Maria Zozaya studied History in the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), there was awarded with the BA prize and the PhD Extraordinary Prize for doctoral dissertarion in History (UCM). She also received the Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Ronda Award (RMR, 1999); the Spanish Social History Society Research Prize (AHS, 2007), and Villa de Madrid Award Antonio Maura (2008). She studies leisure and sociability spaces. She had several research grants held at the National Council for Spanish Research, CSIC (1998-2008), a “Juan de la Cierva” Postdoctoral research contract (Valladolid´s University, 2008-2011), and a FCT Postdoctoral Grant to do research (University of Évora, since 2013). She has given many conferences and has written five books. She was a jury in the international film Festival “La Fila” (Valladolid).
After a period of studying and working as a graphic designer in London, he got a degree in Computer Visualization and Animation at the Bournemouth University (UK). He worked for a period in the video game and 3d animation industry and started a job as designer o virtual historical and landscape reconstruction at the University of Stirling (UK), under the Virtual Landscape Centre. In 2006 he got a MSc in Computing Archaeology (Spatial Technologies) at the University of Southampton (UK) where he worked also for APSS in various archaeological projects. In 2009 he gained a scholarship at the University of Évora (PT) and joined the Radiopast project where he worked for 3d documentation, reconstruction and as field archaeological technicianby developing 3d applications for museums. He is currently a History PhD Candidate at the CIDEHUS – University of Évora (PT). His investigation is based on Cultural Heritage Interpretation for the public,digital heritage and digital storytelling.
In 2016 he founded the project Heritales – International Heritage Film Festival, which aims to bring cultural documentaries to the masses and explores a new concept of cultural heritage communication trough cinema and other art forms. Under this project he also organize masterclasses for adults and children in films production and animation.
Since October 2022 is collaborating with the AEC (Agrupamento de Escola da Caparica) under the project KinoCaparica for the creation of a cinema club and production film laboratory.
Takis Sarantopoulos (Coordinator)
Takis Sarantopoulos was born in southern Greece and now lives in southern Portugal where he earns his livelihood as an archaeologist-museologist and curator of exhibitions. He is involved in many cultural and heritage activities within the Borough of Evora. He his a passionate screenwriter and and produces short films and documentaries on intangible and tangible heritage. It was Juri of the film festival Cine-eco directed by Lauro António and took part of the committe of the FIKE Film Festival
He is the co-creator of the Cine-blog: https://matines-cinefilas.blogspot.com/
1997 Megalíthic Enclosures 30´(documentary; writer, executive producer)
1998 The Villa of a Roman Senator 15´ (documentary; writer, executive producer)
2006 The Botanist 40´(fiction; assistant director)
2009 Passando à de Zé Marôvas 30`(documentary; Co-writer, producer)
2010 Eu Também Prometo 20´ (fiction; executive producer, co-producer)
2011 A Bailarina do Escultor 6´(documentary; director/producer)
2013 Imagine 90´(fiction; uncredited supporting actor)
2015 O torneiro da mouraria 15´(documentary, co-director)
2018 Manuel Dias, bonequeiro 18´(documentary, co-director)
2019 Loja 18, 5´ (fiction . director)
Relógios de Sol, 2009 (curator)
A Cidade antes de nós, 2004 (curator)
Archaeological landscapes west of Evora(1997) ISBN-13: 978-972969654-1
Antas capelas (co-author) (Ed Colibri, 1999) ISBN: 972-8288-73-5
Cinema & Multicultural Experiences in Alentejo : Matinés Cinéfilas (co-author), (Ed Pedago, 2013) ISBN 978-8655-12-2)
Fernando Mendes works in recording, editing and mastering sound since 2004. His enthusiasm for music accompanies him throughout his life, studying music, being part of bands and leading him for his decision to leave his university career. Attended university in Évora, first with Water Resources Engineering course, later Computer Science and Engineering course, which did not end to dedicate his professional vocation to music- He studied audio production techniques at the ISAM school in Montemor-o-novo. Already devoted to the area of music, he taught the discipline of the physics of sounds at the professional school “Ofício das artes” in Montemor-o-novo. Since 2003, it has operated more than 1000 live concerts in several European countries such as Portugal, Spain, France, Holland, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany and Czechoslovakia: in auditoriums, small rooms or music festivals. He has recorded sound for documentaries and short films. Due to his interest in languages, he carries out translations to the Portuguese language.
