cultural Conquests 1500-2000
An International Colloquium
Prague (Czech Republic)

September 13-28
Kultur in Bewegung - Grenzgänge in Geschichte, Literatur und in den Künsten / Cultures en mouvement - transgressions frontalières en histoire, littérature et en arts
Interkulturelle deutsch-französische Sommeruniversität / Université d'été interrégionale franco-allemande
University of Nancy (France) / University of Mainz (Germany) / Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft des Saarlandes and University of Saarbrücken (Germany)

September 15-16
DRAMATURGY IN MUSEUM COMMUNICATION. The Change of Meaning in Virtual Spaces
Swiss National Museum Zurich (Switzerland)

September 15-16
Couleur de temps, fragments d'histoires: Peintures murales médiévales
Ancien Palais Universitaire, Dijon (France)

September 15-18
Preservation of Electronic Records: New Knowledge and Decision-making
Ottawa (Canada)

September 15-18
Laser in the Conservation of Artworks
5th International Conference on Lasers in the Conservation of Artworks (LACONA V 2003)
Osnabrück (Germany)

September 17-20
Visual Knowledges
Interdisciplinary Conference
Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh (UK)

September 18-19
kunst stoff kunst. Über das Konservieren und Restaurieren von und mit Kunststoffen

University of Bern (Switzerland)

September 18-20
The Best in Heritage. Dedicated to the memory of Kenneth Hudson, OBE
An Annual Presentation of the Best Museum and Heritage Projects
Dubrovnik (Croatia)

September 18-20
Changing images. The role of photographic collections in the digital age
International SEPIA Conference
Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki (Finland)

September 19-20
Cultural heritage and ICT Theory and practice
NEOTHEMI Conference 2003
University of Helsinki (Finland)

September 19-20
"Gioco quindi imparo!" Nuove strategie della didattica museale
Teatro Sociale, Alba (Italy)

September 19-20
Getting Pictures Right - Context and Interpretation. Conference in Honour of Paul Jenkins
Basel (Switzerland)

September 19-21
Ethics and Aesthetics
Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (NSW Chapter) 2003 Conference
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney NSW (Australia)

September 22
Intercultureel museumbeleid en identiteit
Workshop of the Nederlandse Museumvereniging
Bijbels Openluchtmuseum, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

September 22
Sculpture and Devotion in the Rhineland
Annual Tour 2003 (September 20-22) and Half Day Conference of The Low Countries Sculpture Society (September 22)
Schnütgen Museum, Cologne (Germany)

September 22-24
Museums in Africa: Challenges for the 21st Century
International Conference and 1st General Assembly of AFRICOM
Nairobi (Kenya)

September 22-24
Mars und die Musen. Das Wechselspiel von Militär, Krieg und Kunst in der Frühen Neuzeit
5. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Militär und Gesellschaft in der Frühen Neuzeit e.V. (AMG)
University of Potsdam (Germany)

September 22-26
X. IADA-Congress Archiv-, Buch- und Graphikrestaurierung

University of Göttingen (Germany)

September 24-25
Mittelalterliche Depotfunde aus Gebäuden in Zentraleuropa / Medieval Concealed Finds From Buildings in Central Europe
University of Bamberg (Germany)

September 25-26
Gedenkstättenarbeit und oral history - Zeitzeugen an Gedenkstätten im Kontext von politischer Bildungsarbeit, Multimedia-Einsatz und Ausstellungskonzeptionen
Hotel Unter den Linden, Berlin (Germany)

September 25-26
Les usages politiques du passé dans la France contemporaine, des années 70 à nos jours
Université de Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris (France)

September 25-27
Museum und Politik
15. Österreichischer Museumstag 2003 / 11. Gesamttiroler Museumstag 2003
Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum, Innsbruck (Austria)

September 25-27
Lucas Cranach der Ältere

International Conference in occasion of the 450th obituary of Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553)
Lutherhaus, Wittenberg (Germany)

September 25-27
Kultur fördern und finanzieren
2. Weimarer Herbstakademie Kulturmanagement
Weimar (Germany)

September 25-27
Exploring the Maltese Prehistoric Temple Culture (EMPTC - Conference)
De Porres Cultural Center, Sliema (Malta)

September 26
Tranparences et reflets : mise en valeur du verre dans les collections
Journée-débat « Musée-musées »
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancy (France)

