SCIENCE AND PAST: Mastering Materials to know our Heritage

The course is focused on the development and use of scientific techniques in order to extract archaeological, historical and conservation information from the cultural heritage. In this edition, special focus will be given on understand materials through an in-depth scientific approach.

The lectures are addressed to students in chemistry, physics, geology, biology, archaeology, conservation science, palaeontology, etc., to acquire a solid knowledge on natural and material sciences applied to the study, safeguarding, conservation and authentication of material heritage.

Program and activities will include topics on:

- Introduction: scientific analysis and cultural heritage materials

- Techniques for the imaging, microexamination and analysis of materials

- Analytical techniques for organic materials

- Materials characterization and problem solving in cultural heritage: stone, glass, metals, bones, resins, organic residues,...

- Nanomaterials for the treatment and conservation of heritage materials

聽PROGRAM (Download)

Course coordinator:

Dr. Josefina P茅rez-Arantegui (Instituto de Investigaci贸n en Ciencias Ambientales-Universidad de Zaragoza)

REGISTRATION

Please use this聽on-line registration form聽for the registration

Registration fees:

Early registration (until January 20th, 2017): 110 鈧 students; 200 鈧 seniors.

Late registration (from January 21st, 2017): 200 鈧 students; 275 鈧 seniors.聽

SPECIAL FEES FOR STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ZARAGOZA (For more information contact iuca@unizar.es)

Registration fees include:

- Attendance to course sessions

- Program and course documentation

- Certificate of attendance

- Coffee Breaks

PAYMENT

Payment (in euro) should be made by bank transfer to:

Bank: Ibercaja
IBAN:聽ES 82 2085 0111 79 0330788546
Swift code: CAZRES2Z

Please, include clearly your name in the bank transfer voucher

CONFIRMATION OF REGISTRATION

Your registration will be confirmed when the payment of the registration fee is received by the organizers (please, send copy of the bank transfer to聽iuca@unizar.es). Written confirmation will be sent you by e-mail

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Financial support will be given for a limited number of participants to cover聽travel expenses in full or partly. Applicants should send a letter to the organizing committee聽explaining聽the reasons for applying financial support and listing the possible expenses, together with his/her curriculum vitae and a supporting letter by his/her supervisor.

The information should be sent by email (iuca@unizar.es) before January 16th, 2017

KEY DATES

Early registration deadline: January 20th, 2017

Application deadline for financial support: January 16th, 2017

VENUE

Biblioteca Mar铆a Moliner, Sal贸n de Actos. Campus San Francisco. Universidad de Zaragoza. Zaragoza. Spain

Campus Map

TRAVEL INFORMATION

More info: iuca@unizar.es

THE NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS IS LIMITED (ACCORDING TO REGISTRATION ORDER)


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