11. Talks


11.1. ACCEPTED

2018. “Terra e Poder: As Paisagens do Cinema Pós-Colonialista de Ousmane Sembène” [“Land and Power: The Landscapes of Ousmane Sembène’s Postcolonial Cinema”]. International Conference on Landscape and Cinema, org. Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC). University of Lisbon, 5 Dec.

2018. “Commodities in Transit: Restrained Circulation and Transnational Exploitation in Transe (2006)”. Working-Class Studies Association 2018 Conference: “Class at the Border: Migration, Confinement, and (Im)mobility”, org. Working-Class Studies Association (WCSA) and Center for the Study of Inequalities, Social Justice, and Policy (CSISJP). Stony Brook University, 9 Jun.

2018. “Sentidos do Mundo: O Cinema a Partir da Teologia de Paul Tillich” [“Senses of the World: Film from Paul Tillich’s Theology”]. VIII AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM) e Department of Languages and Cultures (DLC). University of Aveiro, 19 May.

2017. “Uma Prática Decisiva: A Crítica de Cinema e a Questão do Valor” [“A Decisive Practice: Film Criticism and the Question of Value”]. VII AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS). University of Minho, Braga, 12 May.

2017. “Divinely Human: Robert Bresson’s Spiritual Reflections”. The Place of Religion in Film, org. Humanities Center and Department of Religion - College of Arts and Sciences. Syracuse University, 31 Mar.

2016. “O Urbano e o Doméstico: Os Espaços do Film Noir Americano” [“The Urban and the Domestic: The Spaces of American Film Noir”]. International Conference on Space and Cinema, org. CEC. University of Lisbon, 28 Nov. 2016.

2016. “Vídeos Musicais e Planos Longos” [“Music Videos and Long Takes”]. Cinema and Other Arts, org. Labcom.IFP - Communication, Philosophy, Humanities. University of Beira Interior, 30 Sept.

2016. “Ajustar a Atenção: Sobre o Estudo Detalhado de Obras Cinematográficas” [“Adjusting Attention: On the Detailed Study of Cinematic Works”]. VI AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR). Catholic University of Portugal, Porto, 6 May.

2015. “Glauber Rocha: Fome, Sonho, Estética” [“Glauber Rocha: Hunger, Dream, Aesthetics”]. I Encounter of Visual Culture, “The Sharing of the Visible: Politics of the Look”, org. Work Group “Visual Culture” - Portuguese Association of Communication Sciences (SOPCOM). University of Coimbra, 11 Nov.

2015. “A Identidade como Facto Colectivo em Palombella rossa” [“Identity as Collective Fact in Palombella rossa”]. AVANCA | CINEMA 2015: International Conference on Cinema - Art, Technology, Communication, org. Avanca Film Society. Avanca, 25 Jul.

2015. “Evaluating and Valuing in Film Criticism”. Film-Philosophy Conference 2015: The Evaluation of Form, org. Film-Philosophy, dir. Andrew Klevan. University of Oxford, 20 Jul.

2015. “O Cinema como Ética” [“Film as Ethics”]. V AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA). Higher Institute for Labour and Business Sciences - University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), 23 May.

2014. “Frei Betto em Cuba” [“Frei Betto in Cuba”]. “The Dominicans in the Luso-Hispanic World” International Conference, org. St. Thomas Aquinas Institute (ISTA), Overseas History Center (CHAM), Center for the Study of Religious History (CEHR), Centre for Studies in the Science of Religions (CECR), Interdisciplinary Centre of History, Cultures and Societies (CIDEHUS), and Historical Society of the Independence of Portugal (SHIP). Geographical Society of Lisbon, 24 Jul.

2014. “Comunidades do Cinema” [“Cinema Communities”]. IV AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and Labcom.IFP. Beira Interior University, 15 May.

2013. “Movimentos do Ver e do Escutar: Uma Hipótese Marxista na Estética do Cinema” [“Movements of Seeing and Listening: A Marxist Hypothesis in Film Aesthetics”]. II Karl Marx International Congress, org. Institute for Contemporary History (IHC). Nova University of Lisbon, 26 Oct.

2013. “Darkened Spaces: The Urban and the Domestic in American Film Noir”. Inter[sections]: A Conference on Architecture, City and Cinema, org. Faculty of Architecture - University of Porto. University of Porto, 13 Sept.

2013. “The Terror of Control: Surveillance and Imperialism in Homeland”. Images of Terror, Narratives of (In)security: Literary, Artistic and Cultural Responses, org. CEC. University of Lisbon, 24 Apr.

2013. “Vídeos Musicais e Figuras Abstractas” [“Music Videos and Abstract Figures”]. III AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20). University of Coimbra, 11 May.

