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Knowledge sharing

The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA) ensures the transmission of knowledge with regard to our heritage, works of art and conservation-restoration expertise.

Knowledge sharing is part of our mission

We share knowledge in a variety of ways:

  • The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage already plays a pioneering role in open data by ensuring that all research data collected by the Institute is available without restriction. We use the most appropriate technical means for the online transmission of our research data.
  • The Institute is present at numerous international colloquia and knowledge-sharing platforms.
  • The Institute also focuses on the publication of scientific articles and publications. Through our work on traineeships, we strive to provide the most appropriate technical means for the online transmission of our research data.
  • Our employees carry out teaching assignments at universities, colleges and academies and give guest lectures both at home and abroad.
Publicaties

High-level publications

The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage publishes its specialised journal, the Bulletin, the prestigious collection Scientia Artis, and three series devoted to the Flemish Primitives: the Corpus, the Repertoire and the Contributions.

Publications

Publications

Publications

In the five series published by the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage, you will find a wealth of information about Belgium's art heritage.

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Publicaties

KIK-IRPA series

KIK-IRPA publishes its own specialist journal, the Bulletin, and four world-renowned series, the Scientia Artis, and dealing specifically with the Flemish Primitives, the Corpus, the Directory and the Contributions.

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RIHA Journal

The RIHA is an open-access electronic journal published by the International Association of Research Institutes in the History of Art (RIHA), of which the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage is a member.

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Visit our Information Centre

Our Information Centre is rich with resources for art & heritage scholars and the general public.

Resources and tools

We support heritage experts and enthusiasts in various ways. In this respect, we have made several useful tools available:

We organise training courses and activities

The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage organises numerous training courses, conferences and other activities.