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

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