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Dia da Memória assinalado na Galeria Remembrance day at the Gallery

Na Galeria dos Pioneiros Portugueses, assinalamos no passado dia 11 de Novembro, o Dia da Memória, (Remembrance Day), e os cem anos da entrada de Portugal na Frente Ocidental, junto dos Aliados na Grande Guerra. O evento contou com a presença de ex-combatentes e com uma convidada especial, a Raquel Garcia, lusocanadiana, descendente de famílias […]

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UM OBJETO – UMA HISTÓRIA

Abridor de lata, “John Wayne” Com a aproximação do “Remembrance Day”, também conhecido pelo Dia das Papoilas, “Poppy Day” – uma flôr que se tornou num símbolo desta celebração, na sequência do poema escrito pelo médico canadiano, tenente-coronel, John McCrae, intitulado: “In Flanders Fields” – vamos nas próximas semanas mostrar, alguns dos objetos que a […]

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Lethal wildfires in Portugal

  LISBON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Lethal wildfires in Portugal died down on Tuesday under the first real rain since June, but the government faced growing criticism for its slow response to the second such disaster in four months. Hundreds of fires broke out across northern and central Portugal on Sunday after the driest summer […]

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The Lusophone World and the Legacies of Colonialism at York University

António Costa Pinto, Research Professor at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, and Professor of Politics and Contemporary European History at ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, to speak at the Senior Common Room (305), Founders College, York University, this October 24 from 2:30 to 4:30pm, on “The Lusophone World and the Legacies of Colonialism”. This presentation is...

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Luso-Canadian Girls are Opening Doors to a New Future

The Gallery of the Portuguese Pioneers celebrated last Saturday, October 14th, the International Day of the Girl and Child, with the presence of the Luso-Canadian Olympic medalist, Meaghan Benfeito, from Montreal. We want to thank all the amazing young women who came to the Gallery to share their stories and to listen to the struggles […]

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