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

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

New deadline BLR/ESSCS ‘Living Together’

BLR/ESSCS August 14th-18th 2017 – BERGEN, NORWAY   “LIVING TOGETHER” Website:   New deadline for paper proposals : May 26 ”Living Together” is the joint venture of the European Summer School in Cultural Studies (ESSCS) and of the Norwegian nationwide researcher-training school TBLR (Tekst Bilde Lyd Rom = Text Image Sound Space), in Bergen,… Read More

Call for papers: Graduate Conference 2018

ALTERITY AND THE RESEARCH IMAGINATION VII Graduate Conference in Culture Studies 25–26 January 2018 School of Human Sciences ׀ Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon Preoccupation with theories and practices of representation and othering, across the breadth of various genres and disciplines, has moved forward debates about positioning in research and modes of constructing and producing knowledge. In… Read More

CALL FOR PAPERS. Mnemonics 2017: The Social Life of Memory

The sixth Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies summer school will be hosted by the Frankfurt Memory Studies Platform from September 7-9, 2017 at Goethe University Frankfurt. Confirmed keynote speakers are Aleida Assmann (University of Konstanz), Andreas Huyssen (Columbia University, New York) and Anna Reading (King’s College London). This year’s Mnemonics summer school addresses the ‘social… Read More

LXC Film Sessions, March 15

The White Ribbon by Michael Haneke from 2009, introduced by Prof. Dr. Adriana Martins is the second movie that will be screened, in the context of a student led activity of cinema and debate. Until the end of May, there will be two more sessions, with movies that somehow are related to the MA and PhD… Read More

Ana do Carmo: PhD Defense

The Lisbon Consortium congratulates Ana do Carmo for successfully defending,on March 10 2017, her doctoral thesis on “ Literary representations of forced migrations – Cross-cultural Portuguese and German memoryscapes.” with the final result of Magna Cum Laude by unanimous decision. Congratulations!