Semester 3 - Evora

Module 1.1. Overall methodological approaches:


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

The course discusses the ideas and concepts that link the multiple typologies and museum strategies and the memory of individuals and communities. He then relates them to the principles of museological practice and valuation options.



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 studying the history of science, technology, heritage and landscapes. The course offers tools for understanding the relationship between technique and society in a dual theoretical and practical perspective. The methods of setting up, managing and valorizing iconographic collections, as well as the analysis of how to use different types of images for the inventory, conservation and enhancement of heritage and cultural landscapes will be studied. 



Module 2. Fundamentals:


a / Ecosystems, landscapes and heritage management, A. Fialho Conde, F. Barata, 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


Aesthetics and techniques of handicraft and industrial objects, A. Cardoso de Matos, P. Simoes Rodrigues

The seminar encourages students to reflect on the technical rules of the manufacture of handicrafts and rules of production of industrial objects, the relationship between aesthetics and plastic materials, and its historical evolution.


Techniques of the Arab-Islamic world in medieval times, F. Barros, F. Branco Correia

The seminar questions the techniques of the medieval Arab-Islamic world, mainly in the Iberian reality of Al-Andalou, in a perspective of integration of the indigenous techniques and their apprehension and / or transformation and analyzes the capacities of interaction of the cultures in the presence in the Iberian Peninsula.


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

The seminar examines the achievements of Civil and Military Engineering in infrastructure. The question of technology transfer in connection with the training and knowledge of engineers and the translation of this link on works of art are envisaged.


Science and Cultural Heritage, C. Dias, J. Mirao, A. Candeias

The seminar allows students to understand that through a variety of analytical technologies, it is possible to study the composition of the materials that form the cultural heritage in a given context and to evaluate the performance of the products used in conservation-restoration.


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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