Call for Abstracts - NKF XXII Congress 2021

Research and Review–Advancements in conservation and assessment of previous experiences

The Nordic Association of Conservators (NKF) was founded in 1950 and functions as a regional group in The International Institute for the Conservation of Artistic and Historic Works (IIC), and is known as IIC Nordic Group.

NKF XXII Congress is an international congress held every three years and is the main event for heritage conservation professionals in the Nordic countries.

In 2021 the congress will be held over two days in Stockholm from October 21-22nd, hosted by the Swedish NKF-S group.

Research and Review - Advancements in conservation and assessment of previous experiences A congress topic to illustrate how the conservation-restoration discipline has evolved over the last decades. Progress has been made both through research and trial-and-error. Analytical methods, documentation, conservation treatments, choice of material as well as the circumstances under which conservator-restorers work are continuously developing.


  • 1st of July 2020: Deadline submission of abstracts 1st of August 2020: Accepted abstracts will be notified
  • 1st of November 2020: Papers ready for peer review
  • 1st of January 2021: Deadline submission of poster abstract
  • 1st of May 2021: Deadline final papers


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Call for papers Conservation 360º

The new collection Conservation 360º is a series of multi- and interdisciplinary books on current themes in the field of Conservation of Cultural Heritage. Each book will provide a general overview of the state of the art, research and concepts in the field of the preservation of cultural heritage aimed at professionals of conservation-restoration, scientists, art historians, archaeologists, technicians and students.

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