CfP XI Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture

XI  Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture CONVIVIAL CULTURES June 28-July 3, 2021 Deadline for submissions: February 21st, 2021  The XI Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture, under the topic “Convivial Cultures”, is the final public activity of the 4Cs: From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture. The 4Cs is a European Cooperation Project co-funded by… Read More

Project #garanteolugar

Two alumni of the MA program in Culture Studies, Raquel Pinhão and Teresa Pinheiro, have come together for a new project, #garanteolugar, that will bridge venues and brands with the aim of ensuring the sustainability of regular cultural programming and maintaining income levels for the artistic community. The idea is to create contracts through which… Read More

Call for Applications- FCT Scholarships

Notification of the Opening of a Tender for the Awarding of Doctoral Degree Research Grants Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP hereafter) hereby opens a tender for the awarding of 2 (two) research grants, subsequently referred to as Doctoral Research Grants, in the Culture Studies field, under the auspices of the FCT Research Grant Regulation and the… Read More

Culture in Quarantine

With approximately one-fifth of the world’s population currently in lockdown, the novel coronavirus (COVID–19) pandemic has drastically changed many of our lives. According to official statistics, the virus has now infected over 700,000 individuals across 192 countries, and such draconian measures are likely to have saved countless lives. But, the effects of the virus reach… Read More

X Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture – ECOCULTURE – Deadline extension

X Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture ECOCULTURE Lisbon, July 6-11, 2020 Deadline for submissions: February 20, 2020 March 5, 2020 Recent years have been marked by an alarming escalation of environmental crises, turning climate change, pollution, the depletion of natural resources and mass extinction into some of the most urgent concerns… Read More


February 20-21, 2020 Universidade Católica Portuguesa Keynotes: Adriana Martins, Alice Dusapin, Daniel Ribas, Giovanbattista Tusa, Margarida Mendes, Sérgio Dias Branco The workshop is a student-led event organized by PhD students in Culture Studies  The workshop is divided in 4 working sessions with paper presentations and time for discussion afterwards. The topics of the sessions are Memory and Dreams, Systems… Read More

X Graduate Conference in Culture Studies

FACE OF(F) Lisbon, April 2-3, 2020 Call for Papers The X Lisbon Consortium Graduate Conference in Culture Studies will focus on the concept of FACE as an object of artistic, cultural, biological and technological interest. During a two-day Face off in Lisbon participants will be able to confront their ideas about the subject, take part in… Read More


Julia Kristeva came to the Lisbon Consortium-Universidade Católica Portuguesa in October to give the Inaugural Lecture for the 2019/2020 Academic Year. The Inaugural Session was also marked by the granting of two Research Awards Lisbon Consortium|Fundação Amélia de Mello. Ana Fabíola Maurício received the award for the best PhD Thesis and Teresa Líbano Monteiro received… Read More


Next Wednesday, October 9, the Lisbon Consortium will host the Inaugural Session for the academic year 2019/2020. Prof. Julia Kristeva, from the University of Paris Diderot – Paris 7, will make the Inaugural Lecture. Two students will also receive this year’s Research Awards Lisbon Consortium | Fundação Amélia de Mello. The session starts at 5.00pm… Read More

CfP X Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture – ECOCULTURE

X Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture ECOCULTURE Lisbon, July 6-11, 2020 Deadline for submissions: February 20, 2020 Recent years have been marked by an alarming escalation of environmental crises, turning climate change, pollution, the depletion of natural resources and mass extinction into some of the most urgent concerns of contemporary society.… Read More

Diffractions launches first issue of series 2

Diffractions – Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture is back with the first issue of series 2, under the title “Suspicion”. The launching of the new issue will take place on July 26, at 6 pm, at Rua das Gaivotas, 6, with a round table and a film screening. This issue gathers conversations with Rita… Read More

Study Trip in photos

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.

Visit to Photo Ark in photos

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.

Seminar Archiving Performance

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

Finissage & Catalogue Presentation “The Eyes Listen”

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.

LxC Talk – Walter D. Mignolo

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 – 4Cs Project

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

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


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

Seminário: A Viena de Wittgenstein

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: Diffractions Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

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