Two talking points about citizenship, religion and culture

What can the themes of citizenship, religion and culture have in common? This is the question that brings together Bento Domingues and Alvaro Laborinho Lúcio, this Thursday, February 14, from 6:00 pm, at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Minho, Braga. In a conversation moderated and commented by Isabel Estrada and António Marujo, the two guests will debate the challenges of contemporary culture and the rights and duties of citizenship that prevail in today’s world.

On the eve of the ceremony to confer the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of Minho to Bento Domingues and Álvaro Laborinho Lúcio, the Communication and Society Research Centre invites teachers, students, researchers and the public in general for two social, cultural, ethical and moral values. The initiative is supported by the digital newspaper Sete Margens and aims to promote a close encounter with two leading figures of Portuguese society.

Bento Domingues is a Dominican friar and a regular columnist for the newspaper Público. Receives on February 15 the title of Doctor Honoris Causa in Cultural Studies at the University of Minho, following a proposal from the Center for Communication Studies and Society / Institute of Social Sciences. At the same ceremony, he was awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa in Education to Álvaro Laborinho Lúcio, Judge Retired Counselor of the Supreme Court of Justice, who was Minister of Justice in the 1990s and President of the General Council of the University of Minho between 2013 and 2017.

[Posted: 12-02-2019 | Modified: 14-02-2019]