Journal of Paper Conservation special issue in memory of Christopher Clarkson - call for papers

The deadline for submission of papers is extended to September 30th, 2017.

Christopher Clarkson, pre-eminent conservator, scholar of the book and educator in the field has passed away on Thursday March 30th, 2017. IADA would like to dedicate a special issue of the Journal of Paper Conservation to Clarkson and his work.

We would like to acknowledge and commemorate Clarkson’s scholarly and innovative contributions to the conservation of medieval manuscripts and early printed books, as well as his deep knowledge of bookbinding history.

All members of the conservation community and associated fields who have worked or trained with Clarkson or have been inspired by his influential work are invited to submit papers relating to his research and practice, as well as recollections of mutual projects and experiences. Past unpublished interviews and seminal writings by Clarkson would also be welcome.

For any queries please contact special guest editor Rhea DeStefano: rheadestefano @gmail .com

Please review JPC guidelines for article submission

Submissions should be emailed to: jpc.submission @iada-home .org. Deadline for submission 15 July 2017.

Here is a youtube video of the Ligatus St. Catherine's Library Conservation Project with footage of Christopher Clarkson.