ARCLG141 Issues in Conservation: Contexts of Conservation

Coordinator: R. Peters


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ARCLG141 is one of the core courses of the MA in Principles of Conservation at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.

This course examines the nature and history of conservation of cultural heritage objects, and discusses practical, professional and ethical issues. It focuses on the role of conservation in museums and in disciplines such as archaeology and anthropology, and on the effects of political, cultural and institutional contexts on conservation practice.

Click on the links below to see some of the work students have produced for this course:

UCL/IoA 2010-2011

UCL/IoA 2011-2012

UCL/Q 2012/13