2012. “Permanecer no Amor: A Arte e Teologia de Des hommes et des dieux” [“Remaining in Love: The Art and Theology of Des hommes et des dieux”]. Mosteiros Cistercienses: Passado, Presente, Futuro [Cistercian Monasteries: Past, Present, Future]. Alcobaça, 15 Jun.

2012. “‘Estejamos Atentos!’: Notas sobre o Cinematógrafo como Reflexões Espirituais” [“‘Be Attentive!’: Notes on the Cinematographer as Spiritual Reflections”]. II AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and Research Centre for Communication and Culture (CECC). Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon, 10 May.

2012. “Screened Signs of Grace: André Bazin’s ‘Cinema and Theology’ and the Sacramental Facet of Film”. Spirituality in the 21st Century: At the Interface of Theory, Praxis and Pedagogy, org. Inter-Disciplinary.Net. Prague, 23 Mar.

2011. “A Cinema Inhabited by the Angel of History: On Rossellini’s Paisà”. (Post-)Conflict Cinema: Remembering Out-breaks and In-tensions, org. CECC. Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon, 6 Dec.

2011. “Music Videos and Non-Musical Sounds”. Music and the Moving Image VI. New York University, 22 May.

2011. “Pensar o Cinema Através dos Filmes: A Filosofia do Cinema de Stanley Cavell” [“Thinking Film Through Movies: Stanley Cavell’s Film Philosophy”]. I AIM Annual Meeting, org. AIM and Centre for Research in Arts and Communication (CIAC). University of Algarve, 6 May.

2010. “On Essentialism: Thoughts Between Nöel Carroll and Stanley Cavell”. Film-Philosophy III, org. Film-Philosophy. University of Warwick, 16 Jul.

2009. “Televisual Works”. Screen Studies Conference 2009, org. Screen. University of Glasgow, 4 Jul.

2009. “Super Style: Heroes and Television Aesthetics”. The Politics of Super-Heroes: Renegotiating the Super-Hero in Post-9/11 Cinema. Yale University, 31 Jan.

2008. “Borrowed Sounds, Appropriated Images: Music Videos and Found Footage”. Cultural Borrowings: A Study Day on Appropriation, Reworking and Transformation. University of Nottingham, 19 Mar.

2008. “Laughing in Friendship: The Intimate Ensemble Comedy of Friends”. Playing for Laughs: On Comedy in Performance. De Montfort University, 9 Feb.

2007. “Labyrinths of the Self: Different Characters, Identical Bodies in Battlestar Galactica”. BSG 2007: The Politics, Poetics and Philosophy of “Battlestar Galactica”. Bucks New University, 28 Jul.

2007. “Being Her/She in ‘Who Are You?’”. It’s the End of the World. Again?!?: Why Buffy Still Matters. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 16 Mar.

11.2. INVITED

2018. “The Class of Images: Sketch for a Research Project”. Politics and Image, org. Institute for Philosophical Studies (IEF). University of Coimbra, 16 Nov.

2018. “‘A Cultura é Política’: O Cinema de Ousmane Sembène na África Pós-Colonial” [“‘Culture is Political’: Ousmane Sembène’s Cinema in Postcolonial Africa”]. Seminário Permanente (CEIS20): “Cinema e Pós-Colonialismo” [(CEIS20) Permanent Seminar: “Cinema and Postcolonialism”], org. 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20). University of Coimbra, 7 Nov.

2018. “Uma Mulher Sefardita Face à Lei Judaica: Comentários sobre Gett: O Processo de Viviane Amsalem (2014)” [“A Sephardic Woman Facing Jewish Law: Comments on Gett (2014)”]. Do Discurso e da Cultura na Diáspora Sefardita Portuguesa [Discourse and Culture in the Portuguese Sephardic Diaspora], org. CEIS20. House of Writing, Coimbra, 5 Nov.

2018. “Mulheres Especulares: Género e Desdobramento no Neo-Noir de Brian De Palma” [“Specular Women: Gender and Unfolding in Brian De Palma’s Neo-Noir”]. Seminário RIAL: “Espelhos do Film Noir” [RIAL Seminar: “Mirrors of Film Noir”], org. Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC). University of Lisbon, 17 Oct.

2018. “Spectres of Today: Fractured History and Digital Modulation in Horse Money (2014)”. Colonial Images: An Intermedial Approach, org. Centre for Film Aesthetics and Cultures (CFAC). University of Reading, 21 Jun.

2018. “As Narrativas que Faltam: O Maio de 68 e o Cinema Crítico” [“The Missing Narratives: May 68 and Critical Cinema”]. International Symposium on Cinema and Philosophy: Critical May 68, org. Nova Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA). Nova University of Lisbon, 30 May.

