X Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture ECOCULTURE Lisbon, June 29 – July 4, 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… Read More
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
Our Master program in Culture Studies was ranked once again #4 in the World by the Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking in Cultural Management/Creative Industries Management. The Program congratulates Faculty, Students & Institutional Partners for this outstanding recognition.
Isabel Capeloa Gil, Rector of Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Director of the Lisbon Consortium, received today an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Boston College. The Lisbon Consortium congratulates Isabel Capeloa Gil for her honorary degree and inspiring Commencement Address.
Thursday, May 23 | 6.00pm | Room Sociedade Científica (library building) Get to know the Lisbon Consortium and the MA Program in Culture Studies (in English).
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
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 (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
IX Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture Neurohumanities Promises & Threats Lisbon, July 1-6, 2019 CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline for submissions: February 28, 2019 When the US government declared the 1990s “The decade of the brain”, it aimed at raising public awareness toward the use of neuroscience for the enhancement of life… Read More
13 Shots is the title of the exhibition project by artist Aimée Zito Lema (b. 1982, NL) which opens on Thursday 28 June at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum (Modern Collection Project Space). Curated by researchers Luísa Santos, Ana Cachola and Daniela Agostinho, this is one of the eight chapters of the exhibition created as part of the… Read More
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
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
VIII Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture Cyber+Cipher+Culture Lisbon, July 2-7, 2018 DEADLINE EXTENSION: FEBRUARY 28 The Summer School for the Study of Culture, the yearly seminar for doctoral students in the critical humanities and cultural analysis, will in 2018 inspect the contentious realm of cyber, as it performs the fluid and the… Read More
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
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
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
The 2017 Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture on Global Translations (June 26-July) brought together students, researchers and professors in Lisbon. Now, the main lectures are online: you can watch them here .
According to Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2016/2017, the MA in Culture Studies ranks #5, in terms of prestige and employment, considering all the fields of study. 1. CONTABILIDADE E AUDITORIA Mestrado em Finanças, NOVA School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE), Universidade Nova de Lisboa 2. DIREITO COMERCIAL E EMPRESARIAL LL.M. Law in a European… Read More
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
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.
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
Society of the Spectacle – 50 Years Later CECC Fieldwork 2017 | November 23-24 “All life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles,” writes Guy Debord in his 1967 book, The Society of the Spectacle. “Everything that was once directly lived has become mere representation.” In the theses that follow, Debord offers a revolutionary critique… Read More
September 21: the new MA and PhD students were at MAAT, to a guided tour at the exhibition “Tension and Conflict: Video Art after 2008” by Luísa Santos, professor of the Program and curator of the exhibition (with Pedro Gadanho).
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.
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
The VII Lisbon Summer School, on Global Translations, is about to start! Check the preliminary program here.