6th General Intensive School on Conservation Science – Évora – 17--‐24 July 2012
University of EvoraFollo6th General Intensive School on Conservation Science – Évora – 17--‐24 July 2012wing previous editions in Thessaloniki, Palermo, Venice, Teruel, Istanbul and Fez, between the 17th and the 24 of July 2012 the University of Evora through its Evora Geophysics Centre (CGE) and HERCULES Laboratory for the Study and Conservation of Cultural Heritage will host the 6th General Edition of the Intensive School on Conservation Science (www.intensiveschool.eu).
The school is a joint initiative between the European Chemistry Thematic Association, the Chemistry and Culture Euro--‐Mediterranean Cooperation and Research Program, the Lifelong Learning Program of the Education and Culture DG of the EU and the University of Evora.
The 6th edition of the school will focus on
Archaeomaterials: the archaeological perspective
Archaeomaterials: advanced analytical characterization
Archaeomaterials: conservation practices
The school will be delivered through lectures, laboratory practicals and field trips to important archaeological sites in Portugal.
Portugal and the Evora’s Alentejo region in particular boasts some of the most important megalithic sites in Europe and the world as well as significant sites and artifacts (pottery, glass, metals, stone) from the Roman colonization of the “Lusitania” region of the Empire.
A multinational, multidisciplinary team of leading researchers in the field of Archaeometry and Conservation Science will gather in Evora during the course of the Intensive School to share their experience and know--‐how with the School attending students and interested professionals
Dr. Nick Schiavon
Coordinator "Cultural Heritage and Archaeometry" Group
Chairman - 6th General Intensive School on Conservation Science – Evora 2012
Geophysics Centre and Hercules Laboratory for the Study and Conservation of Cultural Heritage
University of Evora