Lecture Series: French Experts on Cultural Heritage

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Description

As part of a government megagrant, ITMO’s Heritage Science Lab (HS-MOLAB RU) has organized a series of lectures by leading scientists in France. 

Speakers

Michel Menu – scientific leader of the megagrant and ITMO’s Heritage Science Lab, PhD, chief research associate, and former head of the National Centre for Research and Restoration in French Museums (C2RMF). 

Vincent Detalle – staff member at ITMO’s Heritage Science Lab, PhD, chief research associate, senior research associate at C2RMF, head of the laser laboratory, head of the mobile laboratory for the study of cultural heritage (MOLAB) in France, and head of the ESPADON project. 

Schedule

November 24, 6-8 PM: Kronverksky Pr. 49, room 431a

  • A Laboratory for Heritage Science by Michel Menu

  • The ESPADON Project by Vincent Detalle

November 25, 6-8 PM: Kronverksky Pr. 49, room 431a

  • Why use a MOLAB for the Conservation of Cultural Artefacts? Advantages and Limitations by Vincent Detalle

  • Applications of Laser in Art by Vincent Detalle

December 1, 6-8 PM: Lomonosova St. 9, room 1223

  • Tracking Fakes in Museums by Michel Menu

  • Analysis of Leonardo da Vinci's Paintings by Michel Menu

December 2, 5-8 PM: Lomonosova St. 9, room 1224b

  • The Color of the Isenheim Altarpiece, Grunewald by Michel Menu

  • Analysis of Prehistoric Art by Michel Menu

  • The Art of Amedeo Modigliani by Michel Menu

Advance registration is required

The lectures will be conducted both online and in-person. Links to the online events will be sent to all registered participants an hour before the start.

Participants

Everyone is welcome to participate in the event

Organizers

ITMO’s Heritage Science Lab

Contacts

Maxim Volynsky

phone: +7 (812) 315-75-34