Rosa Cabecinhas (Principal Investigator)
Rosa Cabecinhas has a PhD in Communication Sciences (Social Psychology of Communication) and is Associate Professor at the Social Sciences Institute of University of Minho. She was former Deputy-Director of the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS), Head of the Master degree program in Communication Sciences and Director of the Communication Sciences Department at the same University. Her PhD thesis, entitled Racism and Ethnicity in Portugal, received the Award for the best academic research on Immigration and Ethnic Minorities by the High Commissary of Immigration and Ethnic Minorities in 2004. Currently, her areas of research include diversity and intercultural communication, social memory, social representations, social identity, stereotypes and social discrimination. She has published in several peer-reviewed journals: Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, International Journal of Psychology, International Journal of Conflict and Violence, International Communication Gazette, Swiss Journal of Psychology, Science. She is author of Preto e Branco: A naturalização da discriminação racial (Paperback, 2007); co-editor of Comunicação Intercultural: Perspectivas, Dilemas e Desafios (Paperback, 2008) and Narratives and Social Memory: theoretical and methodological approaches (CECS, 2013).
Albertino Gonçalves has a degree in Sociology at University of Paris V – Sorbonne (1981) and a PhD in Sociology at University of Minho (1994), where he made the aggregation in Sociology (2005). He has been teaching since 1982, the disciplines in the field of social sciences methodology and sociology of culture, lifestyle and art. He is coordinator of the postgraduate courses of the Institute of Social Sciences, member of the installation committee of the Casa Museu of Monção and researcher of the Communication and Society Research Center.
Francine Oliveira has a Degree in Philosophy at the Federal University of Ouro Preto (UFOP), Brazil, and a Master in Communication Sciences, specialization in Information and Journalism at the University of Minho, Portugal. She worked in advertising agencies in Portugal and Brazil and in the Center for Studies and Opinion Polls (CESOP) of Catholic University of Portugal (UCP). Collaborated with the State Media Regulatory Entity (Entidade Reguladora para a Comunicação Social – ERC), Portugal, in the Media Monitoring Unit. She is currently in the doctoral program in Communication Sciences in the field of Intercultural Communication, University of Minho. She is researcher at the Communication and Society Research Center (CECS) and scholarship from the Portuguese National Science Foundation (FCT)
Isabel Estrada Carvalhais is graduated in Internatioanl Relations, holds a PhD in Sociology by the University of Warwick, UK and a Mphil in Sociology by the University of Coimbra. She is Assistant Professor in the School of Economics and Management of the University of Minho where she teaches several courses in the field of political science.
She is currently director of the Research Centre in Political Science and International Relations (NICPRI) and Chief Editor of the PERSPECTIVAS – Portuguese Journal of Political Science and International Relations. She has been cooperating regularly with the Immigrant Council of Ireland. Her publications include Postnational Citizenship and the State (2007) Lisboa: Celta; Cidadania no Pensamento Político Contemporâneo (2007) SJ Estoril: Principia.
Isabel Macedo has a degree and a master in Education Sciences from the University of Minho. She is currently in the doctoral program in Cultural Studies in the field of Intercultural Communication, developing the project “Migration and identity in the Portuguese documentary film: the film literacy in intercultural dialogue”. Her main research interests combine the fields of media studies, cultural studies and intercultural communication. She is scholarship from the Portuguese National Science Foundation (FCT).
João Feijó has a degree in Sociology of Organizations, University of Minho, Portugal, a post-graduate degree in Intercultural Communication at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, a master in Intercultural Relations by the Open University in Portugal. Currently he is a PhD student in African Studies at the Higher Institute of Enterprise and Labor Sciences, in Lisbon. The author has published several researches related to identities and social representations, to human resources management in Mozambican contexts and with Chinese presence in Mozambique. In addition, he writes in the blog “João Feijó“, which is related to Mozambican issues.
Lília Abadia holds a Master degree in Cultural Sciences and a degree in Archaeology from the University of Lisbon. She was junior research fellow on the project ‘Cultural life in provincial towns. Public space, sociability and representations (1840-1926)’ (IGOT, UL). From January 2012 to September 2013 she was a junior research fellow on the project ‘Identity Narratives and Social Memory: the (re)making of lusophony in intercultural contexts’ (CSRC, UM). Currently, she is a PhD candidate at the University of Nottingham (CAPES Foundation scholarship). Her main research interests are: museum studies, memory, identity, and post-colonial studies. She is co-editor of “Narratives and Social Memory: theoretical and methodological approaches” (CECS, 2013).
