Doctoral seminar on “What is the imaginary? Five versions”

The next Doctoral Seminar on Communication Sciences and Cultural Studies will take place on May 7, at 3pm. Juremir Machado da Silva, professor at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, is the guest speaker; “What is the imaginary? Five versions” is the theme.

Juremir Machado da Silva was born in 1962, in Santana do Livramento, Rio Grande do Sul. He graduated in journalism and history from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUC-RS) (1985), and holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Paris V: René Descartes under the guidance of Michel Maffesoli. In Paris, from 1993 to 1995, he was a columnist and correspondent for the newspaper Zero Hora. In 1998, he did a post-doctorate in France under the orientation of Edgar Morin, Jean Baudrillard and Michel Maffesoli. He is currently a professor of Journalism at the PUCRS School of Social Communication, where he was coordinator of the postgraduate programme in Communication from 2003 to 2014. He writes a daily column, coordinates the Caderno de Sábado (Saturday Notebook) and maintains a blog in the Correio do Povo newspaper in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, in addition to presenting the Esfera Pública programme on Rádio Guaíba and participating daily in the Bom Dia, Ganhando o Jogo and Guaíba Revista programmes. He is on the editorial board of the foreign academic journals Sociétés, Hermès and Esprit Critique. He was vice-president of the National Association of Post-Graduate Programs in Communication (Compós) and representative of the Communication area at CNPq.

The session will take place through the Zoom platform.

[Posted: 04-05-2021]