Museum of Migration and Communities

Partnerships / Credits

Foundation: July 2001- Approval of this project by the Fafe City Council.

This Museum has the High Sponsorship of the Presidency of the Republic and the technical and scientific support of UNESCO-IOM


Project for the Computer Processing of Parish Records and Other Nominative Sources

START – 2004

Funder: Fafe City Council

Entities involved in the Protocol

The Fafe City Council and the University of Minho establish a cooperation protocol with the announced purpose. Dr. Maria Norberta Amorim from the University of Minho will play the role of coordination and general consultancy. A work team will be formed with: Master Miguel Monteiro and NEPS researchers, graduates or with a master’s degree.

Minho’s university

Project in the Domain of Information Technologies

START – 2004

Funder: Fafe City Council

Entities involved in the Protocol

The Fafe City Council and the University of Minho establish a protocol in order to establish and foster technical-scientific collaboration actions in the field of information technologies, being responsible for the technical and scientific guidance Pedro Manuel Rangel Santos Henriques, Associate Professor of the Department of Informatics, which will be implemented within the scope of the Museum of Emigration and Communities project, of which is coordinator Miguel Monteiro

University of Minh o – Department of Informatics

University of Minho – 1

University of Minho – 2

University of Minho – 3


Project for the Systematization of Shared Information – Emigration/Immigration

Portugal – entities involved

START – 2008

Funder: Fafe City Council/European Funds

Museum of Emigration and Communities; AMAVE – Association of Municipalities of Vale do Ave; Department of Informatics of the University of Minho; District Archive of Braga; FLUP-University of Porto, (CITCEM)

International partners

Immigrant Memorial (São Paulo); Public Archive of the State of Rio de Janeiro; General Archive of the City of Rio de Janeiro; Center for General Studies-Department of History – Fluminense Federal University; Rui Barbosa House Foundation.

partners nationals to be included in the scope of the Conclusions of the International Meeting “Emigration: Archives and Web Memory” : District Archive of Porto; Archive of the University of Coimbra; District Archive of Viana do Castelo; District Archive of Vila Real; District Archive of Bragança


Institutional Protocols

Open University – Center for the Study of Migration and Intercultural Relations

University of Porto – Institute of Contemporary History – Faculty of Arts

General Directorate for Consular Affairs and Portuguese Communities

Rui Barbosa House Foundation – Rio de Janeiro

Porto Serguro House of Culture

Pioneers Museum, Toronto (Ontario – Canada)

Federation of Portuguese Associations in France

The Portuguese-French Cultural Association “La Joie de Vivre “ by Maisons-Alfort , France

ASPA – Association for the Defense, Study and Dissemination of Heritage – Braga

special collaboration

Braga District Archive and Public Library (Henrique Barreto Nunes)

Project support: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Press- 1 : Newspaper ” O Primeiro de Janeiro “

Press – 2. Jornal de Notícias