| This is one of the training actions that the Murcia City Council offers within the 37th edition of the summer activities of the International University of the Sea (Unimar) | Mercedes Bernabé: “This action aims to enhance the historical and cultural heritage of the city of Murcia, based on data obtained from research work in recent years.
San Esteban will allow us to contemplate what Murcia was like in the 12th and 13th centuries, observe its homes and public spaces, as well as the utensils that Murcians used in their daily life 800 years ago "Murcia City Council offers five training actions within the summer courses and activities of the 37th edition of the International University of the Sea (Unimar), which will take place between the months of September and October.Specifically, among the titles stands out 'The city in Al-Andalus: perspectives from practice', which will be held from October 5 to 9 online, through the platform of the University of Murcia.
The registration period is now open and can be done on the unimar website on October 2.The councilor for Urban Agenda and Open Government, Mercedes Bernabé, together with the councilors of Sustainable Mobility and Youth, Rebeca Pérez, and Culture and Heritage Recovery, Jesús Pacheco, have met with the director of the course and the person in charge of the site's investigations de San Esteban, the professor at the University of Murcia, Jorge Eiroa, to address the last preparations for this activity.
The course will try to place the recent findings of the Arrixaca de Murcia suburb, object of study in the archaeological site of San Esteban, in the context of Al-Andalus and the most recent contributions to research on Andalusian cities.The students will have case studies, novel theoretical frameworks, discussion tables on management and research, workshops and virtual visits with the intention of analyzing the Andalusian city from different perspectives.The course is intended for students of History, Archeology and Art History, professionals in archeology and the enhancement of cultural heritage, architects, Arabists and anyone interested in the subject.The activity will take place in five days, virtually, and will be attended by national and international experts in Andalusian archeology, who will present different research projects on the subject."This action aims to enhance the historical and cultural heritage of the city of Murcia, based on data obtained from research work in recent years.
San Esteban will allow us to contemplate what Murcia was like in the 12th and 13th centuries, observe its homes and public spaces, as well as the utensils that Murcians used in their daily lives 800 years ago ”, explains Mercedes Bernabé.Five courses on various topicsMurcia City Council participates in the 37th edition of Unimar with the launch of a total of five courses, which are the following: 'Sustainable management of the Murcia garden', 'II Edition of Political communication and campaign strategies',' Urban Agendas: a new way of understanding local governance ',' Leisure and Disability: a path towards inclusion.
Cognitive accessibility: comprehensible spaces '(online), and' The City in Al-Andalus; perspectives from practice (online) '.This training offer is the result of collaboration agreements between the City Council and the International University of the Sea, whose contents will analyze current aspects focused on the social, political and cultural sphere.For the mayor, "the development of these actions contributes to the structuring of the territory and the promotion of relations between institutions and citizens, who are the true connoisseurs of the needs that are demanded every day."
Source: Ayuntamiento de Murcia