The workshop brings together a broad range of people, from art conservators to architects, engineers,
and officials, to discuss the issues that have come to be of crucial importance in the management
of European cultural heritage. Considering the roles that critical reflection and academic scholarship
have played in developing conservation as a cultural practice, it will explore how the EAAE Conservation
Network can enhance the contribution of these two basic pillars of architecture for the future of
The workshop will take place in the heart of Europe: the City of Prague in the Czech Republic. It will
comprise academic presentations on the issues identified below as topic areas, small, intensive group
discussions, and study trips to selected sites.