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CCI and CHIN: In Our Words

History Podcasts

For nearly 50 years, museum and heritage professionals worldwide have looked to the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) for their expertise. Now, CCI and CHIN are looking to preserve their own oral histories through interviews with current and former staff members as well as key figures within the fields of conservation and collections management. If you are starting a career in cultural heritage or are simply curious to learn about what goes on behind the scenes at CCI and CHIN, this is the podcast for you.

For nearly 50 years, museum and heritage professionals worldwide have looked to the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) for their expertise. Now, CCI and CHIN are looking to preserve their own oral histories through interviews with current and former staff members as well as key figures within the fields of conservation and collections management. If you are starting a career in cultural heritage or are simply curious to learn about what goes on behind the scenes at CCI and CHIN, this is the podcast for you.

Location:

Canada

Description:

For nearly 50 years, museum and heritage professionals worldwide have looked to the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) for their expertise. Now, CCI and CHIN are looking to preserve their own oral histories through interviews with current and former staff members as well as key figures within the fields of conservation and collections management. If you are starting a career in cultural heritage or are simply curious to learn about what goes on behind the scenes at CCI and CHIN, this is the podcast for you.

Language:

English


Episodes

Brian Arthur: Director of CCI, 1976–1980

3/4/2020
Your hosts, Nathalie Nadeau Mijal and Kelly Johnson, interview Brian Arthur, who was the second director of the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI). He held this post between 1976 and 1980. Originally from the United Kingdom, Brian Arthur became a world-renowned expert in the conservation of pottery (or as he calls it, "sticking pots together"). He moved to Canada in the early 1970s to work at the Historic Sites Division of Parks Canada. In this episode, you will discover how he guided CCI...

Duration:00:44:19

Season Tse: conservation scientist

2/5/2020
Welcome to "CCI and CHIN: In Our Words," a podcast for museum and heritage professionals who want a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the work of Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN). In this episode, your hosts, Nathalie Nadeau Mijal and Kelly Johnson, interview Season Tse. Season started working at CCI as a conservation scientist in 1984 (the same year as our previous guest, Charlie Costain). What do conservation scientists do? They work...

Duration:00:35:56

Charlie Costain: scientist and heritage advocate

1/8/2020
In this episode, your hosts, Nathalie Nadeau Mijal and Kelly Johnson, interview Charlie Costain. Charlie started working at CCI in 1984 as a conservation scientist, and then he moved through the ranks to become a manager and a director. He also spent two years working as Director General of CHIN, but we are planning to cover his time at CHIN in a future episode. (Stay tuned!) Have a look at our corporate video to see the statue of the “Captain” mentioned at the beginning of the episode. You...

Duration:00:37:36

CCI-CHIN: introduction

12/4/2019
Welcome to "CCI and CHIN: In Our Words," a podcast for museum and heritage professionals who want to a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the work of Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN). In this introduction to the show, your hosts, Nathalie Nadeau Mijal and Kelly Johnson, interview the Director General of CCI-CHIN, Jérôme Moisan. Send us an email with your comments, questions, or suggestions for future interviews at...

Duration:00:05:37

CCI and CHIN: teaser

9/25/2019
For nearly 50 years, museum and heritage professionals worldwide have looked to the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) for their expertise. Now, CCI and CHIN are looking to share their histories through interviews with current and former staff members as well as key figures within the fields of conservation and collections management. If you are starting a career in cultural heritage or are simply curious to learn about what goes on...

Duration:00:01:29