Crowdsourcing experiences and common research among different universities and researchers worldwide is the primary goal of the International Media and Information Literacy Institute (MIL Institute) to be launched on March 18.
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Roundtable discussion on “Representations of Slavery and the Slave Trade in School TextbooksA round table discussion on “Representations of Slavery and Slave Trade in Textbooks” was held on February 8, at 18h00. The meeting was hosted by Jacob Lussento Cupata, Armindo Armando and Alice Balbé and moderated by Rosa Cabecinhas.
MILObs and CECS are partners of the International Media and Information Literacy Institute of UNESCOCrowdsourcing experiences and common research among different universities and researchers worldwide is the primary goal of the International Media and Information Literacy Institute (MIL Institute) to be launched on March 18. MILObs and CECS are part of this platform, promoted in the scope of the UNESCO-UNAOC UNITWIN Chair Network. Manuel Pinto and Sara Pereira, the coordinators of MILObs and researchers at the CECS, are the Portuguese representatives. The MIL will be launched virtually during UNESCO's session at the Dubai Expo, from 7 am to 9 am on March 18, 2022 (Lisbon time).
Pandemic and Communication Days return with “The Decision Makers’ PerspectiveThe 2nd Conference, "Pandemic and Communication - The Decision-Makers' Perspective", will take place next March 11, at the de Sala de Exposições (Library Building) of the CECC/Faculty of Human Sciences of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Lisbon).
Permanent Seminar Science with and for Society on “Science and Art: Collective Processes of CreationThe Permanent Seminar of Science with and for Society on "Science and Art: collective processes of creation" will be held on March 10, at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom. Catarina Pombo Nabais, from the University of Lisbon, is the guest speaker.
Seminar on Digital PlatformsIn order to reflect on the process of platformization of everyday life, the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS) and the Observatory of Policies on Science, Communication and Culture (POLObs) promote the “Digital Platforms Seminar”, which will take place on March 14, in two online sessions: at 10:00 (in English) and 14:00 (in Portuguese).
Calls for Master’s research scholarships | POLObs platformBetween 1 and 15 March, there are two calls for a research scholarship for a Master enrolled in a course that does not confer the degree and PhD student, under the POLObs platform.
Informative session on Open ScienceNext March, 23 at 2:30 pm, the Sala de Atos at the Institute of Social Sciences of UMinho, will host an information session on Open Science.
The writing of cities in reflection on the Centésima PáginaHow does one write the life of the city? What remains and what dissolves in the agglutinating routine of the urban space? Notas do Quotidiano 2 - Passagens na vida urbana, by Passeio, the Platform of Urban Art and Culture of the Communication and Society Research Centre, and O Crespos, by Adolfo Luxúria Canibal, with illustrations by José Carlos Costa, will be launched on March 11. Both publications capture the details of cities in writing.
New publication: “Imagens de intervalo. O postal ilustrado e a cultura visual contemporânea”The book Imagens de intervalo. O postal ilustrado e a cultura visual contemporânea (Interval Images. The illustrated postcard and contemporary visual culture), by Maria da Luz Correia has just been published.
Call for “The engagement in digital networks and the climate change: trends, habits and socio-technical dynamics”This special issue of The Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies (OJCMT) intends to contribute for a systematic review of worldwide experiences regarding the digital networking, cultural, political and environment impacts of digital media within societies. In addition, it does not intend to romanticize or to be overly the digital media, but rather a realistic and empirical approach of experiences, examples of how digital media engage with societies on the theme of the environment and how misinformation, premeditated or not, influences positions on the issue of climate change: is it possible to identify influences of Fake news on levels of climate denial? Is this due to the dynamics of information functioning in digital networks? How to combat misinformation on environmental issues? What are the main sources of disinformation in this regard?
RLEC | Call for papers | New Domains of the Science-Society BinomialThe present issue of the Lusophone Journal of Cultural Studies seeks to motivate the reflection and deepen the knowledge within the Lusophone countries about the new practices that strengthen the relationship between science and society, opening the vast field of knowledge to wider participation of citizens. Articles on open science, citizen science, and involvement of the non-specialised public, especially in informal contexts, within the Lusophone countries will be accepted.
Vista | Call for Papers | The Emancipated ReferentIn this new issue of Vista, we propose to focus on the entity linguistics has called “referent” and on the possibility of its resurgence beyond its mere representation — a territory that extends from the impossibility of absolute fidelity to the model (is it in the lack of fidelity that art may reside?) to the characterisations aiming at manipulating, distorting and abusing.
Comunicação e Sociedade: Call for papers | Crime, Justice and MediaIn this thematic issue of Comunicação e Sociedade, we invite social sciences researchers to reflect on the various forms of interconnection and disconnection between crime, justice and media.
Cycle of Advanced Studies in Modern HistoryThe Cycle of Advanced Studies in Modern History will begin on March 3, at 6 pm. The event will be held online. The cycle, organised by Andreia Durães, Lisbeth Rodrigues and Isabel dos Guimarães Sá, has a defined programme until the end of May.
Session on applications for individual PhD scholarships in SociologyOn March 4, at 15h00, in the Sala de Atos of the ICS and via Zoom, will take place a session on applications for FCT individual PhD scholarships promoted.
CECS Summer School “Knowledge and Practice: Qualitative Methodologies in Social Sciences”The Summer School "Knowledge and practice: qualitative methodologies in social sciences" will occur between June 6 and 9, 2022, at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Minho.
Valéria de Almeida: new PhD in Communication SciencesThe PhD exams in Communication Sciences of Valéria Cristina Castanho de Almeida took place on January 31, at 3.00 p.m. Under the supervision of Helena Sousa and Sivaldo Pereira, the thesis is titled "Online Political Participation in Parliaments: reality and possibilities of digital platforms, a case study of the Brazilian Federal Senate".