The EcoPLis partners

2017 Sponsors

Wenner-Gren Foundation

In 2016, the EcoPLis received a research grant of $18,860 from Wenner-Gren Foundation to excavate the archaeological site Abrigo do Poço during July and August 2016, and during June and July 2017.


UFSEBV

The EcoPLis field school is housed in a former primary school located in the village of Apariços, pertain of União de Freguesias de Santa Eufémia e Boa Vista. In 2017, the crew will be housed also by União de Freguesias de Santa Eufémia e Boa Vista.


Câmara Municipal de Leiria

In 2016, the EcoPLis received a research grant of $18,860 from Wenner-Gren Foundation to excavate the archaeological site Abrigo do Poço during July and August 2016.


2016 Sponsors

Wenner-Gren Foundation

In 2016, the EcoPLis received a research grant of $18,860 from Wenner-Gren Foundation to excavate the archaeological site Abrigo do Poço during July and August 2016.


UFSEBV

The EcoPLis field school is housed in a former primary school located in the village of Apariços, pertain of União de Freguesias de Santa Eufémia e Boa Vista. In 2016, the crew was housed in Pavilhão Gimnodesportivo de Santa Eufémia, which was a very important logistical support.


2015 Sponsors

EST, S.A.

In 2015, the EcoPLis received the support of EST, S.A., a leader national company from Leiria (Boa Vista) dedicated to technical services. EST, S.A. offered the house where a team of 12 people was based for an entire month.

http://www.est.pt/en/home


FCT

The EcoPLis is developed as part of the project IF/01075/2013 - The impact of cognitive evolution in the use of raw materials: the cases of Iberian and southern African prehistoric hunter-gatherers, funded by FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.

http://www.fct.pt/


University of Algarve

One of the head institutions of the project is the University of Algarve, namely through the Faculdade de Ciências Humanas e Sociais, the association of students of archaeology NAP and the research center ICArEHB.

https://www.ualg.pt/en


Leiria Museum

The Municipality of Leiria is a head institution of the project. It has a large brand new Museum housed in the St. Augustine Convent with great facilities including a large state-of-the-art laboratory and storage, that  allow any find to be treated and stored in the perfect conditions to have all the finds well storage.

http://www.cm-leiria.pt/pages/849


Tulane University

The other head institution of the EcoPLis project is Tulane University, through the Department of Anthropology housed in  the School of Liberal Arts.

http://tulane.edu/liberal-arts/anthropology/


Leiria Municipality and towns

EcoPLis is a collaboration between the University of Algarve, the University of Tulane and the City of Leiria, along with the towns and villages that have been crucial in offering conditions such as the school used for the field laboratory, the contact with the landowners and with the people from other institutions.