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The study of ‪‎spring‬'s flow of "Era Alta" (Cáñar)

‪IGME‬ ( Geological Survey of Spain) continues with the study of ‪‎spring‬'s flow of "Era Alta" at ‪Cañar‬ (Granada, Spain‬). The record of the spring's flow lets know how to affect the artificial ‪recharge‬ of the ‪aquifer‬ and the ‪‎hydrogeological‬ functions, that will take place up the spring.

UNIPD presents the educational activities at IIS Euganeo (Este)

The University of Padova presents to the parents of IIS Euganeo and the inhabitants of Este educational activities being undertaken in the MEMOLA project frame

Visit the high mountain irrigation channel of Cáñar

The university of Granada, Arqueoandalusí Arqueología y Patrimonio S.L. and  UNESCO center of Andalucía visit the high mountain irrigation channel of Cáñar (Granada) with the environmental agent of Natural and Nacional Park and the Geological and Mining Institute of Spain. 

Making of "The channels": High School design the exhibition

Making of the exhibition "The channels". Students of the High School "Fray Luis de Granada" design, as co-researchers of the MEMOLA project, the temporay exhibition about the historical irrigation systems. 

Making of "The channels": Students collecting information

Making of the exhibition "the Channels". Students in history, archaeology, anthropology, environmental, etc. collaborate collecting information about the historical and traditionals irrigation channels. The exhibition will be in 2017.

EcoCáñar farmers sold their first organic kiwi production

EcoCáñar farmers sold their first organic kiwi production. Con-Sumo Cuidado, specialised in organic products, sold kiwis from Cáñar. They also collaborate with MEMOLA project in advice and promotion of organic production. 

MEMOLA in the European Top 5 innovative projects

MEMOLA project has been selected by the EU Humanities Scientific Committee as one of the top five innovative research projects in the humanities.

In the article "Radical Innovation: Knowledge Humanities Research Crossing Boundaries and Fostering Deep Change", published in December 2015, the European Scientific Committee highlights those contributions that put the Arts and Humanities at the center of research innovation.

The Committee identifies the following key radical innovation elements developed by MEMOLA project:

1) interdisciplinary collaboration between the Arts and Humanities, and Natural / Life Sciences, by including Agronomy, Archeology, History, Botany, Hydrology, Geology, Ethnography and Pedology.

2) Contribution to the humanities.

3) Innovative ways of doing and organizing working methods; highlighting Local Development, Education, Cultural thematic Routes, documentaries and exhibitions.

You can download the report at the following link:

Visit the traditional irrigation channel of Cáñar (Granada)

Visit the traditional irrigation channel of high mountain of Cáñar (Granada). We are working for the next restoration campaign of the traditional irrigation channel.

MEMOLA First Policy Brief Uploaded at the EU e-Library!

The MEMOLA project issued its first European Policy Brief, as a central advocacy tool to promote dialogue for political and social change. This policy brief summarises the findings on the impact of the European water policy on the water cultural heritage associated with historical irrigation systems.

See the EU e-Library for more information.

UGR participates in the International Simposium in Cholula (Mexico)

The University of Granada will present "Build ‪landscapes‬ with ‪water‬: the memory of ‪historical‬ ‪irrigation‬ systems of Islamic origin in the Western Mediterranean" by  José Mª Martín Civantos in the "Simposium Red Temática de Patrimonio Biocultural de México" (Cholula - Mexico).