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

Ballets Russes: exhibition with participation of LxC students

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

Diffractions: new deadline for submissions

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

Save the date: special lecture on May 30 with Susanne Weber-Mosdorf

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

Exhibition in London curated by Ana Cristina Cachola

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

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. https://trumpsfakeryofpolitics.wordpress.com/ Call for Participation – Workshop – The Lisbon Consortium This workshop on politics in the time of… Read More