Manuel Gama and Maria José Brites were the protagonists in the second session of the Doctoral Seminars 2016-2017

The protagonists of the second session of the Doctoral Seminars 2016-2017, which took place on March 24 (10:30 am), in the ICS-UMinho sala de reuniões were Maria José Brites and Manuel Gama, both post-doctoral fellows FCT-CECS .
Manuel Gama, researcher at CECS (Cultural Studies Group), his PhD in Cultural Studies, CECS’ coordinator of the Observatory for Cultural and Artistic Policies, lecturer at the IPVC since 2009, director, cultural manager and actor since 1994, addressed the theme “Mapping of cultural networks”. Maria José Brites, who is also a researcher at the CECS (Media Group and Journalism), is PhD in Communication Sciences and a lecturer at the Lusófona University of Porto, as well as animator of ANLite Media (, talked about “Participatory research on young people and news”.
Organized by the CECS and the Department of Communication Sciences of University of Minho, these seminars aim to improve students’ methodological skills, promote reflexivity in supervising practices, and exchange experiences among researchers and between researchers and students.
The next seminar is scheduled for April 21 and will feature by Paulo Serra (UBI) and Rita Ribeiro (ICS-UMinho/CECS).