Conservation Ethics today: are our Conservation-Restoration Theories and Practice ready for the 21st Century?

ECCO is pleased to share the Publication: 'Conservation Ethics today: are our Conservation-Restoration Theories and Practice ready for the 21st Century?with the contributions of the Conservation-Restoration Profession by ENCoRE, ECCO, ARI (Italy) and VDR (Germany).

Ursula Schadler-Saub, International Scientific Committee for Theory and Philosophy of Conservation and Restoration ICOMOS:

"The present publication in the proceeding series “Heritage for Future” of ICOMOS Poland and the Technical University of Lublin is the result of an interdisciplinary exchange and cooperation between three international and national scientific committees of ICOMOS (the ISC Theory and Philosophy of Conservation-Restoration, the ISC Stone, and the German NSC Conservation-Restoration of Wall Paintings and Architectural Surfaces), renowned institutions of conservation-restoration and history of art, as well as institutions of education and professional representation in this field (the National Italian Conservation Institute Opificio delle Pietre Dure OPD in Florence, the Kunsthistorisches Institut, Max-Planck-Institut in Florence, the European Confederation of Conservator-Restorers’ Organisation E.C.C.O., the European Network of Conservation-Restoration Education ENCoRE, the Italian and German Professional Associations of Conservator-Restorers (A.R.I. Associazione Restauratori d’Italia and VDR Verband der Restauratoren).

It is based on an international ICOMOS conference held in Florence in March 2018, supported by the Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco and its international institute Life Beyond Tourism."

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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