11. Presentations and Discussions

11.1. Accepted Conference Papers

1. “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. 2007.

2. “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.

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

4. “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.

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

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

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

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

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

10. “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. Association of Moving Image Researchers and Centre for Research in Arts and Communication - University of Algarve. University of Algarve, 6 May 2011.

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

12. “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], org. Portuguese Cistercian Association, Association of Friends of the Monastery of Alcobaça, and ICOMOS-Portugal. Alcobaça, 15 Jun. 2012.

13. “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. 2012.

14. “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.

15. “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 - Nova University of Lisbon. Nova University of Lisbon, 26 Oct. 2013.

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

17. “Vídeos Musicais e Figuras Abstractas” [“Music Videos and Abstract Figures”]. III AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers and Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies - University of Coimbra. University of Coimbra, 11 May 2013.

18. “Comunidades do Cinema” [“Cinema Communities”]. IV AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers and Labcom.IFP - University of Beira Interior. University of Beira Interior, 15 May 2014.

19. “Frei Betto em Cuba” [“Frei Betto in Cuba”]. “The Dominicans in the Luso-Hispanic World” International Conference, org. St. Thomas Aquinas Institute, Overseas History Center - Nova University of Lisbon, Center for the Study of Religious History - Catholic University of Portugal, Centre for Studies in the Science of Religions - Lusophone University, Interdisciplinary Centre of History, Cultures and Societies - University of Évora, and Historical Society of the Independence of Portugal. Geographical Society of Lisbon, 24 Jul. 2014.

20. “O Cinema como Ética” [“Film as Ethics”]. V AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers and Centre for Research in Anthropology - University Institute of Lisbon/Nova University of Lisbon/University of Coimbra/University of Minho. Higher Institute for Labour and Business Sciences - University Institute of Lisbon, 23 May 2015.

21. “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.

22. “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.

23. “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.

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

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

26. “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. Centre for Comparative Studies - University of Lisbon. University of Lisbon, 28 Nov. 2016.

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

28. “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. Association of Moving Image Researchers and Communication and Society Research Centre - University of Minho. University of Minho, Braga, 12 May 2017.

29. “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 and Center for the Study of Inequalities, Social Justice, and Policy - Stony Brook University. Stony Brook University, 9 Jun. 2018.

30. “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 and Department of Languages and Cultures - University of Aveiro. University of Aveiro, 19 May 2018.

31. “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 - University of Lisbon. University of Lisbon, 5 Dec. 2018.

32. “As Kindled Wood: Imagery in the Thomistic Account of the Theological Virtues”. Early Career Conference in Catholic Theology and Catholic Studies, org. Centre for Catholic Studies – Durham University, with support from The Newman Association, The Catholic Record Society, and The Tablet. Durham University, 12 Jun. 2019.

33. “Um Corpo Vivo: Corporeidade e Amor em Ida (2013)” [“A Living Body: Corporeity and Love in Ida (2013)”]. IX AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers, Seminar on History of Cinema and Other Audiovisual Arts of the Departament of History of Art and Film Studies Centre - University of Santiago de Compostela. University of Santiago de Compostela, 14 May 2019.

34. “Unusual Life: Loving Gestures and Sacredness in Ida (2013)”. I International Colloquium “Gesture and Belief”: Routes, Transfers and Intermediality, org. Transdisciplinary “Culture, Space and Memory” Research Centre - University of Porto. University of Porto, 20 Mar. 2019.

35. “Cinema e Marxismo, Pontos de Fuga” [“Cinema and Marxism, Vanishing Points”]. X AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers. Online, 28 May 2021.

36. “The Economy of Fratricide: Class Relations and Political Filmmaking in Force of Evil (1948)”. Working-Class Studies Association 2021 Conference: “Re-Placing Class”, org. Working-Class Studies Association and Center for Working-Class Studies - Youngstown State University. Online, 9 Jun. 2021.

37. “Elogio de um Género Político: Foge (2017) e o Cinema de Terror Americano” [“In Praise of a Political Genre: Get Out (2017) and American Horror Film”]. XI AIM Annual Meeting, org. Association of Moving Image Researchers and Centre for Art History and Artistic Research - University of Évora. University of Évora, 28 May 2021.

