Semester 3 - Evora

Module 1.1. Overall methodological approaches:

Heritage, museology and memory construction, F.T. Barata, J.A. Gomes Machado

This course discusses the notions and concepts that link multiple museological typologies and strategies to the memory of individuals and communities. It then relates them to the principles of museological practice and options for valorization.

Module 1.2. Practical Training Module:

a / Field visits

b / Tutored project

c / Images, Sources of Technical Heritage, A. Cardoso de Matos, A. Fialho Conde

Images are important sources for the study of the history of science, technology, heritage and landscapes. This course proposes tools for understanding the relationship between techniques and societies from both theoretical and practical perspectives; methods for the constitution, management and valorisation of iconographic collections; analysis of the modalities of use of different types of images for the inventory, conservation and valorisation of heritage and cultural landscapes.

Module 2. Fundamentals:

a / Ecosystems, landscapes and heritage management, A. Fialho Conde, R. Sousa Matos

The seminar examines the relationship between natural, cultural and environmental heritage by using different concepts and approaches specific to each cultural area. It analyzes the dynamics of these cultural landscapes which have a specific heritage value and which pose problems of conservation and valorization in a framework of sustainable development.

b / The landscapes of technical innovation: analysis and societal impact, A. Cardoso de Matos, A. Carapinha, P. Guimaraes

The seminar analyzes the historical relationship between nature and major public works by studying the visible (superstructure) and invisible landscapes (mines, underground works, urban infrastructures). It presents the landscape and social consequences of major works of art. 


Module 3. Scientific environment:

a / Webminar TPTI

b / A seminar of complementary disciplinary choice

Techniques of the Arab-Islamic World in the Medieval Period, F. Barros, F. Branco Correia
The seminar questions the techniques of the medieval Arab-Islamic world mainly in the Iberian reality of Al-Andalus, from a perspective of integration of indigenous techniques and their apprehension and/or transformation and analyzes the interaction capacities of the cultures present in the Iberian Peninsula.

History and Heritage of Engineering, A. Cardoso de Matos, M.A. Bernardo

The seminar studies the achievements of civil and military engineering in the field of infrastructure. The question of technology transfer in connection with the training and knowledge of engineers and the translation of this link on engineering structures are considered.

c / Languages

LV1: French or initiation / reinforcement in Italian or English for French speakers
LV2: Portuguese or initiation / reinforcement to Italian or English for Portuguese speakers




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