Centre for Communication and Glocal Change

Ørecomm Team to Gather at the University of Coimbra

by Yuliya Hudoshnyk on 2017 May 9 19:25

European Ørecomm meeting will take place on 15-16 May in Portugal, at the University of Coimbra. Join the first day with open sessions from Ørecomm colleagues.


(pre-registration required)


9h00 – 9h15 – Welcoming Session


  • Sílvia Roque and Sofia José Santos (University of Coimbra)
  • Thomas Tufte (University of Leicester) and Oscar Hemer (Malmo University)


9h15 – 10h15 – Session 1: Discursive constructions of Europe
moderator: Teresa Almeida Cravo

  • Licínia Simão and Sofia José Santos (University of Coimbra) – “Challenging presentism and imagining Europe: EU communication imaginaries and strategy on refuge and migration”.


10h15– 10h30 – Coffee Break


10h30 – 12h30 – Session 2: Communicative dynamics and expressions
moderator: Sara Araújo

  • Amalia Sabiescu and Jo Tacchi (Loughborough University London) – “Adult education and vulnerable young people in Romania: a communicative ecologies approach”
  • Maria Rovisco (University of Leicester) – “Beyond Fortress Europe? Personal stories of migration, agency and visibility”
  • Oscar Hemer (Malmo University) – “Creolization and Conviviality in Provincialized Europe: a tentative approach”
  • Thomas Tufte (University of Leicester) – “Activist Citizenship and the Dramaturgy of Social Change”
  • Victor Marí (University of Cádiz) – “Transit and transitions: lessons and challenges from ComDev and Social Change field”.


12h30 – 14h00 – Lunch


14h00 – 15h00 – Session 3: Transit and construction: response to troubled pasts
moderator: Miguel Cardina

  • Emma Bond (University of St Andrews) – “Representing and memorializing the ‘Crisis’: Artistic Responses”.
  • Norbert Widermuth (Roskilde University)– “Exploring conflicting moral economies of the refugee crisis and their mediatization”


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