11/12/2018, Liège - Belgium

Conservation Talks: Big research in tiny speeches

Want to know more about conservation research & theses in Belgium?


This event focuses on research in conservation from Belgium. It aims to gather heritage professionals & students around presentations and interactive sessions about recent research and theses. Conservation Talks is an opportunity for conservators to get in touch, exchange and enrich their research/practice; and for students and young graduates to make a first step in the professional world and get a constructive input about their project.

Date & venue

December 11, 2018
Museum La Boverie, Liège

> Accessible by car or by train (10 min walk from Liège-Guillemins station)


Ongoing, completed & updated research in short presentations of 5' and 10'

Discussions about research in conservation

Interactive sessions

> Program available in October.

Call for communication  

> Are you a student beginning/advancing your master/Ph.D thesis in 2018-2019?
Present your subject in max 5 minutes. 

Application form: Work-in-progress 

Deadline: Oct 12, 2018.

> Are you currently enrolled in a master/Ph.D programme ending in 2018?
> Are you a graduated conservator within the past 5 years?
Present your Completed thesis research with useful input for the practice in 10 minutes. 

> Are you a graduated professional in conservation for more than 5 years?
Present a Feedback or a hands-on update about your master/Ph.D thesis subject in 10 minutes. 

Application form: Completed thesis & Feedback

Deadline: Sept 28, 2018.


25 EUR for students

55 EUR for professionals

Fees include lunch & coffee-tea-break at La Boverie

The communication will be in English, beginners are welcome!

> Registration deadline: November 20, 2018 / Limited number of participants - students and heritage professionals.

Conservation Talks is organised by SHAKE in Conservation with the support of La Boverie and the Echevinat de la Culture de la Ville de Liège and the collaboration of the conservation departments of ENSAV La Cambre, ESA Saint-Luc Liège and UAntwerpen.


Registration: link

Link Shake in conservation: url