International Team Organizers
Arnold Kapinova studied Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Management in the University of Tirana. As a professional archaeologist he worked in development-led, scientific, and Community Archaeology projects. He was one of the senior archaeologists in the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project, where he surveyed, excavated and documented archaeological sites ranging from the Neolithic to the 18th century. Other professional and volunteering experiences include social work and assistance in ethnographic fieldwork. He is also a theater enthusiast and he has been part of experimental and amateur theater projects in Serbia, France and Albania. In 2021 I started practicing Theatre of the Oppressed with Grupi ATA, a group of local activists in the municipality of Kamëz in the area of Greater Tirana. Currently he reside in Albania and his current professional life resolves around archaeology, social work and organizing independent tour guides. In addition, he sometimes translate literary or academic writings from Spanish, English and Italian in Albanian.
Rocío Royo Durán
Cultural manager and graduate in law with different postgraduate degrees in the fields of cultural management, art and social intervention, accessibility and quality. Design and coordinate for different public and private institutions, from Espacio C, events, festivals and meetings where the public feels that it is the protagonist, generating close spaces of emotion and exchange of cultural, patrimonial and artistic thought, with deep respect towards creative processes and its impact on people. Its line of action is based on the analysis and respect of the environment with the commitment to contribute to society through sustainable, accessible and inclusive work.
Design and organize the first edition of Dragons de Robledo, Festival of Art and Heritage 2018, endorsed within the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018.
Founded in 2012, programs and manages the Corneta Association, a non-profit cultural association, Brunete, Madrid, Spain.
Ema Cláudia Ribeiro Pires
Ema Pires (PdH Anthropology, ISCTE-IUL, Portugal) is an Anthropologist and Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences, University of Évora (Portugal). She is currently Visiting Professor at Federal University of Goias (Brazil), during academic year 2022-2023. Having done prolonged anthropological fieldwork in Portugal and West Malaysia, her research interests deal with resistance and reciprocity; social appropriations of built form, the politics of identity and space, heritagization and tourism processes (in Asian and European contexts), along with critical anthropology of Portuguese colonialism. She is a researcher at Institute of Contemporary History (Portugal). In recent years, she has been a visiting scholar in Complutense University of Madrid (2017), University of Aix-Marseille (France, 2019), National University of Brasília (2017) and Marmara University (Istambul, 2018, 2020).
Susana Aurora Gutierrez
Susana was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on March 13, 1971. She began his studies in Music in 1980 at Fracasi del Carril Conservatory and graduated in 1992 as Music Therapist at the University of Salvador. Was invited by Dr. Rolando Benenzon to participate in the Music Therapy Research with Patients in Coma at the Gral de Agudos Hospital Juan A. Fernández. Susana was a lecturer at Seminars and Conferences in Argentina, Spain and Portugal giving speeches about the clinical intervention of Music Therapy with children with disabilities. She was a commissioner from 2009 to 2014 at the CPCJ in Évora. Since 2001 she has been a Music Therapist at the Cerebral Palsy Association of Évora at the Rehabilitation and Social Integration teams and at the Center for Early Intervention and Development. Coordinates the Inclusive Dance Project “InclusivE” in the same association. In Portugal she continued his training where acquired in May of 2015 the Degree of Doctor in Psychology with mention of European Doctoral Degree. She was a guest teacher at the University Master’s Degree in Music Therapy from the Catholic University of Valencia, San Vicente Martir- Valencia-Spain 2016-2019.
She has been a professor since 2018 in the University Master´s Degree in Music Therapy from the Lusíada University of Lisbon.
Member of the editorial board of the Brazilian Journal of Music Therapy – BRJMT (Revista Brasileira de Musicoterapia) is a biannual publication upheld by the Brazilian Union of Music Therapy Associations (UBAM)
Fragile X syndrome people, contexts & pathways. Chapter 8. Music Therapy and X-Fragil Syndrome. Vitor Franco / Susana Gutiérrez Jiménez Ed. Aloendro 2013 pp187-195
Music Therapy in early intervention-a family perpective. Gutierrez Jimenez, S., Franco, V. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 5 (4) 180-192.