2018. “Contrastes Demarcados: Realidades Rurais e Urbanas no Cinema Português da Década de 1990” [“Demarcated Contrasts: Rural and Urban Realities in 1990s Portuguese Cinema”]. International Colloquium “China and Portugal in Modern and Contemporary Ages: Convergences and Divergences”, org. Department of History, European Studies, Archeology and Arts - Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra (DHEEAA-FLUC) and CEIS20 of the University of Coimbra (UC), Centre of Sino-Western Cultural Studies (CECSO), “One Country Two Systems” Research Center (CEUPDS), and Portuguese Teaching and Research Centre (CPCLP) of the Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM). University of Coimbra, 10 May.

2018. “A Toca do Lobo” [“The Wolf’s Lair”], with the director Catarina Mourão. The Arts of the College. PhD in Contemporary Art. University of Coimbra, 4 May.

2018. “A Presença do Futuro: Marxismo e Cristianismo, Luta de Classes e Fraternidade Humana no Pensamento do Dominicano Herbert McCabe” [“The Presence of the Future: Marxism and Christianity, Class Struggle and Human Fraternity in the Thought of Dominican Herbert McCabe”]. III International Congress “Marx in May”: “In the Bicentenary of Karl Marx’s Birth”, org. Group of Marxist Studies (GEM). University of Lisbon, 3 May.

2018. “The Splendour of Faith: Appreciating Lourdes (2009) and I, Daniel Blake (2016)”. A Touch of Beauty, org. Dominican Family in Slovakia. Banská Štiavnica, 10 Mar.

2017. “O Comum da Diferença: Sobre os Vídeos Musicais de António Variações” [“The Common of Difference: On António Variações’s Music Videos”]. Variações sobre António: Um Colóquio em Torno de António Variações [Variations on António: A Colloquium Around António Variações], org. PhD Programme in Materialities of Literature and Art Studies Course of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra. University of Coimbra, 7 Dec.

2017. “Um Cinema em Revolução: A Revolução de Outubro e a Vanguarda Cinematográfica” [“A Cinema in Revolution: The October Revolution and the Cinematic Avant-Garde”]. Revolução Russa: Historiografia, Política, Cultura e Actualidade [A Cinema in Revolution: The October Revolution and the Cinematic Avant-Garde], org. Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology (CIES-IUL) and Center for International Studies (CEI-IUL). ISCTE-IUL, 6 Dec.

2017. “O Neo-Realismo Italiano e o Resguardo da Memória” [“Italian Neo-Realism and the Sheltering of Memory”]. Módulo de Património [Module on Heritage], org. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra. Senior University of Figueira da Foz, 8 Nov.

2017. “Pensar Politicamente, Religiosamente, Cinematograficamente” [“Thinking Politically, Religiously, Cinematically”]. Permanent Seminar - Research Group on Cinema & Philosophy, “Inter‐sessions / Intercessions / Interceptions”, org. IFILNOVA. Nova University of Lisbon, 30 Oct.

2017. “O Assombro da Imagem” [“The Haunting of Image”]. Film and Philosophy: Contemporary Approaches, org. IFILNOVA. Nova University of Lisbon, 25 Oct.

2017. “A Mais Importante das Artes: A Revolução de Outubro e a Produção Cinematográfica” [“The Most Important of Arts: The October Revolution and Film Production”]. O Ano de 1917 [The Year of 1917], org. 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20). University of Coimbra, 18 Oct.

2017. “Por Dentro das Imagens” [“Within Images: Film Works, Cinema Ideas”]. The Arts of the College. PhD in Contemporary Art. University of Coimbra, 17 Feb.

2017. “O Mundo Digital” [“The Digital World”]. National Plan for Film. Avelar Brotero Secondary School, Coimbra, 27 Jan.

2016. “Observing the Unobserved: Thinking Through Sensory Cinema with Walter Benjamin”. “Forum of the Real: On Sensory Cinema”, org. Porto/Post/Doc and Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR). Porto/Post/Doc, Porto, 2 Dec.

2016. “Ars Gratia Artis?: O Lúdico e o Lúcido no Cinema” [“Ars Gratia Artis?: The Ludic and Lucid in Film”]. XIX Jornadas Históricas: “Homo Sapiens, Homo Ludens” [XIX Historic Meetings: “Homo Sapiens, Homo Ludens”], org. Seia City Council, Centre for Society and Culture History (CHSC), and Centre for Development of Schools’ Association (CFAE) Centre-West. Seia, 11 Nov.

2016. “Os Sons Não-Musicais dos Telediscos” [“The Non-Musical Sounds of Video Clips”]. Festival Guimarães Cinema Som. José de Guimarães International Art Centre - Platform of Arts and Creativity, 12 Oct.

