Class Museology and Contemporary Social Issues

  • Presentation


    This Curricular Unit is part of the set of curricular units of the Doctorate in SocioMuseology, which correspond to specialized knowledge covering, as a whole, the main areas of knowledge considered fundamental for the construction of the desired profile at the Doctorates's level, with a workload of 20 contact hours.

  • Code


  • Syllabus


    1. Notions of culture, social memory, heritage and identity in contemporary social thought;
    2. Memory(ies), identity(ies) and power(s);
    3. Social movements and Museology;
    4. Human rights and museology;
    5. Heritage notions and identities in the contemporary museological context;
    6. Heritage and musealization processes: history, examples, experiences;
    7. The implications of heritage diversity and the new musealization processes: museological, ecomuseological, sociomuseological experiences and different scenarios (national and international);
    8. The preservation of heritage as a political action;
    9. Preservation of memory and heritage and their relationship with the exercise of citizensh.
  • Objectives


    • Analyse the theoretical and methodological framework of Contemporary Museology;
    • To deal with the main areas of reflection and practice of Sociomuseology, namely: its relationship with social contexts, where it develops and the production conditions of different museological discourses and its different areas of intervention;
    • The general context of the course will be presented and analysed in detail, seeking to situate the theoretical and practical context of national and international museology;
    • Preparing students by encouraging them to exercise reflexivity, a spirit of creativity and rigor for museological exercise.
  • Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Classes in seminar format allow a comprehensive reflection of the problems under discussion. More important than the transmission of knowledge is, in this sense, the attribution of competences based on the reflection and criticism of the themes presented through the debate, oriented around the subjects treated. Experts are invited in the different fields of the themes, mostly international, allowing a reflection and criticism of the themes presented through the debate oriented around the treated subjects; promoting a comprehensive reflection on the subjects taught. An international study visit is carried out annually, allowing contact with different realities and forms of action, enabling new perspectives and the sharing of knowledge with different realities. The evaluation is carried out through a work, transversal to all the curricular units, where the subjects are related. The evaluation work, the Research Project to be developed with commented bibliography, is also included.

  • References


    • APPADURAI, Arjun (1988). Modernity ar alrge. University of Minnesota Press. Minnesota.
    • ARAÚJO, H. G. (1991). Portugal e a Europa: identidade e diversidade . Lisboa: Asa.
    • BAUMAM, Z. (2001). Modernidade líquida . Rio de Janeiro: Ed. Jorge Zahar.
    • BOURDIE, P. (1989). Campos do Poder: Campo intelectual e Habitus de Classe. Em A Economia das Trocas Simbólicas . São Paulo: Perspectiva. 
    • CARBONELL, B. M. (2012). Museum studies: an anthology of contexts . West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell.
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