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Subject: Call for papers--Conference on book and paper conservation

Call for papers--Conference on book and paper conservation

From: Elena Canini <elena.canini.erc<-at->
Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
"From Microorganisms to Mega-organisms"
Book and Paper Conservation: Horn II conference
Horn, Austria
23-25 April 2014

Organizer: European Research Centre for Book and Paper

The program committee welcomes original contributions on the
following example topics:


    "The use of biocides and the monitoring of the effects on

    (The topics can also include the possibility of launching a sort
    of web archive of data on treated collections and objects and on
    the best methods that can be used in monitoring (i.e. colour
    coordinates, pH, etc.)


    Safe keeping assessment and database description of old
    manuscripts and their bookbindings. Topics may also include how
    our knowledge of the bookbinding structures and our appreciation
    of their historic (but also artistic) values conditions and
    guides our approach to their conservation and at the same time
    how the conservation of bookbindings actually enhances and
    improves our understanding of historic bookbinding structures.
    Through conservation a very privileged insight can be gained
    into the structures and techniques that would otherwise remain

    Document safe keeping assessment and database description of old
    manuscripts and their bookbindings.  Methods of investigations
    and related to them, practical issues of assessing the real
    physical state of manuscript and archive collections


    Safeguarding of electronic data--the storage strategies of
    digitised images--from books, documents, photographs--all
    cultural historic paper heritage).  The importance of
    digitisation in the preservation of originals

    Conservation of born digital archives, and even the very digital
    databases that every library, museum and archive are producing


    Digital library concerning the topic (book and paper
    conservation, restoration, preservation) in the Internet? Theory
    readiness of preservation in Europe

    Multi Lingual Bibliography Network: present state and future

    "Innovative conservation treatments" or "New and old cleaning
    and reducing treatments"

    Other areas of research

Paper submission: Authors are kindly invited to submit papers:
preferably abstracts of about 2 pages in a 12-point font. All paper
submissions will be handled electronically. Authors should please
email their abstract to:

    Prof. Dr. Jedert Vodopivec <jedert.vodopivec<-at->gov<.>si>


    Dr. Georgios Boudalis <geoboudalis<-at->gmail<.>com>

The deadline for submissions is 31 April 2013

Process of Selection: The conference board will evaluate papers and
suggested panels based on quality and relevance. A preprint will be
published so a deadline is set on 31 April 2013 for handing in the
final papers. After your paper is selected we will ask for short CVs
of all authors and co-authors.

The language will be English.

Registration for the conference will open in August 2013.


    Joseph Schiro
    Heritage Malta, Malta

    Elissaveta Moussakova
    Method and Cyril Library, Sofia, Bulgaria

    Istvan Kecskemeti
    State Archive, Helsinki, Finland

    Marzenna Ciechanska
    Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland

    Jedert Vodopivec
    University and Archives of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana

    Georgios Boudalis
    Byzantine Museum, Thessaloniki, Greece

    Flavia Pinzari
    Istituto Centrale per il Restauro e la Conservazione del
    Patrimonio Archivistico e Librario Laboratorio di Biologia,
    Rome, Italy

    Rodica Ion
    ICECHIM, Bucharest and Valahia University, Targoviste, Romania

    Patricia Engel
    European Research Centre for Book and Paper
    Conservation-Restoration, Horn, Austria

Dr. Patricia Engel
Akademische Restauratorin
European Research Centre for Book and Paper Conservation-Restoration
Wienerstrasse 2
3580 Horn
+43 650 58 71 877
+43 2982 200 30 31
Fax: +43 2982 200 30 28

                  Conservation DistList Instance 26:34
                 Distributed: Sunday, January 20, 2013
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Received on Wednesday, 16 January, 2013

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