Image of Jessica Baldwin training in papyrus conservation.

Call for papers: the Fifth Papyrus Curatorial and Conservation Meeting

11 January, 2019

The Chester Beatty is delighted to host the Fifth Papyrus Curatorial and Conservation Meeting. The two-day meeting will take place at the museum on 20–21 June 2019.

We are now inviting proposals for individual papers of 20 minutes or short communications of 10 minutes on subjects related to:

  • Cataloguing
  • Conservation and Preservation
  • Digitisation and Access
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Ongoing and Completed Projects
  • Research

Submissions should include a title, summary (max 100 words) and bio (max 50 words).

Please submit your proposals by email to with the subject heading ‘Papyrus Meeting 2019’ by 1 March 2019.

Successful submissions will be announced as soon as possible with a full programme to follow, including a chance to see highlights from the Chester Beatty and Trinity College Library.

Jessica Baldwin

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