|Person in Charge:||Amélia Polónia|
Transdisciplinary “Culture, Space and Memory” Research Centre (FCT reference: I&D unit 4059) is a nonprofit I&D unit with no legal personality, recognized and financed by the FCT. Its purpose is to promote and to do research in the Social and Human Sciences domains, in accordance with the FCT rules.
CITEM was created in May 15th 2007, gathering together researchers from several origins and from four research units: the History of Spirituality Interuniversity Centre (CIUHE); the Modern History Institute (IHM-UP); the Unit of Archaeology from the University of Minho (NARQ); and the Unit of Literary Studies (NEL).
The unit’s foster institution is the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto . It is composed by 220 researchers of History and other scientific domains, such as Cultural and Literary Studies, Archaeology, History of Art, Historical Demography, Information Sciences, Anthropology, Museology or Architecture, organized into five research groups: HISTORY OF THE POPULATIONS (Coord.: Norberta Amorim); MEMORY, HERITAGE AND IDENTITY CONSTRUCTION (Coord.: Luís Alberto Marques Alves, FLUP);MEMORY, LITERATURE AND THE INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE (Coord.: John Greenfield, FLUP); SOCIABILITIES, PRACTICES AND FORMS OF RELIGIOUS SENSIBILITY (Coord.: Zulmira Santos, FLUP) .
CITEM’s general goals are: a) to develop research projects in the several thematics included in its research areas; b) to develop scientific exchange and cooperation with national and foreign counterpart institutions; c) to promote an interdisciplinary dialogue and accomplishing multidisciplinary studies in its research areas; d) to ensure the works’ disclosure to the academic community and to the public in general, through the organization of seminars, conferences, lectures, education courses and/or publications in monographic or series editions; e) to incentive research and to support students’ activities, particularly of the post-graduate students, integrating them in their scientific areas; f) to promote cultural extension actions, seeking territory, culture and heritage’s valorization.
|Phone:||226 077 177|
|Address:||FLUP - Via Panorâmica, s/n|