Intensive training on the conservation of ceramics

When :

from Sunday 16 November, 2014
to Saturday 29 November, 2014

Type of event :

Рабочая группа / Совещание экспертов

Where :

Tirana, Albania

Contact :

Sinisa Sesum at

The training programme will consist of theoretical and practical (hands on) activities aimed at illustrating relevant conservation and restoration techniques, in compliance with internationally recognized conservation principles and standards. Lectures and site work will address the principles of conservation, with special focus on ceramic objects, including insights into historical techniques of execution, deterioration processes, conservation treatments and methods, as well as maintenance requirements.

Training activities will be conducted by a team of 1 Albanian and 2 international experts, under the joint coordination of the Regional Centre for the Restoration of Monuments and the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, Venice (Italy).