2016. “O Ecrã-Mosaico” [“The Mosaic-Screen”]. Jornadas de Maio: “Imagens da Imagem” [May Meetings: “Images of the Image”], org. CEIS20. University of Coimbra, 1 Jun.

2016. “O Rosto da Técnica: Walter Benjamin e a Arte Fotográfica” [“The Face of Technique: Walter Benjamin and Photographic Art”]. VII Jornadas de Filosofia: “A Filosofia e as Artes” [VII Philosophy Meetings: “Philosophy and the Arts”], org. Group of Philosophy Students of Minho University (NEFILUM). Minho University, 29 Apr.

2015. “A Noite da Imagem: Migração e Distracção no Cinema de David Lynch” [“The Night of Image: Migration and Distraction in David Lynch’s Cinema”]. “Cycle of Talks ‘The State of Art’: Expanded Field of Images and Art”, Anozero: Coimbra Contemporary Art Biennial, org. Circle of Fine Arts of Coimbra (CAPC), Coimbra City Council, and University of Coimbra. Sereia Circle - Municipal House of Culture, 28 Nov.

2015. “Visualizar a Inferência: Motivos de Imagem nos Policiais Processuais da CBS” [“Visualising Inference: Image Motifs in CBS Police Procedurals”]. 2nd Conference “Television and New Media”, org. LabCom.IFP - Communication, Philosophy, Humanities. University of Beira Interior, 17 Nov.

2015. “Nem Luz Pura, Nem Sombra: Nostalgia de la luz como Documentário Poético Politizado” [“Neither Pure Light, Nor Shadow: Nostalgia de la luz as Politicised Poetic Documentary”]. Interdisciplinary Colloquium “Visions of Light”, org. Institute for Interdisciplinary Research of the University of Coimbra (IIIUC) and International Year of Light 2015 (AIL2015). University of Coimbra, 3 Oct.

2015. “Um Mundo Completo Sem Nós, Presente para Nós: Stanley Cavell e o Pensamento Materialista do Cinema” [“A World Complete Without Us, Present to Us: Stanley Cavell and Materialist Thought on Film”]. Philosophy of Film seminar. University of Beira Interior, 16 Apr.

2014. “From Us to Us: Um Adeus Português in 1980’s Portugal”. Memories of Change: Cinema and Culture in Portugal After the Carnation Revolution, org. 25 April Documentation Centre - University of Coimbra and University College London (UCL). UCL - University of London, 8 Dec.

2014. “As Imagens Ressonantes: A Escrita Fílmica de Marguerite Duras” [“The Resonant Images: Marguerite Duras’s Film Writing”]. “The Fusion of Arts in Cinema” Symposium, org. Caminhos Film Festival. University of Coimbra, 21 Nov.

2014. “A Arte como Trabalho ou O Trabalho como Arte” [“Art as Labour or the Labour of Art”]. II International Congress “Marx in May”, org. Marxist Studies Group (GEM). University of Lisbon, 9 May.

2014. “Imagens Digitadas: Produção e Estética do Cinema Digital” [“Digited Images: Production and Aesthetics in Digital Cinema”]. Neurological Landscapes 2. University of Coimbra, 2 May.

2014. “A Memória Resistente da Guerra no Cinema Vietnamita” [“The Resistant Memory of War in Vietnamese Cinema”]. “Conflitos e Memórias de Guerra” Permanent Seminar, org. Department of History, European Studies, Archeology and Arts (DHEEAA). University of Coimbra, 1 Apr.

2014. “Fotografar, Filmar, Escrever” [“Photographing. Filming, Writing”]. Al Berto: O Último Habitante [Al Berto: The Last Inhabitant], org. Alma Azul and Casa da Esquina. Casa da Esquina, 21 Mar.

2014. “A Imaginação Orante de Catarina de Sena” [“Catherine of Siena’s Prayerful Imagination”]. St. Joseph House of the Dominican Sisters of Saint Catherine of Siena, Aveiro, 18 Jan. Princess Saint Joana House of the Dominican Sisters of Saint Catherine of Siena, Lisbon, 22 Feb.

2013. “Espaço, Tempo, e Gesto na Comédia de Situação Americana Clássica” [“Space, Time, and Gesture in the Classical American Sitcom”]. PhD programme in American Studies. University of Coimbra, 1 Nov.

2012. “As Exigências do Evangelho: Gustavo Gutiérrez e a Dimensão Política da Teologia” [“The Demands of the Gospel: Gustavo Gutiérrez and the Political Dimension of Theology”]. Religião: Diálogo, Política, Preconceito [Religion: Dialogue, Politics, Prejudice], org. Centre for Social Studies (CES). University of Coimbra, 14 Dec.

