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Valencia to Host Second Glass Science in Art and Conservation Congress

The Universitat de Valencia has announced that the second GLASSAC-08 congress will be held at the Aula Magna of Valencia University Historic Building in Valencia, Spain, March 5-7, 2008.

The aim of this event is to create a focus on the applications of glass science in art and conservation. The congress organizers say that the event will enhance communication among scientists belonging to different fields with artist and conservators.

The congress will provide an opportunity for these groups to work together and discuss the latest results in a variety of topics including Bronze Age glass; Hellenistic glass; Islamic glass; Roman glass; mould-blown glass; glass decoration and enamel; medieval stained glass windows; Façon-de-Venise glass; glass in the 18th and 19th century; contemporary glass; glass technology production; raw materials; dating and provenance of glass; restoration and conservation of glass; glass corrosion and weathering; and archaeometry of glass. In addition, an exhibition of "The Language of the Matter," by glassworking painter Carlos Muñoz de Pablos, will be held during the conference.

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