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CONCHA 2nd Workshop

Sea and Animals: History, Culture and Marine Conservation


21-23 October 2019, Lisbon


The workshop focusses on interdisciplinary research, from different time scales, with a cross-cultural and across methodologies and chronologies approach to: Sea narratives, literatures and traditions; Oceanic and littoral history; Humans and animals interactions; Marine animal studies; Sea and marine animals’ agency; Exploitation of the sea; its animals and other resources; Cultural and natural heritage and Marine conservation: past, present and future.


With a special interest on the Atlantic Ocean, but not exclusively, the workshop is welcoming the work and research from historians and environmental historians, archaeologists, scholars from art and literary studies, as well as artists and science communicators. We are also very pleased to welcome early stage researchers and different stakeholders related to the preservation of cultural and natural heritage from different countries.




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Organising Committee

Cristina Brito; Patrícia Carvalho; Nina Vieira; Catarina Garcia (CHAM, FCSH, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa); Isa Pais (APCM / CRIA, FCSH, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa); Inês Carvalho (APCM / IGC).


Scientific Committee

Cristina Brito (FCSH); José Bettencourt (FCSH); Poul Holm (TCD); Juan Martin Rincon (UNINORTE); André Teixeira (FCSH); Carla Alferes Pinto (FCSH); Inês Carvalho (APCM / IGC); Carla Dâmaso (OMA); Hamilton Jair Fernandes (IPC); Manuel Jorge do Rio (MARAPA); Ingo Heidbrink (ODU); Rui Prieto (DOP, Açores); Daniel Quiroz (Chile).





Final Programme







This project has received funding from the EU H2020-MSCA-RISE-2017 research and innovation programme under grant agreement Nº 777998.