Next Saturday, November 23, there will be a debate around documentary Mozambique. Lucid Dreams of directors João Campos and Fernando Almeida. The session will begin with the screening of the documentary followed by the debate, with the mediation of the researchers Sheila Khan and Rosa Cabecinhas, both are part of the project’s research team. The activity will take place at the Nogueira da Silva Museum, in Braga, at 4 pm.
The achievement is a partnership of the Cultures Past & Present project, Ph.D. in Cultural Studies, Master of Sociology, Permanent Seminars of Communication and Diversity and the Post-Cultural Studies Group.
João Campos was born in Braga in 1951, having lived and studied in this city, in Mozambique, in Coimbra and in Porto. He graduated in Civil Engineering having taught in preparatory, secondary and university education. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Cine-Clube de Braga and has been dedicated to photography since 1973. He has participated in several solo and group photographic exhibitions. Makes documentaries in video format.
Fernando Almeida was born in Braga in 1950, having lived and studied in this city, in Coimbra and Porto. He graduated in Electrical Engineering having been a teacher of preparatory education. He has been vice president of the Cine-Clube de Braga and has been a photographer since 1973. He has participated in several solo and group photographic exhibitions. He has published photographs in various magazines and books. Makes documentaries in video format.
Rosa Cabecinhas is the director of the Doctoral Program in Cultural Studies at the University of Minho and co-Pi of Cultures Past & Present project. She is a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences at the Institute of Social Sciences and a researcher at the Communication and Society Research Centre. Her doctoral dissertation, entitled “Racism and Ethnicity in Portugal: A Psychosociological Analysis of the Homogenization of Minorities”, was awarded by the High Commissioner for Immigration and Ethnic Minorities. Her main research interests combine the areas of intercultural communication, social memory, social representations, social identities, and social discrimination. His works include the following books: “Black and White: The Naturalization of Racial Discrimination” (2017, 2nd Edition) and, in co-authorship, “Intercultural Communication: Perspectives, Dilemmas, and Challenges” (2017, 2nd Edition). edition).
Sheila Khan is a sociologist, currently a researcher at the Communication and Society Research Centre, University of Minho. Ph.D. in Ethnic and Cultural Studies from the University of Warwick, in her academic career, she has focused her attention on postcolonial studies, with special focus on relations between Mozambique and Portugal, including the issue of Mozambican immigrants in Portugal. The themes she has worked on include contemporary Mozambican and Portuguese history and literature, life and identity narratives from the global South, memory and post-memory authorities. Noteworthy are his recent books, “Portugal with Colored Pencils: A South of a Postcoloniality” (Almedina, 2015); “Visits to João Paulo Borges Coelho: readings, dialogues and futures” (et al., 2017, Colibri); Mozambique on the Move: Challenges and Reflections (with Paula Meneses and Bjorn Bertelsen, Brill, 2018). She is currently a Ph.D. researcher of the project funded by the European Research Council, EXCHANGE and member of the FCT / Aga Khan project research team on intercultural relations between Mozambique and Portugal.