International Seminar “Memory, Diversity and Identities: Challenges to Intercultural Relations in the 21st Century” opens the 5th International Congress on Cultures at UBI, which will also present the latest CECS book: Políticas da Língua, da Comunicação e da Cultura no Espaço Lusófono.
Albertino Gonçalves recognized by Melgaço City CouncilAlbertino Gonçalves, researcher at the Communication and Society Research Centre and professor at the Sociology Department of the University of Minho, was awarded the Melgaço Municipality with the Citizen of Honor Medal.
Civic and historical responsibility of the Census in debateOn October 19th, the Library Lúcio Craveiro da Silva hosted a debate on the civic and historical responsibility of the Census, promoted by the Doctoral Program in Cultural Studies, in partnership with the Permanent Seminars of Communication and Diversity and Postcolonial Studies of the Communication and Society Research Centre.
”Ouvido Crítico” the MILObs on Antena1In October, the "Ouvido Crítico" program, produced by the MILObs platform, had five editions devoted to themes such as Media Concentration, the return of the "Público na Escola" project, Media Literacy, RTP's children's news, Radar XS, and the use of technologies in the school context. The five programs broadcast by Antena 1 can now be listened to on podcast on the MILObs website.
CECS researchers provided postcolonial training to history teachers“The narratives of history and postcoloniality. Myths, Concepts and Problems” was the generic title of two short-term training (ACD) actions, delivered by CECS researchers to 2nd and 3rd cycle History teachers (basic and unified), at the Schools Francisco de Holanda. The actions took place on October 9 and 10, between 5:30 pm and 8:30 pm, at the Teacher Training Center of the Francisco de Holanda Secondary School in Guimarães.
ECREA 2020 – Call for papersThe European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) in partnership with the University of Minho call for papers to be presented at the 8th European Communication Conference, to be held in Braga, Portugal, from 2 October to 5 October 2020.
CECS present at the V International Congress on Cultures at UBIThe 5th International Congress on Cultures “What Culture(s) for the 21st Century?” will take place at the University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, from November 6th to 8th. About two dozen CECS researchers participated in the event in the discussion on Cultures, Media, Education, Citizenship, Lusophone and Artistic Expressions.
From the mediation crisis to the need to rethink journalismDa crise de mediação à necessidade de repensar as condições em que se faz jornalismo hoje. É este, então, o mote para a próxima sessão do Seminário Permanente de Políticas de Comunicação e Cultura, conduzida por Carlos Camponez, que se dedica, no ensino como na investigação, à reflexão sobre ética e deontologia, (auto)regulação dos média e estatuto profissional dos jornalistas. O seminário está agendado para o próximo dia 11 de novembro, a partir das 16h00, na sala de reuniões do Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade do Minho.
Workshop “Care, Criticism, Correction? Engaging with migration & crime control infrastructures”The workshop "Care, Criticism, Correction? Engaging with migration & crime control infrastructures" will be held next November 14, at 11.30 in the Institute of Education auditorium, with Nisha Kapoor and Tomás Criados.
Documentary “Moçambique. Sonhos Lúcidos” in debate at the Nogueira da Silva MuseumThe debate on the documentary Moçambique. Sonhos Lúcidos, by João Campos and Fernando Almeida, will take place on November 23, at 4 pm, at the Nogueira da Silva Museum.
ECREA 2020: UMinho /CECS and ECREA sign protocolThe University of Minho (UMinho) and the main European Communication Science Research Association, European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), signed on October 3, at the Rectory of the University of Minho, the protocol of understanding on the organization of the 8th European Communication Conference. ECREA 2020 will take place at the University of Minho from 2 to 5 October 2020. The conference will be organized by the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS).
CECS researchers present book in 60 years of RTP PortoRTP Porto turned 60 years old on October 20th. As part of the anniversary celebrations, was presented the book “RTP. 60 years in Porto”, by seven CECS researchers.
Comunicação e Sociedade celebrates 20 years1999 was the year of the creation of the Comunicação e Sociedade journal. Twenty years later, the CECS journal celebrates its anniversary with the launch of a new website and the magazine's entry into the OpenEdition platform.
Comunicação e Sociedade available on the OpenEdition
OpenEdition brings together four platforms dedicated to electronic resources in the humanities and social sciences. The CECS' journal is joining OpenEdition with its four latest publications available in full open access.
”Children, youth and media: current perspectives”: Call for papers of Comunicação e SociedadeThis issue of Comunicação e Sociedade, devoted to studies on children, youth and media, pays special attention to proposals for articles that result from scientific research work on the following topics:
InOutScience: guest researchers comment on newsInOutScience is a new knowledge sharing rubric created by CECS, in which guest researchers comment on current news in the area in which they are specialized.
Victoria Carrillo Durán in Doctoral Seminar on Communication in Higher Education Institutions“Communication in higher education institutions: critical competence and sustainability” was the theme of the doctoral seminar that took place on October 16th, at University of Minho. At a meeting attended by several professors, researchers and students in the area of Strategic Communication, Victoria Carrillo Durán of the University of Extremadura presented the conference “The Role of Social Networking Sites (SNSs) in Building the Reputation of Higher Education Organizations (HEOs)”.
Andreia Durães wins Pina Manique Award 2019CECS researcher Andreia Durães has just won the “Pina Manique Award. From the Enlightenment to the Liberal Revolution 2019” with the doctoral dissertation “Casas de Cidade: processo de privatização e consumos de luxo nas camadas médias urbanas (Lisboa na segunda metade do século XVIII e inícios do século XIX)”.
Interview with Ana Maria Nogales
Ana Maria Nogales Vasconcelos is a professor at the University of Brasilia, Brazil, and is conducting a research visit at CECS for a period of one year. She is a demographer and investigates in the areas of Health and Education.
“Bom Jesus do Monte: Transversal Views”The European Heritage Days 2019 were held last October 10th at the General Library of the University of Minho.
Ana Cristina Pereira: new PhD in Cultural StudiesOn October 17, at 2:30 pm, in the Institute of Social Sciences, took place the Ph.D. viva in Cultural Studies of Ana Cristina Ribeiro Pereira. The thesis, supervised by Rosa Cabecinhas, is entitled “Alterity and identity in film fiction in Portugal and Mozambique”.
Alexandre Barbosa Ferreira: new PhD in Cultural StudiesOn October 10, p.m., in the Institute of Social Sciences, took place de Ph.D. viva in Cultural Studies of Alexandre Barbosa Ferreira. The thesis, supervised by Jean-Martin Rabot, is entitled “Musical Culture and Musicians in the 21st Century: (re) thinking of academic formation in higher education”.