Near to the Sea: Lisbon

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The theme Near to the Sea is based on the idea that Europe can be divided in many ways, one of which can be maritime/coastal vs. continental/inland Europe. This can be reflected in cultural heritage aspects: landscape, architecture, songs and poetry etc. During the course the subjects below will be studied on location (as example of more general aspects):
* Songs and literature - in addition to this special attention will be paid to the literary heritage and contributions from one of the ´lesser used´ European languages (especially Camoes, Fernando Pessoa, António Gedeão).
* A Sea-born empire: the Age of Discoveries as a motive in Portuguese Monuments and Literature (among else: Belem, Jeronimo, Camoes, Pessoa)
* Landscape and architecture (Sintra, Cabo de Roca)
* Orient (former world exhibition quarter): the sea in future oriented architecture

Course organiser
Chain foundation
Lisbon, Portugal
Arts, cultural studies, ethics, philosophy; History, social science, economics, geography; Intercultural education, migration
Key competences
Digital; Social and civic
Target audience
Teachers & school staff: primary level; Teachers & school staff: secondary level
600 Euro
Number of participants
Certification on completion


14.03.2016 > 20.03.2016
Register before 31.01.2016
13.03.2017 > 19.03.2017
Register before 01.02.2017
12.03.2018 > 18.03.2018
Register before 01.02.2018

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Attended 14.03.2016 - 20.03.2016

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