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21 Jul 2018

MEMORIAMEDIA Call: Participatory Methodologies and Intangible Cultural Heritage

The MEMORIAMEDIA Project, launched by the Memória Imaterial NGO and the Institute for Literature and Tradition Studies (IELT, Universidade Nova, Lisbon), has a peer-reviewed e-journal entitled MEMORIAMEDIA Review, dedicated to promote, communicate and document projects, studies and archives of intangible cultural heritage (ICH). The next issue of MEMORIAMEDIA Review will focus on participatory methodologies and intangible cultural heritage. Authors are invited to submit unpublished papers, videos or e-exhibitions addressing this topic.

Areas of interest

Contributions can address any of the following topics:
  • Participatory methodologies, ICH and sustainable development;
  • Participatory methodologies, identification and awareness of ICH significance;
  • Participatory methodologies, research, documentation and inventory of ICH;
  • Participatory methodologies, transmission (formal and informal) of ICH;
  • Participatory methodologies, education, training and capacity building on ICH;
  • Participatory methodologies, dissemination, information and promotion of ICH;
  • Participatory methodologies, planning, financing and agency in safeguarding ICH;
  • Participatory methodologies, nomination files and inscription in the ICH UNESCO’s lists.

Format and procedure

All papers, videos and e-exhibitions will be peer-reviewed by editors and 2 members of the editorial board. Editors can request the opinion of peer-reviews who constitute an ad hoc list. All submissions are reviewed based on their relevance, originality and clearness. In the case of papers, the following aspects need to be considered:
  • Up to 5000 words (10-14 pages);
  • Word file (.doc, .docx) or Plain text (.txt) – up to 4MB;
  • Written in English or Portuguese.
As per videos and exhibitions, contributions should conform to the following format:
  • Communications/demonstrations of ICH Participatory Methodologies;
  • Up to 10 minutes’ video;
  • Link to the video with reserved access – YouTube or Vimeo.
  • For e-exhibitions: link to video; Power Point file (.ppt, .pptx) or other format for editors’ consideration - up to 4MB;
  • The video and e-exhibition must be subtitled/written in English - up to 2500 words in subtitles (which must be sent in .doc, .docx or .txt file).
Contributions should be sent by 30 September 2018. The resulting issue is expected to be published in December 2018.

Further information

For further details about the call, please visit and consult MEMORIAMEDIA Review's submission guidelines here