The beginning of the new scientific strategic plan of the Institute of Contemporary History (IHC) serves as a motto for the meeting “Futuros da História – História Contemporânea” [Futures of History – Contemporary History] which will take place on 15 November at the National Library of Portugal.
Throughout one day, which will include plenary lectures, presentations and working meetings, participants will get to know – and debate the future of – the new thematic lines of the IHC, namely: Connected Histories, Colonialism, Anti-Colonialism, and Post -Colonialism; Precarious Worlds and Sustainability; Modern Mediations; and Uses of the Past.
To conclude the day, Paulo Jorge Fernandes will present the new IHC editorial project, the Imprensa de História Contemporânea [Contemporary History Press], that specialises in the dissemination of original research in the fields of History and Social Sciences focusing on the contemporary period.
Admission is free.
Imagem: Delacroix no 25 de Abril em Atenas, 1975 (Nikias Skapinakis)