38. “Merciful Hope: A Theological Reading of Silent Light (2007)”. Artes, Literatura e Cultura: Uma Perspetiva Religiosa [Arts, Literature and Culture: A Religious Perspective], org. Research Centre for Communication and Culture - Catholic University of Portugal. Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon, 16 Nov. 2022.

11.2. Invited Conference Papers

1. “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 - University of Coimbra. University of Coimbra, 7 May 2010.

2. “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 - Minho University. Minho University, 17 Nov. 2011.

3. “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 - University of Coimbra. University of Coimbra, 14 Dec. 2012.

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

5. “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.

6. “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 - University of Coimbra and International Year of Light 2015. University of Coimbra, 3 Oct. 2015.

7. “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. University of Beira Interior, 17 Nov. 2015.

8. “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 - University of Coimbra, and Centre for Development of Schools’ Association Centre-West. Seia, 11 Nov. 2016.

9. “O Ecrã-Mosaico” [“The Mosaic-Screen”]. Jornadas de Maio: “Imagens da Imagem” [May Meetings: “Images of the Image”], org. Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies - University of Coimbra. University of Coimbra, 1 Jun. 2016.

10. “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. Minho University, 29 Apr. 2016.

11. “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 and Center for International Studies - University Institute of Lisbon. Higher Institute for Labour and Business Sciences - University Institute of Lisbon, 6 Dec. 2017.

12. “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.

13. “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. Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies - University of Coimbra. University of Coimbra, 18 Oct. 2017.

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

15. “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 of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies - University of Coimbra and Centre of Sino-Western Cultural Studies, “One Country Two Systems” Research Center, and Portuguese Teaching and Research Centre - Macao Polytechnic Institute. University of Coimbra, 10 May 2018.

16. “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. Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies - University of Coimbra. House of Writing, Coimbra, 5 Nov. 2018.

17. “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 - Nova University of Lisbon. Nova University of Lisbon, 30 May 2018.

18. “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 for Marxist Studies. University of Lisbon, 3 May 2018.

19. “Uma Ausência Tornada Presente: Gestos & Fragmentos (1982)” [“An Absence Made Present: Gestures & Fragments (1982)”]. II Encontro Internacional de História Oral do Cinema Português — O Cinema Novo Português e os “Anos Gulbenkian”: 50 anos da Criação do Centro Português de Cinema 1969-2019 [II International Meeting of Oral History of Portuguese Cinema — Portuguese Cinema Novo and the “Gulbenkian Years”: 50 Years of the Creation of the Portuguese Cinema Centre 1969-2019], org. Institute of Contemporary History - Nova University of Lisbon. Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, 19 Nov. 2019.

20. “Linguagem para um Corpo Silencioso: Uma Leitura de Moonlight (2016) no Campo da Teologia Queer” [“Language for a Silent Body: A Reading of Moonlight (2016) in the Field of Queer Theology”]. Ciclo “Questões de Género” [“Gender Issues” Cycle], org. Centre for the Humanities - Nova University of Lisbon. Biblioteca Palácio Galveias, Lisbon, 18 Dec. 2019.

21. “Um Adeus Português: Entre o Poema e o Filme” [“A Portuguese Goodbye: Between the Poem and the Film”]. Colóquio João Botelho “Filmo um texto como se fosse um rosto” [João Botelho Colloquium “I film a text as if it were a face”], org. Institute for the Study of Literature and Tradition - Nova University of Lisbon. Nova University of Lisbon, 23 Sept. 2021.

22. “Comunistas e Católicos: A Opção do PCP no Contexto Internacional” [“Communists and Catholics: The Option of the PCP in the International Context”]. 1921-2021: Nos 100 Anos do PCP — Imaginários Políticos e Expressões Culturais [1921-2021: In the 100 Years of the PCP — Political Imaginaries and Cultural Expressions], org. Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies - University of Coimbra. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, 6 Dec. 2021.

23. “A Mão Estendida aos Católicos: O Passado e o Presente de uma Política do PCP” [“The Outstretched Hand to Catholics: The Past and Present of a PCP Policy”]. Cem Anos de Partido Comunista Português [One Hundred Years of the Portuguese Communist Party], org. Institute of Contemporary History. Alcântara Library, Lisbon, 6 Nov. 2021.

24. “O Mundo de Maria: Reflexões entre Jean-Luc Godard e Stanley Cavell” [“Mary’s World: Reflections Between Jean-Luc Godard and Stanley Cavell”]. Semana de la Imagen UFV (SIMUFV) 2021, org. Francisco de Vitoria University, in collaboration with the University of Coimbra. Online, 4 Mar. 2021.

