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Synchrotron radiation and neutrons in art and archaeology (SR2A-2014)

Musée du Louvre, Paris, 9—12 Sept 2014

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Seven laboratories from CNRS, ministry of Culture and MNHN (IPANEMA at SOLEIL, C2RMF, LAMS, MNHN Prehistory Department, LAPA, LRMH, CRCC) join with PATRIMA and the Louvre Museum to organize the Sixth International Conference on Synchrotron radiation and neutrons in art and archaeology (SR2A-2014) in Paris.

SR2A-2014 proceedings

The conference proceedings are available as a themed issue of Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, gathering 28 articles.

SR2A-2014 at a glance

The conference will consist of three full days of oral presentations and poster sessions in the heart of the Louvre museum, Paris, France : 10—12 September 2014. A welcome event is organised on the 9th of September.

SR2A-2014 is :
- 3 full days of conference in the musée du Louvre Auditorium gathering 41 speakers and more than 80 posters,
- more than 250 participants from Europe, Americas, Asia and the Middle-East,
- a session open to the general audience of the Louvre on September 10 (translation in French and English),
- a temporary bookshop in the middle of the Louvre,
- study visits,
- a round table, a dinner, a prize ceremony, etc.

SR2A-2014 is open to all interested professionals, including archaeologists, conservation scientists, conservators, geochemists and material scientists, researchers with experience utilising large-scale research facilities and other analytical techniques, curators, cultural heritage managers, art historians, students, potential users of synchrotrons, etc. The Louvre venue will provide an unprecedented opportunity for professionals from Europe and worldwide to meet and share their expertise and experience.

The conference language is English.

Important dates

Date Deadline
Jan. 25 2nd Circular. Opening of registration.
Apr. 30 Abstracts for oral presentations due (extended).
May 20 Authors acceptance notification.
June 15 End of early registration.
June 15 Abstracts for posters due.
Sept. 9 Welcome event (C2RMF).
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Oct. 15 Deadline for the submission of proceedings manuscripts.