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.
BLR/ESSCS August 14th-18th 2017 – BERGEN, NORWAY “LIVING TOGETHER” Website: http://www.folk.uib.no/hlils/te17/ 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
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
Professor Isabel Capeloa Gil, Rector of UCP and Director of The Lisbon Consortium, was in Macau last week to teach a seminar in Visual Culture at University of Saint Joseph.
Today, 21st April, in Jornal Económico, an article about the Lisbon Consortium, with statements by the Rector of UCP Isabel Capeloa Gil, professors and students.
For the third year in a row, the Lisbon Consortium MA in Culture Studies was ranked #3 by Eduniversal Worldwide Best Masters Ranking in Arts and Cultural Management.
The VII Lisbon Summer School on Global Translations (26 June-July 1, 2017) will gather doctoral students and post-doctoral researchers from all around the world. In the morning there will be lectures by invited keynote speakers, except on Tuesday, June 27, when there will be parallel master classes. All the updates will be posted at http://globaltranslationssummerschool.weebly.com/
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
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
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!