Professor Sara Pereira coordinates a project in the area of Media and Communication, which has just been approved for funding by FCT.
On 6 November, the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) released the results of the IC&DT Project Call in all scientific domains. To this call, the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS) submitted 18 applications in the areas of Communication, Sociology, Geography and History, all of which were considered eligible and obtained a good evaluation. However, of these applications, only four were approved for funding, all in the area of Communication.
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POLOBS develops study on “Publics of Culture in Braga”The 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.
CECS project approved by FCTSara Pereira, a CECS researcher, coordinates a project in the area of Media and Communication, which has just been approved for funding by FCT. On 6 November, the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) released the results of the IC&DT Project Call in all scientific domains. To this call, the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS) submitted 18 applications in the areas of Communication, Sociology, Geography and History, all of which were considered eligible and obtained a good evaluation. In the “Media and Communication” panel, only four projects were approved, one of them from CECS. Of the winning applications, two of them are also coordinated by members of the CECS team.
Three ERASMUS+ projects with the participation of CECS researchersRecently, three researchers from the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS) received a positive evaluation in their applications to the ERASMUS + program. The result resulted in three projects approved with the participation of CECS.
Seminar on “The colonial past as a problem not closed in contemporary times”The next Permanent Seminar in Post-Colonial Studies will take place on December 11, at 2:30 pm, via Zoom. "The colonial past as a problem not closed in contemporary times. Mental decolonization as an intercultural possibility in times of resentment" is the theme of the session with the participation of Luís Lisboa, leader of the FUA-Frente Unitária Antifascista, and Pedro Schacht Pereira, professor at Ohio State University (USA).
POLObs Seminar: Perceptions of the Impact of Covid-19 in the cultural and creative sectors of BrazilThe study “Perceptions of the Impact of Covid-19 in the cultural and creative sectors of Brazil” will be presented and discussed on December 14, at 4 pm, at the Permanent Seminar on Science, Communication and Culture Policies organized by POLObs.
Cycle of Webinars “Themes of Modern History”On October 29, a cycle of webinars dedicated to the debate on Modern History began. Organized by Isabel dos Guimarães Sá, a researcher at CECS, this cycle of webinars already has a program until January 2021.
Vista: permanent call for papers from the new CECS journalCreated in 2015 by the Visual Culture Working Group of the Portuguese Association of Communication Sciences (Sopcom), Vista is now being edited by the Communication and Society Research Centre. With a permanent call for papers, Vista accepts proposals for original and unpublished academic papers on topics related to the objectives and scope of the journal, in the form of articles, visual projects, reviews and interviews.
Comunicação e Sociedade: call for papers on “Health communication during a pandemic”This volume of Comunicação e Sociedade focuses on the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and aims at gathering researchers from different geographies in thinking about Health Journalism and Health Communication within a global health crisis. Nowadays, the diversity of media platforms, the change in habits of media consumption, or the increase of fake news and disinformation bring renewed challenges to the fields of Health Journalism and Health Communication. Therefore, it is important to understand what is being done, both nationally and internationally, to deal with these challenges and to reinforce the role of journalism and communication applied to health.
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): The city-nature, The city of bodies, The lived city, The city-flow, The light city, The cinematic city, The cyborg city, The city of objects, The city-performance, The skin of the city, The (post) city, The sentient city, The sounding city, The polyphonic city, The rotten city.
New ebook: “Communicative dynamics and social transformations. Proceedings of the VII Doctoral Conference in Communication & Cultural Studies”The ebook Communicative dynamics and social transformations. Proceedings of the VII Doctoral Conference in Communication & Cultural Studies is now available.
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”.
Gracineide Oliveira: new PhD in HistoryThe PhD exams in History (speciality Historical Demography), by Gracineide Pereira dos Santos Oliveira, took 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)”.
Fernando Lopes: new PhD in Cultural StudiesThe PhD exams in Cultural Studies by Fernando Augusto Silva Lopes took 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”.