Book conservation – One Philosophy – Many Interpretations


5th, 6th November 2020

Due to the current on-going Covid-19 pandemic this conference will be held online.
Participants including speakers, will not be charged a conference fee. Registration is mandatory. Registration here.

The conference aims to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the European Research Centre for Book and Paper Conservation-Re storation which was actually founded on March 22, 2010, and bring together experts from all fields, whether they are professionals involved in actual conservation and conservation research, persons overseeing collections where conservation of written heritage is at issue, philosophers within and without the field of conservation of cultural heritage, or art historians.

Genuine papers will describe the best conservation treatment, be it because of the aesthetic outcome or the particular value of the information that the treatment helps to preserve
bring up issues on conservation theory and philosophy which underline or contribute to the change of conservation philosophy due to changes in our world and the access to new methods in conservation we are obtaining as a result deal with the interrelation between our societies and the new perception of conservation of cultural heritage. The Academic board for the conference includes Jedert Vodopivec, Joseph Schiro, George Boudalis, Elissaveta Moussakova and Flavia Pinzari. The programme is available here.

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