New publication by the UNESCO Chair

Creative Innovation and Related Living Lab Experiences: A Mediterranean Model is the title of the most recent publication launched by the UNESCO Chair. The CreativeMED project and its overall assessment are at the centre of this book that its editors consider to be of particular interest, not only as account of the achieved results, but also because they find it relevant that critical reflections on projects and good practices in the Mediterranean are disseminated, especially when they are based on the respect for the involved communities and firmly rooted in their identity and cultural profile.
The electronic version of this book can be downloaded here.

Património Cultural Imaterial em risco – III Encontro da Cátedra UNESCO aborda um tema urgente

III Encontro da Cátedra UNESCO, dedicado ao “Património Cultural Imaterial em Risco”, teve lugar no dia 22 de Junho de 2017 no Fórum Municipal de Castro Verde. O evento contou com um amplo leque de especialistas que, com foco na salvaguarda do Património Cultural Imaterial (PCI) no Sul de Portugal, chegaram a conclusões com alcance a nível nacional....

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O Barranquenho no centro das atenções

No dia 2 de junho de 2017, realizou-se no Cineteatro de Barrancos o Congresso Internacional: O Barranquenho: ponte entre línguas e culturas – passado, presente e futuro.
O Congresso levou a Barrancos alguns dos maiores especialistas em línguas/variedades mistas e, em especial no Barranquenho, promovendo tão valioso património imaterial, em conformidade com as recomendações da UNESCO.
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Linking Heritage – A new informal training course

On April 18, 2017, UNESCO Chair team member Armanda Salgado started a new informal training course conceived for rural communities in the Alentejo Region. During the two sessions in Almeirim and Lombador, participants had the opportunity to share memories and experiences related to their work and their social and cultural life.
Here is her illustrated report (in Portuguese).

Welcome to the new ICH Forum

Do you want to exchange ideas with other experts in Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH)?
With its new ICH Forum, the UNESCO Chair intends to build a professional network that, once fully implemented, should provide you with valuable information, relevant questions and stimulating challenges, apart from offering you a great opportunity to contact, interact and, eventually, cooperate with other professionals in ICH and other related areas.

Are you a professional with experience and knowledge in the various forum topics?
Get involved now. Register with the ICH Experts and ICH Projects Database and sign in to enter the ICH Forum. Follow the threads and topics you are most interested in or suggest new ones to the Forum administrator. Invite others to join and turn this application into a useful tool for your work and professional development.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us by email:
The UNESCO Chair Team

Local: Igreja do Salvador, Évora
Realization Date: 23 November 2017, 16h30 to 23 November 2017
11as Jornadas de História Local
Local: Edifício da Antiga Capitania, Aveiro
Realization Date: 24 November 2017 to 25 November 2017
Local: Auditório do Centro Cultural do Redondo, Redondo, Portugal
Realization Date: 24 November 2017, 16h00 to 24 November 2017