The first investigates tourism and climate change in protected areas in the North of Portugal and is coordinated by António Vieira. The second works on the experiences and expressions of children and young people on the media and is coordinated by Sara Pereira.
Initiative “7 days with the Media” returns in MayThe 9th edition of the “7 Days with the Media” initiative will take place on the 3rd and 9th of May. Started in 2013, the initiative invites all citizens and institutions to create an action (workshop, webinar, video, presentation, podcast, game, etc.) with a focus on the media and its uses.
Felisbela Lopes at the RTP Opinion CouncilFelisbela Lopes, a CECS researcher, is one of the new members of the RTP Opinion Council. On March 11, Parliament approved the names indicated by the political parties to be part of the advisory body of the public radio and television station.
CLICTOUR: a new CECS research projectCLICTOUR - Climate change resilient tourism in protected areas of Northern Portugal is the name of the new research project of the Communication and Society Research Centre, in partnership with NIPE - Centre for Research in Economics and Management. Coordinated by Rita Sousa (NIPE) and António Vieira (CECS), the project was approved within the framework of the Structured Projects for R&D&I, of the North 2020 Program.
bYou: new CECS projectOn March 29, 2021, the project “bYou - Study of the experiences and expressions of children and young people about the media” started, financed by FCT (PTDC/COM-OUT/3004/2020).
Seminar “SHARE: the largest longitudinal project in Social Sciences in Europe”On the 7th of April, at 2:00 pm, the Permanent Seminar for Research and Community will be held entitled "SHARE: the largest longitudinal project in Social Sciences in Europe". The scientific event has the participation of Alice Delerue Matos, Fátima Barbosa and Patrícia Silva.
Review the Interdisciplinary Seminar on interculturality and historical awareness
On the 12th of March, the Interdisciplinary Seminar on Interculturalities and Historical Awareness: Current Challenges for Citizenship, brought together several researchers to share experiences around studies on historical awareness, social representations, narrative, identity, cultural memory, practices and experiences in the education system, thinking about the current intercultural, transnational and global dimensions.
Review the seminar “Cultures, Memories and Media. Studies on the contemporary ”On March 3, at 2:30 pm, Edson Capoano, Pedro Rodrigues Costa and Vítor de Sousa presented the seminar “Cultures, Memories and Media. Studies on the contemporary ”.
Seminar Cycle “Society, Temporalities and Power: Global Views. Beyond the Pandemic Covid 19″The Seminar Cycle "Society, Temporalities and Power: Global Views. Beyond the Pandemic Covid 19" is a joint initiative between the University of Minho and the University of Guadalajara, in Mexico.
CECS researcher awarded by the IACOBUS programElsa Costa e Silva, a researcher at CECS, has just been awarded the co-authorship of the article Public broadcasting service under austerity: Cross-comparison between Portugal and Spain, within the scope of the IACOBUS program of scientific publications.
RLEC: Call for Papers | Inclusion of persons with disabilities. Policies, practices, research and narrativesThis issue of the Revista Lusófona de Estudos Culturais/Lusophone Journal of Cultural Studies is structured around the themes identified in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). The main objective is to improve social awareness about disabilities; remove physical and behavioural barriers; and combat stereotypes and prejudices. In other words, promote the human rights of persons with disabilities, eliminate discrimination and inequalities in participation and access to opportunities in life, improve quality of life and foster full social inclusion.
Vista: permanent call for papers from the new CECS journalWith 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. Articles can be submitted in English or Portuguese.
Opening of the doctoral application periodThe first phase of applications for doctoral courses at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Minho opens on March 24.
History Webinar SeriesThe Cycle of PhD Webinars in History already has sessions scheduled until May 2021.
Jorge Zamora: new PhD in Communication SciencesThe PhD exams in Communication Sciences by Jorge Daniel López Zamora took place on March 19, at 2:30 pm. The thesis, supervised by Madalena Oliveira, has the title “Combined design: looking at the construction of meaning in realities mediated by artificiality”.
Ana Paula da Fonseca Cruz: new PhD in Communication SciencesThe PhD exams in Communication Sciences by Ana Paula da Fonseca Cruz took place on March 18, at 10 am. The thesis, supervised by Moisés Martins and Teresa Ruão, has the title “The Sémio-narrativa in action, in Organizational Change”.
Cláudio Abdo: new PhD in Communication Studies: Technology, Culture and SocietyThe PhD viva in Communication Studies: Technology, Culture and Society of Cláudio Abdo took place on March 9, at 2:00 pm. The thesis, supervised by Rosa Cabecinhas and Maria José Brites, is entitled “The migratory crisis in Europe: a look at refugees in Braga, Northern Portugal”.
Mariana Müller: new PhD in Communication Studies: Technology, Culture and SocietyThe PhD exams in Communication Studies: Technology, Culture and Society of Mariana Scalabrin Müller took place on March 1, at 3 pm. The thesis, supervised by Rosa Cabecinhas and Dora Santos Silva, has the title “The journalistic coverage of culture in Folha de São Paulo and Público (2012-2018): a cross look between Brazil and Portugal”.