VIII Doctoral Conference in Communication and Cultural Studies

The VIII Doctoral Conference in Communication and Cultural Studies, organized by the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS) of the University of Minho, will take place on October 13 and 14, 2021, on the Gualtar campus, Braga.

The Doctoral Conference call for doctoral and post-doctoral students in Communication and Cultural Studies to share experiences, questions, advances or results related to their projects. Communication proposals must be articulated with the research areas developed at CECS, namely:

• Media and Journalism: digital and interactive media; training in journalism and communication; media literacy and citizenship; media professions, among others;
• Cultural Studies: bioscience, justice and citizenship; gender studies; intercultural communication: cultures, memories, narratives and identities; media discourse theory and analysis; scientific culture; visual, sound and artistic cultures, among others;
• Communication, Territories, Organizations and Social Dynamics: communication and cultural policies; organizational and strategic communication; science communication; mediation and social challenges for innovative, inclusive and reflective societies, territory and environment, work and organizations, among others.

Preference is given to communications directed to the formulation and discussion of theoretical issues and to the design of methodologies.

The Doctoral Conference aim at giving visibility and strengthening the research work developed in the fields of Communication Sciences and Cultural Studies, providing spaces for dialogue and debate, enabling the exchange of experiences and constructive critical evaluation.

They are open to everyone’s participation and invite especially the academic community linked to the fields of Communication and Cultural Studies. In addition to students, from whom active and constructive participation is expected, CECS researchers and researchers with work developed on the proposed themes will contribute to the debate and critical scrutiny, as well as those responsible for the scientific guidance of doctoral and post-doctoral projects.

The VIII Conference will comprise two days with morning and afternoon debate panels and a conference. Each communication will be allocated 15 minutes, with 10 minutes for discussion and comments.

Abstracts, with approximately 600 words, should be sent in Word format to jornadasdoutoraisCECS@gmail.com until the 13th of September. They must include in the body of the electronic message, but not in the summary, data relating to the personal identification and institutional affiliation of the proponent or scientific advisor and supervisor, as well as the respective electronic addresses.
All abstracts will be submitted to the scientific committee of the Conference and classified according to academic merit and relevance to their themes and objectives. The acceptance notification will be made until the 30th of September.

The full text of the selected communications, formatted according to rules to be published in due time, must be sent until November 15th. As in previous editions, the full texts, after undergoing blind peer review, will be published on the CECS e-book line.

For any further clarification, contact: zara@ics.uminho.pt

[Posted: 06-04-2021]