September 26-27
Europäische Ansichten: Brandenburg-Preußen -- eine multikulturelle Metropolenregion um 1800
Forschungszentrum Europäische Aufklärung, Potsdam (Germany)

September 26-27
Monuments, Memory, Modernism
The 12th Annual Front Range Symposium in Art History
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO (USA)

September 26-28
Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreis für die Erfassung und Erschließung Historischer Bucheinbände (AEB) und des Belgisch-Nederlands Bandengenootschap
Johannes a Lasco-Bibliothek, Emden (Germany)

September 28-30
Siena in the Renaissance: the last century of the republic / Siena nel Rinascimento: l'ultimo secolo della repubblica
Graduate College di Santa Chiara, Siena (Italy)

September 26-30
Cultural Traditions in Danger of Disappearing in Contemporary Society. A Challenge for Museums
ICME 2003
National Complex "ASTRA" Museum, Sibiu (Romania)

September 28 - October 1
Kunst - Kommunikation - Macht
Sechster Österreichischer Zeitgeschichtetag
University of Salzbuirg (Austria)

September 29 - October 4
Oberflächenreinigung - Material und Methoden / Surface Cleaning - Material and Methods
International Meeting of the Verband der Restauratoren (VDR)
Stiftung museum kunst palast, Düsseldorf (Germany)

September 30 - October 3
Archive im gesellschaftlichen Reformprozess
74. Deutschen Archivtag
Chemnitz (Germany)

September 30 -October 5
New Frontiers in Preservation
The Denver National Preservation Conference 2003
Denver, CO (USA)


October 2003

October 1-3
Bild und Wahrnehmung der Stadt
Annual Meeting of the Österreichischer Arbeitskreis für Stadtgeschichtsforschung
Archives, Vienna (Austria)

October 1-3
Religious book culture in Europe and Hungary from the end of the 15th century to the late 18th century
International conference and book exhibition
Scientific Collections of Calvinist College, Sárospatak (Hungary)

October 1-5
The International Fair for Contemporary Art
Exhibition Grounds, Berlin (Germany)

October 2-5
Workshop zur Geschichte der Konzentrationslager
Zeitgeschichtemuseum Ebensee (Austria)

October 5-8
Ethnografie Europäischer Modernen: Ort - Arbeit - Körper
34. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Volkskunde
Humbldt University, Berlin (Germany)

October 6-7
Arts and Humanities in the Digital Space: Towards Web based Culture and Science / Kunst und Geisteswissenschaften im digitalen Raum: Auf dem Weg in eine Internet-Kultur und -Wissenschaft
Museum der Moderne Rupertinum, Salzburg (Austria)

October 6-8
Innovations in Digital Asset Management
Fraunhofer IPSI, Darmstadt (Germany)

October 7
Great Tours! Creating Thematic Tours and Training Guides for Historic Sites
Mountain-Plains Museums Association Workshop
Golden, CO (USA)

October 7-8
Mediensammlungen in Deutschland im internationalen Vergleich. Bestände und Zugänge
Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn (Germany)

October 7-11
Mountain-Plains Museums Association Annual Conference 2003
Golden, CO (USA)

October 8-10
Die Kunst der Mode
Neues Palais, Potsdam (Germany)

October 8-10
Facing and Solving Challenges of Historic House Museums: Examples and Models
Fourth Annual Conference of DEMHIST, ICOM's International Committee for Historic House Museums
Lenzburg (Switzerland)

October 9-11
Event zieht - Inhalt bindet. Besucherorientierung auf neuen Wegen
Jahrestagung des Bundesverbands Museumspädagogik e.V
Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn (Germany)

October 13-15
Monitoring for Preventive Conservation
Workshop in Sydney (Australia)

October 13-16
«Habiter le patrimoine: Sens, vécu, imaginaire» [PDF]
Summer University
Université d'Angers, Saumur (France)

October 14-15
Musiques et patrimoines colloque
Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble (France)

October 16-17
Visual Culture and Public Health
U.S. National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland (USA)

October 16-18
Sammeln und Sammlungen in der Schweiz im 18. Jahrhundert
University of Basel (Switzerland)

October 16-19
1903-2003. The Österreichische Galerie Belvedere Celebrates One Hundred Years
Haus der Industrie and Upper Belvedere, Vienna (Austria)

October 16-22
SEPIA Workshop on management of photographic collections
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

