CICANT’s researcher selected by council of Europe

We are pleased to announced that Maria José Brites, Assistant Professor at Universidade Lusófona do Porto , Portuguese coordinator of the European Media in Action project and Cicant’s researcher, was selected by the Council of Europe to work as consultant in the field of Digital Citizenship Education .

At this mounth our researcher will be at the Tel-Aviv University (14-15th May) to participate in an workshop on “Fake news and beyond” and will give a talk on “Improving critical reading of the world: From European Regulation to National Education Programs”and also will attend the ICA Conference (24-28 May) with a paper on Youth, News and Civic Life in Portugal, in the panel on Young People, News, and Politics, organized by Lynn Schofield Clark (University of Denver)

Between 2013 and 2014 she was coordinator of RadioActive Europe project in Portugal (531245-LLP-1-2012-1-UK-KA3-KA3).
Research interests include areas such as youth studies, journalism and participation, audience studies, news literacy, and civic literacy.
Maria José Brites completed her post-doc at the Universidade Minho (2014-2017), with a scholarship from the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT).


Call for papers Ecstatic Truth Making Sense Between Fantasy and Fact

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Submission deadline of proposals deadline: May 18, 2018

We welcome papers and alternative presentations from PhD students, researchers (within animation but also beyond), filmmakers and other practitioners, who use animation (in its most expanded form = manipulated image) as part of their methodology, their way of trying to understand the world.

The third edition of Ecstatic Truth 2018 will take place in Lisbon, at Universidade Lusófona (27 th June 2018), in collaboration between CREAM at Westminster University, Animation Research Centre at University for the Creative Arts, and Animation Arts MA/Mestrado em Artes da Animação, Universidade Lusófona de Lisboa.

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