Musicoterapia en Portugal desde la Perspectiva de las Asociaciones
Brazilian Journal of Music Therapy 32, 61-73, 2022
La práctica de musicoterapia en Portugal durante el primer período de confinamiento por la pandemia cov 19
Sergia França, Susana Gutierrez Jimenez, Teresa Leite.
Revista de Investigación en Musicoterapia 5, 80-98, 2021.
Coimbra International Conference on Human Rights 6 (1), 2021.
Mónica Vázquez Astorga
Mónica Vázquez Astorga is a Doctor in Art History at the University of Zaragoza with his doctoral thesis José Borobio Ojeda (1907-1984): training, artistic activity and contribution to contemporary Aragonese architecture, defended in 2005. He is a professor at the Department of History of the Art of the University of Zaragoza and of the University of the Experience of this institution.
She specializes in contemporary art and works especially on architecture from this period.
Her doctoral thesis was based on the study of the broad architectural and artistic production of José Borobio Ojeda, having published several scientific works between books and articles related to this topic.
At the same time, its research interests have been the study of other artists and architects, as well as some of the artistic manifestations of the 19th and 20th siglos (cartel art, graphic humor and the world of the sketch and its protagonists, among others) .
In recent years, her research activity has focused on school architecture and historic European cafes as spaces for the practice of public sociability, which has been shaped in several scientific publications..
Almudena Martín Pérez
Architect by the E.T.S. of Architecture of the University of Seville (2009), graduated in Scenography by the E.S. of Dramatic Art of Cordoba (2013). Graduate of the Official Master’s Degree in Live Performance Arts (U.S.) and Master’s Degree in Teaching (U.S.), she is currently studying for a Master’s Degree in Architecture and Historical Heritage (U.S. – I.A.P.H.). She has taught in Higher Education in Dramatic Art in the Degree of Scenography, F.P., Baccalaureate and E.S.O. in the field of science, technology and drawing. Secretary of the Association for the Defence of the Industrial Heritage of Cordoba. Currently a doctoral student, she is an integrated researcher member of CIDEHUS-UÉ. She is developing her thesis in the research line of creative reuse of Industrial Heritage (CIDEHUS-University of Évora | IUACC- University of Seville).
Interested in the development of interdisciplinary projects that interrelate science, technology and art.
She has developed among others:
Projects and competitions in the field of architecture and heritage (2005-2020).
Projects in the field of scenography (2012-2018).
Map of scenic resources of the city of Cordoba (2013).
Colaboration in the project for the Documentation of the Industrial Heritage of Cordoba (2021).
Miguel Serra is an archaeologist with a degree in History, variant of Archaeology at University of Coimbra, Portugal (1999). He has been a Senior Technician at the Division of Culture and Heritage of the Municipality of Serpa since 2017. He is also a Collaborating Researcher at the Center for the Study of Archaeology, Arts and Heritage Sciences (University of Coimbra), Scientific Coordinator of the “Outeiro do Circo” Archaeological Project (Beja, Portugal), and Member of the Group of Friends of the Regional Museum of Beja, Chairman of the Board of the General Assembly of “Ressurrectos” – Cultural Association (Beja, Portugal) and member of the board of the General Assembly of the Association for the Defense of Heritage of Beja.
José Miguel Gutiérrez
Professor and researcher in the field of Textual Analysis of Cinema and Photography. He has published numerous essays on the subject in specialized books and magazines and has given lectures, seminars and courses at institutes and universities. He has a degree in Chemical Sciences from the University of Córdoba, studied Cinematography at the University of Valladolid and postgrad studies in Audiovisual Communication at the Complutense University of Madrid. Linked to this university, he was a founding member of the Trama y Fondo Cultural Association and of the specialized magazine on Textual Analysis that the association has published every six months since 1996, currently forming part of its Board of Directors. He has directed the X International Congress of Textual Analysis on the Copla, with a section dedicated to Spanish cinema, held at the University of Córdoba in February 2019. He is the editor of the book La Copla. La fértil estela cultural de un género eterno, published by Editorial Almuzara in December 2021. He currently directs the Cinema and Photography Area of Real Círculo de la Amistad de Córdoba.