IPERION HSIntegrating Platforms for the European Research Infrastructure ON Heritage Science

Webinar #06: Arts & Humanities and IPERION HS

An overview of what IPERION HS can offer to the Arts & Humanities Community


The webinar takes place online and will introduce participants to the field of Heritage Science facilities in IPERION HS, a European project devoted to building a distributed research infrastructure in the field of Heritage Science: E-RIHS (http://www.e-rihs.eu/).
The focus will be placed on what IPERION HS can offer to the Arts & Humanities community and how IPERION HS can answer to the heritage needs.

12th October 2021 at 3 pm (CET) – add to calendar

You will learn

  • What IPERION HS can offer to the Arts and Humanities community
  • Which are the latest resources and technologies for Arts and Humanities

Key topics we’ll cover
Heritage Science
Arts & Humanities

45 minutes (30 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A)


JoAnn Cassar – University of Malta, MT
Head of the Department of Conservation and Built Heritage within the Faculty for the Built Environment, University of Malta. She is a Fellow of the International Institute for Conservation, Fellow of the Geological Society, Chartered Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and Chartered Scientist. She is the Coordinator for the Malta National Node for E-RIHS, a Board member of the National Agency Heritage Malta and a member of the Warrants Board for Conservator-Restorers (Malta).

Stefan Belishki – E.C.C.O, BG
He has been teaching at the Department of Conservation-Restoration at the National Academy of Art in Sofia since 1995. He is currently head of the Department. His main areas of professional interest are easel paintings and wall paintings conservation, history and theory of conservation, technical art history (material study and investigation). He had the chance to work on several national and international research projects. Stefan is a delegate of the Association of Conservator-Restorers in Bulgaria to the European Confederation of Conservator-Restorers’ Organisations (E.C.C.O.) and is vice-president of E.C.C.O.

Joan Abela – University of Malta, MT
Joan Abela is visiting Senior Lecturer at the Department of Legal History and Research Methods, Faculty of Laws, University of Malta and President of the Notarial Archives Foundation. She read History at the University of Malta and proceeded to read for a Ph.D in Maritime History at the University of Exeter. Joan is a member of the National Archives Board and the Cathedral Archives Board. In 2018 she was made a Member of the National Order of Merit by the Government of Malta for her role in promoting and preserving Malta’s paper heritage.

Matija Strlič – Professor of Heritage Science, SL
Matija Strlič is Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Ljubljana and Professor of Heritage Science at the University College London. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and of the International Institute for Conservation. His role in the IPERION HS Academy is to enable the development of a vibrant user community.

Costanza Miliani – National Research Council, IT
Director of CNR Institute of Heritage Science. She received her MSc (1995) and PhD (1999) in Chemical Sciences from the Università Degli Studi di Perugia, and her Executive Master of Business Administration (2019) in Management of Research Infrastructures from the Università Degli Studi Milano-Bicocca. Costanza is the author of over 140 articles concerning the physical chemistry of materials of relevance to cultural heritage (H‐index=43 and 5190 citations, from Google Scholar). Principal Investigator of regional, national and European projects in Heritage Science, Costanza is currently coordinator-elected of the European mobile platform MOLAB which is providing access to non-invasive mobile diagnostic laboratories for research scientists in Heritage Science.


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