International Seminar “Memory, Diversity and Identities: Challenges for Intercultural Relations in the 21st Century”

The International Seminar on “Memory, Diversity and Identities: Challenges to Intercultural Relations in the 21st Century” will take place at the Central Library Auditorium of the University of Beira Interior (UBI) in Covilhã.

This seminar aims to promote the sharing of scientific works and critical reflection on the role played by cultural, artistic and educational products in the reconstruction of cultural memory. It is also the pre-event of the Fifth International Congress on Cultures – What Culture (s) for the 21st Century?

Organized in partnership with the University of Beira Interior, it is the responsibility of the project Memories, cultures and identities: how the past weights on this day intercultural relations in Mozambique and Portugal?, Funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology and the Aga Foundation Khan for Development.

This initiative is attended by researchers and guest speakers such as artist and researcher Catarina Simão, Eliseu Mabasso (Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique), Martins Mapera (University of Zambeze, Mozambique), José Carlos Venâncio (University of Beira Interior, Portugal) , Moisés de Lemos Martins and Rosa Cabecinhas (University of Minho, Portugal), among others.

Admission is free, subject to prior registration until November 1st, via email:

[Posted: 12-09-2019 | Modified: 21-10-2019]