2012. “Alta (In)definição: Entre Nós e as Imagens Digitais” [“High (In)definition: Between Us and Digital Images”]. Summer University. University of Coimbra, 27 Jul.

2012. “A Cidade das Imagens” [“The City of Images”]. Workshop: CutCity 2012, org. Departament of Architecture (D’Arq) and Architecture Laboratory – Study Centre (LabART). Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies, 27 Feb.

2011. “Prescrições e Descobertas: A Especificidade do Meio Cinemático Segundo Berys Gaut” [“Prescriptions and Discoveries: The Specificity of the Cinematic Medium According to Berys Gaut”]. XIII Autumn Colloquium, org. Centre for Humanistic Studies (CEHUM). Minho University, 17 Nov.

2010. “Entre a Desordem: Balagan como Mapa Intersticial de Identidades e Histórias” [“In Between Disorder: Balagan as Interstitial Map of Identities e Histories”]. 1st Spring Colloquium: Literature, Space, Cartographies, org. Centre for Portuguese Literature (CLP). University of Coimbra, 7 May.

2009. “Each Voice: Internal Variation in Grey’s Anatomy”. Graduate Student Presentations, org. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent. University of Kent, 27 May.

2009. “Compreensões do Cinema: Funções da Linguagem Analítica e Crítica” [“Comprehensions of Film: Functions of Analytic and Critical Language”]. Nova University of Lisbon, 20 May. Minho University, 21 May.

2008. “Cowboys no Espaço: Convergências de Género em Firefly e Serenity” [“Cowboys in Space: Genre Convergences in Firefly and Serenity”]. Fantastic Forum 2008. University of Lisbon, 4 Oct.

2008. “Visualising Inference: Image and Sound Motifs in CBS Police Procedurals”. Graduate Student Presentations, org. School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts - University of Kent. University of Kent, 21 May.

2006. “Três Idades de Casais: Closer, Husbands and Wives, Saraband” [“Three Ages of Couples: Closer, Husbands and Wives, Saraband”]. Portuguese Society of Family Therapy, 24 Nov.

2005. “Imagens Sequências: A Partir do Conceito de Storyboard” [“Images Sequences: From the Concept of Storyboard”]. Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies, Lisbon, 11 Dec.

2003. “Narração do Espaço, Espaço da Narrativa” [“Narration of Space, Space of the Narrative”]. Manuel Teixeira Gomes Higher Institute, 12 Nov.

11.3. PUBLIC DISCUSSIONS

2018, with Carlos Gonçalves (PCP), Edgar Silva (PCP), and Pedro Pina Nóbrega (CDU), chaired by José Pessoa (PCP). “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, Catholics and the Church”], org. PCP. Auditorium of the Association of South Douro Valley Municipalities, Lamego, 13 Dec.

2018. As chair, with Edson Athayde (FCB Lisbon), Jorge Pelicano, and Luís Filipe Menezes (UC). MasterSessions: “O Valor de uma Marca do/no Cinema Português” [MasterSessions: “The Value of a Brand of/in Portuguese Cinema”], org. Caminhos Film Festival and Laboratory for Investigating and Practising Art (LIPA). Boiler Room - University of Coimbra, 30 Nov.

2018. As chair, with Alexandre Oliveira (Ar de Filmes), Ana Isabel Soares (UAlg), and Fausto Cruchinho (UC). MasterSessions: “Novas Propostas Formais no Cinema Contemporâneo” [MasterSessions: “New Formal Proposals in Contemporary Cinema”], org. Caminhos Film Festival and LIPA. Boiler Room - University of Coimbra, 28 Nov.

2018. As chair, with Filipa Reis (Uma Pedra no Sapato), Paulo Cunha (UBI), and Saúl Rafael (NOS). MasterSessions: “A Representação da Crise no Cinema Português nos Festivais de Cinema Europeus” [MasterSessions: “The Representation of Crisis in Portuguese Cinema in European Film Festivals”], org. Caminhos Film Festival and LIPA. Boiler Room - University of Coimbra, 26 Nov.

2018, with Carlos Gonçalves (PCP), Deolinda Machado (LOC-MTC/CGTP-IN), and Edgar Silva (PCP), chaired by Silvina Queirós (PCP). “O Partido Comunista Português e os Cristãos” [“The Portuguese Communist Party and Christians”], org. PCP. Grupo Musical e de Instrução Tavaredense, Figueira da Foz, 20 Nov.

2018, with Luciana Fina and José Maçãs de Carvalho. About the film Terceiro Andar (2016), org. Linha de Fuga – Laboratory and International Performing Arts Festival. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 12 Nov.