October 17
Ninth Annual Art History Graduate Symposium
Graduate Center of the City University of New York, NY (USA)

October 17-18
Die Zukunft gestalten. Kunst- und Museumsbibliotheken in Zeiten knapper Kassen
Residenzschloss Dresden (Germany)

October 17-18
Urbane Strategien. Kunst für neue Stadtgebiete
Bauzentrum/Alte Kongresshalle, Munich (Germany)

October 17-19
Midwest Popular Culture Association Annual Meeting 2003
Marriott Minneapolis City Center, Minneapolis, MN (USA)

October 17-19
Ein Migrationsmuseum in Deutschland: Thesen, Entwürfe, Erfahrungen
Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (Germany)

October 18
Restaurierung und Konservierung
Oberösterreichischer Museumstag 2003
Bad Hall (Austria)

October 18-21
Word of God, Art of Man -- The Qur'an and its Creative Expressions
The Ismaili Centre, South Kensington (UK)

October 18-23
Europe under Dictatorship: Economic Control and Law
Albufeira, Algarve (Portugal)

October 20-22
Digitales Bildmaterial - Identifikationshilfe in der Museumsdokumentation und Rohstoff für die Objektpräsentation
Herbsttreffen der DMB-Fachgruppe Museumsdokumentation
Hannoversch-Münden (Germany)

October 22-24
Lewis and Clark: Tools for Planning, Partnerships, and Opportunities
16th Annual Washington Heritage Conference
Richland, WA (USA)

October 22-25
Burg & Funktion
Internationales ÖGUF-Symposium 2003
Krems an der Donau (Austria)

October 23-25
Science(s) et Culture(s): La Construction des savoirs
56th Annual Conference of the Institut d'histoire de l'Amérique française
McGill University, Montreal (Canada)

October 23-26
Neue Staaten - Neue Bilder? Visuelle Kultur im Dienst staatlicher Selbstdarstellung in Zentral- und Osteuropa seit 1918
Polnisches Institut, Leipzig (Germany)

October 23-26
Rethinking Space and Time across Science, Literature, and the Arts
17th annual conference of the Society for Literature and Science (SLS)
Austin, TX (USA)

October 24
Celtic Representations
University of Colorado at Boulder (USA)

October 24-25
African Cultures in the North American Diaspora
The Tenth Annual Deerfield-Wellesley Symposium in American Culture
White Church Community Center, Deerfield, MA (USA)

October 24-25
Material Ireland / Virtual Ireland
American Conference for Irish Studies, Mid-Atlantic Regional
University of Maryland, College Park, MD (USA)

October 24-26
Women's History Conference
National Collaborative for Women's History Sites (NCWHS) Annual Meeting 2003
National Capital Regional Office of the National Park Service, Washington, DC (USA)

October 24-26
Gilles Deleuze und die Künste. Wiederholung und Differenz
ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe (Germany)

October 27-29
Abenteuer Kommunikation
5. Symposion Museumspädagogik in Technikmuseen
Museum für Kommunikation, Berne (Switzerland)

October 29
Le patrimoine artistique à l'Université de Bourgogne
Hommage à Jacques Monod de Gottfried Honegger, de la création à la restauration

University of Bourgogne, Dijon Cedex (France)

October 30-31
Nazi Berlin, Jewish Urbanity: Culture, Religion, Architecture, and Politics
Jewish Studies, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (USA)

October 30 - November 1
Cultural Memory in France: Margins and Centers
Florida State University, Tallahasse, FL (USA)

October 30 - November 2
Die nationalsozialistische Rassen- und Vernichtungspolitik - Formen künstlerischer Erinnerung in Osteuropa
Ruprecht-Karls-University, Heidelberg (Germany)

October 30 - November 2
Creating identities: Funeral monuments and public memorials in Europe
Museum for Sepulchral Culture, Kassel (Germany)

October 31
Een kindermuseum over de oorlog? / A new children museum about war?
Herinneringscentrum Kamp Westerbork (The Netherlands)

October 31 - November 2
Kunst und Demokratie. Die Bundesrepublik Deutschland sammelt
Symposium des Ulmer Vereins- Verband für Kunst und Kulturwissenschaften e.V.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Germany)


November 2003

November 1-3
Darstellung jüdischer Geschichte im Kontext von Emanzipation und Genese der modernen Stadt im frühen 19. und 20. Jahrhundert
10. Fachgruppentag Geschichtsmuseen im Deutschen Museumsbund
Stadtmuseum Kassel (Germany)

