Agenda Municipal / Conferences The struggles of textile workers in the Ave Basin (1656 - 1974)

Sat 11 Dec
Textile Industry Museum of the Ave Basin Programme

Museum of Textile Industry 15h00

Speaker - José Manuel Lopes Cordeiro, Scientific Coordinator of the Textile Industry Museum of the Ave basin and Professor at the University of Minho
Participation is free of charge. The inscriptions and information should be requested at the Museu da Indústria Têxtil or through the email geral@museudaindustriatextil.org or by the telephone 252 313 986 | Duration: 3h| These conferences are certified as Short Term Action for teachers so the inscriptions should be made at the Training Centre of the Escola Camilo Castelo Branco.

The Ave Basin Textile Industry Museum of the Ave Basin promotes the cycle of conferences with a guided visit, entitled "Journeys and memory: Industry and workers in the XIX-XX centuries". José Manuel Lopes Cordeiro, Scientific Coordinator of the Museum and Professor at the University of Minho, will give the third and last session. Following the conference, there will be a guided tour of the permanent exhibition.

On the occasion, the launching of the Monograph "Industrial Archaeology Magazine" will take place. Published since 1987, the monograph is the only Portuguese magazine in the area of archaeology, heritage and industrial museology, and is currently published by the Vila Nova de Famalicão City Council/MITBA, in collaboration with APPI/TICCIH. The journal aims at promoting and diffusing unpublished works elaborated by researchers and technicians from MIT, APPI and national and foreign specialists in the area, at the Scientific Council's discretion.

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