NKF XX Kongress - Call for papers


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OBS! Ny frist for abstracts - 24. oktober 2014

Dear Conservators and other Preservers of Cultural Heritage

The Nordic Association of Conservators Finnish section has the honour to invite you to the NKF XX Congress in Helsinki, Finland on 21-23 October 2015.


The theme of the congress is the preservation and conservation of monumental cultural heritage objects. A monumental object is a notable building, space or entity comprising of its exterior, interior and furnishings. The entity could include layers and details from different eras. Monumental objects could also be prominent pieces of art, textiles or collection of objects/art, objects can as well be notable by their size or meaning to the society.

Our goal at the congress is to present monumental restoration and conservation projects that have been carried out in cooperation between various people within the fields of conservation and preservation of cultural heritage, construction representatives, property and art owners and local authorities. During the congress we will become acquainted with on-going renovations projects in Helsinki including the Presidential Palace, the Parliament Building and the National Library of Finland.

Call for Papers

For presentations we kindly ask you to send in a maximum 300-word English abstract on the subject and the title of the presentation. Be sure to include your name, title, and other contact details and a short CV at the end of the abstract. Abstracts should be sent by e-mail in Word or PDF by 10 October 2014 to Denne e-postadressen er beskyttet mot programmer som samler e-postadresser. Du må aktivere javaskript for å kunne se den.. You may also participate in the congress with a poster.

The length of each presentation is max. 20 minutes. The congress’ presentations will be published. Articles for the publication should be delivered by 28 Feb. 2015. The congress’ working language will be English.

We look forward to active dialogue, experiences of challenging projects and especially real-life examples of what we conservators face every day at work.


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