International Conference: Conservation and restoration in underwater archaeology

International Conference: Conservation and restoration in underwater archaeology

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Zadar
International Centre for Underwater Archaeology in Zadar (ICUA Zadar), University of Zadar

Conservation and restoration in underwater archaeology: experiences, methods and new discoveries – CRUA 2019. The aim of the conference is to bring together scientists and experts involved in the conservation and restoration work of underwater archaeological heritage and other interested stakeholders from Croatia and abroad, in order to strengthen cooperation and networking and contribute and enhance the sharing of knowledge and experience. Three major themes have been chosen – In situ preservation of underwater archaeological materials and sites, Relevant case studies in the conservation of underwater archaeological finds and Application of new materials and technologies for conservation practice and continued review of established methods. Two-day conference will be held at the former St. Nicholas Church within the ICUA’s premises and the University of Zadar („Old campus“). Finally, the main purpose of the conference is to bring the importance of protecting and preserving the underwater cultural heritage closer to people. Lecturers will be Croatian and foreign experts, representatives of eminent foreign universities and institutes selected from 14 countries.