Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/10/2019 - 13/10/2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Location
Casa do Cante de Serpa

Categories


The Castles in Portuguese History and Art

Director Joaquim M. F. Boiça
October 12th and 13th 2019 | 10.00 h-13.00 h/ 15.00 h-18.00 h
Auditorium of Casa do Cante . Serpa
Free entrance

PROGRAM

1. The Castles and the Middle Ages in the collective imagination

2. Historiography

3. The Castles in the space of the formation of the Portuguese territory (XII-XIII centuries)
– The art of fortification: the pre-Romanesque historical and architectural legacy
– The castles in the process of formation of the territory
– Conquer and fortify: Royal Castles, Military Religious Orders Castles and Lordship Castles
– The castles and the art of war: from neurobalistics to pyrobalistics

4. The Romanesque Castle
– Castles and Fences: morphology and formal composition
– The constructive and military nomenclature of the Romanesque Castle

5. The Gothic Castle
– Castles and Fences: morphology and formal composition
– The constructive and military nomenclature of the Gothic Castle

6. Medieval and Manueline Late Castles
– Castles and artillery: the challenges of modernity
– The Manueline “Castles”
– The functional longevity of the castles in the war scenarios (XVI-XIX centuries)

7. The historical and patrimonial value of the Portuguese Castles
– Castles and local identity
– From Romantic ruin to recovery and safeguard policies
– The musealization of castles

8. The Castle of Serpa

Registrations until October 9th
Mail: culturapatrimonio@cm-serpa.pt
Telephone: 284 540 124

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