Horn : Identification of Asian Paper


Identification of Asian Paper – you only see what you know

7th – 11th November 2011, Horn Lecturer: Dipl. Ing. Gangolf Ulbricht

This course is designed for librarians, archivists, antiquars, bookbinders, conservators, anyone else, who is interested in the topic.

The course is comprised of a theoretical and a practical training.

The knowledge about various Asian papers is gained via understanding of the raw material, the procedure of paper making in Asia and due to own fibre-preparation and paper-making in Asian style. The resulting self made samples form a valuable collection for comparing with paper to be identified. With simple methods, available to everyone for example Chinese, Japanese and Thai papers can be distinguished.

Films and a collection of samples support the oral lectures.

The course is restricted to 8 participants. Course languages: English and German (Kurs auf Deutsch und Englisch)


1980-1983 Paper Makers school

1983-1988 Technical University Dresden, Pulp- and Paper Techniques

1989 Researcher (ZP Heidenau/Dresden)

Since 1992 own workshop for Paper in Berlin

1992 Moulin du Verger, France – studies

1998 12 months studies in Japan

Ulbricht is lecturer in various universities in Germany, Austria, Italy.

The course fee is 700.00 Euros plus 10% VAT, 600.00 Euros plus 10% VAT forfriends of the ERCAccomodation in the Renaissance building of the school for four nights is included in the price. The single-occupancy rooms include a double-bed, bathroom and toilet. The building houses a kitchen where participants can cook their own meals. A supermarket is across the street.

Numerous reknowned libraries and further sights of interest are located in Horn and its surroundings. Upon enrollment, additional information will be provided. Number of participants is limited to 8. »»»  Registration


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