Speakers 2010 - China Culture Connect

  • Allyson McDermott

    Allyson McDermott Conservation And Consultancy Allyson McDermott heads her own practice specialising in the Conservation of the Historic Interior, which she established in 1980.

  • Cunjie Cheng

    Dr Cheng graduated from Wuhan University Of China with a PhD degree in History in 1995. Dr Cheng has been working for Guangzhou Museum since 1990.

  • Jin Xian Qiu

    Qiu joined the Shanghai Museum in 1972, where she trained in the conservation of Chinese paintings and calligraphy.

  • Mike Wheeler

    Mike Wheeler has been working for V&A since 1995. He has been a tutor on the RCA/V&A Conservation Course, specialising in Indian and Asian Art on Paper and the conservation of architectural drawings.

  • Sam Van Schaik

    Sam Van Schaik has worked with the Stein Collection at the British Library for the International Dunhuang Project (IDP: http://idp.bl.uk) since 1999.

  • Teresa Heady

    Teresa Heady has worked as a textile and ethnographic conservator for over 20 years, first at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, freelancing for several years after leaving the Met,

  • Valentina Marabini

    Valentina graduated in Conservation of Graphic Art on Paper from the Istituto per l'Arte e il Restauro of Florence in 1999.

  • Wingyui Wong

    Wingyui Wong has worked with the Dunhuang collection as well as the Asian paper collection at the British Library since 2002.

  • Xuhua Zhan

    Since moving to the UK in 2004, Xuhua Zhan has been working for the art heritage industry.