The purpose of the Graduate and PhD. Program in Social Memory and Cultural Heritage is to prepare professionals from diverse academic disciplines for work in institutions in the public and private sectors as well as in Non-Governmental Organizations. The Program aims to develop professionals to work directly or indirectly with issues relating to Social Memory and Cultural Heritage as well as the many facets of the preservation and management of public memory. The Program also seeks to promote the self-esteem and well-being of the various communities researched by means of initiatives directed at the preservation of Social Memory and Cultural Heritage, involving research, education, protection, and intervention.
Areas of Concentration
Inter-Disciplinary Studies in Social Memory and Cultural Heritage are characterized by the integration of the concepts of Memory and Heritage and are expressed in this fashion: developing and carrying out research in the field of Memory and Heritage, enabling inter-disciplinary integration of the various academic fields represented in the formation and expertise of the faculty (Oral History, Urban Geography, Architecture, Restoration, Urbanism, Archaeology, Anthropology, Visual Art, Music, and Photography, etc.), exploring the interaction between material (Tangible Cultural Heritage) and immaterial (Intangible Cultural Heritage) cultures, as well as considering the linkages between cultural heritage and environmental heritage.
Number of credits: 28 credits
Duration: 24 months
Degree: M.A. in Social Memory and Cultural Heritage
Number of credits: 38 credits
Duration: 48 months
Degree: PhD. in Social Memory and Cultural Heritage
Profª. Drª. Maria Leticia Mazzucchi Ferreira, PhD.
Telephone: +55 (53) 98124 7104
Gisele Dutra Quevedo
Rua Lobo da Costa, 1877
Pelotas (RS) Brazil
Telephone: +55 (53) 3222 3209