PROJECT DATA

PROJECT DATA

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It is the first interactive multimedia map of Catalan missionaries in the world.
 
Missioners.cat website gathers the Catalan persons (religious or secular) that find themselves in other countries developing a humanitarian work with a religious background. It also includes missionaries that have returned to Catalonia.
 
It has a map that provides video clips and information that presents the missionaries’ thoughts and their backgrounds through deep interviews and personal testimonies.
 

Objectius del mapa

  • Objectives of the Missionaries Map
  • To provide data and a census of Catalan missionaries around the world as well as being a showcase of the vital testimonies of these people
  • To enable the vital background of these people in a journalistic and multimedia format, not only as data information
  • To create a document database with images, conversations, interviews and biographies of these missionaries
  • To develop an interactive and multimedia map with information related to the missionary and the transcript of his/her social, political and religious thoughts
  • To create a “Wikimedia” of religious Catalans abroad to preserve the missionaries’ testimonies
  • To preserve in multimedia files the experiences, voices and images of the Catalan missionaries
  • To encourage the knowledge of missionary work
  • To collect the legacy and give it international recognition
  • To encourage social awareness with the missionary topic, and therefore, the religious one too