The Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Minho will host the VIII Doctoral Conference on October 13 and 14, 2010, at its Sala de Atos. The programme is already available.
Passeio: Call for research scholarship for PhD studentIt is open, between 23 September and 8 October, the call for a research scholarship for PhD students, under the Passeio platform.
Call for papers for the VII International Congress on CulturesCall for papers extended until 10 October. November 2021 will bring the seventh meeting hosted online, as in the previous edition, on account of the travel restrictions and public health protocols due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
3rd Galician-Portuguese Cinema CycleThe third edition of the Galician-Portuguese Film Festival will be shown from October 14 to 16, from 9.30 pm to 11.30 pm, in the auditorium of Casa das Artes de Arcos de Valdevez.
Project Cultures supports the 8th International Anti-Racist Film FestivalThe 8th edition of the International Showcase of Anti-Racist Cinema (MICAR) will take place between 8 and 10 October, at the Rivoli Theatre, in Porto. The "Cultures, Past & Present" project, developed at the CECS, has joined institutional partnerships to support the organisation of the event.
Researchers from CECS receive an award for Scientific ExcellenceThe journal Comunicar has awarded a Scientific Excellence award to CECS researchers Sara Pereira, Joana Fillol and Pedro Moura. The paper awarded, published in 2019, is entitled "Young people learning from digital media outside of school: the informal meets the formal".
Review the SPIC dedicated to the Audire project: “Under the sign of sound: memory, expression and culture”The Permanent Seminar for Research and Community (SPIC) dedicated to the Audire project was held on 8 September. "Under the sign of sound: memory, expression and culture" was the theme of this SPIC, which counted with the participation of Madalena Oliveira and Cláudia Martinho, both CECS’ researchers.
Vista | Call for papers | Visual culture and social change (N.º 8)We invite the academic community to submit proposals that encompass critical dialogues on visual arts and the public, on the workings of the arts at their intersection with creativity, justice, imagination and metamorphosis. We encourage proposals for papers based on scientific research work and that address the following themes: cultures, visual arts and human rights; visual arts as activism; visual culture, community, resistance and liberation; artists as agents of social change; visual arts and education.
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.
Call for Chapters: Urban Tourism, Viral Society and the Impact of the Covid-19 PandemicTo cope with such a dramatic situation, this book, among other purposes, aims to study the emergent social risk ‘Covid-19’, in particular in what concerns urban tourism, and its economic, political and cultural causes and impacts. This may contribute to a sustainable and healthier urban life, namely to help different social actors to cope with risks within travelling localities: local citizens, tourists, marginalities (pensioners, disabled people and migrants), etc.
Exchange Project publishes new eBookThe Exchange project published the eBook "Crime and technology: cultural and political challenges for Europe", organized by Helena Machado.
Open Science in discussion in the inaugural session of the master’s degree programme in Science CommunicationThe inaugural session of the master's degree in Science Communication will take place on October 6, at 6 pm, in the Amphitheatre of the School of Engineering of the University of Minho (Gualtar). Dedicated to the theme "Open Science: emergency response or new normality?", the session, which kicks off the academic year 2021-2022, will have the participation of Eloy Rodrigues, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Open Access Repositories Confederation.
Annual Conference of the Doctoral Programme in SociologyThe Annual Conference of the Doctoral Programme in Sociology takes place on 8 October, starting at 10 am, with the participation of Ramón Ramos. Dedicated to the theme "The Future as a Challenge for Sociology", the session will also feature Helena Machado's commentary and Emília Araújo's moderation.
Tomoko Yaginuma: new PhD in Cultural StudiesTomoko Yaginuma’s PhD dissertation in Cultural Studies took place on September 24 at 10 am. The thesis, supervised by Rosa Cabecinhas, has the title “Imagining Japan from Far-West: Social Representations of Japan and the Japanese among Portuguese students”.