The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture / Tagus Press is a multidisciplinary international studies and outreach unit dedicated to the study of the language, literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world. Working in close partnership with the Department of Portuguese and the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives, it is the oldest of these units devoted to Portuguese at UMass Dartmouth.

Events - 2007

“Cultural interchanges between Portugal and India: The Fundação Oriente experience”

Dr. Sergio Mascarenhas, Director, Fundação Oriente Delegation in India

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Date & Time :

Tuesday, 24 April 2007, 3:00 p.m.

Location :

Conference Room of the Charlton College of Business (Room 115), University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Admission :

All welcome!

Sponsored by :

Co-sponsored by the UMD Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and the UMD Center for Indic Studies.

Contact :

UMD professor Timothy Walker

Description :

Lecture to be presented by visiting speaker Dr. Sérgio Mascarenhas de Almeida, Director of the Portuguese Fundação Oriente (Orient Foundation) Delegation in India.

The Fundação Oriente is a private foundation that supports cultural programming and educational exchanges in former Portuguese-ruled territories in Asia.  The Fundação Oriente has delegations in Goa, India, in Dili, East Timor and in Macau, People's Republic of China.