• New number of the International Journal of Film and Media Art

    New issue: Spatial storytelling: discussing the future of cinema. Vol. 2, No. 1. of the International Journal of Film and Media Arts.
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  • ResponSEAble

    How can we encourage Europeans to take a closer interest in their oceans and to treat them with greater respect and understanding? That’s the over-riding objective of ResponSEAble, an ambitious, 15-partner project. Our project is funded by Horizon 2020.

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  • Innovamuseum

    In_NovaMusEUm: Museums come back to the local community through Art&Food – the main objective is to help strengthen the capacity to attract new audiences of European museums located in peripheral areas, through activities of audience development related to Art&Food, transnational mobility and trainings for artistic curators and museum directors. Our project is funded by Creative Europe Program.

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  • New number of the International Journal of Film and Media Art
  • ResponSEAble
  • Innovamuseum
  • 3rd Internacional Conference – Photography and Sound Research

    3rd Internacional Conference – Photography and Sound Research

    The 3rd International Conference on Stereo & Immersive Media focuses on visual and sound media renowned for their immersive features.

    Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias

    28/06/2018 09h0030/06/2018 19h00

    Stereo and immersive technologies have been widening the fields of photography and sound since the 19th century, contributing to the emergence of a progressively immersive media culture. This conference aims to bring together photography and sound research fields bridging their historical and contemporary relationship with expanded and immersive environments (e.g. panoramas, virtual reality, sound art).

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    Call for papers: Cultura y Educación: “Digital Literacy, Fake News and Education”

    Call for papers: Cultura y Educación: “Digital Literacy, Fake News and Education”

    The deadline for submission is 30 May 2018.

    A revolution is going on at the very moment you read these words and you are repeatedly participating in it every time you log in. As with every revolution, the digital one started from a passion, a vision, an urgency to spread, and the promise of qualitative changes to come. One such change was the recent declaration of the United Nations (2016) on considering internet access a basic human right. How spread is this right across Europe? Is it the case that the digital is fundamentally changing literacy? What is the landscape of digital literacy and education interactions across European countries? What challenges does digital literacy pose to education in Europe?

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    Open Call for Contributions: Design projects at the intersection of digital media and public spaces

    Open Call for Contributions: Design projects at the intersection of digital media and public spaces

    Open Call for Contributions:
    Design projects at the intersection of digital media and public spaces

    To open up and connect the conference to the wider Berliner public, this part of the conference is dedicated to the presentation of art, design, research projects and ideas dealing with the intertwining of ICT on the production of public spaces, their use and appropriation.
    We are looking for sustainable and inspiring projects – both already implemented/realised and planed ones, and from ideas through theoretical to fictional ones – that address the role and impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the production of public space(s).

    Submission deadline of proposals 1st March 2018.

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  • Resultado do Concurso a uma Bolsa grau de Mestre

    Resultado do Concurso a uma Bolsa grau de Mestre

    No âmbito do concurso relativo à Bolsa de Investigação publicada no www.eracareers.pt, (Unique identifier: 05bee554-40a7-4dd9-ad55-3a1a83282) no âmbito do projeto GamiLearning (UTAP-ICDT/IVC-ESCT/0020/2014) / Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias/CICANT, financiado pela FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e tecnologia no âmbito do Programa UTAustin|Portugal, informa-se que concorreram as seguintes candidatas:  Marta Alexandra Osório de Matos e Diana Patrícia Pires Pinto.

    De acordo com o critério estipulado no edital o júri selecionou a candidata Diana Patrícia Pires Pinto.

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    LABTEC | LABORATÓRIO DE FABRICAÇÃO DIGITAL

    LABTEC | LABORATÓRIO DE FABRICAÇÃO DIGITAL

    O LABTEC – Laboratório de Fabricação Digital é uma unidade de prestação de serviços da Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias [ULHT], pertencente à Escola de Comunicação Arquitectura Artes e Tecnologias da Informação [ECATI].

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    Departamento de Cinema e Arte dos Media vê aprovado por mais quatro anos Mestrado Europeu:  Kino Eyes

    Departamento de Cinema e Arte dos Media vê aprovado por mais quatro anos Mestrado Europeu: Kino Eyes

    O Departamento de Cinema e Artes dos Media e o CICANT da Universidade Lusófona viram aprovados em 30 de Junho de 2017 o projetos para a promoção de EJMD – European Joint Master Degrees financiados pelo programa Eramsus + da União Europeia.

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CICANT – The Centre for Research in Applied Communication, Culture, and New Technologies  results from the combined efforts of faculty of the School of Communication, Architecture, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI) of Lusófona University towards the goal of creating a unit which allows for the integration and harnessing of the research activities conducted within it. CICANT is geared towards innovative and interdisciplinary research in the field of communication and media research, promoting theoretical and applied research in its three main subject areas: Media Technologies and Literacies (MTL); Media, Society and Culture (MSC); and Media Arts and Creative Industries (MACI), that are a natural follow-up to previous work developed in the unit CICANT was a part of (CIC.Digital).

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Ongoing projects

Educação Acessível
SP Smart Media
In_NovaMusEUm
MIA – Media in Action
GAMILearning
ResponSEAble
KINO EYES
Essemble
DOC Nomads
MIA – Media in Action

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ECATI
FCT
FNAC

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