Luis Cunha has a degree in Social Anthropology at ISCTE (1990) and a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Minho (2003). He has directed his research to two main themes and their ramifications. On the one hand, for a set of themes that goes hand in debates about national identity, having produced works on topics such as national heroes and representations of history or on the lusophone speeches in the past and present. The New State is a period that he paid particular attention. On the other hand the theme of social memory, the Luso-Spanish border and addressed issues such as smuggling or the memory of the civil war.
Lurdes Macedo is graduated in Psychology and post-graduated in Communication Sciences. At this moment, prepares her PhD dissertation in Communication Sciences in University of Minho, with co-advising in University of Texas at Austin and in University Presbiteriana Mackenzie at São Paulo. She is a research team member of the “Identity narratives and social memory: the (re)making of lusophony in intercultural contexts” project. She’s Annual International Lusophone Communication co-editor. She works as a teacher in Lusophone University of Porto and in School of Education at Viseu.
Michelly Carvalho has a degree in Communication Sciences and a Master on Information and Journalism from the University of Minho. During her degree she collaborated with the following research projects: “The relationship between Parties and the Media in Brazil” (funded by CNPq), Federal University of Piauí and “Postcards: for a semiotics of image and imagination” (Funded by FCT), University of Minho. During her masters she began her collaboration in the project “Identity Narratives and Social Memory”. Currently she is developing a PhD in Communication Sciences, area of “Sociology of Communication”, at University of Minho. She has a scholarship of the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and is a researcher at the Communication and Society Research Center (CECS).
Moisés de Lemos Martins is Full Professor at the Department of Communication Sciences of the University of Minho (UM). He directs the Communication and Research Centre (CSRC), which he founded in 2001. He is director of the journal Comunicação e Sociedade, also founded by him in 1999, and the Revista Lusófona de Estudos Culturais, which he created in 2013 with Maria Manuel Baptista. He was also the director of the Anuário Internacional de Comunicação Lusófona, 2007-2011.
Currently, he is director of the doctoral program in Cultural Studies, established in 2010, consisting on a partnership between the Universities of Minho and the University of Aveiro. He also directs the Doctoral Program “Communication Studies: Technology, Culture and Society” (FCT Ph.D.), a joint Ph.D. in which CECS is the main institution and its partners are: Labcom (UBI), CIES (ISCTE-IUL), Cicant (ULHT-Cofac), CECL (UNL) and CIMJ. He is president of: SOPCOM – Associação Portuguesa de Ciências da Comunicação, since 2005; Lusocom – Federação Lusófona de Ciências da Comunicação, since 2011, and Confibercom – Confederação Ibero-Americana das Associações Científicas e Académicas, since 2012. From 1995 to 2000 and then from 2014 to 2010 he directed the Institute of Social Sciences. During this time he chaired the 3rd , 8th and 10th Congresses of Lusocom.
Among other books, he published “Crisis in the Crise no Castelo da Cultura – Das Estrelas para os Ecrãs” (Coimbra, Grácio Editor, 2011, and also a Brazilian edition: São Paulo, Annablume), “A Linguagem, a Verdade e o Poder. Ensaio de Semiótica Social” (Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian & Foundation for Science and Techonology, 2002), “Para uma Inversa Navegação. O Discurso da Identidade” (Porto, Afrontamento, 1996); “O Olho de Deus no Discurso Salazarista” (Porto, Afrontamento, 1990). Edited, with other authors, “Comunicação e Lusofonia.Para uma análise crítica da cultura e dos media” (Porto, Campo das Letras, 2006) and “Comunicação e Cidadania” (Atas do V Congresso Português de Ciências da Comunicação, Braga, Communication and Society Research Centre, University of Minho, 2008).
Ouri Pota holds a master degree in Communication Sciences, specialization in Information and Journalism from the University of Minho, Portugal. He has developed a dissertation entitled “The television system in Mozambique: a contribution to analysis of Audiovisual Lusophone space.” He is journalist at Radio Mozambique. Simultaneously he writes in the blog “Mozambique Hands“.
University Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique
Basque Country University, Spain
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
University of Texas at Austin, United States
Pontificy Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil
Mackenzie Presbyterian University, São Paulo, Brazil
Maria do Carmo Piçarra teaches Public Cultural Policies at ISCTE – University of Lisbon. She holds a PhD, a Master and a BA in Communication Sciences from the New University of Lisboa. She is also a Research Fellow at CIMJ – Research Center Media and Journalism of the New University of Lisboa.
Her research combines film studies and postcolonial studies. She has been working on the portuguese colonial representations on Estado Novo propaganda cinema, forbidden or censored films as well as on militant cinema.