Portuguese heritage is strongly marked by historical contacts with other peoples, sometimes so embbeded in a national narrative, that their cross-cultural origins become invisible. Migrants in Portugal may have a unique view of this heritage, but their experiences commonly run parallel to Portuguese culture, instead of engaging with the national culture, contributing to reshape it. The proposed work will promote the production of mediated intercultural stories revolving shared heritage, promoting social cohesion between migrants and natives.
Community of first, second and third generation migrants from countries that have a rich shared heritage with Portugal.
Wider Dissemination of result: In order to reach a wider audience of potential stakeholders, some public initiatives will be developed, among which a seminar.
Memex project started in 2019 and will run until 2022.