The Municipal Archive of Loulé will receive on October 20, Saturday, at 3:00 p.m., the Conference "Govern in writing: the minutes of Loulé (14th-16th centuries), presented by Filipa Roldão.
The municipality's veneration minutes correspond to the written record of the deliberations resulting from the municipal assemblies, where the municipal officers and the rest of the city elite debated the day-to-day affairs of the municipality and its inhabitants. The case of Loulé, in the medieval period, is unique in the national panorama, since they are of this urban nucleus the oldest and more numerous testimonies currently known of minutes of vereação of a medieval Portuguese municipality. The lecturer will reflect on the circumstances of production of this type of written document and on its role in governing a county in the medieval period.
Filipa Roldão holds a PhD in History, specializing in Medieval History, from the University of Lisbon, currently developing a post-doctoral project (FCT). In his research, he has devoted himself to the Institutional History and written culture of the Portuguese medieval cities and, more recently, of the overseas cities, focusing on communication practices and memory conservation. She is a researcher at the History Center of the University of Lisbon.
This event is free entry.