Symposium Paul Coremans: Call for abstracts

From 15 to 17 June 2015 the KIK-IRPA organises an international symposium in honour of its founder and first director Paul Coremans (1908-1965). Fifty years after he passed away, it is a unique opportunity to look back at his extraordinary career. The impact of his innovative ideas and vision on the conservation and restoration of works of art has been of paramount importance on both a national and international level. His views, thoughts and achievements in the field will be the focus of this international event.

The 20 minute contributions need to revisit the past in the light of current issues. The main language of the symposium will be English, but papers in Dutch, German and French are welcome as well. You are kindly invited to submit a 250 to 300-word abstract along with a one-page CV by email to coremans2015@kikirpa.be .All proposals received will be acknowledged and submitted to the Selection Committee. The papers will be published in the Bulletin of the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage after the Symposium.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is postponed to 20 December 2014.

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