On November 5th, will be held at the Auditorium of the Central Library of the University of Beira Interior (UBI) in Covilhã, the International Seminar on Memory, Diversity, and Identities: Challenges for Intercultural Relations in the 21st Century.
This seminar aims to promote the sharing of scientific works and critical reflection on the role played by cultural, artistic, and educational products – collections of museums, textbooks of history, and cinema – in the reconstruction of cultural memory. It is also the pre-event of the V International Congress on Cultures – What Culture (s) for the 21st Century?
Organized in partnership with the University of Beira Interior, it is responsible for the project Memories, cultures and identities: how the past weights on the present-day intercultural relations in Mozambique and Portugal?, Funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology and the Aga Foundation Khan for Development.
This initiative is attended by researchers and guest speakers such as Eliseu Mabasso (Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique), Martins Mapera (University of Zambeze, Mozambique), José Carlos Venâncio (University of Beira Interior, Portugal), Moisés de Lemos Martins and Rosa Heads (University of Minho, Portugal), artist and researcher Catarina Simão, among others.