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Re: [BKARTS] conservation job at Harvard



Here, here.!!!.....ED
Kathy Parulski, Bristol, CT

Edward Stansell wrote:

> This is a good example of elitist attitudes from academia. With the clause
> regarding "formal training in conservation", you eliminate many perfectly
> qualified conservators; ones possibly more qualified than those available
> with formal training.  Why is there such a great focus on formal training
> rather than demonstrated ability ? Why is someone with formal training and
> only four year experience preferable to one with no formal training and
> decades of hands on experience?  I sense that this is just a new form of
> segregation to replace the old one. Now we have to keep out the non-
> academics. Afterall, they're not one of US.
>
> Regards,
> Edward Stansell
> <A HREF="http://www.bookrestoration.net">http://www.bookrestoration.net</A>
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