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Course on Wood Conservation Technology - ICWCT 2010, Oslo

Tuesday 27 October 2009 (Categories: Non ICOM/ICOM-CC, Ethnographic Collections, Wood, Furniture and Lacquer)

THE 14TH INTERNATIONAL COURSE ON WOOD CONSERVATION TECHNOLOGY - ICWCT 2010 A course on the conservation of cultural heritage made of wood


Dates: 24 May - 2 July 2010 (6 weeks)


Place: Oslo, Norway (premises of Riksantikvaren)  


Background: The ICWCT has been organized in Norway every second year since 1984. It is directed towards professionals who have been working for some years within the field of wood conservation. The ICWCT covers a wide range of interdisciplinary topics. Theoretical and practical aspects of wood conservation are given equal consideration throughout the course. Some of the most interesting cultural heritage sites constructed in wood in Norway will be visited during the main excursion at the end of the course, including the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Urnes Stave church and the Hanseatic Wharf in Bergen. Exercises and demonstrations are organized during the main excursion. The course concludes with a written exam, which awards university credits if passed.


See ICCROM website for more details and for application form.

ICCROM website: see under Training

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