International Congress on Wax Modelling

Madrid, 29-30 June 2017

Place: Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid.

Language: English and Spanish with simultaneous translation

Four decades after the pioneering Ceroplastics Congresses (Florence, 1975 and London, 1978) interest in wax modelling is now more intense; Madrid will build on this foundation and, on the 29 and 30 of June 2017, will present a new International Congress of Ceroplastics.

Professors from the fields of Anatomy, Art History, Sculpture, Conservation, Restoration, Museology and Information Science will participate in the congress under the auspices of the Faculty of Medicine and Fine Arts of the Complutense University of Madrid, of the Spanish Anatomical Society and the University Institute of Health Assessment. Three pillars form the backbone of the event: "Origin and Functionality", "Materials, Techniques and Procedures" and "Analysis, Diagnosis, Intervention and Musealization".

The Congress is aimed at a wide range of professionals of fields such as: Fine Arts, Sculpture, History, History of Art, Conservation, Restoration, Museology, Medicine and Information Science.

The organizing committee

waxmodelling@ucm.es

http://www.ceroplasticaucm.com

Call for papers - submission deadline 25 March 2017

Honorary Committee
  • Carlos Andradas, Chancellor of the Complutense University of Madrid
  • María Nagore, Vice chancellor of Culture and Sports of the Complutense University of Madrid
  • José Luis Álvarez-Sala, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the Complutense University of Madrid
  • Elena Blanch, Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Complutense University of Madrid
  • José Luis Gonzalo, Dean of the Faculty of Library and Information Science of the Complutense University of Madrid
  • Pedro Luis Lorenzo, Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary of the Complutense University of Madrid
Presidents
  • Elena Blanch (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Jose Ramón Sañudo (Complutense University of Madrid)
Vice-Presidents
  • Margarita San Andrés (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Francisco J. Valderrama (Complutense University of Madrid)
Scientific Committee
  • Elena Blanch (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Raffaele de Caro (University of Padova)
  • Isabel García (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Xabier Mas-Barberà (Polytechnic University of Valencia)
  • Luis Montiel (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • María Isabel Morente (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Javier Moscoso (Spanish National Research Council)
  • Juan Francisco Pastor (University of Valladolid)
  • Margarita San Andrés (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Alicia Sánchez (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Pedro Terrón (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Tomas Bañuelos (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Carmen Marcos (Polytechnic University of Valencia)
Local Committee
  • David Aranda (Olavide Museum)
  • Isabel García (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Eva Maranillo (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Xabier Mas-Barberà (Polytechnic University of Valencia)
  • Amaya Mauri (Olavide Museum)
  • María Isabel Morente (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Javier Moscoso (Spanish National Research Council)
  • Juan Francisco Pastor (University of Valladolid)
  • Teresa Vázquez (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Secretary: María Isabel Morente (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Treasurer: Fermín Viejo (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Documentation: María Olivera (Complutense University of Madrid)
  • Artistic design: Victoria Diehl (Artist) and Sandra Mico (Artist)