Mulheres com cestos à cabeça numa avenida de Lisboa. 1955. Centro Português de Fotografia.

“They were afraid and went and didn’t go”

18 of September to 30 of October of 2021
Auditório do Museu do Aljube

In the context of the parallel programming of the temporary exhibition “WOMEN AND RESISTANCE – New Portuguese Letters and other struggles” we welcome anti-fascist resistance women for a cycle of conversations around the experiences of resistance to dictatorship and the struggle for women’s rights, still so necessary and current today.

Free entry subject to registration to the e-mail:
Subject to room capacity.

15:30 | Auditorium

18th September
Helena Neves, Helena Pato, Maria Machado, Sara Amâncio;

2nd October
Margarida Tengarrinha, Faustina Barradas, Hermínia Vicente.

16th October
Diana Andringa, Isabel do Carmo, Aurora Rodrigues;

30th October
Conceição Matos, Manuela Bernardino, Eulália Miranda.

Actvity in portuguese

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