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The 7th IDP Conservation Conference Print E-mail
08/06/2007

On May 21-23, 2007 in London the British Library and the IDP held the 7th International Conference on the Conservation of Dunhuang and Central Asian Collections.

The senior restorer of the IOM L.Kryakina took part in the conference with the paper entitled Analysis and Conservation of Tangut Manuscripts and Wood Printing Books from The Collection of the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute for Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

THE CONSERVATION OF DUNHUANG AND CENTRAL ASIAN COLLECTIONS
7TH IDP CONSERVATION CONFERENCE
THE BRITISH LIBRARY LONDON, 21-23 MAY 2007
CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

DAY ONE - 21 May 2007

10:00 Welcome Introduction – Susan Whitfield

10:10 “IDP London – Current Developments” - (IDP Staff)

10:20 “The Palaeography of Tibetan and Chinese Manuscripts” – Sam Van Schaik, IDP

10:30 “The Conservation of the Monumental Clay Statue of Nirvana Buddha from Ajina-Tepa (Tajikistan)” - Vera Fominikh, The State Hermitage Museum

10:50 “When Objects are Beyond Conservation: Recovering Visual Information from Damaged Artefacts” Sanchita Balachandran, Object Conservator, Canada

11:10 Coffee Break

11:40 “Analysis and Conservation of Tangut Manuscripts and Wood Printing Books from The Collection of the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute for Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences” - Liubov Kryakina, Institute for Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences

12:00 “TBA” - Virginia LLado Buisan, The National Maritime Museum 1

2:20 Discussion

13:00 Lunch Break

14:00 “Method for non-Destructive Fibres Analysis of Handmade Paper” - Anna-Grethe Rischel, The National Museum of Denmark

14:20 “The Scientific Study of Painting Materials of Buddhist Icon Fragments from Turfan” - Kamilla Kalinina, the State Hermitage Museum

14:40 TBA - Berry Knight, the British Library

15:00 “Two Golden Horde Textile Artefacts – Technical Examination and Conservation Problems” - Elena Mikolaychuk, The State Hermitage Museum

15:20 Coffee Break

15:50 TBA - Helen Persson, The Victoria and Albert Museum

16:10 “Textiles from the Stein Collection at the British Museum: Recent Conservation” - Monique Pullan, The British Museum

16:30 “Conservation of a Fragment of Silk from Turfan from the Album of the Archaeologist M.V. Berezovsky” - Elena Shishkova, the State Hermitage Museum

16:50 Discussion

18:00 Public Lecture

DAY TWO – 22 May 2007

Workshops.

Programme 1 - The British Library

9:00 TBA Kampta Prasad, National Museum New Delhi

9:20 “A New Approach to Restoration of Paper Based Cultural Assets in Japan” - Satoko Sakata, Sakata Bokujudo Ltd

9:40 “Expatiate on Conservation of Dunhuang Manuscripts” - Du Weisheng, National Library of China

10:00 “Analysis on the Conservation of the Manuscripts related to Daozhen” - Lin Shitian and Zhao Daying, National Library of China

10:20 “A Study on Standardisation for Conservation of Dunhuang Manuscripts” - Zhang Ping, National Library of China

10:40 Discussion

11:00 Coffee Break

11:30 “ On the Recent Joint Research Among Ryukoku University, Lushum Museum and Other Japanese Institutions” - Mizumi Mitani, Ryukoku University

11:50 “Colour Classification of Ancient Documents by Self-Organising Maps” - S. Sakamoto, K. Murayama, Y. Okada, K. Enami, M. Mitani, Ryukoku University

12:10 “3-D Digital reconstruction of a Crest in Geido at West-Hongwanji in Kyoto” - Hisakazu Kawashima, Ryukoku University

12:30 Discussion

13:00 Lunch Break

14:30 Courtauld Institute Visit

15:10 TBA Sharon Cather

15:30 TBA Fan Jinshi

15:50 “Sogdian Influences on Art of the Northern Dynasties at Dunhuang”, Zhang Yuanlin, Dunhuang Academy

16:10 “Analysis of two Case Studies” - Francoise Cuisance, Bibliotheque Nationale de France

16:30 TBA Zhao Feng

16:50 “Scientific Analysis of Paper Specimens of the Ancient Uighur Documents and Manuscripts in the Otani Collection” – Kazuyuki Enami, Ryukoku University

17:30 Drink Reception

Programme 2 – The British Library

9:00 Tour BL Storage Facilities

10:00 Visit Oriental Studio B with presentation

11:00 Coffee Break

11:30 Fibres Identification Workshop

13:00 Lunch Break

14:00 Fibres Identification Workshop

15:30 Tour BL Storage Facilities

16:30 Coffee Break

17:00 Visit Oriental Studio B with presentation

PHOTOS:

The view of the British Library, London:


Visiting the workshop for the restoration of Far Eastern manuscripts (senior restorer of the British Library M.Bernard - front):

Preservation of Dunhuang scrolls at the British Library:

 

Photos by L.Kryakina

Last Updated ( 16/02/2008 )
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