IPERION CHIntegrated Platform for the European Research Infrastructure ON Cultural Heritage

Date: October 29-30, 2018
Venue: LNEC, Av. do Brasil 101, 1700-066 LISBON (PT)


GlazeArt2018 will dwell on scientific research on tin-glazed ceramics and is a networking activity of H2020 Project IPERION CH and an outcome of the Portuguese-funded FCT-AzuRe Project.

The conference will aim to discuss azulejos, other architectural glazed ceramics of historic interest and also maiolica and heritage faïence in general: their history, technology, characteristics, decay, conservation, artists, museology, as well as related issues.

Main themes to be addressed are:

  • Aspects in Art and Art History;
  • Historical context of the workshops and factories and their evolving technology, as well as of the origin, production and routes of raw materials;
  • Studies in the characterization of glazed ceramics and their materials;
  • Decay of integrated glazed ceramics, its causes and remedies;
  • Conservation and restoration methods and materials;
  • Intervention cases and lessons learnt therefrom;
  • Socio-cultural context and other intangible aspects;
  • Museology and display;
  • New production technologies;
  • Other research results and research needs in the field.


Call for papers are now open.

For further information, please visit the http://glazeart2018.lnec.pt/

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