Diseases in the Portuguese press: portrait of the decade is the title of the most recent ebook published by CECS. Edited by Felisbela Lopes and Rita Araújo, this publication focuses on the journalistic treatment given to the diseases that deserved more attention from the informational agenda of Portuguese daily newspapers.
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POLOBS: Braga Audience StudyThe Observatory of Science, Communication and Culture Policies (POLObs / CECS) of the University of Minho is coordinating the study “Publics of Culture of Braga”, carried out in the context of the Braga Cultura 2030 strategy and of Braga's candidacy for the European Capital of Culture 2027.
Cultural Dynamics Torres Novas 2020: Contributions for the elaboration of the Municipal Strategic Plan for CultureIn the context of the definition of the Municipal Strategic Plan for Culture, the Municipality of Torres Novas commissioned POLObs, the study “Cultural Dynamics Torres Novas 2020: Contributions for the elaboration of the Municipal Strategic Plan for Culture”, which contemplates, in two phases.
Culture in the post-North 2020As part of the process of preparing the program to succeed the North 2020 Program (North 2020), the Regional Directorate for Culture of the North (DRCN) commissioned a study from the POLObs of the CECS, which contributed to the definition of a Regional Cultural Strategy and Policy, that reflected structurally the common and shared interests of the region and, thus, the major investment options to be defined for the next 10 years. The results of the study “Culture in the post-North 2020” are now available online and will be presented publicly in the last quarter of 2020.
Seminar “A European unconscious. Racism, memory, citizenship”The Permanent Seminar on Post-Colonial Studies will take place on November 25, at 2:30 pm. The session, dedicated to the theme "A European unconscious. Racism, memory, citizenship", will include the participation of Paulo de Medeiros, from the Warwick University.
Cycle of Webinars “Themes of Modern History”On October 29, at 11:00 am, took place a cycle of webinars dedicated to the debate on Modern History begins. Organized by Isabel dos Guimarães Sá, a researcher at CECS, this cycle of webinars already has a program until January 2021.
Seminar “COMEDIG: Digital and Media Literacy Skills in Portugal”The COMEDIG Seminar: Digital and Media Literacy Skills in Portugal will take place on the 6th of November, at 2 pm. The online event will be attended by Ignacio Aguaded Gómez from Universidad de Huelva and Pierre Fastrez from Université Catholique de Louvain.
New CECS publication: “Diseases in the Portuguese press: portrait of the decade”Diseases in the Portuguese press: portrait of the decade is the title of the most recent ebook published by CECS. Edited by Felisbela Lopes and Rita Araújo, this publication focuses on the journalistic treatment given to the diseases that deserved more attention from the informational agenda of Portuguese daily newspapers.
Call for Papers | Vol. 8, nº 1 | “Sentient” city. An atonal landscapeThis issue of Revista Lusófona de Estudos Culturais /Lusophone Journal of Cultural Studies accepts proposals that aim to address, from different points of view and methodologies, the following issues (among others):
Fernando Lopes: new PhD in Cultural StudiesThe PhD exams in Cultural Studies by Fernando Augusto Silva Lopes will take place on October 27, at 10 am. The thesis, supervised by Moisés de Lemos Martins, has the title “Culture and Technology: The Digital Image as a Contemporary Cultural Sign”.
PhD exams of Sara MatosThe PhD exams in Sociology of Sara Margarida Silva Matos, will take place on December 18, starting at 2:00 pm. The thesis, supervised by Helena Machado, is entitled “Watch and/or protect?: Challenges of protecting genetic data in the fight against crime under the Prüm system”.
PhD exams of Gracineide OliveiraThe PhD exams in History (speciality Historical Demography), by Gracineide Pereira dos Santos Oliveira, will take place on November 6, starting at 2:30 pm. The thesis, supervised by Carlota Santos, is entitled “Demographic profile of the parishes of Seridó / Rio Grando do Norte - Brazil (1840-1900)”.