Thursday 14 April - Session A

  • Venue: Lecture Hall 23-0-49

Session 1, A:  9.00-10.30

9.00-9.25: Nikolas Sarris, independent book conservator, Athens: Seeing through the cover: A methodology for classifying decorated book bindings at the St. Catherine's Monastery, Mt. Sinai.
9.30-9.55: Femke Prinsen, Herzog August Library, Wolfenbüttel: Decision making on the cutting edge: Dealing with waste material used as book binding material.
10.00-10.25: Ingelise Nielsen, Danish Royal Academy of Fine Arts, School of Conservation: The paper in "Jammers Minde" [Misery rcollected]

  • 10.30-11.00: Coffee

Session 2, A: 11.00-12.30

11.00-11.25: Sherry Guild, Canadian Conservation Institute, Ottawa, Lynn Curry, Library & Archives Canada, Gatineau, Judith E. Dietz, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax: The Salzinnes antiphonal: History and examination of a 16th century liturgical manuscript.
Marta-Cristina Ursescu, Oana-Mihaela Căpăţȋă, Ana-Maria Andrei, National Complex of Museums "Moldova", Iaşi: The Ornament: Elements of identification of the origin of a 16th century Slavonic manuscript.
Georgios Bouldais, Museum of Byzantine Culture, Thessaloniki: The conservation of an early 16th-century Greek bound manuscript.

  • 12.30-13.30: Lunch

Session 3, A: 13.30-15.00

13.30-13.55: Marta Ursescu, Cultural Heritage Restoration - Conservation Centre, National Complex of Museums „Moldova", Sorin Ciovica, Teodor Malutan, Corina Malutan, Gabriela Lisa, The „Gh. Asachi" Technical University of Iaşi, Faculty of Chemical Engineering: Iron gall inks in Romanian manuscripts between recipes and effects.
Ágnes Ádám, National Library of Austria: Conservation of a parchment codex from the 11th century.
Monica Stokowiec, independent conservator, London: Conservation of a 17th- century iron gall ink corroded Coptic Manuscript in the library of the Syrian Monastery in Egypt.

  • 15.00-15.30: Coffee break.

Session 4, A & B: 15.30-17.00

15.30-15.55: Joy Boutrup, Kolding School of Design: Some textile bookmarks in
connection with 15th-17th-century religious books.

16.00-16.25: Kouros Samanian, Art University of Tehran: Traditional or modern conservation material and techniques?
Gillian C. Boal, Wellcome Library London: The Wellcome Library's Arabic manuscripts: New protocols for cataloguing and housing in the digitisation process.

  • 18.00: Reception Munkekælder, University of Copenhagen, City Campus.