The internal organisation, the financial management and the evaluation of the research units by FCT were the three main topics of the Assembly gathering, on July 20, the integrated members and collaborators of the CECS. Taking stock of the first months of operation, the Board elected in April recognised that the centre reached a significant dimension (250 members), which is why it faces new challenges regarding its mission and identity.
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.
Seminar “Cariri Observatory on Cultural Practices Policies: reports of an experience”The Seminar "Cariri Observatory of Policies on Cultural Practices: reports of an experience", promoted by the Observatory on Science, Communication and Culture Policies (POLObs), will take place on August 4. The session will be broadcast via Zoom at 3 pm.
Call for applications for assistant researcher in Communication SciencesAugust 26 is the deadline to submit applications for the position of auxiliary researcher in the scientific area of Communication Sciences at the Communication and Society Research Centre of the Social Sciences Institute. This position results from the allocation of a vacancy for a career researcher to this research unit, under the Institutional Call to Scientific Employment Stimulus.
Call for papers for the VIII International Congress on CulturesThe VIII Congress on Cultures will take place at the University of Minho from December 5 to 7, 2022. From July 30 to September 30, the call for papers is open.
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 publication: book of proceedings of the VIII Doctoral Conferences of CECSThe book of proceedings of the VIII Doctoral Conferences of the CECS on Communicative Practices, Organizations and Education has just been published. The book is available on open access.
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.
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 “Television and Video: Reconfigurations of Audiovisual Communication”Between September 1 to November 30, the call for papers for the Vista journal on "Television and Video: Reconfigurations of Audiovisual Communication" is open.
[NEW DEADLINE] Vista: call for papers on “Aesthetics in Distress: Gender-Based Violence and Visual Culture”Between May 1 and
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.
[NEW DEADLINE] 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
Bárbara Chevallier Cosenza: new PhD in Communication StudiesBárbara Chevallier Cosenza's exams in Communication Studies: Technology, Culture and Society took place on July 4, at 2.30 p.m. The thesis on "Amazonia in the international media: agents, discourses and power" was supervised by Anabela Carvalho.
Brenda Camilli Fernandes: new PhD in Communication SciencesThe PhD exams in Communication Sciences of Brenda Camilli Fernandes took 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”.
Denise Gomes de Moura: Communication StudiesOn 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 took place. The thesis, supervised by Joana Azevedo, has the title “The social uses of the smartphone by Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Brazil”.
Pablo Varela Branco: new PhD in Cultural StudiesThe PhD exams in Cultural Studies of Pablo Varela Branco took 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”.
Jacob Cupata: new PhD in Cultural StudiesOn July 25, at 10 a.m., the PhD exams in Cultural Studies of Jacob Lussento Cupata took place. The thesis, supervised by Rosa Cabecinhas and Isabel Macedo, has the title "Representations of the History of Africa in the Angolan educational system".
Niranjan Sapkota: new PhD in Communication SciencesOn July 26, at 2.30 p.m., at Sala de Atos of the Institute of Social Sciences, the PhD exams in Communication Sciences of Jacob Lussento Cupata took place. The thesis, supervised by Rosa Cabecinhas, has the title "Ethnic Minorities and Dalits in the News. An analysis of Nepalese mainstream print media".