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Materializing Modernity - Socialist and Post-socialist Rural Legacy in Contemporary Albania

Project description

Putting Albania on the map of European studies on modernist rural architecture

The EU-funded MaMo project focusses on socialist rural architecture and landscape and its post-socialist legacy in the Albanian countryside. Through a multidisciplinary approach, the project aims to explore the impact of communism on rural architecture and territorial planning in the countryside, the post-socialist transformation and the understanding of Albania's modernism. By producing a novel scientific contribution to the fields of contemporary ethnography and anthropology, modern architecture, landscape planning, history and critical cultural heritage studies, the project intends to build a national and international platform for exchanging opinions. This will, for the first time, place Albania in the framework of European studies on modernist rural architecture and landscape.

Call for proposal

H2020-MSCA-IF-2019
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Funding Scheme

MSCA-IF-EF-ST - Standard EF

Coordinator

AKADEMIA E STUDIMEVE ALBANOLOGJIKE
Address
Sheshi Nene Tereza 3
1000 Tirana
Albania
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 137 679,36