The Lisbon Consortium’s Study Trip this year took faculty members and students to Spain and Alentejo (March 30-31). The Lisbon Consortium had the opportunity to visit the Vostell Malpartida Museum in Cáceres; the Elvas Contemporary Art Museum; and the Quetzal Art Center in Vidigueira.
Two weeks ago, on May 3, the Lisbon Consortium organized a visit to the photography exhibition Photo Ark by Joel Sartore (Cordoaria Nacional). The visit took place in the scope of the seminar on Contemporary Culture and the Environment.
May 31 to June 2 | UCP & Espaço Alkantara Description: Archiving Performance explores, on one hand, the modes by which performances archive and are archived and, on the other hand, the modes by which archives perform and are performed. The three-day seminar will focus on the Portuguese artistic landscape, bringing together several artists who will… Read More
Isabel Capeloa Gil, Rector of Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Director of the Lisbon Consortium, received today an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Boston College. The Lisbon Consortium congratulates Isabel Capeloa Gil for her honorary degree and inspiring Commencement Address.
Thursday, May 23 | 6.00pm | Room Sociedade Científica (library building) Get to know the Lisbon Consortium and the MA Program in Culture Studies (in English).
The finissage and presentation of the catalogue of the exhibition “Os Olhos Escutam-The Eyes Listen” will take place on May 16, at 5pm, at Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Galeria Fundação Amélia de Mello). The presentation will be followed by the Performance “Aplauso-Applause” with Tomás Cunha Ferreira, David Louis Zuckerman and Marcos Barbosa.
Thursday, May 16 | 11.30am | Room Exposições Walter D. Mignolo is Director of the Center for Global Studies and Humanities at Duke University (USA). He is William H. Wannamaker Professor of Literature at Duke University (USA) and has joint appointments in Cultural Anthropology and Romance Studies. He has published extensively on semiotics and literary theory, and… Read More
SENSIBLE GROUNDS Curated by Azar Mahmoudian MAAT | Rua das Gaivotas 6 4Cs – From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture 4Cs Film Programme in Lisbon – Detailed Information | 4Cs Film Programme in Lisbon – Facebook Event Page 4CS – FROM CONFLICT TO CONVIVIALITY THROUGH CREATIVITY AND CULTUREFCH–UCP (PT) . Tensta Konsthall (SE) . SAVVY Contemporary (DE) . Royal College… Read More
Lisbon Consortium Lecture Darko Štrajn April 30 – 18h30 | Room Descobrimentos Portugueses SENSES OF ART IN THE AGE OF POST-MEDIA Since the first obvious indications of the inception of the times of the “end of representation” – as Deleuze pointed out half a century ago – we have to deal with a widespread awareness… Read More
IX Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture Neurohumanities Promises & Threats Lisbon, July 1-6, 2019 CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline extension: March 15, 2019 When the US government declared the 1990s “The decade of the brain”, it aimed at raising public awareness toward the use of neuroscience for the enhancement of life quality and… Read More
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FCT SCHOLARSHIPS (2019-2020) 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 6 full scholarships (3 national grants and 3 mixed grants) in the academic year 2019-2020, in accordance… Read More
Programa 15h00 – 15h30 Abertura + A exposição Haus Wittgenstein com Nuno Crespo 15h30 – 17h00 A Viena de Wittgenstein: a Viena do “L’ Apocalypse joyeuse”) Isabel Capeloa Gil António Guerreiro Debate moderado por José Manuel dos Santos. (Coffee break) 17h30 – 19h00 Wittgenstein e a Arquitetura: o debate arquitetónico encabeçado pelo arquiteto Adolf Loos Ana Tostões… Read More
Call for Articles (Dis-)covering ciphers: objects, voices, bodies. Deadline for submissions: October 31, 2018 To analyze the ways in which cultural objects acquire meaning can also be understood as looking at the technologies by which those objects have become enciphered. In this issue of Diffractions we aim to look at the concept of the cipher in its myriad… Read More
IX Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture Neurohumanities Promises & Threats Lisbon, July 1-6, 2019 CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline for submissions: February 28, 2019 When the US government declared the 1990s “The decade of the brain”, it aimed at raising public awareness toward the use of neuroscience for the enhancement of life… Read More
The inauguration of the Nucleus “The Ballets Russes in Lisbon” from the exhibition “Os Ballets Russes: Modernidade após Diaghilev”, will take place on July 26th at 6:00 pm, at Museu Nacional do Teatro e da Dança.
Celebrating the centenary of the Ballets Russes season in Lisbon, the exhibition reflects on the artistic modernity of Serguei Diaghilev’s project and has the participation of contemporary artists. “The Ballets Russes: Modernity after Diaghilev” is a Lisbon Consortium project, with the support of Fundação Millennium BCP and other partners, coordinated by Professor Isabel Capeloa Gil,… Read More
13 Shots is the title of the exhibition project by artist Aimée Zito Lema (b. 1982, NL) which opens on Thursday 28 June at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum (Modern Collection Project Space). Curated by researchers Luísa Santos, Ana Cachola and Daniela Agostinho, this is one of the eight chapters of the exhibition created as part of the… Read More
The VIII Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture, on Cyber+ Cipher+Culture is almost starting! You can check the news and the program on the website
REPLACEMENT AND REPLACEABILITY 6–7 December 2018 | Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Lisbon Deadline Extension We are happy to announce that the deadline for handing in abstracts concerning the call below has been extended. The earlier deadline was June 15th 2018. This has now been changed to June 30th 2018. We are looking forward… Read More
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