Doctoral seminars and workshops 2018 in Communication Sciences and Cultural Studies

Internationalization of the doctoral seminars and complement of the debates with methodological workshops are the novelties of this year of the doctoral seminars of Communication Sciences and of Cultural Studies, that begin at February 23, in the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Minho.

In a joint initiative of CECS – Communication and Society Research Center and DCC – Communication Sciences Department, the first seminar will discuss the theme “Technological surveillance systems in the European Union: methodological and ethical challenges”, from an initial communication from Professor Helena Machado. The debate will be moderated by Professor Anabela Carvalho.

The seminars will continue on March 23, with Professor Olga Bailey of Nottingham Trent University (UK), April 19, with Professor Peter Golding, from North Umbria University (UK) and finally, May 25, with Professor Tristan Mattelart, of the Université Paris II.

On the same day, in the afternoon, there will be workshops of methodological, with a practical nature: on the 23rd of this month, on quantitative methods, with João Gonçalves; on March 23, on the analysis of images, with Professor Silvana Mota Ribeiro; on April 19, on ethnographic methods, with Professor Manuela Ivone Cunha; and on May 25, on focus groups, with Professor Rose Head.

The seminars will take place in the Sala de Atos of the Institute of Social Sciences, from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m., and will have free access. The workshops will take place from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., requesting prior registration.

About the first seminar, with Professor Helena Machado (February, 23), here

Complete programme, here