2018. About the film Ida (2013). Conversas à Volta do Cinema [Conversations around Cinema]. Senior University of Curia, 24 Oct.

2018, with Alcir Pécora (Unicamp), Bruno Fontes (UC), Catarina Maia (UC), and Osvaldo Manuel Silvestre (UC). Jornada José Agrippino de Paula. Institute for Brazilian Studies - University of Coimbra, 12 Apr.

2018. About the film Colo (2017). Cinema Ideal, Lisbon, 27 Mar.

2018, with director Teresa Villaverde, about her film Colo. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 19 Mar.

2018. About the film Wadjda (2012), on the International Women’s Day, org. Unitary Group of Women from Figueira da Foz. Arts and Performance Centre, Figueira da Foz, 14 Mar.

2017. About the film Treblinka (2016). Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 6 Nov.

2017. About the film October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (Oktiabr, 1927). Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) Labor Centre in Tires, Cascais, 4 Nov.

2017. About the film October (Ten Days that Shook the World). Solar dos Kapangas Sorority, Coimbra, 22 Oct.

2017. About the film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992). Close-up, “Histórias do Cinema” [“Film Histories”], Vila Nova de Famalicão Art House, 16 Oct.

2017, with Carlos Gonçalves (PCP) and Deolinda Machado (LOC-MTC/CGTP-IN), chaired by Abílio Dias Fernandes (PCP). “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, Catholics and the Church”], org. PCP. Évora City Council, 7 Apr.

2017. About the film Suffragette (2015), on the International Women’s Day, org. Unitary Group of Women from Figueira da Foz. Arts and Performance Centre, Figueira da Foz, 8 Mar.

2017, with Abílio Hernandez, Carlos Melo Ferreira, and Luís Miguel Oliveira. Cine-Conversas: “Portugal e Itália: Uma História de Afinidades no País do Cinema” [Cine-Talks: “Portugal and Italy: A History of Affinities in the Country of Cinema”], org. Festa do Cinema Italiano. São Jorge Cinema, Lisbon, 9 Apr.

2017, with Carlos Gonçalves (PCP), Deolinda Machado (LOC-MTC/CGTP-IN), and Edgar Silva (PCP), chaired by Jorge Sarabando (PCP). “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, Catholics and the Church”], org. PCP. Reception Room of the Civil Parish Board of São Cosme, Gondomar, 17 Feb.

2016, with Carlos Gonçalves (PCP) and Deolinda Machado (LOC-MTC/CGTP-IN), chaired by Filipa Rodrigues (PCP). “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, Catholics and the Church”], org. PCP. Hotel dos Cavaleiros, Torres Novas, 28 Oct.

2016, with Carlos Gonçalves (PCP), Deolinda Machado (LOC-MTC/CGTP-IN), and Zeferino Moreira da Silva, chaired by Cláudia Lopes Pereira (PCP). “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, Catholics and the Church”], org. PCP. Civil Parish Board of Covilhã, 24 Jun.

2016, with Gabriel Silva, OP, “Santa Catarina de Sena: Mulher, Leiga e Mística do Século XIV” [“St. Catherine of Siena: Woman, Laywoman and 14th Century Mystic”]. Dominican Gatherings. Christ the King’s Parish Centre, Porto, 20 Apr.

2016. As chair of “Trabalho, Precariedade e Qualificação: Um Olhar a Partir das Relações de Poder entre Capital e Trabalho” [“Labor, Precarity and Qualification: A Look from the Power Relations between Capital and Labor”], presented by Alfredo Campos (CES). 1st Workshop Programme “Labour and Society”, org. Centre for Social Studies (CES) and Teachers’ Union of the Centre Region (SPRC). SPRC Saloon, 16 Mar.

2016. About the films Contempt (Le mépris, 1963), Holy Motors (2012), Mulholland Dr. (2001), and The Caiman (Il caimano, 2006), org. Esther de Carvalho Center for Theatrical Initiation (CITEC). Esther de Carvalho Theatre, Montemor-o-Velho, 23 Jan., 27 Feb., 25 Mar., and 23 Apr.

2015, with Bruno Marques (Nova), chaired by Maria Teresa Cruz (Nova). “Cycle of Talks ‘The State of Art’: Expanded Field of Images and Art”. Anozero: Coimbra Contemporary Art Biennial, org. Circle of Fine Arts of Coimbra (CAPC), Coimbra City Council, and University of Coimbra, 28 Nov.

2015, with Jorge António, launch of the book Angola, o Nascimento de uma Nação – Vol. III – O Cinema da Independência by Maria do Carmo Piçarra and António, org. CES and Rectory of the University of Coimbra. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 13 Nov.

