Welcome to the Mediterranean Voices Association (mva)

Welcome to the Mediterranean Voices Association (mva)

The Mediterranean Voices Association exists to build on the methodology and work of the Mediterranean Voices project and to create a platform for future collaborations. Our focus is intangible heritage, with particular emphasis on stimulating its contribution towards sustainable livelihoods.

EuroMed Heritage 4 - Tangiers comes alive
EuroMed Heritage 4 - Tangiers comes alive

Team from London Met. in the last of a series of training workshops for the 12 wonderful projects that represent the EU's EuroMed Heritage 4 programme

LMet tourism MA students visit Palestine
LMet tourism MA students visit Palestine

23 London Met students explore theory and practice of tourism development projects in and around Bethlehem

EuroMed Heritage 4 - Mapping happy in Nicosia
EuroMed Heritage 4 - Mapping happy in Nicosia

Short films from the successful training on cultural mapping are now available at the EU's EuroMed Heritage 4 website

Associate in new ENPI East project
Associate in new ENPI East project

London Met. present at kick-off meeting for SPACES project that will be active in Georgia, Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine

New website launched
New website launched

The new MVA website is now fully functioning - www.vermejoresvideosonline.com - Please revisit periodically to find out about projects, events or upcoming collaborative opportunities

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Ethno-Magic Goes Global (EGG)
Ethno-Magic Goes Global (EGG)

‘Ethno Magic Going Global' is an EU funded project led by the Kolkata based NGO Banglanatak. It's aim is to raise the livelihoods of over three thousand folk artists, most of them members of scheduled and tribal castes, living in rural districts of West Bengal, India.

Religion in Education (REDCo)
Religion in Education (REDCo)

Religion in Education. A contribution to Dialogue or a factor of Conflict in transforming societies of European Countries (REDCo) The REDCo project represents a necessary approach to address the question, how religions and values can contribute to dialogue or tension in Europe.

Out of Africa (Memorias de Africa)
Out of Africa (Memorias de Africa)

This project is about Identity and Cultural Diversity as a Competitive Advantage for Tourism. In addition it works towards promoting education in values and gender equality.

The Sugar Route.
The Sugar Route.

Flowing out of PhD research by Cyntia de Andrade in Brazil, this project focuses around the planning of a route for Afro-American cruise tourists to explore their heritage roots.

Fragments from the Past
Fragments from the Past

This is a photobook with accompanying English Turkish text that explores the culture of cinema going amongst London's Turkish speakers. A DVD film of the interviews featured in the book is also included.

LIMBO
LIMBO

A photobook with accompanying English Greek text. In the words photos of migrants themselves, it looks at how migrants and asylum seekers experience Cypriot society.

Off the map
Off the map

A photobook with accompanying English Greek text. It records communities places within the historic centre of Nicosia

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MVA methodology

Mediterranean Voices – Oral History and Cultural Practice in Mediterranean Cities – employed a multi-disciplinary comparative methodology, which yielded unique insights on the sharing of urban space by long-established and mobile populations on northern, eastern and southern shores of the Mediterranean. 

 

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