The seventh edition of the “European Communication Conference” in Lugano (Switzerland) was launched on 31 October, under the theme “Centers and Peripheries: Communication, Research, Translation”. During the conference, the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS) publishes its proposal to receive the next edition of the conference in Portugal.
Helena Sousa, a researcher from CECS and president of the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Minho, presents the details of the application for ECREA 2020, scheduled for October 2, 3, 4 and 5, 2020, with the theme “Communication and Trust: building safe, sustainable and promising futures”.
One year after the fires, little has changed in Portugal. Communitas think tank debate keeps onlineA year after the fires that rocked Portugal and after a weekend marked by the passing of the storm Leslie, the CECS think tank, Communitas, opened a debate on what may or may not have changed in institutions and in their degree of preparation, in the way spaces of expression of the citizenship were strengthened and in the journalistic coverage.
Plataforma Passeio was presented to the community in the 28th edition of the Encontros da Imagem"The Intermittent city: aesthetic and politics of everyday life" was the name of the round table that served as a motto for the official presentation of the Passeio, the CECS' Platform for Art and Urban Culture.
Diversity in the digital ageLast October 24, the Permanent Seminar of Communication and Culture Policies dedicated to the theme of radio and audiovisual was held. Manuel Fernández Sande, a Spanish researcher who gave the session, spoke about concentration and audiovisual diversity, pointing out the positive and negative aspects of the new digital era.
V Congress Literacy, Media and Citizenship: Call for papers until 15 January 2019The call for communications and posters is open for the fifth edition of the Literacy, Media and Citizenship Congress. Until January 15, 2019, those interested in submitting research papers, critical reports of pedagogical experiences or other proposals for reflection that fit the theme of the congress can do so in congressolmc.pt.
International Conference on School Violence and Inclusion in NovemberWill take place between November 14 and 16, the International Days on School Violence and Inclusion. The event consists of three seminars, one each day. "School Violence: Discrimination, Bullying and Responsibility in Basic Education" is the theme of the first seminar to be held at 5:00 pm at the Francisco de Holanda Training Center in Guimarães.
Ignacio Mendiola discusses state power relations and violence in Exchange Project SeminarThe seminar Exchange "The display of cinegetics knowledge-power: the violence of security practices in the management of threats", which took place last October 12, was invited by the researcher Ignacio Mendiola (University of the Basque Country, Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea).
Permanent Seminar on Communication and Diversity: commentary on award-winning films on Romanian immigrantsThe Permanent Seminar on Communication and Diversity dedicated to the exhibition and commentary of the films "Jumate" and "Em janeiro, talvez" was held on October 17th.
Communicating diversity at the I SOPCOM Intercultural Communication WG MeetingThe Monastery of São Martinho de Tibães, in Braga, was the place chosen for the first meeting of the Working Group on Intercultural Communication of the Portuguese Sciences Communication Society (SOPCOM), on October 4.
International Conference Contemporary Challenges to Forensic Genetics in SocietyThe International Conference "Contemporary Challenges to Forensic Genetics in Society", organized by the CECS project Exchange, will take place from 12 to 14 November at the University of Minho Law School.
Manuel Gama at Micbr at the invitation of OEI Brazil and the Brazilian Ministry of CultureOn November 6, Manuel Gama, a CECS' researcher and coordinator of 2CN-CLab, will participate at the invitation of OEI Brasil and the Secretary of Creative Economy of the Brazilian Ministry of Culture, at the session "Strengthening Cultural Networks - Cultural Charter Ibero-Americana ", which will take place within the scope of the Brazilian Creative Industries Market (Micbr), promoted by the Brazilian Ministry of Culture and the Brazilian Agency for the Promotion of Exports and Investments.
Open opportunity for Research ScholarshipThere is an opportunity for a research grant for a licensee, based on the CECS – Communication and Society Research Centre of the University of Minho, within the framework of the project "Festa, património cultural e sustentabilidade comunitária. Investigação e comunicação no caso da Bugiada e Mouriscada de Sobrado", financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) under AAC 02/SAICT/2017. The contest is open between October 31 and November 14, 2018.
Open opportunity for two Research ScholarshipA competition for the awarding of two Masters Research Fellowships, based on the CECS - Communication and Society Research Centre of the University of Minho, is being held under the SHARE - Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe project, funded by the FCT/MCTES through national funds (PIDDAC) and co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), through the Operational Program PORNorte and PORLisboa, AAC Nº01/SAICT/2016, Application nº 022209 - DATALAB. The contest is open between October 31 and November 14.
Call for Ebook: Sustainability and Decarbonization – For a Practical GuidePromoting sustainability is at the heart of the UN goals for the millennium. In order for such a design to become a reality, particularly with regard to the decarbonization and adoption of sustainable practices, it is necessary to increase scientific culture and promote public participation in science and technology, involving populations in the diagnosis and elaboration of behavioral change.
”Beyond borders: discursive construction of memories and intercultural identities in UNILA” by Giane LessaGiane Lessa, a professor at the Federal University of Latin American Integration (UNILA) in Brazil, is at the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS) to undertake an advanced post-doctoral scientific internship guided by Rita Ribeiro. With the theme of the discursive construction of intercultural memories and identities, Giane Lessa presents a postdoctoral project in Cultural Studies that seeks to respond to the concerns that have arisen in the development of her teaching career.
Distinguishing a fake information from a true one: formation with Michaëla Cancela KiefferMichaëla Cancela Kieffer, of the Google News Lab in Spain and Portugal, was on October 19 at the Social Sciences Institute to teach the "Trust and Verification" training, as part of a strategy to bring the Google News Initiative closer to the universities with training in Communication.
Simonetta Luz Afonso: “There are many issues to deal with. Do not always study the same”"Portugal and its Circumstances: Culture, its Internationalization and the Creation of New Publics" was the motto for the conference of Simonetta Luz Afonso, at the opening session of the Communication Sciences and Cultural Studies doctoral programs, on the 12th of October.
”MCC experience”: the testimony of three former studentsOn September 20, at 6:00 p.m., in the auditorium of the Social Sciences Institute, took place the "MCC Experience", a debate with three former students of Communication at the University of Minho. Augusto Fraga, director; Fatima Faria, RTP journalist and Tiago Craveiro, CEO of the Portuguese Football Federation, were invited to talk about their professional experience in Communication in the session that reinforced the opening of the 2018-2019 school year for the Master in Communication Sciences.
Managers and online visibility in a comparative study between Brazil and Portugal, by Daiana StasiakDaiana Stasiak, the current deputy communications secretary at the Federal University of Goiás, will spend three months at the Communication and Society Research Centre to conduct an advanced post-doctoral scientific internship supervised by Teresa Ruão, a CECS' researcher.
Student investigations are presented during the VI Doctorate DaysOn October 15 and 16, took place the VI Doctorate Days promoted by the Doctoral Programs in Communication Sciences and Cultural Studies of the University of Minho.