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“Coimbra Group” working group meets at the UC for international seminar

6 november, 2019
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On the 8th of November, the University of Coimbra hosts the Open International Seminar: “Interconnecting narratives: tangible and intangible stories of science, arts and humanities in university libraries, archives and museums”.

The event will take place at “Sala Pedro Nunes” (Department of Mathematics of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the UC) and takes place in the framework of the Autumn meeting of the Coimbra Group Heritage Working Group

Entrance is free.


9h15 Opening address, Cláudia Cavadas Vice-Rector and Member of the Coimbra Group Executive Board and Jeremy Upton Coimbra Group Heritage Chair

9h30 “University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia, World Heritage dimensions”, Walter Rossa, University of Coimbra, Portugal

10h10 “Reuniting art, science & literature – using the university collections in teaching, exhibitions and digital presentations”, Mikael Ahlund & BrittInger Johansson, University of Uppsala, Sweden

11h20 “Cultural connections in the 20th century – using the example of the laser”, Bernadette Biedermann, University of Graz, Austria

12h00 “The European voyage of Jacinto de Sousa for the creation of the Meteorological and Magnetic Observatory of Coimbra University”, Fernando Figueiredo, University of Coimbra, Portugal

12h40 “Interconnecting Andalusian Universities’ Heritage through 3D and Web&App Technologies”, Francisco Javier Melero, University of Granada, Spain

Original news article: François Fernandes

Translation: Diana Taborda