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Symposium Spectroscopic Advancements in Heritage Science prior to the inauguration of Katrien Keune

11 May 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 3:45 pm CEST

On Wednesday 11 May 2022 the Symposium Spectroscopic Advancements in Heritage Science organized by Van ’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences of the University of Amsterdam will take place. This symposium will take place prior to the inauguration of Katrien Keune.  The symposium will be held in the Doelenzaal at the University Library from 12.30 – 15.45 hrs CET. Registration for the symposium is required.


12:30 Lunch
13:00 Opening Prof. dr. Wybren Jan Buma (Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences – UvA) (chair)
13:10 How heritage materials inspire radically new avenues of analysis in spectral imaging Dr. Loic Betrand (ENS Paris Saclay, Fr)
13:35 TooCOLD, Toolbox for studying the Chemistry Of Light-induced Degradation Prof.dr. Maarten van Bommel (Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences – UvA)
13:50 Spectroscopy as a tool to study degradation of artworks by salt crystallization Prof. dr. Noushine Shahidzadeh (Institute of Physics – UvA)
14:15 Break
14:45 Making advanced synchrotron radiation microscopes accessible and easy to use for heritage science Dr. Marine Cotte (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Fr)
15:10 Current challenges in conservation practice- soluble and insoluble salts in wall paintings Dr. Austin Nevin, (The Courtauld Insitute of Art, UK)
15:35 Closure Dr. Robert van Langh (Rijksmuseum & chair NICAS)
15:45 End
16:30 Inauguration lecture ‘Licht op Kunst’ to be held at Aula Lutherse Kerk



11 May 2022
12:30 pm - 3:45 pm CEST
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Doelenzaal, University Library
Singel 425
Amsterdam, 1012 WP Netherlands
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