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YOCOCU Youth in Conservation of Cultural Heritage

28-30 Mai 2014, Agsu, Azerbaijan


YOCOCU (YOuth in COnservation of CUltural heritage) was born in 2008 with the aim to realize a network among young professionals and researchers, working in different fields of Cultural Heritage.

YOCOCU has soon become an extraordinary symbol of union where young students, researchers and professionals, ali animated by common goals, meet to tel! their own stories, to give their inputs to research and cultural growth in the different fields of Cultural Heritage: chemistry, physics, biology, restoration, archaeology, architecture.

In YOCOCU young professionals, students and researchers are called to increase and strengthen their consciousness to be the main actors of the present and future society and the power for the development of new knowledge. This is the reason of YOCOCU: everyone works together for a collective interest and show this in a unique meeting, free and open to all.

The past three editions (Rome 2008, Palermo 2010 and Antwerp 2012) have made YOCOCU a network for interdisciplinary and international collaborations.

Call to papers

We encourage work that introduces new ideas, methods and conceptualizations, research and understanding of the field, as well as analysis of both successes and failures.

 Abstracts can only be submitted using this form: *.doc (31 kb) | *.odt (25Kb)  via email to: The registration must be realized using conference profile on our website: registration form




All abstracts must be written in English.

It is the author's responsibility to submit a correct abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific fact in the abstract text will be reproduced as typed by the author.

 Topics: 1-Metal, 2-Stone. 3-Glass and Ceramics, 4-Pigments and Paintings, 5-Organic materials and Textiles 6-Cultural and Educational Experiences, 7-Archaeology and Integrated studies

 Abstracts must describe in a succinct manner (max 1 page) the purposes and results of the research so that the quality, originality, and comprehensiveness of the work can be evaluated by the Conference Chairpersons. Each abstract should contain: (a) a title which should be indicative of the content of the abstract;(b) an introductory sentence indicating the purposes of the study; (c) a brief description of pertinent experimental procedures; (d) a summary of the new, unpublished data; and (d) a statement of the conclusions. Authors must accept sole responsibility for the statements in their abstracts.

 Original papers addressing interesting and relevant topics of YOCOCU will be considered for the publication in two jornuals. Accepted papers will be published by The Periodico di Mineralogia ( and by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, based on the topic of the paper.

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