The month of June ended with the publication of the three CECS journals: Comunicação e Sociedade on “Historical Reparations: Destabilising Constructions From the Colonial Past“; the Lusophone Journal of Cultural Studies on “Intercultural Mediation, Citizenship and Social Development” and the Vista journal on “The Emancipated Referent“.
Talks on “The Reader and the Book” at the Braga Book FairThe 31st edition of the Braga Book Fair will feature a talk organized by the CECS. On July 16, at 9 pm, the writer and researcher Luís Carmelo will talk about the relationship between the reader and the book with the CECS Director, Madalena Oliveira.
Photography Exhibition “Chernobyl 36+”From June 28 to September 9, the photography exhibition "Chernobyl 36+" by João Sarmento will be on display at the Casa do Conhecimento de Vila Verde.
"A Praça: Lugar de Todos os Desfiles"On July 14, at 10 am, the Braga Municipal Market will be transformed into a runway in the event A Praça: Lugar de Todos os Desfiles.
International seminar “Decolonising knowledge: possibilities and challenges”The International Seminar "Decolonising knowledge: possibilities and challenges" will be held on July 11 and 12 at the Sala de Atos of the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Minho.
4th Meeting of Researchers in Communication and DiversityWithin the Permanent Seminar on Communication and Diversity (SPCD), which promotes the discussion based on different theoretical, methodological and empirical approaches, the next Researchers in Communication and Diversity Meeting will be held on July 7, at 4.30 pm, at the Sala de Reuniões of the Institute of Social Sciences (ICS).
Call for papers for the the “III International Conference on the Caribbean, Iberoamerican and African Literature and Culture”The call for papers for the III International Conference on the Caribbean, Iberoamerican and African Literature and Cultures: encounters, exchanges and deviations in difference is open. The Conference aims to provide a privileged space for research, reflection, and debate for scientific and cultural research and will take place at the Universidad del Atlántico, Barranquilla, Colombia (UA), from November 23-25, 2022, in an online format. Paper proposals may be submitted until July 15, 2022.
Call for papers for the International Congress on Identity, Lusophony, Interculturalism and CommunicationsThe call for papers for the International Congress on Identity, Lusophony, Interculturalism and Communication (ILIC) is open until August 7. The scientific event will take place on September 14 and 15.
New Lusophone Journal of Cultural Studies on “Intercultural Mediation, Citizenship and Social Development”The new volume of the Lusophone Journal of Cultural Studies on "Intercultural Mediation, Citizenship, and Social Development", edited by Ana Maria Costa e Silva, Margarida Morgado and Monika Hřebačková, is now available.
New Comunicação e Sociedade on “Historical Reparations: Destabilising Constructions of the Colonial Past”The new volume of the journal Comunicação e Sociedade on "Historical Reparations: Destabilising Constructions From the Colonial Past", edited by Vítor de Sousa, Sheila Khan and Pedro Schacht Pereira, has just been launched.
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).
Vista: permanent call for papers from the new CECS journalWith a permanent call for papers, Vista accepts proposals for original and unpublished academic papers on topics related to the objectives and scope of the journal, in the form of articles, visual projects, reviews and interviews. Articles can be submitted in English or Portuguese.
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 HorizonsNow is the time of dialogue between post-memory, reparation and pedagogy for citizenship rooted in the sense of historical and global fraternity. Aware of this civic duty that requires active and inclusive citizenship, this thematic issue welcomes works that can critically analyse, map and approach the companionship between memory, post-memory and reparative writing, from an interdisciplinary approach.
Call for the issue on “Climate change and digital engagement: trends, habits and dynamics on digital platforms”The call for papers for the issue on "Climate change and digital engagement: trends, habits and dynamics in digital platforms", edited by Pedro Rodrigues Costa, Edson Capoano and Alice Balbé, is open until August 30.
Call for papers for the CECS’ IX Doctoral ConferenceThe IX Doctoral Conference, organised by the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS) of the University of Minho, will take place on October 13 and 14, at the Gualtar campus in Braga. Unless other regulations apply, given the pandemic circumstances, the activity will be held on-site. The call for papers is open until July 15.
PhD exams of Denise Gomes de MouraOn July 20, at 2.30 pm, at the Sedas Nunes Building of the School of Sociology and Public Policies, the doctoral exams in Communication Studies: Technology, Culture and Society of Denise Gomes de Moura will take place. The thesis, supervised by Joana Azevedo, has the title "The social uses of the smartphone by Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Brazil".
PhD exams of Pablo Varela BrancoThe PhD exams in Cultural Studies of Pablo Varela Branco will take place on July 19, at 2.30 p.m. The thesis, supervised by José Gabriel Andrade and Carlos Pazos-Justo, is entitled "Brazil in Portugal: the images that the Portuguese virtual media constructs through Brazilian Music".
PhD exams of Brenda Camilli FernandesThe PhD exams in Communication Sciences of Brenda Camilli Fernandes will take place on July 8, at 2.30 pm. The thesis, supervised by Emília Araújo and Carla Cerqueira, is entitled "For newspapers, women matter, as long as they are dead: violence against women in the media".
Annalisa Quintão: new PhD in Cultural StudiesThe PhD exams in Cultural Studies of Annalisa Daniela Lavacca Quintão took place at the Sala de Atos of the Institute of Social Sciences on June 17 at 2.30 p.m. The thesis, supervised by Rita Ribeiro, is on “Reinterpreting an identity: the folkloric groups between tradition and change”.
Anna Elisa Machado: new PhD in Communication SciencesThe PhD exams in Communication Sciences of Lina Moscoso Teixeira took place on June 13, at 10 a.m, via Zoom. The thesis, supervised by Felisbela Lopes, is entitled “News coverage in a pandemic situation: analysis of the mediatisation of Covid-19 in the main news program of the public service operator in Portugal (Telejornal)”.
Interview with Halima RegadHalima Regad, a lecturer at University Abdelhamid Ibn Badis Mostaganem, visited the CECS and the University of Minho under the Erasmus + program. Last June 3, she delivered the seminar “The status of women in organizational communication: a case study of female employees in Algeria”. In an interview, Halima Regad presented her academic path and talked about the exchange experience between Algeria and Portugal.
Interview with Diego SardiOn May 2, Diego Sardi, from the University of Montevideo, was the guest at a Workshop on Transmedia. The Uruguayan researcher talked to the CECS about his academic path and the Erasmus + experience with the University of Minho.