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A short documentary by Andalusian Stories about the third Archaeological Excavation Campaign in Lanteira "Pago del Jarafí ", Granada (Sierra Nevada, Spain).

Participatory mapping workshop in Cáñar (Sierra Nevada, Spain), organized by Iecolab in collaboration with the MEMOLA project.

Exhibition and awards presentation of the historical photographs contest in Cáñar. Organized by Iecolab and the MEMOLA project.

Documentary about the first stage of the Archaeological Excavation Campaign "Pago del Jarafí " in Lanteira, Granada (Sierra Nevada, Spain).

Organized, in collaboration with the ecology laboratory of the Andalusian Center for the Environment, at the Colegio Público Rural El Alféizar in Cáñar (Alpujarra-Granada) where the elders told how they used to live in ancient Cáñar through old photographs.

After 35 years of abandonment, UGR recovered 5 traditional irrigation channels with Lugros, Guadix and Graena local irrigators communities and volunteers.

The University of Granada takes part in the PIIISA project to introduce research in the Andalusian High School. We proposed to work with students on the Cultural Landscapes and the historical irrigation systems using Minecraft.

On the first day, José Mª Martín Civantos gave a introductional lesson to High School students about Cultural Landscapes and Historical and Traditional Irrigation Systems. Later on, university students teached how to play with Minecraft and the tools necessary to build a landscapes. 

60 students in physical and forensic anthropology at the University of Granada have made a full week of master practice in "Cristo de la Yedra" school archaeodrome (Granada). 

Virtual exhibition of the historical photos collected in Cañar on August 2014. Themes were traditional activities, mountainous landscapes and the recovery of the traditional irrigation systems of Barjas.

Through a series of photographs, the exposition shows the work developed for the recovery of traditional irrigation systems in Sierra Nevada, by the irrigators communities and volunteers working within the MEMOLA project. The recovery techniques were carried out following traditional knowledge and practices, involving different ONGs, associations and stakeholders.