19 juin 2018

5th Historic Mortars Conference (HMC 2019)

The Department of Chemistry of the University of Navarra is glad to announce that the 5th Historic Mortars Conference (HMC 2019) will take place in Pamplona, Spain, 19th-21st June, 2019. The Conference will be hosted by the research group of Heritage, Materials & Environment and is chaired by Professor José Ignacio Álvarez.
This event is co-sponsored by RILEM.
The 5th HMC 2019 will focus on research about aspects concerning technology and characterization of historic mortars, significance of the mortars and conservation and restoration issues in historic masonry structures and archaeological sites, historic plasters, design and preparation of preservation products, repair materials (mortars, renders, plasters and grouts) and test methods (for historic and repair mortars).
The HMC 2019 is open to scientists, architects, restorers, conservators, historians, archaeologists, heritage professionals, companies and cultural stakeholders.

 

The proposed topics for this edition of the Conference are:

- Characterization of historic mortars and masonry structures. Sampling and test methods.
- Historic production, processing and application of mortars, renders and grouts. Lime technologies.
- Mortars in archaeological sites. Construction history. Archaeometry. Dating of historic mortars.
- Historic renders and plasters. Gypsum-based plasters and mortars. Adobe and mud mortars. Rammed earth constructions. Natural and Roman cement mortars. Assessment.
- Conservation issues concerning mortars, plasters, renders and grouts. Diagnosis. Decay and damage mechanisms. Case studies.
- Preservation. Consolidation materials and techniques. Development of new products. Preventive conservation.
- Repair mortars and grouts. Requirements and design. Compatibility issues. Durability and effectiveness. Adequacy of testing procedures.

 

More info: LINK

AGENDA

2-5/10/2019, Guebwiller - France
Après avoir consacré son précédent colloque en 2016 aux peintures monumentales en Bretagne, le Groupe de recherches sur la peinture murale (GRPM) invite les chercheurs confirmés et débutants à se réunir autour de la peinture murale en Alsace et dans les régions alémaniques afin de combler un vide. Le colloque sera ouvert à des contributions de synthèse tant qu’à des conférences monographiques mais avec la volonté forte de permettre de faire le point des connaissances sur le sujet. Les interventions s’inscriront dans des champs disciplinaires variés : histoire de l’art, histoire, archéologie, architecture, conservation- restauration. Des posters sont ouverts aux jeunes chercheurs et aux travaux des associations de sauvegarde et de valorisation de ce patrimoine. [Plus]
5-7/09/2019, London - United Kingdom
This conference marks the 5th Interim Meeting of ICOM-CC Glass and Ceramics, and the 34th year of dedicated events from Icon’s Ceramics and Glass Group. [Plus]
19-21/06/2019, Pamplona - Spain
The 5th HMC 2019 will focus on research about aspects concerning technology and characterization of historic mortars, significance of the mortars and conservation and restoration issues in historic masonry structures and archaeological sites, historic plasters, design and preparation of preservation products, repair materials (mortars, renders, plasters and grouts) and test methods (for historic and repair mortars). [Plus]
12-14/06/2019, Belfast - United Kingdom
Icon’s 2019 conference will be in BELFAST, and will take place from 12th-14th June 2019 at Belfast Waterfront. [Plus]

NOUVELLES APROA

30 novembre 2018
Colloque APROA-BRK, 21-22 novembre 2019 - Restauré avec les meilleures intentions. Le 10ème colloque APROA-BRK aura lieu les 21-22 novembre 2019 à l’Auditoire Lippens de la Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique à Bruxelles. Date limite pour l’envoi des abstraits est le 11 février 2019. [Plus]
07 octobre 2018
Pour commémorer dignement la première Journée Européenne de la Conservation- Restauration du Patrimoine Culturel, le 14 octobre dans le cadre de ECHY2018 (European Cultural Heritage Year), l’Association Professionnelle de Conservateurs-Restaurateurs d’Œuvres d’Art (APROA-BRK asbl) organise un événement à la Maison de l’Histoire Européenne. [Plus]
14 septembre 2018
Chers collègues, Le samedi 20 octobre,  l'APROA-BRK organise une visite unique de l’Institut des Ursulines et du jardin d’hiver, Bosstraat 9, 2861 Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Waver. [Plus]
12 septembre 2018
La pétition est en ligne. https://www.change.org/p/later-red-onze-liften-sauvons-nos-ascenseurs [Plus]
19 juillet 2018
Postprints: Keuzes en dilemma's in de conservatie-restauratie/Choix et dilemmes en conservation-restauration [Plus]