The Doctoral Seminar Cycle of Communication Sciences and Cultural Studies for the academic year 2021-2022 was launched in late February. The agenda is open until May 27, with topics such as Scientific Writing, Focus Groups, Ethics in research, Action Research, Interviews and Surveys, and Ethnography.
The sessions are available on the CECS YouTube channel.
”Alcindo”: screening and debateOn April 8, at 9:30 pm, at the Lúcio Craveiro da Silva Library Auditorium, in Braga, the film "Alcindo" (2021, 77') by Miguel Dores will be screened. The screening will be followed by a debate open to the public with the presence of the director and SOS Racism activists.
CECS Elections: candidates to the Board of DirectorsThe election is due on April 6, with voting taking place on-site in the Sala de Reuniões of the ICS, from 2 pm to 6 pm. In addition to this in-person voting, it will also be possible to vote by mail, under the terms of the Regulation, and the ballot papers will be sent, after March 28th, to all voters who request them, once the justification presented is accepted.
IMILI counts on the consolidated experience of CECS/MILObs in media literacy and intercultural communicationManuel Pinto, CECS researcher and coordinator of MILObs, is one of the Portuguese representatives in the newly formed International Media and Information Literacy Institute (IMILI). This platform, promoted by UNESCO, combines media and information literacy with intercultural dialogue and the objectives for sustainable development. Manuel Pinto presented the IMILI in an interview with CECS/MILObs.
Congress on “European Degree in Mediation: a new training model for mediators”The II Transnational LIMEdiat Seminar and the III International Congress of Social Mediation will take place on 18 and 19 May.
4th Session “History(s) of the Present. The formation of the contemporary world”April 5, at 10.30 am, is the date for another session of the cycle “History(s) of the Present. The formation of the contemporary world”. The session will take place in hybrid format, online and in the Sala de Atos of the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Minho.
Call for papers for the International Conference “Arts, Cultures and Media”The call for papers for the International Conference "Arts, Cultures and Media: Intercultural Communication and Technological Landscapes in the Portuguese-Speaking World" is open until April 10. This scientific event, held within the scope of the research project "Memories, Cultures and Identities: how the past weights in the present-day intercultural relations in Mozambique and Portugal", will take place at the University of Aveiro on May 25 and is associated with the 1st Congress of the National Network of Cultural Studies (RNEC), which will be held at that university on May 26th and 27th.
Itinerary of Seminars “Cultures and Work” – Session 3The third session of the Itinerary of Seminars "Cultures and Work" is scheduled for 6 May at 16.00, with the participation of Amada Traba Diaz, Sara Torres Outón and Emília Fernandes. "Socialización temprana diferencial según género y eleccion profesional" is the topic under discussion. The session will be held via Zoom.
Itinerary of Seminars “Cultures and Work” – Session 4The fourth session of the Itinerary of Seminars "Cultures and Work" is scheduled for June 3rd, at 6pm, with the participation of Orquídea Ribeiro, Daniela Fonseca and Esser Jorge Silva, CECS researchers and professors at the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro. The session will be held via Zoom.
Call for Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship | MigraMediaActs ProjectA call for post-doctoral research grants is open from 28 March to 8 April, in the scope of the project "MigraMediaActs -Migrations, media and activisms in Portuguese language: decolonising mediascapes and imagining alternative futures".
Call for Research Fellowship | EngageForSDG ProjectA call for a Master's student research fellowship is open from April 1 to April 14, in the scope of the project “MigraMediaActs -Migrations, media and activisms in Portuguese language: decolonising mediascapes and imagining alternative futures”.
Review Permanent Post-Colonial Studies Seminar: “Does Africa exist? Notes on the object of African studies”Another session of the Permanent Seminar on Post-Colonial Studies took place on 17 March, at 3pm, via Zoom. "Does Africa exist? Notes on the object of African studies" was the theme developed by Elísio Macamo.
Revisit the Seminar “Rethinking the meanings and frontiers of the imperial and colonialThe Permanent Seminar of Post-Colonial Studies took place on 25 February, on the theme “Rethinking the meanings and boundaries of the imperial and the colonial”. The event was attended by Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo, from the University of Coimbra, and José Pedro Monteiro, from the Communication and Society Research Centre.
[NEW DEADLINE] 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.
Comunicação e Sociedade: call for papers on “Design and Communication: Digital Challenges and Dilemmas”Between September 5 and November 13, is open the call for papers for Comunicação e Sociedade journal on “Design and Communication: Digital Challenges and Dilemmas”. The issue is edited by Daniel Brandão (CECS, University of Minho, Portugal), Nuno Martins (ID+, Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave, Portugal) and Rachel Cooper (PETRAS, Lancaster University, United Kingdom).
RLEC: call for papers on “Communication and Mediation in/of Art”Between September 5 and November 1, the call for papers for the Lusophone Journal of Cultural Studies on “Communication and Mediation in/of Art” is open. The issue is edited by Zara Pinto-Coelho (CECS, University of Minho, Portugal), Helena Pires (CECS, University of Minho, Portugal) and Jean-Marie LaFortune (Laboratoire de Recherche sur les Publics de la Culture, Université du Québec, Canada).
Vista: call for papers on “Aesthetics in Distress: Gender-Based Violence and Visual Culture”Between May 1 and July 30, the call for papers for the Vista journal on "Aesthetics in Distress: Gender-Based Violence and Visual Culture" is open. The issue is edited by Ece Canli (CECS, University of Minho) and Nicoletta Mandolini (CECS, University of Minho).
Call for papers on “Digital Parenting: Media and New Parenting Practices”The call for papers for the special issue of Journalism and Media is open until November 25. The publication on "Digital Parenting: Media and New Parenting Practices" will be edited by Sara Pereira and Sarah Pila.
Call for papers: From Post-memory to Reparative Writing and Voice: Contexts, Dialogues, New HorizonsThe call for papers "From Post-memory to Reparatory Writing and Voice: Contexts, Dialogues, New Horizons".
Doctoral Seminar on “Interviews and Surveys”The seventh Doctoral Seminar of Communication Sciences and Cultural Studies of the academic year 2021-2022 will take place on April 22, at 2:30 p.m., in the Engineering Auditorium of the Institute of Social Sciences. Susana Silva, professor at the University of Minho and the University of Porto, is the guest speaker; "Interviews and Inquiries" is the theme.
PhD exams of Ana OliveiraThe PhD exams in Communication Studies: Technology, Culture and Society of Ana Filipa Pereira Oliveira will take place on April 22, at 10.00 a.m.
PhD exams of João LimãoThe PhD exams in Communication Studies: Technology, Culture and Society of João Paulo da Silva Costa Limão will take place on April 6, at 2.00 p.m.