III Loulé History Meeting shares memories and knowledge

The inaugural conference will be given this year by Professor Helena Catarino

The Loulé History Meeting, an initiative of sharing and debate, will take place on the 30th and 31st of August. 

The program of this third edition has several communication panels presented by several researchers and book launches, at the Cine-Teatro Louletano, as well as visits to the Archaeological Station of Cerro da Vila, to the Churches of São Francisco and Nossa Senhora da Piedade or to the Center Historic of Loulé, guided by specialists in the areas of Archeology and Art History.

The inaugural lecture will be given this year by Professor Helena Catarino, from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Coimbra, with the theme “Readings of Medieval Archeology in the territory of Loulé and the occupations of the Castle of Salir”.

“Archives and Memories”, “Territory and Economy”, “Teaching and Religion”, “Administration and Powers” ​​and “Individuals and Institutions” are the themes of the various panels that make up this Meeting.

The program also includes the launch of the Caderno do Arquivo “Loulé in 1699. Sociodemographic characterization”, by João Cosme and Lina Oliveira, and the Proceedings of the II History Meeting of Loulé.

“It should be noted that the speakers who will be in Loulé are researchers with institutional affiliation in various research units belonging to various universities in the country”, says the Câmara de Loulé.

«This event is of special importance for its remarkable contribution to the understanding of local history, over several centuries in which the identity of one of the most important municipalities in the south of the country was built, as well as with regard to the knowledge of some Loulé figures who stood out in the national context and who were also decisive in the development of historical events in Portugal», he adds.

This initiative has, once again, the support of the Center for Studies in Heritage, Landscape and Construction (CEPAC) of the University of Algarve and the Interdisciplinary Center for History, Cultures and Societies (CIDEHUS) of the University of Évora.

Participation in this meeting confers the delivery of a certificate of attendance, is free and requires registration. For this purpose, the online form can be used. here