Art – Law – Restoration. Europe and the early practices for the heritage protection - 8-9 July

Dear all,
we would like to invite you to attend a workshop focused on Cultural Heritage Protection and organized by Chiara Marroni, an MSCA-IF fellow and member of the MCAA Italian Chapter. The
Art – Law – Restoration. Europe and the early practices for the heritage protection workshop will be held online and in presence on 8 and 9 of July with the program outlined below. Home talks will be held in English, while others will be in Italian.

Dates: 8-9 July 2021

Event in presence and online. For zoom links and access codes send an email to:
Where: Ca 'Foscari University, Baratto Classroom, Dorsoduro 3246, Venice

Edited by Chiara Mannoni
European Commission, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Project "Lawlove" (n. 837857 -


Thursday 8 July, 15-18

Opening and recommendations: Chiara Mannoni

Introduction and greetings: Giuseppe Barbieri
(Director of Philosophy Department and Cultural Heritage, Ca 'Foscari University Venice)

Session: "Law, dispersion and return".
Chair: Orietta Rossi Pinelli (University of Rome "La Sapienza")

Chiara Maria Valsecchi (University of Padua)
"How much ornament and splendor". The Italian States and the protection of historical and artistic heritage in modern age. (Italian)

Paola d'Alconzo (University of Naples "Federico II")
A comparative reading to overcome a historiographical paradigm: the tools of safeguarding the archaeological heritage adopted in the kingdoms of Naples and Spain in the eighteenth century. (Italian)

Yannis Galanakis (University of Cambridge)
The Early Efforts for Developing An Anti Bitness Legislation in Greece. (English)

Noémie Etienne (University of Bern)
Conservation, museum, and refund. From the Treateise of Vienna to the Contemporary Debates. (English)

Friday 9 July, 10-12.30

Opening and recommendations: Chiara Mannoni

Session: "Protection and Restoration".
Chair: Chiara Piva (Ca 'Foscari University Venice)

Maria Beatrice Failella (University of Turin)
Copies, false, restorations in seventeenth century Europe. (Italian)

Robert Skwirbries (University of Berlin)
Towards the creation of a historical-artistic heritage: the restoration of works of art in real and public collections in Prussia (1760-1830). (Italian)

Susanne Adina Meyer (University of Macerata)
Among prescribed and lived. Reflections on the protection of historical-artistic heritage in the papal state between XVIII and 19th century. (Italian)

Chiara Mannoni (Ca 'Foscari University Venice)
Store heritage in modern age. Models and perspectives for new Community legislation. (Italian)