The III Camino Portugués de Santiago: a Cultural Heritage for the New Europe International Congress, which will divide its activities between Spain and Portugal from 14 to 16 November, opens its registration process. This registration will be carried out using the online form available on the website of the Compostela Group of Universities and is free.

Participation in the international congress is open to all those interested in the topics covered: heritage and its protection, the Camino de Santiago and the history of this pilgrimage route. In this edition, focused on the Camino Portugués, the activities will take place in Tui (Spain), Valença (Portugal) and Santiago de Compostela (Spain).

The Compostela Group of Universities, the Cátedra do Camiño de Santiago e das Peregrinaciónns of the University of Santiago de Compostela, and the Chair of Local Legal Studies Màrius Viadel and Càtedra d’Estudis Jurídics Locals Màrius Viadel i Martín of the Rovira i Virgili University once again collaborate in its organisation. In addition, within the framework of this collaboration, they offer 12 grants to cover accommodation and meals for those students and doctoral students who wish to participate in the academic activity. The terms and conditions of the call for grants and the application form can be found on the website of the III Camino Portugués de Santiago: a Cultural Heritage for the New Europe International Congress. Applications can be submitted until 2 November and the resolution will be published on this page on 5 November.

Programme

In this international congress, academics and experts from different nationalities will analyse the Portuguese historical footprint on the Camino, the conservation of cultural routes and the protection of heritage in lectures and round tables. The academic programme will be completed with cultural activities, which will allow attendees to discover the heritage of Tui and Valença, as well as covering a stretch of the Camino Portugués on Saturday 16 November.