IV European Meeting of Phaleristic Societies

Program (updated)

 Thursday, 21st October

17h00 – 19h00 – Welcome and registration, Auditorium of the «Lusíada University»

[Opening of the Exhibition «150 Years of Portuguese Phaleristics»]

Friday, 22nd October – Auditorium of the «Lusíada University»

09h30 – Welcome Address by Prof. Humberto Nuno de Oliveira, Chairman of the Academia Falerística de Portugal

10h00 -13h00 – Presentations (given in Portuguese or English, with abstracts in those languages and in French)

10h00 – 10h30 – Paulo Estrela (AFP)  – «One Century of medals, clasps and portuguese military actions (1860-1961)»

10h30 – 11h00 –   Prof. Humberto Nuno de Oliveira (AFP)  – «Around the origins of the Military Medal»

11h00 – 11h30 – Coffee Break

11h30 – 12h00 – Steen Lindtner (Denmark) (AFP) – «Portuguese-Danish Relations – from an incomplete historical and phaleristic point of view»

12h00 – 12h30 – José Vicente de Bragança (AFP)  – «The Riband of the Three Military Orders – the royal insignia. Its concession to foreign sovereigns (1789-1826)»

 [09h30- 13h00 – Ladies program – sightseeing tour– «Yellow Bus» da Carristour]

13h00 – 14h30 – Lunch at the Lusíada University

15h00 – 18h00 – Visits to the Navy Museum (More…) and Museum of the Presidency of the Republic (More…)

Free night

Saturday, 23rd October

10h00-11h15 – Visit to the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga (Ancient Art National Museum) – Temporary Exhibition «Phaleristics in the collections of MNAA» (More…) 

11h30-12h45 – Visit to the Lisbon Army Museum (More…)

13h00 – 14h30 – Lunch  at the Army Officers’ Club (Santa Clara)

[Free afternoon – suggested Visit to Feira da Ladra (Flea Market – open air) (More… )

20h30 – 23h00 – Gala Dinner at the Navy Club, in Cascais (Dark suit)

Sunday, 24th October

11h00 – 12h30 – Visit to the National Coaches Museum (More… -.Pdf)


13h00 – Lunch at the Restaurant of the Naval Lisbon Association (Belém)

16h00 – Closing of the Meeting


Transport for the visits to Museums and meals will be provided by the Organization Committee of the IV Meeting in a Bus, departing from the Lusíada University, on October 22nd , and in the following days, with departure & return from/to the Hotel Vila Galé Opera.

Registration Form (in .Pdf) – Please fill in and return it till the date below.


Due to the increasing interest shown for the Meeting and to the fact that many people are still on vacation, the Organization Committee has decided to extend the closing date for registration till September, 14th, 2010.

For Hotel arrangements (in .Pdf)

Lisbon – More…


      Map of Lisbon (IV Meeting Places)