Department of Art and Restoration
Branitelja Dubrovnika 41, 20 000 Dubrovnik, Croatia


16th International Conference of Conservation-Restoration Studies
Dubrovnik, from April 11 - 13, 2019




On behalf of the Department of Art and Restoration of the University of Dubrovnik, we would like to invite you to be part of the Sixteenth International Conference of Conservation-Restoration Studies, scheduled to take place from April 11 -13,  2019 (Thursday, Friday and Saturday), in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The objective of the Conference is to present practical and research projects carried out by students of conservation and restoration, alongside their teachers and other practicing professionals.

The Conference is open to students from all specializations in conservation and restoration, regardless of their year of study. Students can present their work in the form of oral presentation (with a PPT presentation) or a poster display.

This year's official language of the Conference is English. The Conference is open to the public.


Due dates:

Application for oral presentation: March 21, 2019
Application for poster presentation: April 1, 2019
Submission of the full text of the oral presentation: April 4, 2019
Submission of the PPT presentation: April 8, 2019
Posters in digital format: April 7th, 2019

Guidelines for both oral and poster presentations will soon be available under the tab FOR AUTHORS. 



For any questions please feel free to contact us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Looking forward to see you in Dubrovnik!

Students and teachers of the Department of Art and Restoration




Organizers of 16th International Conference of Conservation-Restoration Studies in Dubrovnik are:

Tanja Dujaković (assistant)
Marta Kotlar (assistant)
Lucija Roce (assistant)

Vatroslav Čižmek (student)
Alma Juliana Dilberović (student)
Lovro Ladić (student)
Antonia Kunjašić (student)
Anton Glasnović (student)
Ante Šimunović (student)
Sara Vladić (student)
Domenika Krasan (student)
Karmen Đanić (student)
Maja Bačić (student)
Viktorija Pilon (student)
Mihaela Benčić (student)
Ivan Gnječ (student)
Vasilija Todorović (student)
Valnea Viktorija Gjivić (student)
Dora Mihaljević (student)
Denis Alilović (student)
Karmen Rihter (student)
Marino Mislav Pejčinović (student)
Ira Fabrio (student)
Barbara Butigan (student)



April 11, 2019 (Thursday)

9:00 Registration

10:30 Opening ceremony

Session 1

10:45 – 11:00 Traditional and Modern Techniques of Copying Oil Paintings,
author: Anastasiia Berezina mentor: Anna Kornilova, PhD, Professor

11:05 – 11:20 The Influence of Gamma Radiation on the Binders in Paint Layers,
author: Valentina Meštrić, mentors: Domagoj Šatović, PhD Professor; Vladan Desnica, PhD, Professor; Katarina Marušić PhD, Associate from The Ruđer Bošković Institute

11:25 – 11:40 Aesthetic Presentation of the Overpainted Baroque Painting of the Mater Dolorosa by Marko Layer,
author: Ana Sterle, mentor: Lucija Močnik Ramovš, MA, Associate Professor

11:45 – 11:50 Voting for the first section of lectures

11:50 – 12:10 Poster session in classroom no. 60

Session 2

12:10 – 12:25 Uncovering the History of a Polychrome Wooden Reliquary from the National Gallery of Slovenia: An Interdisciplinary Approach,
author: Erica Sartori, mentors: Miladi Makuc Semion, Associate Professor; Martina Vuga, MA, Teaching Assistant

12:30 – 12:45 Modifying of a Display Mannequins for Ethnographic Costumes,
authors: Sara Vladić, Arin Zakinja, mentor: Danijela Jemo, PhD, Assistant Professor

12:50 – 13:05 Conservation – Restoration Treatments on Drawing,
authors: Karmen Đanić, Valnea Gjivić, mentor: Sanja Serhatlić, Assistant Professor

13:10 – 13:20 Voting for the second section of lectures

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch break

Session 3

15:00 – 15:15 Conservation of Bronze Structural Decorated Elements from Ancient Roman Chariot from the Collection of the National Museum in Belgrade,
author: Katarina Milosavljević, mentors: Mina Jović , Assistant Professor, Milan Čolović and Miroslav Petelin, Associates from the National Museum in Belgrade

15:20 – 15:35 Conservation of an Early Iron Age Vessel with Tin Foil Decoration from Strettweg, Styria,
author: Paul Schubert, mentors: Gabriela Krist, PhD, Associate Professor, Eva Lenhart MA, Asisstent Professor; Anne Biber, MA, Asisstent Professor, Gergana Almstädter, MA

15:40 – 15:55 Methods for Determining Chloride Concentrations in Solutions,
authors: Darko Markunović; Ante Šimunović, mentor: Marta Kotlar, MA; Teaching Assistant

16:00 – 16:10 Voting for the third section of lectures


April 12, 2019 (Friday)

10:00 Visiting studios of the Art and Restoration Department of University in Dubrovnik
Free afternoon

sightseeing and free entrance for all participations with accreditation:
Dubrovnik's city walls, Lokrum, Cable Car, Dubrovnik Museums, Museum of Modern Art, Dulčić Masle Pulitika Gallery, Pulitika Studio


April 13, 2019 (Saturday)

Session 4

10:00 – 10:15 ISA Student Practice in Orlamünde,
author: Andrea Šafran, mentor: Alen Novoselec, Associate Professor

10:20 – 10:35 Transposition of Portable Wall Painting from the Fund of Studenica Monastery,
author: Magdalena Drobnjaković, mentor: Radomir Samardžić, MA, Professor

10:40 – 10:55 Practical Experience Example of Conservation-Restoration Treatment
Proposal, Offer and Cost Estimate
author: Ira Fabrio, mentors: Jelena Tomasović Grbić, Expert Associate; Marta Kotlar, MA, Teaching Assistant

11:00 – 11:10 Voting for the fourth section of lectures

11:10 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 12:15 Proper Sampling: What, How much and What for
                         Tea Zubin Ferri, dott. ssa. Mag.

12:15 – 12:30 Poster session presentation in classroom no. 60

12:30 – 12:45 Coffee break

12:45 – 13:00 Announcement of the "Zvonimir Wyroubal" Prize winners



Conference venue

16th International Conference of Conservation-Restoration Studies will be held on Campus of University in Dubrovnik.

Address of Campus is Ulica Branitelja Dubrovnika 41.

sveuciliste dbk 1 m



You can find accommodation here:


Where to eat

In the subsection "Kako do nas?", there are restaurants and other food facilites marked on the map.

You can also find them here.


Ideas for free time

Free entrance with accreditation:

- ship to island Lokrum

- a cable car that leads to the top of the mountain Srđ

- DUM (Dubrovnik museums)

- Art gallery Dubrovnik

- Dulčić Masle Pulitika Gallery

- Atelier Pulitika