Heritage and Identities
Understand and discuss the concepts of \"heritage\" and \"identity (ies)\" when articulated.
Acquire and analyze information relating to the use of theory for understanding and criticize the problems
inherent in heritage as identity factor.
Acquire/develop skills for the identification and delineation of fields of knowledge and research leading to
disciplinary readings on heritage and identity(ies) in a contemporary context.
Know demonstrations of use of heritage as identity factor throughout the history of Portugal (case studies)
Encourage a requirement of rigor and research, combined with a critical attitude in the construction of
knowledge in oral and written support.
António Manuel de Almeida Camões Gouveia
Weekly - 3
Total - 280
CLEMENTE, Manuel (2008). Portugal e os portugueses. Lisboa: Assírio &
Alvim. COSTA (2016). COSTA, Alexandre Alves (2016). Sentido ou falta de
sentido do ser português. Porto: FLUP. GIL, José (2009). Em busca da
identidade. O desnorte. Lisboa: Relógio d’Água. MARTINS, Guilherme
d’Oliveira (2009). Património, herança e memória. A cultura como criação.
Lisboa: Gradiva. RIBEIRO, Orlando (1991). Portugal o Mediterrâneo e o
Atlântico. Lisboa: Sá da Costa, 6ª ed. [1ª ed. 1945]. SANTOS, Boaventura
Sousa (2011). Portugal. Ensaio contra a autoflagelação. Coimbra: Livraria
Almedina. TORGA, Miguel (2000). Portugal. Lisboa: Publicações Dom
Quichote, [1ª ed.1950].
The seminar will have as a continuity system face-to-face sessions and
students autonomous work. The face-to-face classes will be of a theoretical-
practical nature, alternating moments of theoretical exposition of the themes,
concepts, vocabulary and specific methods of the area with the analysis and
commentary of texts presented by the students.
Athree interventions by the student(30%), oral participation in all sessions(20%), written elaboration of a synthesis paper(50%)
Methodologies. Discussion of topics, chronologies, concepts and problematics.
Identity in the UNESCO Charters. The identity and the built historical heritage
(the <monuments>). The literary dimensions of identity and school programs.
Routes by some thinkers of Portugals identities: Antero de Quental, Oliveira
Martins, António Sérgio, Agostinho da Silva, Jorge de Sena, Eduardo Lourenço.
Programs where the course is taught: