The Prize Octávio Lixa Filgueiras instituted by the Maritime Museum of Ílhavo / Municipality of Ílhavo, is designed to promote relevant research in the area of social sciences devoted to issues of maritime culture. The purpose of this award is to invoke and promote the work of one of the most renowned Portuguese researchers in themes of maritime culture, Professor Architect Octávio Lixa Filgueiras.
By instituting the Prize Octávio Lixa Filgueiras, the Maritime Museum of Ílhavo, through its research unit, the CIEMar-Ílhavo, intends to consolidate itself as a museum institution based on dynamic research applied to a cultural project interesting to diverse communities of public . With the Prize Octávio Lixa Filgueiras / Maritime Museum of Ílhavo, the Municipality of Ílhavo also intends to promote and enhance the personal archive of the distinguished investigator that the Museum hosted in 2007 in the form of deposit and, from 2012 on, as an outright donation. In the 1st edition in 2012, the award was given to the work "Today for you, tomorrow for me. "Xávega in the Portuguese central coast ", authored by Oneto Francisco Nunes, who appealed to anthropological research methodologies, combining them with the analysis of historical sources and a strong visual record, fitting in the essence of the legacy of Professor Architect Octávio Lixa Filgueiras.
Applications until May 30
Delivery of work until August 29
Award of the prize on November 16