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Subject: Online course on microbiology and conservation

Online course on microbiology and conservation

From: Angela Weyer <weyer>
Date: Monday, October 29, 2007
Online course
Microbic Infestation of Objects of Art and Cultural Heritage
by Prof. Dr. Karin Petersen und Barbara Hentschel M.A.

The focal point of this course is presenting different methods of
detecting and analyzing microorganisms encountered in objects of
cultural heritage. The user is introduced to simple analyzing
techniques as well as modern and specific approaches. The different
ways of removing samples and of nondestructive testing are described
explaining which results obtained using these techniques are of
significance for the conservator. Moreover, one module deals with
the principles and fundamentals of a discipline, thus enabling a
user without any background in the field to gain access to the
contents of the course.

During the term of the course, a diploma conservator of the
Hornemann Institute is available to all participants via e-mail or
forum. Course oversight is provided by Prof. Dr. Karin Petersen.

7 January - 2 March 2008,
Fee: 98,00 Euro

For further information see

    <URL:http://www.hornemann-institut.de/
        english/fortbildung_mikrobiologie.php>

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    email. There should be no newline.

Further Online Courses of the Hornemann Institute, part of the
University of Applied Studies and Arts in Hildesheim (Germany):

    Photography for Conservation Documentation (in German)

    Deterioration of Cultural Heritage by Salts (in German)

    Conservation Theories and Methods from the mid-20th century to
    the Present (in German)

    The Examination of Transparent Coatings on Furniture and Wooden
    Objects (in German)

Dr. Angela Weyer
Director
University of Applied Sciences and Arts
    Hildesheim/Holzminden/Gottigen Faculty of Conservation
Hornemann Institute
Kardinal-Bertram-Strasse 36
D - 31134 Hildesheim
Germany
+49 5121 408179
Fax: +49 5121 408185


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