Permanent Seminars discuss Census’ historical responsibility

Portuguese society is currently experiencing times of great vibration as it faces, even with reluctantly, the issues of racism, social and cultural discrimination, and quotas for social minorities. In this context, the Census seeks to help to question, debate and open horizons of reflection.

This is, therefore, a time that demands active and civic empathy for all, and the Permanent Seminars of Communication and Diversity and Post-Colonial Studies of the Communication and Society Research Centre at the University of Minho invite civil society to participate. in the debate “The Civic and Historical Responsibility of Census”.

The debate will take place on October 19, at 4 pm, at the Lúcio Craveiro da Silva Library and will be attended by Cristina Roldão (Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology), Beatriz Gomes Diaz (Associations of Afro-Descendents), Bruno Sena Martins (Center for Social Studies), Pedro Bacelar (Assembly of the Republic), Miguel de Barros (Amílcar Cabral Social Studies Center) and Moisés Martins (Communication and Society Research Centre).

The moderation will be in charge of Rosa Cabecinhas and Sheila Khan, both from the Communication and Society Research Centre.

[Posted: 9-05-2019]