Heritage science brings together the human, social, fundamental, digital, and engineering sciences and deals with the study of cultural heritage, contributing to the identification, understanding, preservation, restoration, and transmission of cultural heritage, be it tangible, intangible, natural or digital.
Next 15 and 16 March 2022, in Paris at the Louvre and the National Library of France, a symposium dedicated to heritage science in Europe will be held organized by the Foundation for Heritage Science, with the European Commission and in partnership with the French Ministry of Culture and the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the universities of Paris-Saclay and Cergy Paris.
The event is part of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2022.
This event will be the opportunity to highlight the diversity of heritage science in France and in Europe, to show how it contributes to safeguarding heritage and also to introduce some of the most innovative results of research and innovation, their application on the ground and to discuss the future prospects.
The symposium will be focused builds on four main themes:
- A reflective heritage for a resilient society
- Sustainable management of cultural heritage
- Cultural heritage in a changing context
- Cultural heritage facing climate and environmental change