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Lisbon earthquake: four visions of the city, 260 years later

Free admission

This talk is an invitation to share points of view on the cataclysm of 1755, regarding it both as a historical referent and a transformative agent of society and the city of Lisbon in the 18th century

This talk is an invitation to share points of view on the cataclysm of 1755, regarding it both as a historical referent and a transformative agent of society and the city of Lisbon in the 18th century. This seminar also aims to reflect on the repercussions of the earthquake in the present; the changes brought about in the city's urban, architectural, and socio-political fabric; and how the capital remembers and interprets the event, and acts proactively to defend itself.

Speakers: Ana Tostões (moderator), Rui Tavares (writer), João Favila Menezes (architect) and João Appleton (engineer)

Informations

For adults and youths (> 14) 
Saturday November 21, 2.30 pm (90 min.)
Advance booking required

 

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