The deadline for submission of proposals for the VII International Congress on Cultures extended

The call for proposals for the VII International Congress on Cultures was extended until October 10, 2021. Papers can be submitted in the form of a Working Group or in the Artistic and Cultural Activities mobility. Under the theme “Reenchanting Cultures”, the seventh edition of the Congress will take place on November 24, 25 and 26, 2021, through the portal, again online, due to the conditions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The event is promoted by the International Network for Studies on Cultures, integrating universities from Brazil, Mozambique and Portugal, with the aim of discussing the numerous social, political, economic, communicational, technological and health processes that affect culture and that are managed by it.

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Project supports the 8th MICAR – International Anti-Racist Film Festival

The International Anti-Racist Film Festival is promoted by SOS Racism, which has organized the only film exhibition of its kind in Portugal since 2014 in the city of Porto, the MICAR. The event has the support of the Porto City Council and Teatro Municipal Rivoli, where the exhibitions are held, and this year, the Cultures Past & Present project joins institutional partnerships in supporting the organization of the event.

The 8th edition of MICAR will be held from 8 to 10 October 2021, at Teatro Rivoli, Porto – Portugal. Admission is free to all movies and events.

The event’s program includes the exhibition of cinematographic works that focus on the theme of racism, immigration and ethnic minorities, and an exhibition of posters. During the three days of the event, it is also possible to follow debates in various sessions on the topic addressed with the participation of guests

More information and the full program here.

Call for the VII International Congress on Cultures

The International Congress on Cultures is promoted annually by a Network of Universities dedicated to the studies of Cultures that promote debates, research and the promotion of activities in the field of culture. The seventh edition of the congress has the theme “Reenchanting Cultures” and will be held on November 24, 25 and 26, 2021, in an online environment, as in the last edition, due to travel restrictions and public health protocols due to the pandemic of Covid-19.

The call for papers receives abstracts in Portuguese, Spanish, English or French in five Thematic Groups (GT) and artistic/cultural activities until September 30, 2021. The theme aims to discuss the numerous social, political, economic, communicational processes, technological and health that reverberate in the culture and are managed by it.

The Network is made up of universities in Brazil, Mozambique and Portugal, namely, the Federal University of Bahia, the University of Recôncavo da Bahia, the University of Zambeze, the University of Beira Interior and the University of Minho, respectively.

More information: here.