Program Overview
CULTURAL MATERIALS CONSERVATION: CHINA AND AUSTRALIA PROGRAMS
FRIDAY 12 SEPTEMBER
LOCATION: Yasuka Hiraoka Myer Room, First Floor, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, Building 158,
University of Melbourne
CONVENOR: Professor Tonia Eckfeld
SESSION
TIME
PRESENTER & PAPER TITLE
WELCOME
9.00
Associate Professor Robyn Sloggett
Director, Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, University of
Melbourne
Professor Tonia Eckfeld, Honorary Professor Zhengzhou University,
and Honorary Principal Fellow, University of Melbourne
MAPPING CULTURAL CONSERVATION
1
9.20
Professor Xiaolin Ma, Deputy Director, Henan Provincial
Administration of Cultural Heritage
‘Archaeological excavation and cultural relics conservation in
Henan Province, Central China’
2
9.40
Professor Han Guohe, Dean of the School of History and Director of
the Centre for Cultural Conservation and Research, Zhengzhou
University
‘A regional survey in the vicinity of the Guanzhuang city site in the
north-western area of Zhengzhou’
3
10.00
Ms Holly Jones-Amin, Senior Conservator, Centre for Cultural
Materials Conservation, University of Melbourne
‘The Ruisasi 1 sherd midden, Caution Bay, Port Moresby’
MORNING
TEA
10.20 –
10.50
QIN, HAN AND TANG DYNASTY TOMBS
5
10.50
Dr Shao Anding, Vice-Head of Conservation, Shaanxi Province
Institute of Archaeology
‘Repair techniques found on bronze waterfowls unearthed from the
mausoleum of the First Emperor of Qin: technical examination and
related issues’
5
11.10
Associate Prof Zhao Haizhou, Dean of the Archaeology Department
and Supervisor of the Masters of Archaeology, Zhengzhou
University
‘A research study on burial chariots and horses of the Qin-Han
period in China’
6
11.30
Dr Chen Bo, Postdoctoral Fellow, School of History, Zhengzhou
University
‘Authoritarianism and monumentality in the early imperial China: A
perspective on the cities of the Han Empire (206 BCE – 220 CE)’
7
11.50
Professor Zhang Jianlin, former Deputy-Director, Head of the
Tibetan Archaeology Department, Shaanxi Province Institute of
Archaeology
‘Stone sculptures of non-Han people found at Tang dynasty
emperors’ mausoleums’
LUNCH
12.10 13.20
HERITAGE PIGMENTS AND MURAL PAINTINGS CONSERVATION
8
13.20
Dr Petronella Nel, Lecturer, Centre for Cultural Materials
Conservation, University of Melbourne
‘Characterising adhesives and pigments’
9
13.40
Ms Yang Rui, Associate Researcher, Luoyang Ancient Art Museum
‘Ancient mural paintings and their conservation in Henan Province,
China’
10
14.00
Ms Caroline Kyi, Lecturer, Centre for Cultural Materials
Conservation, University of Melbourne
WALL PAINTINGS CONSERVATION
11
14.20
Associate Professor Yang Yuchuan, Associate Researcher, Henan
Provincial Institute of Ancient Architectural Preservation
‘A study of the status and conservation of heritage coloured
painting in the ancient architecture of Henan Province: A case study
of heritage coloured painting conservation in Jiaying Temple, Wuzhi
city’
AFTERNOON 14.40 –
15.00
TEA
ARCHAEOLOGICAL WOOD CONSERVATION
15.00
Associate Professor Jiachang Chen, Deputy Director, Henan
Provincial Institute of Relics and Archaeology
‘Shape recovery of collapsed archaeological wood ware with active
alkali-urea treatment’
15.20
Ms Susie Collis, Lecturer, Centre for Cultural Materials
Conservation, University of Melbourne
ARCHAEOLOGICAL WOOD
CLOSING
REMARKS
15.40
Professor Trevor Burnard, Head of the School of Historical and
Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne
Professor Tonia Eckfeld, Honorary Professor Zhengzhou University,
and Honorary Principal Fellow, University of Melbourne
FINISH
16.00