2019 was, for the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS), a demanding year, filled with hundreds of Intervention, Research and Education activities, and very productive with regard to Publication. One of the moments that punctuated this year was the visit of the FCT evaluation panel, following which the CECS revalidated the Excellent rating, having obtained the maximum score in all evaluation parameters.
CECS researchers train postcoloniality at D. Maria II Secondary School“The narratives of history and postcoloniality. Myths, concepts and issues” is the generic title of two short-term training actions (ACD), which will be taught by CECS researchers to 2nd and 3rd cycle History and Portuguese teachers (basic and unified), at the Centre Association of Braga-Sul School Association. The ACDs are scheduled for January 31st and February 7th, between 18h00 and 21h00, at D. Maria II Secondary School, in Braga.
Panel on African Contemporary Art hosted by Cultures Past & Present Project membersJosé Carlos Venâncio and Filimone Meigos, researchers of the CECS Cultures Past & Present project, are organizing the panel “Contemporary African Art, a Global Art?”, in the framework of the 11th Iberian Congress of African Studies, which will take place from 2 to 4 July, at the University of Lisbon.
Recruitment for one doctoral positionRecruitment for one doctoral position in Communication Sciences – Sound Studies International selection tender is open until 9th January 2019
3 CECS researchers approved in the 2nd FCT Individual Scientific Employment Stimulation CompetitionThe Communication and Society Research Centre is the host institution for three applications approved for funding by FCT, under the competition for stimulating scientific employment in the individual support modality - 2018.
Felisbela Lopes receives applied research scientific merit awardFelisbela Lopes, CECS researcher, has just won the "Scientific Merit Award - Coordination Units", promoted by the Higher Institute of Social and Political Sciences (ISCSP).
Moisés de Lemos Martins in the direction of AssIbercomMoisés de Lemos Martins, director of the Communication and Society Research Centre, was elected last week as Secretary General of the Ibero-American Association of Communication Science Researchers (AssIbercom).
Call for papers for Comunicação e Sociedade on Public discourses on migrants, refugees and minoritiesFor the next volume of Comunicação e Sociedade, we are challenging researchers to reflect on the different discursive-textual strategies used in political, press and social media discourses on migrants, refugees and minorities since the early 21st century.
Communication and Society on Rescuing ParticipationVolume 36 of Comunicação e Sociedade journal has just been launched, dedicated to the theme "Rescuing Participation".
New CECS’ publication: “Civic and Critical Literacies: Reflecting and Practicing”"Civic and Critical Literacies: Reflecting and Practicing" is the title of the latest CECS publication. Included in the pedagogical editions of the centre, this book is published by Maria José Brites, Inês Amaral and Marisa Torres da Silva.
Researcher Isabel Sá wins Fundação Oriente 2019 awardIsabel dos Guimarães Sá won, in ex-aequo, the Navy Academy Award “Oriente Foundation - Ambassador João de Deus Ramos” 2019 with her latest book entitled The Return of the Dead. The Donors of Porto's Mercy and the Ocean Expansion (16th-17th Century).
PhD viva of Olga MagalhãesOn January 8, at 2:00 pm, in the Institute of Social Sciences, will take place the Ph.D. viva in Communication Sciences of Olga Estrela Teixeira da Silva Magalhães. The thesis, supervised by Felisbela Lopes, is entitled “Medical Research in the Portuguese Press - diagnosis and therapeutic guidelines”.
”Popular, community and alternative communication. Resistance and the right to communication”, by Cicilia PeruzzoThe doctoral program Communication Studies: Technology, Culture and Society is the organizer of a lecture with Cicilia Peruzzo on "Popular, community and alternative communication. Resistance and the right to communication". The session will take place on January 22 at 2:30 pm in the ICS Act Room.
Ana Beatriz Gomes Moreira: new PhD in Communication SciencesOn December 17, at 2:30 pm, in the Institute of Social Sciences, took place the Ph.D. viva in Communication Sciences of Ana Beatriz Gomes Moreira. The thesis, supervised by Emília Araújo and Helena Sousa, is entitled “From 0 to 10, I say 100: a study on political corruption and the media”.
InOutScience with Patrícia DornelesPatrícia Dorneles, coordinator of the Postgraduate Course in Cultural Accessibility for People with Disabilities at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), visited the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS), taking the opportunity to meet with several researchers and to know the various projects of this research unit.