1st international conference '(Dis)memory of disaster'

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Centro de Estudos de Comunicação e Cultura (CECC)) (UCP); Universidade da Madeira, Centro de Investigação em Estudos Regionais e Locais (CIERL)) (UMa)
Date:
18-19 Oct 2013
Location:
Portugal (Funchal, Madeira Island )
Venue:
University of Madeira

Madeira island has a long and complex history of natural disasters. The Ist International Conference “(Dis)Memory of disaster” wishes to constitute a space for both academic and civic debate and to question the implications between memory, perceptions of danger, risk management and the experience of disasters both in Madeira island and in other diverse geo-cultural contexts.

The Ist International Conference “(Dis)Memory of disaster” is a meeting organized by the research project “(Dis)Memory of disaster? Culture and natural hazards, catastrophe and resilience. Madeira island, a case study”, supported by both the Centro de Estudos de Comunicação e Cultura of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Lisbon) and the Centro de Investigação em Estudos Regionais e Locais of the Universidade da Madeira (Funchal, Portugal).


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Event fee

Participants without presentation: Students 5(euros), non students (15 euros)

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Keywords

Themes:
Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Resilience
Countries:
Portugal
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