IMCDEA2016- TEI of Ionian Islands (Zakynthos, Greece), 14th-15th December,2016

Call for Abstacts/Registration


Abstracts submission has been closed 




2nd International Meeting for Conservation & Documentation of Ecclesiastical Artefacts

organised by:

Technological Educational Institute of Ionian Islands-Specialisation Conservation of Cultural Heritage (Greece)

in collaboration with

Ecumenical Patriarchate- Halki Theological School (Turkey)

are pleased to announce a


for the 2nd International Meeting for the Conservation & Documentation of Ecclesiastical Artefacts


it is a two days meeting that will be held in

TEI of Ionian Islands (Zakynthos, Greece)


The main scope of this meeting is to promote and discuss recent developments in the dialogue between the preservation and documentation of the Eastern and Western ecclesiastical art covering various areas from the construction and documentation over the identification of the materials, the preventive and interventive conservation methods, new methods and ideas for the preservation of one item or an internal collection.

The main topics, but not exclusive, for this meeting are:

-Theological and philosophical reception of ecclesiastical artefacts “Eastern” and “Western” perspectives,

- Dating of artefacts,

- Preventive or interventive conservation of organic and inorganic ecclesiastical collections,

- Ethical issues & alterations

- Education,

- Case studies,

-Archaeology and history,

- Previous treatments,

- Physicochemical analysis,

- Methodology in conservation and documentation,

- Ecclesiastical items and modern art,

- Museology and ecclesiastical museums- new developments.



Deadline for paper/posters proposals: 8th January 2016

Paper/posters proposals should be submitted electronically to

ABSTRACT MUST BE SUBMITTED AS WORD DOC format according to this template.Abstract template-IMCDEA2016.doc (26624)

A paper/poster proposal should contain:

1. full name, institution, affiliation, address, e-mail address

2. title

3. abstract (maximum 300 words)


All presented papers/posters will be published in the thematic issue of the ODYSSEUS Scientific Journal in October 2016. Abstracts of all accepted contributions will be published in the Book of Abstracts that will be distributed to all participants during registration.

Poster presentations

Posters will be mounted on the day of the poster session. Poster panels are suitable for A0 size (90cm in width and 120cm in height).


For further information please visit:

-web page:  or




there will be NO registration fee

Administration costs, working materials, lunch and coffee breaks during the meeting are covered by the organizers. 

Please download the registration form and send via email before 20th April 2016.

Download the form: Registration form-ΙMCDEA2016.doc (40448)


Media sponsor of the Ιnternational Meeting/ Κύριος χορηγός επικοινωνίας της Διεθνής Συνάντησης:

1) Ionian Channel   


Communication sponsor of the International Meeting/ Χορηγός Επικοινωνίας της Διεθνής Συνάντησης:

2) Πύλη Εκκλησιαστικών Ειδήσεων     



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