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Italy field school deadline April 15

I would like to inform you that we have a few spaces left in our summer 2012 field school, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program, now in its 14th year, which is dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage and offers students the opportunity to study and travel in Italy. The courses offered are listed below:
Building Restoration* (May 20th thru Jun 16th, 2012)
Introduction to Art and Building Restoration in Italy
Surveying and Analyzing Historic Buildings
Restoration of Archaeological Ceramics and Pottery (May 20th thru Jun 16th, 2012)
Four week Intensive course on Conservation of Archeological Ceramics
Workshop and Field Work on Ceramics and Ceramics Conservation in Italy
Traditional Painting Materials & Techniques (July 1st thru July 28th, 2012)
Traditional Painting Methods and Techniques in Italy, including Issues of Weathering and Aging
Restoration Issues and Theory in Italy
Paper Restoration (July 1st thru July 28th, 2012)
Introduction to Paper Restoration
Preservation Theory and Practice in Italy
*Field Projects:
Restoration of the Porta Burgi
Surveying the 12th Century San Giovanni Battista Church complex
Archaeological survey of the public baths in Carsulae
To find out more about our program and review the syllabi, please visit our WEBSITE: http://www.italy-program.net/.
Our courses are open to students from various disciplines, both undergraduate and graduate. All lessons are taught in English.
If you know any students, scholars, or others interested in this type of study, please inform them about our program. We would appreciate it if you could list our program on your organization’s website as an available educational resource.
Thank you very much.
Cordially, Polly Withers
Program Coordinator
San Gemini Preservation Studies Program

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