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Monuments in Monuments 2019

Explore stone conservation with experts from across the globe at our three-day conference in Stirling.

Monday 2 September - Wednesday 4 September 2019

The Engine Shed, Forthside Way, Stirling

Monuments in Monuments 2019 will explore innovative and traditional approaches to stone conservation inside traditional buildings.

Carved stones and objects inside buildings often present significant conservation challenges. Exposure to poor environmental conditions causes the decay and eventual loss of these monuments.

Hear from specialists and experts in the field, and explore how traditional skills, emerging technology and conservation science are helping to overcome these challenges.

Programme [PDF, 188KB]

You can buy tickets whether you're attending the full conference, or only want to come along for a day.

Prices range from £60 to £300 and include student discounts.


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A person holding a camera up inside a historic building

Investigation and Survey

Day one includes a keynote speech from Dr Christine Bläuer, CSC Sàrl

Day 1 (Monday) speakers
View of the entrance side of Stirling Castle

Conservation Challenges

Day 2 includes a keynote speech from Audrey Tepper, National Park Service

Day 2 (Tuesday) speakers
Black and white photo of the distillery at Oban

Living Buildings

Day three will include a keynote speech from Sara Crofts, Institute of Conservation

Day 3 (Wednesday) speakers

Conference proceedings

You will find all 23 papers from Monuments in Monuments 2019 in our Conference Proceedings. These will be published in August.

Contact us

For more information about the conference, contact us at the Engine Shed on 01786 234 800 or mim2019@hes.scot