On July 28, the FCT announced the Call for Projects of IC&DT results in all scientific domains. The Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS) submitted 15 applications. Among these applications, two projects were approved for funding, both in the Media and Communication panel.
Exhibitions curated by Lucas Reis and Bruno Dias at the Virtual Museum of LusophonyThe exhibition Não há muro em branco que eu não possa pintar, about the artist Dalai (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1997), curated by Lucas Reis, and the exhibition As vozes silenciosas das paredes de Coimbra, curated by Bruno Dias, are available from today, July 27 2021, on the platform of the Virtual Museum of Lusophony, on Google Arts & Culture.
Ecrea Pre-Conference 2021 | Transarts, Expanded Art And New LanguagesTaking as its theme TransArts, expanded art and new languages, Passeio is organising one of the pre-conferences of ECREA 2021. The event that was to be held on October 1, 2020, has been rescheduled due to the COVID-19 epidemiological situation. As such, the pre-conference will take place on 03 September 2021.
CECS has two projects approved by the FCTOn July 28, the FCT announced the Call for Projects of IC&DT results in all scientific domains. The Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS) submitted 15 applications. Among these applications, two projects were approved for funding, both in the Media and Communication panel.
CECS researchers win AHFE 2021 Best Paper AwardSara Pereira, Daniel Brandão and Manuel Pinto won the best paper award of the Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) 2021 with the article "bYou: A research proposal about and with children and youngsters as creative agents of change through the use of the media".
New Creative Europe Programme 2021-2027 presented at POLObs SeminarThe Permanent Seminar The New Creative Europe 21-27 - European Funding for the Cultural and Creative Sectors will take place on 2 August, at 4 p.m., hosted by Sara Machado, responsible for the cultural sector of the Creative Europe Information Centre.
”How to promote public participation through Strategic Communication?” | ECREA 2021 pre-conference”"How to promote the participation of audiences through Strategic Communication?" is the theme of one of the ECREA 2021 pre-conferences, to be held on 6 September.
A Moment with Djaimilia Pereira de AlmeidaCECS researcher Sheila Khan interviewed Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida as part of the Permanent Seminar on Postcolonial Studies.
Interview: New CECS project coordinated by Elsa Costa e Silva"EurOMo - Euromedia Ownership Monitor" is the name of the new CECS project to monitor media ownership at the European level. In interview, Elsa Costa e Silva, the researcher responsible for EurOMo, presented the project goals, team, and anticipated impacts. Full interview available here.
Interview with António Vieira: “We want to define a set of strategies and policy proposals to promote a more sustainable and climate change resilient tourism”"CLICTOUR - Turismo Resiliente às Alterações Climáticas nas Áreas Protegidas do Norte de Portugal" (Climate Change Resilient Tourism in Protected Areas of Northern Portugal) is one of the most recent research projects of the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS), in partnership with the Centre for Research in Economics and Management (NIPE).
New publication: Children, Young People and Media in the Digital Age: Consumers and Producers?The book Crianças, Jovens e Media na Era Digital: Consumidores e Produtores? [Children, Young People and Media in the Digital Age: Consumers and Producers? ], by Sara Pereira, has just been launched.
Book launched on Ibero-American Journals of Communication Within the Policy of Knowledge DisseminationThe book Ibero-American Journals of Communication Within the Policy of Knowledge Dissemination: Trends, Constraints and the Challenges of New Strategies, edited by Cicilia M. Krohling Peruzzo, Moisés de Lemos Martins and Rodrigo Gabrioti, has just been launched.
New publication: “TransArts, expanded art and new languages”The book "TransArts, expanded art and new languages", edited by Helena Pires and Zara Pinto-Coelho, has just been released.
Public presentation of the book “Transartes, arte expandida e novas linguagens” at the 30th Braga Book FairThe public presentation of the book Transartes, arte expandida e novas linguagens took place on July 13, at the 30th Braga Book Fair. The publishers Helena Pires and Zara Pinto-Coelho hosted the event. Some of the authors participated and commented on their chapters and the work.
Comunicação e Sociedade | Call for papers | Historical reparations: Destabilising constructions from the colonial pastThis volume of Comunicação e Sociedade focuses on the rich interdisciplinary commitment to an attentive and intelligent dialogue between the legacies of coloniality and the current processes of historical reparation in various dimensions of human historicity. With this approach, we intend to invite scholars from various parts of the world to take up this urgent and necessary challenge for the memory of future generations and the problematisation of communication phenomena.
RLEC | Call for Papers | Intercultural mediation, citizenship and social developmentThis issue invites contributions on the various facets of intercultural mediation and the role of mediators in times of change such as these. It invites authors to consider the plural and multifaceted objectives of intercultural mediation in contexts of social transformation. The focus of the issue will be on trialled practices of intercultural mediation, the construction of multicultural citizenship, and the positive development of society, which are transformative and healing in a humanist logic of caring for the other and in terms of the possibility of reinterpreting society in contexts of crisis.
VIII Doctoral ConferenceThe VIII Doctoral Conference, organised by the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS) of the University of Minho, will be in session on October 13 and 14, 2021, at the Campus of Gualtar, Braga. Unless otherwise determined, given the pandemic circumstances, the event will be on-site.
Marcos Cajaíba Mendonça: new PhD in Communication StudiesThe PhD exams in Communication Studies: Technology, Culture and Society, of Marcos Cajaíba Mendonça took place on July 5th, at 2.30 pm. The thesis, under the supervision of Moisés de Lemos Martins, is entitled "From crepe paper and silver": a photo-ethnographic reflection on the symbolic system of the caatinga”.