5-16 September (Lisbon, Portugal)

We are pleased to announce that the Ligatus Summer School will take place this year in the historic city of Lisbon. The School will be hosted by the New University of Lisbon.

Booking for the Summer School will open later in May. In the meantime, to express an interest in attending please email us and we will let you know as soon as booking opens.

A project to create a reference tool for bookbinding terminology from the ninth to the nineteenth century with contributors from 19 European countries. The thesaurus is based on SKOS.

Summer school courses on the history of bookbinding and on the identification and documentation of binding structures.

Website development and classification of content for the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.

The monastery of St. Catherine in Sinai, Egypt, holds a unique library collection. Ligatus is offering conservation support through the St. Catherine's Project.

The online archive of the artist John Latham structured using Creative Archiving principles based on Latham's ideas.

Other Ligatus projects include:

A complete list of Ligatus projects can be found here.

Research: Ligatus has a number of research students working on bookbinding, conservation and digital documentation. Apply here.
MA: Ligatus contributes to the curriculum at MA level (MA conservation, Camberwell College of Arts).