25. “Urdidura e Lavores: Refazer Uma Abelha na Chuva” [“Warp and Needlework: Remaking A Bee in the Rain”]. Carlos de Oliveira, Uma Escrita Tatuada [Carlos de Oliveira, A Tattooed Writing], org. Cantanhede City Council. Cantanhede Municipal Library, 20 Nov. 2021.

26. “Valuing Films: Reflections on the Practice of Film Criticism”. From Analogue to Digital: Film Criticism in Spain, Portugal and Latin America, org. Modern Humanities Research Association, University of Leeds, and University of Kent. Online, 9 Apr. 2021.

27. “Fé Persuadida: Uma Leitura Teológica de Lourdes (2009)” [“Persuaded Faith: A Theological Reading of Lourdes (2009)”]. ReliMM - A Religião Nas Múltiplas Modernidades, 7.º Colóquio Anual [ReliMM - Religion in the Multiple Modernities, 7th Annual Meeting], org. Religion in the Multiple Modernities. University of Porto, 30 Jun. 2022.

28. “A Separação das Mulheres: Divórcio e Religião no Judaísmo e no Islão em Dois Filmes” [“The Separation of Women: Divorce and Religion in Judaism and Islam in Two Films”]. Género e Religiões: Perspectivas, Práticas, Teorias e Expressões entre o Religioso e a Religiosidade [Gender and Religions: Perspectives, Practices, Theories and Expressions Between the Religious and Religiosity], org. Centre for the Humanities - Nova University of Lisbon. Museum of Aljube - Resistance and Freedom, Lisbon, 7 Mar. 2022.

29. “The Table of Division: Class and Christianity in The Last Supper (1976)”. XXV Annual Conference of the Centre for Research on Cuba - Cuba Research Forum, org. Centre for Research on Cuba - University of Nottingham. Online, 7 Sept. 2022.

30. “Um Espectro pela Europa: Transe (2006) de Teresa Villaverde” [“A Specter Across Europe: Teresa Villaverde’s Transe (2006)”]. Cinema Português: Uma História de Fantasmas [Portuguese Cinema: A History of Ghosts], org. Traditional Literature Research Institute - Nova University of Lisbon. Nova University of Lisbon, 30 Nov. 2022.

11.3. Seminars

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

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

3. “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. 2006.

4. “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.

5. “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 2008.

6. With the film criticism group “The Magnifying Class”. About the film Charulata (1964). The Magnifying Class #3. University of Oxford, 5 Dec. 2008.

7. “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 2009.

8. “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.

9. With the film criticism group “The Magnifying Class”. About the film The Little Foxes (1941). The Magnifying Class #4. University of Oxford, 12 Mar. 2009.

10. With the film criticism group “The Magnifying Class”. About the film Elephant (2003). The Magnifying Class #5. University of Oxford, 18 Jun. 2009.

11. With the film criticism group “The Magnifying Class”. About the film Trafic (1971). The Magnifying Class #6. University of Oxford, 3 Dec. 2009.

12. “The Virtual Life of Film”. Seminários em Volta de D. N. Rodowick [Seminaries Around D. N. Rodowick]. Institute for Philosophy of Language - Nova University of Lisbon, 27 Apr. 2010.

13. With the film criticism group “The Magnifying Class”. About the film Still Life (Sanxia haoren, 2006). The Magnifying Class #7. University of Oxford, 5 Mar. 2010.

14. With the film criticism group “The Magnifying Class”. About the film Ordet (1955). The Magnifying Class #8. University of Oxford, 10 Feb. 2011.

15. “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.

16. “A Cidade das Imagens” [“The City of Images”]. Workshop: CutCity 2012, org. Departament of Architecture and Architecture Laboratory - Lusophone University. Lusophone University, 27 Feb. 2012.

17. “What Is Cinema?” by Noël Carroll. Institute for Philosophy of Language - Nova University of Lisbon, 17 Jul. 2012.

18. With the film criticism group “The Magnifying Class”. About the film The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (Zangiku monogatari, 1939). The Magnifying Class #10. University of Oxford, 5 Oct. 2012.

19. “The Cinematic”. Institute for Philosophy of Language - Nova University of Lisbon, 16 Jan. 2013.

