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

CALL FOR PAPERS: VIII Graduate Conference in Culture Studies

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

4 Cs: video of the artistic residency of Aimée Zito Lema in Lisbon

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

Student’s curatorship project: Artivism = Capital

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

4 Cs project now online!

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 writes about exhibition at MAAT

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

Workshop “Donald Trump’s Political Reality”: call for participation

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. Call for Participation – Workshop – The Lisbon Consortium This workshop on politics in the time of… Read More

4 Cs in ‘Público’ newspaper

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

Jan Świerkowski awarded in Poland

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

VII Graduate Conference: January 25 and 26

  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

December 15: special guest lecture with Maura Marvão

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

Progress reports 2017

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.

José Carlos Teixeira at Lisbon Consortium

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.

LxC Inaugural Session

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

Meet & Greet 2017-2018

September 18: the new Ma and PhD students gathered for the ‘Meet and Greet’ of the Lisbon Consortium, the start of the Induction Week. Welcome! We wish you all a very successful and productive semester.  

Closing session – Lisbon Summer School

Last saturday, Michael Cronin gave the last lecture of the VII Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture on Global Translations, at the bookshop Ler Devagar. In the closing session, chaired by Peter Haneberg, two prizes were selected by a juri and awarded by Isabel Capeloa Gil for the best paper to Jad Khairallah… Read More