The Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation (KU Leuven) organizes its annual Thematic Week which will be held at Kasteelpark Arenberg (Auditorium De Molen – MOLE 00.07) from 6 to 8 February 2017.

 This edition of the Thematic Week is one of the valorisation actions implemented in the ‘Cultural Heritage Activities: New Goals for Economy and Society’ (CHANGES) project, supported by Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) on Cultural Heritage and Global Change. It will be co-organised by the lead partner of this project, Politecnico di Milano (ABC Department), and co-chaired by the other project partners, TU Delft (Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment), Uppsala University (Department of Art History) and Foppoli Moretta e associati consulting engineers, and will bring together international researchers and professionals.

 The conference consists of 3 main sessionsan introduction to the broad topic of ‘CHANGES’, the impact of preventive and planned conservation, maintenance and monitoring activities and practical examples of innovative built heritage conservation projects or management models which induced change or impacted local practices, customs and networks.

Click here to see the programme, please also check our website for regular updates on the conference.

 Participation to the conference is free (limited capacity), but please register here.