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

21. With the film criticism group “The Magnifying Class”. About the film The Man Without a Past (Mies vailla menneisyyttä, 2002). The Magnifying Class #11. University of Oxford, 15 Mar.

22. “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.

23. “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. University College London, 8 Dec. 2014.

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

25. “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. 2014. Princess Saint Joana House of the Dominican Sisters of Saint Catherine of Siena, Lisbon, 22 Feb. 2014.

26. “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 of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra. University of Coimbra, 1 Apr. 2014.

27. With the film criticism group “The Magnifying Class”. About the film On Dangerous Ground (1951). The Magnifying Class #14. University of Oxford, 24 May.

28. “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. 2015.

29. “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, Coimbra City Council, and University of Coimbra. Sereia Circle - Municipal House of Culture, 28 Nov. 2015.

30. “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 Catholic University of Portugal. Rivoli Theatre, Porto, 2 Dec. 2016.

31. “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.

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

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

34. “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.

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

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

37. With the film criticism group “The Magnifying Class”. About the film Like Someone in Love (2012). The Magnifying Class #16. University of Oxford, 14 Sept. 2017.

38. “‘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: “Cinema e Pós-Colonialismo” [Permanent Seminar: “Cinema and Postcolonialism”], org. Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies - University of Coimbra. University of Coimbra, 7 Nov. 2018.

39. “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 - University of Lisbon. University of Lisbon, 17 Oct. 2018.

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

41. “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. 2018.

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

43. “Digitações: Cinema Digital e Materialidade” [“Digitations: Digital Cinema and Materiality”], org. Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Communication, Postgraduate Programme in Literature and Social Practices, and Research Group in Literature, Arts and Media - University of Brasilia. University of Brasilia, 18 Jun. 2019.

44. “Digitar o Digital” [“Digitating the Digital”]. On Cinema - Spring Seminar, org. Institute for Comparative Literature Margarida Losa - University of Porto and Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts - Catholic University of Portugal. Catholic University of Portugal, Porto, 23 May 2019.

45. “Os Lugares da Esperança” [“The Places of Hope”]. Permanent Seminar - Research Group on Cinema & Philosophy, org. Nova Institute of Philosophy - Nova University of Lisbon. Nova University of Lisbon, 10 Apr. 2019.

46. “Morte e Interioridade: O Cinema e a Filosofia de Os Viciosos (1994)” [“Death and Interiority: The Cinema and Philosophy of The Addiction (1994)”]. MA in History, Modern and Contemporany Era path, of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra. University of Coimbra, 11 Mar. 2019.

47. “Videoclipe” [“Video Clip”]. ABC do Cinema [ABC of Cinema] course. Nova University of Lisbon, 6 Feb. 2019.

48. “Common Home’s Epistemology”. Common Home and New Ways of Living Interculturally, org. Research Centre for Theology and Religious Studies - Catholic University of Portugal. Online, 10 Nov. 2020.

49. “Uma Só Comunidade: Fé Cristã, Fraternidade Humana, e Diálogo Entre Religiões” [“One Is the Community: Christian Faith, Human Fraternity, and Dialogue Between Religions”]. Lent Retreat, org. Provincial Council of Lay Fraternities of Saint Dominic. Casa dos Capuchinhos, Fátima, 8 Mar. 2020.

50. “O Cinema Português Desde 1974” [“Portuguese Cinema Since 1974”]. Performing Arts in Portugal. 97.º Summer Course in Portuguese Language and Culture. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, 14 Jul. 2021.

51. “Imagens Digitadas” [“Digitated Images”]. Thinking Out Lab. College of Arts - University of Coimbra, 19 Nov. 2021.

52. “A Mesa da Divisão: Classe e Cristianismo em A Última Ceia (1976)” [“The Table of Division: Class and Christianity in The Last Supper (1976)”]. MA in Comparative Ibero-American Literatures of the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences - Nova University of Lisboa, org. Centre for Iberian and Ibero-American Studies. Online, 23 Apr. 2021.

53. “Revolução, Política, Representação: Filmar no Período Revolucionário” [“Revolution, Politics, Representation: Filming in the Revolutionary Period”]. Colaboração e Colisão: Intervenção Pública e Política da Arte, Parte I “Do 25 de Abril de 1974 à Entrada na CEE”, Sessão III “Os Artistas e a Revolução: Dinâmicas Produzidas Entre Arte e Sociedade” [Collaboration and Collision: Public Intervention and Art Politics, Part I “From the 25th of April 1974 to the Entrance to the EEC”, Session III “The Artists and the Revolution: Dynamics Produced Between Art and Society”], org. Institute of Contemporary History - Nova University of Lisbon. Online, 30 Mar. 2021.

