Call for paper deadline

31th MAY 2022

Registration deadline

14 OCTOBER 2022

conference dates

20 – 22 OCTOBER 2022

Natural Disasters in History

On the 500th year of Vila Franca do Campo Earthquake

On behalf of the 500th anniversary of Vila Franca do Campo earthquake, occurred on October 22nd, 1522, and considering the relevance of understanding the impact of Natural Disasters on the past human communities, Vila Franca do Campo City Council and CHAM – (Centre for the Humanities) are responsible for organizing this international conference, leading five priority action areas:

Natural disasters in History: sources for its studies;

Natural disasters events in archaeological evidence;

Natural disasters in History through natural sciences perspective;

The role of natural disasters in the collective memory construction: past and present cases;

The impact of natural disasters on social, economic, and political dynamics.

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OUR PARTNERS

University of Azores

Centro de Humanidades

Other Events

May, 2022

Archaeological EXHIBITION

Visit our archaeology exhition: Mistérios e dinâmicas do nosso passado and discover the collected evidence of Vila Franca do Campo ...

September, 2022

Conference

Proteção Civil: Gestão de Catástrofes will take place on September at auditorium of Centro Cultural de Vila Franca do Campo.