Presentación en la Universidad de Sevilla de los estudios sobre la estela epigráfica de Montoro (Córdoba)

Next tuesday April 28th, at 12:00 h, the conference ” The epigraphic stela of Montoro (Cordoba). An exceptional discovery for the Iberian Protohistory” will be held at Aula de Grados Profesor Carriazo, of the Faculty of Geography and History of the University of Seville. The conference will be teached by Marta Díaz-Guardamino, from the University […]

El Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte publica el informe del convenio para el estudio integral del estado de conservación de la cueva de Altamira y su arte paleolítico

The report, published as the number 24 of the prestigious book series “Monographs of the National Museum and Research Centre of Altamira”, has been finally published and could be assessed directly by the international scientific community. This book constitutes the crowning of the studies conducted in the cave by a research team which began working […]

El biodeterioro de los bienes culturales, a revista en Espacio Protegido

Canal Sur tv program “Espacio protegido” broadcasted last march 18th a report under the title of “The enemies of Cultural Heritage” in which Cesareo Saiz-Jimenez, IRNAS Research Professor, talked about the biodeterioration of cultural assets. In this program, he showed biodeterioration effects on three Sevillian elements of Cultural Heritage dated in the Roman times: […]

Reunión del equipo involucrado en la conservación de la Cueva Pintada de Gáldar, con la presencia de un integrante del IRNAS

The 2nd Research Seminar Cueva Pintada, under the title “The conservation at Cueva Pintada: new techniques for old challenges ” was held at Gáldar (Gran Canaria) the days 5 and 6 of March, developing the work sessions of the research team as well as moments for sharing with the public the studies to be […]

El próximo 6 de marzo se presenta al público la estela epigráfica de Montoro (Córdoba)

Next March 6th, at 19:00 hours at Montoro’s local Archaeological Museum “Santiago Cano and Consuelo Turrión” a dissemination conference will be held with the goal of presenting to the public the studies performed on the epigraphic stela conserved in the dependences of that museum. The conference will be given by the PhDs Leonardo García Sanjuán […]

Publicadas las actas del Segundo Congreso Internacional sobre Ciencia y Tecnología para la Conservación del Patrimonio Cultural

Under the title of Science, Technology and Cultural Heritage, CRC Press publishing house, of the Taylor & Francis Group have just published the Proceedings of the Second International Congress on Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage, held in Seville, Spain, from 24 to 27 June, 2014 as an […]

Un volumen monográfico sobre la conservación del patrimonio cultural en ambientes subterráneos, editado por Cesáreo Sáiz Jiménez

The Conservation of Subterranean Cultural Heritage is the title of a monographic volume published in November of 2014 by the prestigious British publishing house CRC Press, of the Taylor & Francis Group, devoted to the conservation of cultural assets placed in subterranean environments. The book, edited by IRNAS Research Professor Cesareo Saiz-Jimenez, […]

Los responsables del deterioro de varias pinturas murales son microorganismos halófilos

Several monuments from central and south Europe show an intriguing rosy discolouration phenomenon on unknown origin. In order to have a complete vision of this biodeterioration process the microbial communities of three Austrian historical buildings with this problem were investigated by means of a combination of culture-dependent and –independent techniques and microscopy. The bacterial communities […]

Altamira: dos informes, muchas dudas

The Spanish newspaper El País, publishes today (24/10/2014) an article on the scientific debate on the re-opening of Altamira Cave. The article discloses the opinions based on twenty years of research work of the CSIC team lead by Sergio Sánchez Moral, Scientific Researcher of the Spanish National Museum of Natural Sciences and Cesáreo Sáiz Jiménez, […]

El debate sobre la posible reapertura de Altamira continúa en el New York Times

Last July 30th The New York Times published an article on the recent problematic of the cave, with the opinion of outstanding specialists in the field of rock art conservation, and among them the IRNAS Research Professor Cesáreo Sáiz Jimenez. The link to the complete article, here.