They are organized by the Faculty of Labor Sciences of the UMU and students will visit the sites of La Bastida and La Santa, respectively
About 200 students of the University of Murcia participate today in the 10th Conference on Local Economies in the Region of Murcia, organized by the Faculty of Labor Sciences of the University of Murcia (UMU), through the Observatory of Rural Development, Local and of Employment;
and that finally they have moved to the Theater of the Sociocultural Center "La Cárcel" due to the growing demand of participants.
The conference, which was initially to be held in the Business Incubator, was inaugurated by the mayor of Totana, Andrés García Cánovas, the dean of the Faculty of Labor Sciences, Prudencio José Riquelme Perea, and the director of the conference itself, the titular professor of the Department of Applied Economy of the UMU, the professor Francisco Carreño Sandoval.
This is a complementary activity of the Degree in Labor Relations and Human Resources of that faculty, which has the collaboration for its celebration by the totanero Consistory, through the Department of Economic Development, Development and Employment and Industry.
The day is developed in order to bring students to the reality and value of heritage as a driver of the local economy, as well as the study and debate of resources and the confrontation of experiences
In them, they reviewed the most relevant aspects of the current economic reality of local economies and opened a space for reflection on their future prospects in a situation of as much uncertainty as the current one, focusing the focus on Local Development and the Heritage.
The program included an activity on the operation of the Local Development Office of Totana and a framework paper entitled "Heritage and development", by the archaeologist and director of the Museum of the City of Mula, José Antonio Zapata.
Subsequently, a round table was held in which they deepened and discussed about the actions and experiences in local development in several municipalities of the Region, counting on the technical contribution of agents of Local Development of Bullas, Jumilla and Totana.
The participants made tourist visits to the archaeological site of "La Bastida" and the place of La Santa in order to complete the day of training outside the classrooms.