The event, promoted by the Master's Program in Human Development at the University of Taubaté, It was conducted on 26 November 2019 in the Hall of Acts of the Dean of Research and Graduate. Titled: "Traditional Community and cultural heritage: research experiences ", the lecture at the Interdisciplinary Seminar held periodically under the program was delivered by Prof.. Dr. Adimilson Renato da Silva, graduate, Master and Doctor in Social Sciences from the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos. Currently holds the position of Professor of Sociology at the Federal Institute of Tocantins Education (ifto). Researcher linked to the Cultural Policy and Environmental Laboratory in Brazil (LapCAB-UNISINOS). In the lecture the professor and researcher presented aspects of his latest doctoral research and reflections on ethnographic methodology. also addressed some concepts, such as equity, the traditional community, the place and culture. It also presented the authors that make up the theoretical basis of their research and discussed their work and approaches. In addition to the masters of the Master's Program in Human Development lecture also included the presence and participation of fellows from the University Extension Project: "Education Equity" and "Culture is worth: and preserving the memory knowing, History and the Paraíba Valley Heritage ", both coordinated by Professor. Drag. Rachel Duarte Abdala. Fellows are students of the Course of History and Architecture and Urban Planning Course. This approach between research and extension is not only necessary for the development and deepening of the work and reflections but has also been encouraged by legal provisions.