2015. About the film The Word (Ordet, 1955). Anozero: Coimbra Biennial of Contemporary Art, org. Circle of Fine Arts of Coimbra (CAPC) and Fila K Film Society. Coimbra, 25 Nov.

2015. About the film The Night of the Hunter (1955). Anozero: Coimbra Biennial of Contemporary Art, org. CAPC and Fila K Film Society. Coimbra, 25 Nov.

2015, with José Manuel Pinto, about the film The Solitude of Prime Numbers (La solitudine dei numeri primi, 2010). “Olhares sobre a Adolescência” [“Perspectives on Adolescence”], org. Association for the Support of Children and Youths at Risk (A CORES). Cerca de St. Bernardo Theatre, 4 Nov.

2015. About the film At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among His Own (Svoy sredi chuzhikh, chuzhoy sredi svoikh, 1974). “Film Club”. Russian Studies Centre of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, 23 Oct.

2015, with Paulo Borges, chaired by Maurício Pereira. “A Pobreza em Espírito: Diálogo Cristão-Budista” [“The Poverty in Spirit: Christian-Buddhist Dialogue”], org. Circle of Inter-Being and Maitreya: Dharma Study Group of Coimbra. Justice and Peace University Institute, Coimbra, 22 Oct.

2015. About the film Winter Light (Nattvardsgästerna, 1963). “Bergman Inesgotável” [“Bergman Inexhaustible”]. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 12 Oct.

2015. As chair and and member of the Coimbra regional leadership of the PCP, with Edison Sanchez (Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) and Cristina Cardoso (PCP). “Moment of Solidarity with Bolivarian Venezuela”, org. PCP. Avante! Festival, Space of the Regional Organization of Coimbra of the PCP. Quinta da Atalaia, Amora, Seixal, 5 Sept.

2015, with Carlos Gonçalves (PCP), Deolinda Machado (LOC-MTC/CGTP-IN), and Pedro Pina Nóbrega (CDU), chaired by Filomena Pires (PCP). “Os Democratas e Patriotas, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The Democrats and Patriots, Catholics and the Church”], org. Democratic Unitarian Coalition (CDU). Solar dos Peixotos, Viseu, 30 Jul.

2015. About spirituality and cinema, org. St. Peter’s Parish. Cantanhede, 1 Jul.

2015, with João Fanara (UFF), chaired by Roberta Avillez. “A Fotografia em Telemóvel e as Plataformas Online” [“Photography on Cell Phone and Online Platforms”]. Casa da Lusofonia: International Student Lounge - University of Coimbra, 3 Jun.

2015, with Vasco Otero, “John Carpenter”. Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 29 May.

2015. As an organiser of the SPRC, with Alexandra Correia (Reset AAC), Alma Rivera (Resiste Agora), Bruno Matias (DG-AAC), Gonçalo Velho (SNESup), João Pedro Ferreira (ABIC), and Tiago Ribeiro (CES). Conversas sobre o Movimento Estudantil em Coimbra [Talks on the Student Movement in Coimbra], “Professores, Estudantes, Investigadores e Bolseiros: Uma Luta Comum?” [“Teachers, Students, Researchers and Research Fellows: A Common Struggle?”], org. Real República do Bota-Abaixo. Athenaeum of Coimbra, 5 May.

2015. About the film All That Heaven Allows (1955), org. Fila K Film Society and Bonifrates Cooperative. “Duetos” [“Duets”]. Coimbra Conservatory of Music, 10 Mar.

2015. Respondent to papers by Alexandra Serapicos (UCP) and Alexandra Areia (UP). 4.º Working Seminar on Portuguese Cinema, org. Work Group “History of Portuguese Cinema” - Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM), Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR), Centre of 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20), and Institute of Contemporary History (IHC). Catholic University of Portugal, Porto, 17 Mar.

2015, with Carlos Gonçalves (PCP), Deolinda Machado (LOC-MTC/CGTP-IN), Edgar Silva (PCP), and Ricardo Coelho (LOC-MTC), chaired by Isabel Bem-Haja (PCP). “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, Catholics and the Church”], org. PCP. Municipal Library of Penacova, 7 Feb.

2015, with Vasco Otero, “Palombella rossa (1989)” (2). Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 29 Jan.

2014, with Vasco Otero, “Palombella rossa (1989)” (1). Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 6 Nov.

2014, with João Maria André and Mário Nogueira, chaired by Vladimiro Vale (PCP). “Ensino e Cultura ao Serviço do Progresso do País” [“Education and Culture in the Service of Country’s Progress”], org. PCP. Municipal House of Culture, Coimbra, 30 Sept.

2014, with Henrique Oliveira and Paulo da Rosária, chaired by Daniel Ribas, about television series. “Drama: Revista de Cinema e Teatro” no. 5 Launch. Cinema Passos Manuel, Porto, 19 Jul.

