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Colonial-Liberation Wars generate plural memories, conflicting evocations and persisting amnesias. The project’s main challenge is to produce innovative knowledge about the memories of the wars fought by the Portuguese state and pro-independence African movements between 1961 and 1974/5. The approach chosen is simultaneously diachronic and comparative, inasmuch as it contrasts changes that took pl ...
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Children of Empires and European Postmemories (MEMOIRS)

Start date: Nov 1, 2015, End date: Oct 31, 2020,

MEMOIRS focuses on the intergenerational memories of the children and grandchildren of those involved in the decolonization processes of colonies held by France, Portugal and Belgium. Through interviews of this second and third generation, and a comparative analysis of the cultures influenced by the postmemory of the colonial wars and the end of empire, Europe's postcolonial heritage will be reint ...
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Today we are living in the “genetic age” of criminal investigation. There is a widespread cultural belief that DNA technology has the unrivalled capacity to identify authors of crimes. In light of this ideology, EU Law (Prüm Decision, 2008) obliges all Member States to create the conditions for the reciprocal automated searching and comparison of information on DNA data for the purpose of combatin ...
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Towards a European THeory Of juStice and fairness (ETHOS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

"ETHOS seeks to provide building blocks for the development of the an empirically informed European theory of justice by (a) refining and deepening the knowledge on the European foundations of justice - both historically based and contemporary envisaged; (b) enhancing the awareness of the mechanism that impede the realisation of the justice ideals that live in contemporary Europe; (c) advancing th ...
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"Changes in personal life in recent decades illustrate significant socio-cultural transformations. However, the focus of mainstream sociological literature has been the heterosexual, monogamic and reproductive couple, with little research exploring non-conventional intimacy in Southern Europe. INTIMATE’s main aim is to contribute to legal, policy and cultural innovation through the findings of a c ...
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Traditional valorisation approaches focus on linear processes: from academia to society. In order to bring valorisation to a higher level, all relevant actors need to cooperate in an equal setting: co-creation. Co-creation transcends boundaries, but it does not happen naturally. Therefore, the ACCOMPLISSH consortium, consisting of 14 universities from 12 countries (representing all the sub discipl ...
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The main goal of this project is to train the next generation of experts on the Caspian region in order to establish, and make sustainable, a network of excellence. This will be achieved through an integrated PhD programme on the Caspian that boosts the researchers’ theoretical, empirical and administrative skills, a thing that will make them extremely competitive for employment in both academic a ...
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Background In 2011 the Berlengas Natura 2000 site (SPA) was enlarged to include a significant proportion of its marine area. Linked to this site extension, the Portuguese nature conseravtion agency (ICNF) launched an initiative to develop a management plan for the new area. Unfortunately, the baseline information proved to be insufficient and clear planne ...
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Incidentally Learning Other Cultures And Languages through an APP

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

The ILOCALAPP project (Incidentally Learning Other Cultures And Languages through an APP) aims to facilitate student mobility by means of a smart tool specially designed for mobile devices. The popularity of mobility programmes like Erasmus is growing more and more among youth, but this quantitative trend does not necessarily correspond to the high quality of the experience in terms of growth of p ...
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GROUNDHR investigates how the construction of intercultural dialogue can be advanced as a means of grounding universal human rights in different contexts of cultural diversity. Despite the theoretical consensus, after decades of debate, that universal human rights do not require uniformity, the integration of cultural diversity in human rights’ norms and practice remains hard to realize. This rese ...
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Participação ativa de jovens na governação de áreas comunitárias

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

COMUNIX project is the result of a transnational partnership between a research institute in Portugal (CES), a cultural cooperative in Galicia, Spain (Trespés) and a collective property institution in Italy (Partecipanza Agraria de Nonantola). Its primary goal is to create, test and implement Communitarian Schools for young people between 15 and 30 years old from both sexes in Portugal and Galici ...
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Enabling Multichannel PArticipation Through ICT Adaptations (EMPATIA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

