International Conference on Environmental Humanities
The Franklin Institute, at the Alcalá University (Spain), is organizing, between July 3 to 6, 2018, the International Conference on Environmental Humanities. Stories, Myths and Arts for Change. The environmental humanities offer a multidisciplinary approach that challenges the traditional division
between human, social and natural sciences. Considering that holistic perspectives are fundamental for finding solutions to the present global changes, this conference aims to contribute to the development of the environmental humanities in Spain. The call for papers is open until January 14.
Society and the Sea Conference
The University of Greenwich (London, UK) in partnership with the National Maritime is preparing a conference on the values of the ocean and coasts for sustainable development, in September 6 and 7, 2018, at University of Greenwich.
Colloquium «Sines, the Harbour and the Sea. History and Heritage»
7 and 9 September 2017 | Sines
This colloquium, promoted by the Municipality of Sines, aims to disclose the Atlantic past of the city, discussing the role of its harbor through history and debating, at a national scale, some themes like ships and maritime routes, harbor structures and heritage, fishing and commerce, slavery and privateering.
Conference «25 years of UNESCO Chairs»
This conference will be held on May 10, at 14:30, at Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Organization: UNESCO’s National Commission — Portugal
Support: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Workshop «National Meeting on the Safeguarding the Underwater Cultural Heritage»
The Workshop National Meeting on the Safeguarding the Underwater Cultural Heritage was held jointly by the Government of Mozambique, Edouard Mondlane University, and UNESCO at Ilha do Mozambique on the 8 and 9 of December 2016. The workshop involved the participation of governmental experts, local stakeholders such as the municipality and museum, and the UNESCO Secretariat of the 2001 Convention. Experts presented on several aspects of underwater cultural heritage on the island, including on the wrecks IDM 002 and 003, intertidal maritime heritage in Mozambique Island, as well as complimentary projects and research. These presentations led to a talk on the way forward for the Island of Mozambique concerning its development potentials, capacity building, and community engagement, which culminated in a roundtable discussion and the adoption of an action plan followed by site visits. The creation of an underwater archaeology center and museum in the Fortress of the Island is under way. NOVA University and UNESCO Chair on the Oceans' Cultural heritage was represented by Prof. João Paulo Oliveira e Costa.
Ibero-american Congress – ”Património, suas matérias e imatérias”
2 and 3 November 2016 | Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil - LNEC, Lisboa
The Iberian-American conference “Património, suas matérias e imatérias“ aimed to create the environment for dialogues between researchers, technicians and specialists from different disciplines, interested in reflecting on the Cultural Heritage, both in its material and immaterial components, including related socio-cultural problems.
24th General Conference of the International Council of Museums ICOM, under the theme Museums and Cultural Landscapes, Building a Cultural Heritage
3 to 9 July 2016 | Lombardy, Milan
General Conference of ICOM 2016- ICOM – Special Programme for Community Museums and Ecomuseums
In the scope of the General Conference of ICOM in Milan, a meeting on Ecomuseums and Community Museums with a parallel programme took place.
History of Seamanship and Portuguese Navigations
The CIDH – Chair Infante Dom Henrique for Atlantic Island Studies and Globalization, an iniciative of the Universidade Aberta and CLEPUL – Centre for Lusophone and European Literatures and Cultures, has created a training course on History of Seamanship and Portuguese Navigations. The course will be taught by Commander Ant.nio Costa Gomes, between August 25-27, on high seas, on board of the Vera Cruz caravel. Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Graduate Courses in Maritime History at the Mystic Seaport
June 26 to August 4, 2017 |Munson Institute (USA)
United States of America largest maritime mu- seum is o ering a summer course on Maritime History, lectured by award winning scholars. Students will be learning varied themes such as, sea life, ships, whaling, diplomacy, marine sciences, underwater archaeology and environ- ment. Financial support is available.
Information to be made available soon.
(schools, congresses, lectures, workshops, exhibitions …)
Curso de Verão em História Marítima no Mystic Seaport
June 26 to August 4, 2017 | Munson Institute (EUA)
United States of America largest maritime museum is o ering a summer course on Maritime History, lectured by award winning scholars. Students will be learning varied themes such as, sea life, ships, whaling, diplomacy, marine sciences, underwater archaeology and environ- ment. Financial support is available.
Congress «The War and the Sea»
8th and 9th April 2016 | Centro Cultural de Cascais, Portugal
15th Meeting of the National Network of UNESCO’s Associated Schools
15th and 17th April 2016 | Escola Secundária Dr. Bernardino Machado, Figueira da Foz, Portugal
24th General Conference of the International Council of Museums ICOM
3th to 9th July 2016 | Lombardy, Milan, Italy
II Meeting on the Atlantic project
14 and 15 October 2016 | Museu do Mar D. Carlos I, Cascais