There will also be a review by Hugh Farey of the new comprehensive publication from John Jackson, a new article from Paolo di Lazzaro and also an article from Arif Khan, who has curated the Ahmadiyya Community's Shroud exhibition and conference in the UK for the last three years and brings an Islamic perspective to the subject.
The BSTS has a proud history and I hope as many of you as possible will continue to support it.
This will feature comments from subscribers who may wish to take up any particular issue with the Newsletters's authors, contributors and reviewers.
Each new edition will continue to be archived here on 12 months after publication so that the whole collection of articles going back nearly 50 years can be readily searched online.
I know the first edition will include, among other things, the first published fruits of Ian Wilson's extended research into the de Charney family and the first expositions in Lirey.
I understand it will lead to some revisions to some long established assumptions.
The event was sponsored by Mark Antonacci and his Test the Shroud Foundation and was organized and managed by Robert Rucker (and family).
It should be noted that Barrie does not have a vote on the Board of Directors so did not participate in the decision to grant Giulio access to the samples.
Each item carries a posting date indicating when it first went online.
The most recent update appears at the top of the page.
It includes conference details, photos, links to a few of the presentations, several reviews written by conference attendees and much more.
Our goal is to eventually include all the papers that were presented in their entirety, but that will take a few more months to complete.