Participatory budgeting (PB) represents one of the most successful civic innovations of the last quarter-century. At a time when voter turnout in Europe is lagging and public institutions struggle to maintain trust and legitimacy within a framework of growing budgetary cuts, PB has proved itself to be a powerful tool for citizens to join in the essential tasks of governing, not only as voters but ...
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"Given the association of European languages/cultures with historical colonialism and nowadays with economic and epistemological imperialism, the nature of their reception, use and evolution as well as the role of local native/indigenous languages, in academic contexts deserve scientific attention. Furthermore, internationalization and globalization have been established as governmental priorities ...
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Europe sits uncomfortably on the idea that there are no political and cultural alternatives credible enough to respond to the current uneasiness or malaise caused by both a world that is more and more non-European and a Europe that increasingly questions what is European about itself. This project will develop a new grounded theoretical paradigm for contemporary Europe based on two key ideas: the ...
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"The research programme will integrate diverse levels, methods and disciplinary traditions with the aim of developing a comprehensive policy agenda for changing the role of the financial system to help achieve a future which is sustainable in environmental, social and economic terms. The programme involves an integrated and balanced consortium involving partners from 14 countries that has unsurpa ...
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ENTITLE. European Network of Political Ecology (ENTITLE)

Start date: May 1, 2012, End date: Apr 30, 2016,

"ENTITLE will train 17 researchers in the emerging supra-disciplinary field of Political Ecology, giving them the theoretical, analytical and complementary skills that will make them employable in jobs related to environmental policy analysis and advocacy. Research and training are framed around five key cluster sub-programmes concerned with the analysis of: environmental conflicts; environmental ...
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Research focuses on the place of indigenous epistemologies in intercultural and highly politicized interactions that revolve around the interface of development in Amazonia: on the one hand, the external planning and implementation of development projects in indigenous territories; on the other, indigenous people’s own critical responses to such projects. Although we have informative studies of de ...
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Sustainable Peace Building (SPBuild)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

SPBuild is created and developed by a solid and dynamic network of 11 institutions (EDEN Network for Peace and Conflict) with a proven commitment and capacity to deliver high-quality training in the rapidly developing field of Peace and Conflict research. These universities have undertaken joint research, published, and jointly created a European Doctoral Enhancement Programme on Peace and Conflic ...
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"The TOLERACE project proposes a contextualised comparative analysis that focuses on the semantics and regimes of (anti-)racism and tolerance in different European contexts, exploring how they are shaped through the mediation of public institutions and policies at the European, national, regional and local level, and civil society organisations. We seek to explore how the different meanings given ...
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European Patient Organizations in Knowledge Society (EPOKS)

Start date: Feb 1, 2009, End date: Apr 30, 2012,

"The last two decades have witnessed the increasing role of patient, user and civil society organizations (POs and CSOs) in the production of knowledge on diseases and health problems. Rich and detailed studies have shown that this phenomenon entails new forms of activism. It also questions the modes of governance of knowledge, as well as the role of knowledge in the governance of health and medic ...
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El proyecto EETSE tiene como objetivo evaluar el impacto que tienen las actividades espaciales y aeronáuticas desarrolladas en el Suroeste Europeo sobre las áreas metropolitanas de Madrid y Sevilla en España y de Toulouse y Bordeaux en Francia. A partir del establecimiento de una metodología común entre los participantes del proyecto, se trata de conocer y comprender, por un lado, las estrategias ...
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Urban Sprawl of Major Cities in South West Europe (EURMET)

Start date: Sep 30, 2002, End date: Dec 30, 2005,

The Eurmet (Expansion Urbaine des Métropoles du Sud-ouest Européen - Urban Sprawl of Major Cities in South West Europe) project aims at characterizing the outskirts of ten major cities located in three countries of South West Europe: Barcelona, Madrid, Sevilla and Valencia in Spain ; Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, Montpellier and Toulouse in France ; Lisbon and Porto in Portugal. Besides the definiti ...
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The NEAR JOB project targets youngsters facing difficulties in labour market access/inclusion. It represents an attempt to introduce innovative methods in workplace training format, with already well-known advantages compared with the ‘in room’ format: a more adjusted development of social/professional competencies, a better organisational socialisation, increase of professional integration and mo ...
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Educating citizens of the world : The project trains employees in intercultural dialogue, so that they can cope with cultural and linguistic differences and improve cooperation across borders. This project started in 2003 and lasted 36 months.
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This project is framed in the current debate concerning the impact that education may have (and should have) on the well being of developed democratic society (USAID, 2007; UNESCO, 2006) and focuses this crucial aspect of contemporary life by paying particular attention to the role that legal and judicial education play in European societies. Within the EU legal and judicial education perform an ...
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The EU's language policy recognizes the promotion of less widely used European languages as an important contribution to multilingualism and invites the Member States to broaden the selection of languages taught at different levels of education.The aim of the E-LOCAL project is to promote multilingualism by developing original learning tools and materials for 6 languages: Dutch, Finnish, Hungarian ...
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