Experimental Lab for Museology and Education (LEME)

LEME aims to foster innovation in the cross of the disciplines of Education, Development and Museology – in particular in their fields of non-formal education and training  and socio-museology and construction of heritage. The integration between these disciplines will create synergies and new opportunities for interdisciplinary research, extended beyond of the fields of each discipline. In this amalgamation of disciplinary knowhow and in the search to advance new knowledge the digital technologies provide the base, as they are challenging the society. In this context technologies for enhancing experiences and engaging citizens are at the core of the actions.

LEME will benefit of the UNESCO Chair  that covers the fields of education, citizenship and cultural diversity.

LEME opens a forum for discussion and reflection on creating new methodologies for research and towards the reciprocity in the exchange of knowledge with the community, both with a clear cut interdisciplinary character towards promoting positive societal changes.

The priority areas of interdisciplinary action are:

  • Sociomseology
  • Territorial Education, Patrimonial Education / territorial and cultural empowerment
  • Memories and Narratives
  • Lusotopia – the above aspects related in particular to the Portuguese speaking countries/communties.

 

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