Diffractions is an online, peer reviewed and open access graduate journal for the study of culture. The journal is published bi-annually under the editorial direction of graduate students in the doctoral program in Culture Studies at The Lisbon Consortium – Universidade Católica Portuguesa. After a short hiatus, Diffractions returns with this second series. If you… Read More
Susanne Weber-Mosdorf will be at Universidade Católica Portuguesa for a special lecture under the title “Challenges for the management of arts and philantropic strategies”, next May 30, at 6:00 pm, by invitation of Professor Isabel Capeloa Gil, director of The Lisbon Consortium. Susan Weber-Mosdorf is a German politician and supporter of the Arts and Culture.… Read More
On June 1st we will go to Sintra’s Art Museum to visit the photography exhibition Significação, guided by Ricardo Escarduça, student of the Master in Culture Studies. The artists will be present for a talk after the visit. A bus will leave UCP at 2.30 pm and will return from Sintra at 6.00 pm… Read More
The MA student Atena Abrahimia was the curator of the group photography exhibition “RECRIAR: Portugueses do Luxemburgo”, that gathers works by Sven Becker, Paulo Lobo, Bruno Oliveira, Jessica Theis. The exhibition will take place between the 7th and the 30th of June in Fábrica Braço de Prata, at Sala Arendt. The opening will be May 7… Read More
The exhibition “Significação. Outras Margens do Jardim” was organized and produced by the Lisbon Consortium Master student Ricardo Escarduça, with the coordination of Maria de Carvalho, during his internship at the Lxc partner Parques de Sintra-Monte da Lua. The exhibition, that opens May 5 and goes until June 3, shows the work of four artists,… Read More
The workshop organized by PhD students from the Lisbon Consortium titled “Donald Trump’s Political Reality: The Politics of Fakery and the Fakery of Politics” will place from 10:00 to 18:00 on April 30, 2018 at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa. And continues from 21:00-22:00 in Anjos 70. The program is now available.
Rita GT ‘Escola ao lado | School next door’ EXHIBITION: March 22nd until April 3rd, 2018, 50 Golborne School next Door, the translation for the Portuguese “Escola ao Lado”, is the first solo exhibition of Portuguese Performance and Visual artist Rita GT who lives and works between Viana do Castelo, Portugal and… Read More
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FCT Scholarships (2018-2019) The International Doctoral Program in Culture Studies at the Lisbon Consortium (INTDCS), funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), hereby announces the opening of a call for applications for 7 full fellowships (3 national grants and 4 mixed grants) in the academic year 2018-2019, in accordance with… Read More
REPLACEMENT AND REPLACEABILITY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE VIII Graduate Conference in Culture Studies 6–7 December 2018 | Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Lisbon Call for Papers We call for papers for the 8th Graduate Conference in Culture Studies. This edition will be on the theme of “Replacement and Replaceability in Contemporary Culture” and takes place in… Read More
During her month-long residency at Rua das Gaivotas 6, Aimée Zito Lema (n. 1982, NL) has developed research on memory and the intergenerational transmission of events through material history and the human body. Through a methodology anchored in critical analysis, the artist conducted interviews with researchers, organized workshops with a group of teenagers (together with… Read More
Artivism = Capital – puts together the students’ final projects of the 2nd edition of the Curatorship seminar, in the frame of the MA & PhD international program in Culture Studies. This curatorial project unites 4 artworks prepared by the Portuguese and international artists Alexandra Ferreira & Bettina Wind, Maria Trabulo, Marilá Dardot and Nikolaj… Read More
VIII Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture Cyber+Cipher+Culture Lisbon, July 2-7, 2018 DEADLINE EXTENSION: FEBRUARY 28 The Summer School for the Study of Culture, the yearly seminar for doctoral students in the critical humanities and cultural analysis, will in 2018 inspect the contentious realm of cyber, as it performs the fluid and the… Read More
The 4 Cs From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture, a European Cooperation Project co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, coordinated by Universidade Católica Portuguesa with several cultural international partners, is now online. You can follow the activities of the 4 year project on the website and also on facebook.… Read More