November 2-6
Education Concepts Shaping Museum Realities: Mission Possible!
Annual ICOM CECA International Conference and Third National ICOM CECA
Mexico Meeting
Santo Domingo Museum, Oaxaca (Mexico)

November 5-8
Balancing Museum Technology and Transformation
31st Annual Conference of the Museum Computer Network (MCN 2003)
Las Vegas, Nevada (USA)

November 5-8
IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2003
Algarve (Portugal)

November 6
The Holocaust in the Soviet Union
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington D.C. (USA)

November 6-7
Learning - Experience - Knowledge
Deutsche Arbeitsschutzausstellung (DASA), Dortmund (Germany)

November 6-7
The Museum as a Firm: From Conservation of Value to Creation of Values
International Conference with the support of ICOM ITALIA
Faculty of Economics, University of Florence (Italy)

November 6-7
Convergent Practices: New Approaches to Art and Visual Culture
CHArt Nineteenth Annual Conference
Birkbeck College, London (UK)

November 6-8
Kulturerbe. Repräsentation, Fabrikation, Vermarktung
5. Internationaler Kongress des Forschungsprogramms "Orte des Gedächtnisses"
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien (Austria)

November 7
Zwei Länder, zwei Sprachen, eine Ausbildung: Deutsch-französische Perspektiven und Praxis des Geschichts- und Geographieunterrichts
University of Saarbrücken (Germany)

November 7-8
Migrating Images. Bilder transkulturell lesen und übersetzen
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (Germany)

November 7-8
Mediensammlungen in Deutschland im internationalen Vergleich. Bestände und Zugänge
Internationales Symposion des Netzwerks Mediatheken
Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn (Germany)

November 7-8
Colloquium03: Kunstwissenschaft in Theorie und Praxis / Théorie et pratique de l'histoire de l'art
VII. Nachwuchskolloquium für Kunstgeschichte in der Schweiz/VIIème Colloque de la relève suisse en histoire de l'art
University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland)

November 7-8
Die Gefahr der Zerstörung. Kunst und Destruktivität
Interdisziplinäre Tagung des Graduiertenkollegs "Psychische Energien bildender Kunst"
Universität Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

November 7-9
US Icons and Iconicity
Austrian Association of American Studies Conference
University of Graz (Austria)

November 7-9
Cultural Heritage and Collaboration in the Digital Age
PNC 2003 Annual Conference
Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre (SAC), Bangkok (Thailand)

November 7-9
Collections, Cultures, Change
First international conference organised by the Centre for Museology, University of Manchester
Manchester Museum, Manchester (UK)

November 7-9
Nekropolis: Der Friedhof als Ort der Toten und der Lebenden vom Mittelalter bis ins 21. Jahrhundert
IV. Interdisziplinäre Tagung der Reihe "Sterben, Tod und Jenseitsglaube"
Schwäbisches Tagungs- und Bildungszentrum Kloster Irsee (Germany)

November 8
The Meaning of Things: Ordinary & Extraordinary Objects in American Culture
The New York Metro American Studies Association (NYMASA) Conference
New York, NY (USA)

November 9-11
Der 'Virtuelle Jude' - Konstruktionen des Jüdischen
Centrum für Jüdische Studien, University of Graz (Austria)

November 10
'Parallel Lives': digital and analog options for access and preservation
Joint conference of the National Preservation Office and King's College London
The British Library Conference Centre, London (UK)

November 11-12
Saving Art for the Nation. A Valid Approach to 21st-Century Collecting?
International Conference on the Centenary Celebrations of The National Art Collections Fund (Art Fund)
Savoy Place, London (UK)

November 12-13
Technikforschung: zwischen Reflexion und Dokumentation / Histoire et sociologie des techniques: entre réflexion et documentation
Herbsttagung der SAGW / Colloque d 'automne de l'ASSH
Museum für Kommunikation, Bern (Switzerland)

November 12-14
EVA 2003 Berlin - Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts
KulturForum Berlin (Germany)

November 12-16
Amerikas Museen - Besucherorientiert! / America's Museums - Putting Visitors First!
ICOM-Germany Annual Meeting 2003
German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C. (USA)

