Conferência | Os Refugiados e os Media: entre estigma e hospitalidade | 22nd february |14.30h | Auditório Isidro Alves


On Tuesday, February 22, from 2:30 pm, at UCP-Braga, Professor Carlos Arcila Calderón (University of Salamanca) and the journalist Cândida Pinto (RTP) will analyse, the representation of refugees in the European context.

Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Communication, Carlos Arcila Calderón is principal investigator of the project “Preventing Hate Against Refugees and Migrants (PHARM”) and is also member of the H2020 project “Enhanced migration measures from a multidimensional perspective” (HumMingBird), both funded by the European Union. He is also a member of the Observatorio de Contenidos Audiovisuales (OCA) and editor of the Anuario Electronico de Estudios en Comunicación Social “Disertaciones”.

After passing through TSF and RTP – where she returned in 2018 –, journalist Cândida Pinto established herself as a reporter at SIC (1992-2018), having covered the conflicts in Guinea (1998), Kosovo (1999), Afghanistan (2001), Timor (2001) or Libya (2011), among others. In 2010, the report “Me and my brothers” about Mozambican children who lost their parents, victims of AIDS, won the 12th edition of the AMI award – Journalism against indifference. Along with Daniel Mota, she also produced in 2021, the documentary “On the ground they step on”, in which the life and day-by-day, of young refugees from Syria and Afghanistan in our country was portrayed.

Coordinated by professors Rui Novais and Manuel Antunes da Cunha (Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences), the event is part of the research line on hospitality of the Centre for Philosophical and Humanistic Studies (CEFH), with funding from the FCT.

The event will take place in the Isidro Alves Auditorium, on Rua de Camões.

Entry is free.