On March 3, at 2:30 pm, Edson Capoano, Pedro Rodrigues Costa and Vítor de Sousa present the seminar “Cultures, Memories and Media. Studies on the contemporary”. CECS researchers will present their fields of activity during the past two years and will show the results of their work together, reflecting on the research activity in the post-pandemic scenario. Among the topics, the intervention activities in schools on colonial memory and post-coloniality/school history manuals and contributions to the Virtual Museum of Lusophony will be highlighted; the development of socio-technical relations based on digital platforms and the use of screens; and the mapping of journalism, journalistic activity and information consumption during the phenomenon of infodemia.
Edson Capoano holds a doctorate in Communication and Culture from the Latin American Integration Program at the University of São Paulo (PROLAM-USP, 2013), a master’s degree in Communication and Semiotics (2006) and a BA in Journalism (2001) from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo. He is a CECS researcher on Journalism, Participation and Digital Media.
Pedro Rodrigues Costa holds a PhD in Communication Sciences (Sociology of Communication and Information), from the University of Minho, with the thesis Entre o Ver e o Olhar: Ecos e Resonências Ecrãnicas (2013), Master in Sociology (specialization in Sociology of Organizations and Labor) and graduated in Sociology. Among his research areas are the issues surrounding Cyberculture, Technology and Studies on digital social networks. He is a researcher at CECS, where he is a member of the Cultural Studies Group and the Virtual Museum of Lusophony.
Vítor de Sousa holds a doctorate in Communication Sciences (Intercultural Communication), from the University of Minho, with the thesis Da ‘portugalidade’ à lusofonia, is a master (specialization in Education for the Media) and a graduate (specialization in Information and Journalism) at the same area. Among his areas of research are issues around identity, cultural studies, media education and theories of journalism. He is a researcher at CECS, where he is part of the Cultural Studies Group and is part of the projects CulturesPast & Present (FCT-Aga Khan) and the Virtual Museum of Lusophony.