Zohar Yanko, a MA student at the Lisbon Consortium, wrote about the exhibition ‘On Exile’, by José Carlos Teixeira, at MAAT. The text, available in portuguese and english, is part of January edition of Contemporânea Magazine. On Exile functions as a liminal space, located on the borderland between ethnographic and artistic research, between the scientific… Read More
Parques de Sintra Monte da Lua, one of the partners of the Lisbon Consortium, will promote a collective photography exhibition between May 5 and June 3, 2018, under the title “Significação. Outras Imagens do Jardim”. Artists are invited to submit their competition proposals, following the regulations that can be found here. In the call for… Read More
The workshop organized by PhD students from the Lisbon Consortium is titled “Donald Trump’s Political Reality: The Politics of Fakery and the Fakery of Politics”. It takes place on April 30, 2018 at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa. https://trumpsfakeryofpolitics.wordpress.com/ Call for Participation – Workshop – The Lisbon Consortium This workshop on politics in the time of… Read More
4Cs: From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture, the European Cooperation Project co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, promoted and coordinated by Faculdade de Ciências Humanas/Universidade Católica Portuguesa with several art institutions across Europe is the subject of a news article of Público that mentions the goals of the project… Read More
TALK WITH AIMÉE ZITO LEMA + DJ SET JORI COLLIGNON Saturday, January 27th, 16h30 – 19h30 Rua das Gaivotas6, Lisboa Free Admission The talk will be held in English Chair: Isabel Carlos Curatorship (residency and exhibition): Luísa Santos, Ana Cachola and Daniela Agostinho During her month-long residency at Rua das Gaivotas 6, Aimée Zito… Read More
The PhD student Jan Świerkowski was awarded with the Science Populariser 2017 competition organized by PAP – Science in Poland and the Ministry of Science, in the Animator Category. Congratulations! The award in the Animator category went to Jan Świerkowski, the leader of the B61 Institute who promotes science by combining the work of artists and… Read More
The VII Graduate Conference on “Alterity and the Research Imagination” will take place at Universidade Católica, January 25 and 26. Jess Auerbach ׀ Assistant Professor of Social Science, African Leadership University Jeremy Gilbert ׀ Professor of Cultural and Political Theory, School of Arts and Digital Industries, University of East London Margherita Laera ׀ Senior Lecturer in… Read More
The 2017 Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture on Global Translations (June 26-July) brought together students, researchers and professors in Lisbon. Now, the main lectures are online: you can watch them here .
According to Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2016/2017, the MA in Culture Studies ranks #5, in terms of prestige and employment, considering all the fields of study. 1. CONTABILIDADE E AUDITORIA Mestrado em Finanças, NOVA School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE), Universidade Nova de Lisboa 2. DIREITO COMERCIAL E EMPRESARIAL LL.M. Law in a European… Read More
Maura Marvão is an international specialist and consultant in 20th century and contemporary art and she will be at Universidade Católica for a special lecture. She has a law degree from the “Universidade Católica Portuguesa” and studied Public Relations and Arts Administration (master) at the “New York University” Worked at the “United Nations” and at… Read More
Conviviality and the Institutional is a two-day conference in the frame of 4Cs – From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture, a cooperation project supported by the European Commission in the frame of Creative Europe – Culture Subprogramme. Coordinated by the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 4Cs aims to explore how art and culture can constitute powerful… Read More
On November 13 and 14, the Phd international students discussed the progress reports with the international Steering Committee. “Cultural Analysis in the 21st Century” was the lecture presented by Professor Ansgar Nünning and Professor Frederik Tygstrup, in a session chaired by Professor Isabel Capeloa Gil.
Last thursday, November 9, José Carlos Teixeira met the Lisbon Consortium students for an informal meeting. The visual artist, who also teaches at University of Wisconsin-Madison, talked about his background and the current exhibition at MAAT, “On Exhile”, tackling subjects like migration, displacement and identity.
The inaugural session of the academic year of the Lisbon Consortium took place at Universidade Católica, last friday, November 3, with the presence of Prof. Isabel Capeloa Gil, Rector of UCP and Director of the Lisbon Consortium, Prof. Nelson Ribeiro, Dean of the School of Human Sciences, and the special guest and speaker, Mr. Miguel… Read More