November 13-15
Geschichtsarbeit und historisch-politisches Lernen zum Nationalsozialismus
Haus Villigst, Schwerte/Ruhr (Germany)

November 13-17
Art Toronto 2003
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto (Canada)

November 14-15
Versuche im Zwischenraum. Experimentelle Kunstvermittlung im digitalen Zeitalter
Schöppinger Tage der Kunstvermittlung 2003
Forum der Kunstvermittlung, Künstlerdorf Schöppingen (Germany)

November 14-15
Materielle Kultur und Alltag im Mittelalter
2. Marburger Mittelaltertagung der Arbeitsgruppe Marburger Mittelalterzentrum (MMZ)
Philipps-Universität Marburg (Germany)

November 14-15
Museums and Difference
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI (USA)

November 14-15
Die Ekphrasis von Kunstwerken in der mittelalterlichen Großdichtung zwischen antiker Tradition und literarischer Neuerung
University of Vienna (Austria)

November 14-16
ERBSCHAFT ALTSTADT. Fassade und Dach in der Kulturhauptstadt Graz - Restaurierung, Denkmalpflege und Kunstgeschichte
Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (Austria)

November 14-16
42. Arbeitstagung des Südwestdeutschen Arbeitskreises für Stadtgeschichtsforschung
University of Zurich (Switzerland)

November 17-19
Archivi informatici per il patrimonio culturale / Trusted Repositories for Preserving Cultural Heritage
Accademia dei Lincei - Centro Linceo Interdisciplinare, Rome (Italy)

November 19
Association for Museum History Annual Conference 2003
Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, IL (USA)

November 19-20
The Management of Museum Developments
Canberra (Australia)

November 20-23
Circulations: Migration and European Cultural Politics

11th EFAH General Assembly
Akademie der Künste, Berlin (Germany)

November 21-23
Künstlerische Impulse für die Medienpädagogik - Media Art meets Media Education
20. GMK-Forum Kommunikationskultur
Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen, Potsdam-Babelsberg (Germany)

November 21-23
Kunst im Stadtraum - Hegemonie und Öffentlichkeit
Kunsthaus Dresden (Germany)

November 21-23
Contemporary and Historical Archaeology in Theory (CHAT 2003)
University of Bristol (UK)

November 25-27
La memoire de l'Industrie
Besançon (France)

November 26
Memory, Memorials, Testimonies: Framing the Past
Postgraduate Symposium
The Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham (UK)

November 26-27
Polyester - A synthetic considered from many facets
2nd symposium on restoring synthetic materials
Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein (Germany)

November 27-29
Abenteuer Kommunikation
5. Symposion «Museumspädagogik in Technikmuseen»
Museum für Kommunikation, Bern (Switzerland)

November 27-30
Gottfried Semper - Dresden und Europa. Die moderne Renaissance der Künste
Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister Dresden (Germany)

November 28
Kijken naar cultureel erfgoed. Een dynamisch proces
Dutch Museum Association / Nederlandse Museumvereniging (NMV) workshop
Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

November 28-29
Leur histoire est notre Histoire. La place des immigrés dans la construction de la France
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris (France)

November 28-29
Disabled people and cultural heritage
Florence (Italy)
Please note: This conference has been cancelled!

November 28-29
Histoire et patrimoine de la société industrielle en méditerrannée occidentale (Languedoc Roussillon - Catalogne)
Centre de Recherches Historiques sur les Sociétés Méditerranéennes, Perpignan (France)

November 29
Performative Installation
Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen (Germany)


December 2003

December 1-3
Converting Cultures: Religion, Ideology, and Transformations of Modernity
Humanities Institute, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (USA)

December 2-3
Gedenkstätten und Besucherforschung
Haus der Geschichte Bonn (Germany)

December 3
Arts and Disability
Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)

December 3-4
ReBuilding Iraq Conference
Washington, DC (USA)

December 5-7
Kunstpädagogisches Generationengespräch
Akademie der Bildenden Künste München (Germany)

December 5-7
Approaching the Unapproachable
An international, interdisciplinary bilingual conference
Queen's University, Kingston, ON (Canada)

December 8-10
Show and Tell: Preservation Planning for Exhibitions
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA), Philadelphia, PA (USA)

December 10
Musées en quête d'identités
Mainvilliers (France)

December 27 - 30
Photography and Memory in Contemporary German Literature
Special Session at the 2003 MLA Convention
San Diego (USA)



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