The event runs from today until next Saturday, October 24 at the Faculty of Sciences of the Company |
The Faculty of Business Sciences has welcomed this morning the inauguration of the IV National Congress of Ethnography of the Campo de Cartagena.
The area councilor of Culture, Ricardo Mowing, participated in the inauguration of the event, which runs from today until next Saturday October 24 at the Faculty of Sciences of the Company.
Ricardo Segado was accompanied by the president of the Rural League Campo de Cartagena, Jose Sanchez;
the director of the department of Architecture and Building Technology of the Polytechnic University of Cartagena, Josefina Garcia and Vice Chancellor for Student and University Extension UPCT, Francisco Martinez.
The mayor thanked the Rural League and the UPCT its effort to promote ethnographic research from the universities and other cultural institutions and its subsequent dissemination to raise the cultural education of citizens.
Thus, the people of Cartagena and the region will contribute to defending the same, the legacy of the history of Campo de Cartagena, has continued the mayor.
Mowing has stated that the enhancement of traditional buildings of our country should be a priority objective to the looting and neglect to which they are subjected.
The council has included experts, authorities and associations as agents involved in facilitating this purpose.
They bring together a hundred experts at the meeting in areas such as architecture, history, anthropology, ethnography, economics, geography, ethnobotany, cultural tourism and heritage management.
The objectives of the Congress include the comprehensive study of the farmhouse of Campo de Cartagena, research on traditional architecture and the involvement of universities;
developing viable recovery proposals constructions like mansions, farmers housing, chapels, windmills, management and cultural tourism, among other matters of interest.
The conference is organized by the city of Cartagena, the Rural League Campo de Cartagena, the Polytechnic University of Cartagena and the Ministry of Culture and Spokesman of the region.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena