As part of the 1st collaborative project competition between the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and the Aga Khan Network, the CECS met on July 12 at the Ismaili Center in Lisbon with representatives of the Aga Khan Network, President of FCT, Paulo Ferrão, and with Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor.
The CECS project – “Memories, cultures and identities: How the past weights on the present-day intercultural relations in Mozambique and Portugal?” – was one of the 16 selected among the 73 projects evaluated. In partnership with Eduardo Mondlane University, this project is coordinated by Moisés de Lemos Martins, director of CECS and Portuguese representative.
The Portuguese team also has the coordination of Rosa Cabecinhas and is composed by Ana Cristina Pereira, Isabel Macedo, José Carlos Venâncio, Luís Cunha, Lurdes Macedo, Maria do Carmo Piçarra and Vítor Sousa. From the Eduardo Mondlane University participates Alda Costa, Celestino Joanguete, Eliseu Mabasso, Filimone Meigos, João Feijó, Martins Mapera, Ouri Pota and Tomas Jane.
The projects supported have a duration of three years and aim to promote the quality of life of the populations in the African Countries of Portuguese Language (PALOP).