1st Annual Meeting on Industry, History, Heritage (RIHP)
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Nova University of Lisbon - 18th, 19th and 20th of April 2013
The RIHP – Industry, History and Heritage Network was formed in November 2012. RIHP brings together research units, organizations and researchers interested in the areas generally summarized as Industry, History, Heritage. RIHP aims at being an interdisciplinary space, open and plural, of reflection and debate, committed to the promotion and development of activities from institutions, organizations and individuals, both from Portugal and abroad, interested in the studying of industry as a global social reality crucial to the understanding of the contemporary World’s history, in particular in its general relation with economic and social development, involving material and immaterial cultural heritage (technology and technical know-how, social and cultural practices, infrastructures, constructions, equipments and objects, sites and landscapes) associated with it. The RIHP network maintains, among other actions envisaged to achieve the above mentioned objectives: (a) the creation of a joint digital platform, that includes the presentation of the members to the network, the publication of scientific content related to it’s thematic scope and the promotion and dissemination of the undertaken activities; (b) the organization of an annual meeting, usually in April, committed to the presentation of studies on the topic of History, Industry and Heritage.
The 1st Annual meeting Industry, History, Heritage will be held on April 18 th, 19th and 20th 2013, in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at NOVA University of Lisbon. This international meeting is intended to be an open and multidisciplinary discussion forum, dedicated to the presentation of studies on the topic of industry’s history understanding them as global social realities that include material and immaterial heritage (technology, technical know-how, social practices, infrastructures, constructions, equipments and objects, sites and landscapes).
The 1st Annual Meeting Industry, History, Heritage will include a guided tour to be organized on April 20th and whose program will be announced shortly.
RIHP invites all researchers to take part in this first meeting, whose main aim is to reflect on the problematics of industrialization and the connections and dynamics between history, industry and heritage, considering the political, economic, social, cultural and geographic context that it comprises.
The conference includes papers delivered by invited speakers and presentations submitted through a call for papers.
Instituto de História Contemporânea
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Av. de Berna, 26-C