The second Doctoral Seminar of Communication Sciences and Cultural Studies of the academic year 2022-2023 will take place on March 3. In the morning session, at 10 am, at Lab 0.06 of the ICS, Alberto Sá will give a session on “Organisation and bibliographic management”. In the afternoon, at 2.30 pm, in the ICS Hall, Anabela Carvalho will deliver the “Scientific Writing” session.
Alberto Sá is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Minho in the Department of Communication Sciences. He is the Deputy Director of the Master in Media Arts and previously held the positions of Deputy Department Director (2019-2021), Degree Director (2015-2017) and Deputy Director of the Master in Communication Sciences (2017-2019).
He is a researcher at the CECS, where he developed research work on the studies of social and collective memory and social representations in the digital and technological mediation of memory (of which he has conducted a PhD Thesis on Archives and Digital Preservation of Memory). His research interests also extend to Medieval Urban History (of which she has done Master’s Degree exams).
He is a member of the research team of the scientific project AUDIRE and the MigraMediaActs project. He is responsible for the “CC-UMinho Productions: Curricular Audiovisual Projects in Communication Sciences, University of Minho” project, with funding from ICA – Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual.
Furthermore, he has taught several curricular units, both at the undergraduate and master levels, in the speciality area of Audiovisual and Multimedia: “Communication and Publication Design”, “Digital Composition”, “Creation and Communication Techniques in Art and Culture”, “History of Media Arts” and “Digital Media Theory”.
Anabela Carvalho is an Associate Professor at the Department of Communication Sciences at the University of Minho, where she teaches Communication, Science, and Environment; International Communication; and Political Communication.
Her research focuses on the areas of communication and environment, communication and science, and communication and political involvement, with particular emphasis on the issue of climate change.
She is the author and editor of books such as Climate Change Politics: Communication and Public Engagement (with T.R. Peterson, 2012), Citizen Voices: Performing Public Participation in Science and Environment Communication (with L. Phillips and J. Doyle, 2012), and Climate Change, the Media and Citizens (2011), as well as several thematic issues of scientific journals, besides around one hundred scientific articles and book chapters.
He was Associate Editor of the journal Environmental Communication (2010-2012) and is currently Associate Editor of the journal Frontiers in Communication: Science and Environmental Communication.
Anabela Carvalho is co-founder and former President and Vice-President of the Science and Environmental Communication Section of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) (2007-2014). She is a co-founder of the International Environmental Communication Association (IECA) and a former elected member of its Board of Directors (2011-2015).