X Graduate Conference in Culture Studies

FACE OF(F) Lisbon, April 2-3, 2020 http://thefaceoffconference2020.home.blog 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. The… 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


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

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

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

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.

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