2014, with Alfredo João Paula Campos (CNA), chaired by Tiago Jerónimo, about the film A Lei da Terra (1971) and Land Reform. Sessões do Carvão [Coal Sessions]. Cerca de St. Bernardo Theatre, 23 Apr.

2014, with Vasco Otero, “Eyes Wide Shut (1999)”. Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 13 Mar.

2014. About the film Four Times (Le quattro volte, 2010). Sessões do Carvão. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 12 Mar.

2013, with Vasco Otero, “O Cinema e a História Económica e Social do Século XX” [“Film and the Economic History of the 20th Century”]. Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 12 Dec.

2013, with Adelino Fortunato (UC), chaired by Margarida Antunes (UC), about the film Coal Money (L’Argent du charbon, 2008). International Economics open class. Faculty of Economics - University of Coimbra, 13 Nov.

2013, with José Trigueiros, chaired by Catarina Maia (UC), about the film Dios por el cuello (2013). 2nd Coimbra in Motions, org. CEIS20, Coimbra City Council, and Coimbra Business School (ISCAC). Cerca de St. Bernardo Theatre, 8 Nov.

2013, with Vasco Otero, “Vampiros no Cinema” [“Vampires in Film”]. Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 17 Oct.

2013, with António Sousa Dias, on film and music. Calouste Gulbenkian Aveiro Conservatory of Music, 20 Sept.

2013, with Vasco Otero, “Robert Bresson”. Cinemusicorium. University of Coimbra Radio, 8 Jul.

2013. About the film Workers, Peasants (Operai, contadini, 2002), org. Fila K Film Society. “ “O Lugar das Coisas Antigas e Esquecidas” [“The Place of Ancient and Forgotten Things”]. Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, Coimbra, 25 Jun.

2013. About the film Scenes from the Class Struggle in Portugal (1977), org. Fila K Film Society. “O Lugar das Coisas Antigas e Esquecidas”. Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, Coimbra, 4 Jun.

2013, with Adriana Bebiano (UC) about the film Where the Sun Beats (Onde Bate o Sol, 1989), org. 25th April Centre of Documentation - University of Coimbra. Memória da Mudança: Cinema Português dos Anos 80 [Memories of Change: Portuguese Cinema from the 1980s]. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 25 Mar.

2013. As chair and activist of the Manifest in Defense of Culture, with António Ferreira, Susana Duarte, and Bárbara Janicas on Portuguese cinema and cultural policy, org. Coimbra Group of the Manifest in Defense of Culture. A Cultura em Trabalho(s) [Culture in the Work(s)]. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 8 Feb.

2012. About the film Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005), org. Communication Section of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra. Conferências da Imprensa [Press Conferences]. D. Dinis Cultural Centre, 23 Oct.

2012. About the film Duck Soup (1933). Sessões do Carvão. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 19 Sept.

2012, with Osvaldo Silvestre (UC) about the film The Cow (Gaav, 1969). Sessões do Carvão. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 30 May.

2012, with António Sousa Ribeiro and Tiago Santos on the film Antigone (Die Antigone des Sophokles nach der Hölderlinschen Übertragung für die Bühne bearbeitet von Brecht 1948(Suhrkamp Verlag), 1992), org. Origem da Tragédia. Clássicos no Cinema [Classics in Film]. Arte à Parte Room, 21 May.

2012, with director João Botelho about his film Tempos Difíceis (Hard Times, 1988), org. Centre for Portuguese Literature (CLP). Páginas Tantas [Many Pages]. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 12 Mar.

2012, with José Manuel Pureza (UC) about the film Film Socialisme (Socialism, 2010). Sessões do Carvão. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 11 Apr.

2012. About the film Francesco, giullare di Dio (The Flowers of St. Francis, 1950), org. Fila K Film Society. “As Minhas Escolhas” [“My Choices”]. Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha, Coimbra, 17 Jan.

2011, with António Costa (Medeia Filmes), Paulo Fonseca (Fila K Film Society), and Vítor Ferreira (Caminhos do Cinema Português), “Cinema e Espaço Público” [“Cinema and Public Space”]. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 28 Nov.

2011, with Francisco Beja (ESMAE-IPP), chaired by Fernando Matos Oliveira (UC). Espetacular e Real: As Artes Entre a Espada e a Parede [Spectacular and Real: The Arts Between a Rock and a Hard Place], org. O Teatrão. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 25 May.

11.4. WORKSHOPS

2018. On Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea, 2016) and the theological virtue of hope. A Touch of Beauty, org. Dominican Family in Slovakia. Banská Štiavnica, 10 Mar.

2016, with João Maria André about the film Fuocoammare. Intercultural Film Workshop. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 28 Nov.