4Cs: From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture

The project “4Cs: From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture” (2017-2021; http://4cs-conflict-conviviality.eu/) counts on the collaboration of seven partners: Tensta Konsthall (SE); SAVVY contemporary (DE); Royal College of Art (UK); Fundació Antoni Tàpies (ES); Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts (LT); Museet for Samtidskunst (DK); ENSAD - L'École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (FR). The project seeks to understand how training and education in art and culture can constitute powerful resources to address the issue of conflict as well as to envision creative ways in which to deal with conflictual phenomena. It aims at advancing the conceptual framework of intercultural dialogue and enhancing the role of public arts and cultural institutions in fostering togetherness through cultural diversity and intercultural encounters. The overall budget of the project is 3.7 Million EUR.

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COMPACT: Social Media and Convergence

The objective of “Social Media and Convergence COMPACT” (2017-2020; http://compact-media.eu/) is to increase awareness (including scientific, political, cultural, legal, economic and technical areas) of the latest technological discoveries among key stakeholders in the context of social media and convergence. The project will offer analyses and road maps of related initiatives. In addition, extensive research on policies and regulatory frameworks in media and content will be developed. The overall budget counts on 1 Million EUR.

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COST Actions

COST Actions allow European researchers to jointly develop their own ideas in any science and technology field. COST Actions are bottom-up  science and technology networks, open to researchers and stakeholders  with a duration of four years. They are active through a range of  networking tools, such as workshops, conferences, training schools, short-term scientific missions (STSMs), and dissemination activities. CECC members have participated in multiple actions of the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) program.

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Culture@Work

The Culture@Work Project, initiated by the Lisbon Consortium and co-funded by the Culture Programme of the European Union, aims to develop an international platform for the circulation of artistic work and for the collaborative training of professionals in the cultural sector.

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Orientalistas Portugueses

O presente projecto destina-se a resgatar a memória de todos os que contribuíram para o fomento de Estudos Orientais e para a divulgação de conhecimentos sobre vários Orientes no espaço lusófono através da sistematização crítica do conhecimento sobre a produção orientalística de língua portuguesa, por ora, dispersa e fragmentada e valorizá-la através da criação de uma base de dados, oferecendo deste modo um importante instrumento de trabalho e de pesquisa à comunidade científica.

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Intercultural Literature in Portugal 1930-2000

This research project is being carried out by CECC – Research Centre for Communication and Culture (Catholic University of Portugal) and CEAUL /ULICES – Centre for English Studies (University of Lisbon). The project began in 2007, with its first stage having been completed in 2010 and the second stage ending in 2013. The project is integrated in the activities of the research group “Translating Europe across the Ages”, while at the CEAUL /ULICES it falls within the scope of Group 7, “Reception Studies and Translation Descriptive Studies”.

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Lugares de O'Neill

O projeto que agora se apresenta dá continuidade ao trabalho de investigação dedicado ao estudo da obra de Alexandre O’Neill, devedor de importantes contributos como Alexandre O’Neill – Uma biografia literária (Lisboa, D. Quixote, 2007), de Maria Antónia Oliveira, ou A Sátira na Poesia Portuguesa e a Poesia de Nicolau Tolentino, Guerra Junqueiro e Alexandre O’Neill (Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian / FCT 2011), de Carlos Nogueira. Parte deste trabalho, que teve início em 2008, culmina na tese de doutoramento da investigadora responsável pelo projeto (Literatura e Posteridade. Jorge de Sena e Alexandre O’Neill, 2014), mas tem desde então sido alargado a outros investigadores.

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hAPPy Kids

hAPPy kids is the title of a new project conducted by CECC's researcher Patrícia Dias, in cooperation with Rita Brito (ESE-IPL). The project aims at understanding how young children (under 8 years old) deal with new technologies and what is the role of the family in terms of choices and practices involving mobile apps and other digital technologies.

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Tradução e Censura no Estado Novo

Quando este projecto se iniciou no CECC, os relatórios da Comissão de Censura ao Livro estavam dispersos por várias caixas sem qualquer critério, tal como se encontravam no Arquivo do SNI (Secretariado NacionaI de Informação, Cultura Popular e Turismo) antes de serem incluídos no Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo. Sabendo-se embora que livros haviam sido autorizados, proibidos ou autorizados com cortes, não havia ainda estudos sistemáticos sobre esses relatórios, nomeadamente sobre o discurso dos censores, sua argumentação, seu processo de decisão, destino das obras examinadas, etc.

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Postdoctoral Projects

The Research Centre for Communication and Culture is currently the hosting institution for a number of postdoctoral projects.

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