XIII Sopcom Congress: well-known scientific and social programmes

The XIII Sopcom Congress is set to take place from January 24 to 26 at the Complexo Pedagógico 2 of the University of Minho (Gualtar). Dedicated to the theme of Communication, Cultures and Communities, the academic event is expecting more than 300 participants.

The opening session, scheduled for the 24th at 9.30 am, will be attended by the Minister of Culture and the Rector of the University of Minho. Notable moments on the same morning include the inaugural conference “Comunicación lenta. Radical communication”, by Susana de Andrés, professor at the University of Valladolid, and the plenary session “Communication and Freedom”, which brings together journalist Joaquim Furtado and historian José Pacheco Pereira for a debate on the meaning of freedom today, 50 years after the April Revolution.

The closing conference, “Campo comunicacional: entre muros e pontes” (Field of communication: between walls and bridges), on the 26th, will be delivered by Manuel Pinto, Professor Emeritus at the University of Minho.

The congress’s social programme has also been announced. It includes a visit to the D. Diogo de Sousa Museum on the day before the event, along with various musical events scheduled throughout the three days of activities.

Complete scientific and social programmes can be found on the Congress website.

[Publicado: 17-01-2024]