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'Alexandria... Archives and Libraries: memory and heritage preservation'

Under the European Year of Cultural Heritage, marked in 2018, takes place on June 22, the Meeting "Alexandria... Archives and Libraries: memory and heritage preservation", from 9:00 am at the Thalia Theatre (in Lisbon).

The meeting has as its central theme the Archival and Bibliographic Heritage, reinforcing its role and contribution to all areas of scientific knowledge, decisive elements for the knowledge and understanding of our history and memory. The dissemination and communication of this heritage and the gathering of different contributions to the Thematic Agenda for Research and Innovation on "Culture and Cultural Heritage" are also objectives of this event.

In focus will also be the opportunities and challenges currently faced by archives and libraries, with a view to sharing among participants. The event is especially aimed at information managers, archivists, librarians and other information professionals, repository managers, researchers, and anyone interested in the subject.

The initiative is organized by the Foundation for Science and Technology - Science and Technology Archive, the Secretary of State for Science, Technology and Higher Education, the Directorate-General of Books, Archives and Libraries, and the National Library of Portugal.

More information and registration at Meeting "Alexandria... Archives and Libraries: memory and heritage preservation