[Ice Memory Workshops]: Protecting scientific collections and archives 2/8

April 2024

Join the serie of workshops of our collaborative international chair

Next workshop will be about Storage and preservation of scientific samples on April 9, 2024 5pm-6:30pm CET - On line

What is a scientific collection? What are the different types of collections (heritage, study, educational, secondary, etc.) at national and international level? What are the status and regime applicable to the scientific collections of a research laboratory or university? What are the differences between  scientific collections and scientific archives?

Do the Ice Memory ice cores constitute a collection? If so, what type of collection is it? Do they constitue archives? If not, what is the legal status of these cores as a whole?

With :
  • Frédérique Bazzoni, General Curator of Heritage, Head of the Bureau for the Protection of Archival Heritage, member of UNESCO's French "Memory of the World" committee.
  • Catherine Cuenca, Former general curator at the CNAM-PICST (Paris) and the University of Nantes, former head of the national PATSTEC mission, President of the national association of heritage curators and museum and other public heritage professionals in France.
Updated on  April 19, 2024