João Brigola

João Brigola was born in Lisbon. He graduated in History (1977), holds a Master of Cultural History and Politics degree (1990), a PhD in History/Museum Studies (2001), and is a Professor with Aggregation in Theory and History of Museology (2007). Apart from being a lecturer at the School of Social Sciences (Department of History, University of Évora), he is a principal researcher at the Interdisciplinary Centre of History, Cultures and Societies (CIDEHUS/UE) and project coordinator for the Évora Museum Network, an initiative that brings together eight museological units located in the city. He is also member of a working group named Analysis of the Cultural Activities of the Alentejo, set up by the Alentejo Regional Directorate of Culture. Formerly, he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of NOVA University in Lisbon (2008–2013) and Director-General of the Institute for Museums and Conservation (IMC), under the Ministry of Culture (2009–2012).

Some publications on heritage:

  • Ensaios de História da Cultura – Museus, Património, Ciência, e-book, CIDEHUS, 2014
  • "A mudança de ciclo dos museus alentejanos. Entre remodelação e obra nova" in Alentejo cultura a sul, (org. A. Murteira), Edições Colibri/Casa do Alentejo, 2013
  • "Perspectiva histórica da evolução do conceito de Museu em Portugal”, in Coleccionismo, práticas de campo e representações, Campina Grande (Brasil), Scielo Books/eduepb, 2012
  • Os viajantes e o ‘livro dos museus’. As colecções portuguesas através do olhar dos viajantes estrangeiros (1700-1900), Porto, Dafne Editora, 2010
  • Coleccionismo no séc. XVIII – textos e documentos, Porto, Porto Editora, 2009
  • “A crise institucional e simbólica do museu nas sociedades contemporâneas”, Museologia.pt, nº 2, 2008
  • Colecções, gabinetes e museus em Portugal no séc. XVIII, Lisboa, FCG/FCT, 2003
  • "Il naturalista padovano Domenico Vandelli (1735-1816) e la creazione di musei di storia naturale e giardini botanici in Portogallo" Museologia Scientifica. Associazione Nazionale Musei Scientifici Orti Botanici Giardini Zoologici Acquari, Florença, vol. 19 - N. 2, pp. 267-281, Julho-Dezembro 2002 [2004].

Congresso internacional
Local: Cineteatro Municipal, Barrancos
Realization Date: 02 June 2017, 9h30 to 02 June 2017
International conference
Local: Teatro Garcia de Resende, Évora
Realization Date: 07 June 2017 to 08 June 2017
Curso
Local: Universidade de Évora, Escola de Ciências Sociais
Realization Date: 14 June 2017 to 16 June 2017
Colóquio
Local: Sines, Auditório da Administração do Porto de Sines
Realization Date: 07 September 2017 to 09 September 2017
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