54. “Um Pai, Um Deus: Sobre os Filmes do Projeto Global Entre a Comunidade Judaica e a Diocese do Porto” [“One Father, One God: On the Films of the Global Project Between the Jewish Community and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Porto”]. Diaspora Studies Summer School “Discourse and Culture in Portuguese Sephardic Diaspora”, org. Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies. Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Coimbra, 15 Jul. 2021.

55. “Ler o Mundo, Proclamar o Evangelho: E Agora? Lembra-me (2013) e O Novo Testamento de Jesu Christo Segundo João (2013) como Díptico” [“Reading the World, Proclaiming the Gospel: What Now? Remind Me (2013) and The New Testament of Jesus Christ According to John (2013) as Diptych”]. A Transcendência do Ecrã #2 [The Transcendence of the Screen #2], org. Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies and Research Centre for Communication and Culture. Online, 31 Mar. 2022.

56. “Saramago e o Cinema” [“Saramago and Film”]. Plano Nacional de Cinema: ACD. Online, 14 Nov. 2022.

11.4. Workshops

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

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

11.5. Public Discussions and Presentations

1. About the film Baraka (1992). Fnac Colombo, 10 Mar.

2. About the film Far from Heaven (2002). Fnac Colombo, 24 Mar.

3. About the film The Magdalene Sisters (2002). Fnac Colombo, 25 Feb.

4. About the film Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life (1983). Fnac Colombo, 13 Sept.

5. With João Lopes. About the film 11’09’’01: September 11 (2002). Fnac Colombo, 11 Sept.

6. About the film The Silence (Tystnaden, 1963). Fnac Colombo, 15 Feb. 2006.

7. With Francisco Beja, chaired by Fernando Matos Oliveira. 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 2011.

8. With António Costa, Paulo Fonseca, and Vítor Ferreira. “Cinema e Espaço Público” [“Cinema and Public Space”]. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 28 Nov. 2011.

9. About the film Duck Soup (1933). Sessões do Carvão [Coal Sessions], “Tresloucadas Comédias Clássicas” [“Screwball Classical Comedies”]>. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 19 Sept. 2012.

10. 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. 2012.

11. 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.

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

13. With José Manuel Pureza. About the film Socialism (Film Socialisme, 2010). Sessões do Carvão [Coal Sessions], “Reflexões Socialistas” [“Socialist Reflections”]. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 11 Apr. 2012.

14. With Osvaldo Silvestre. About the film The Cow (Gaav, 1969). Sessões do Carvão [Coal Sessions], “Descobrir o Irão” [“Discovering Iran”]. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 30 May 2012.

15. With António Sousa Ribeiro and Tiago Santos. About 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.

16. 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.

17. 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.

18. With Adriana Bebiano. 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.

19. With Adelino Fortunato, chaired by Margarida Antunes. About the film Coal Money (L’Argent du charbon, 2008). International Economics open class. University of Coimbra, 13 Nov. 2013.

20. 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.

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

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

23. With António Sousa Dias. On film and music. Calouste Gulbenkian Aveiro Conservatory of Music, 20 Sept. 2013.

24. With José Trigueiros, chaired by Catarina Maia. About the film Dios por el cuello (2013). 2nd Coimbra in Motions, org. Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies - University of Coimbra, Coimbra City Council, and Coimbra Business School. Cerca de São Bernardo Theatre, 8 Nov. 2013.

25. 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 at Work(s)]. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 8 Feb. 2013.

26. About the film Four Times (Le quattro volte, 2010). Sessões do Carvão [Coal Sessions], “Cinema e Espiritualidade” [“Film and Spirituality”]. Boiler House - University of Coimbra, 12 Mar. 2014.

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

28. With Alfredo João Paula Campos, chaired by Tiago Jerónimo. About the film A Lei da Terra (1971) and Land Reform. Sessões do Carvão [Coal Sessions], “Filmes Revolucionários de Abril” [“April Revolutionary Films”]. Cerca de São Bernardo Theatre, 23 Apr. 2014.

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

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

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

32. 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.

33. 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.

34. About the film The Night of the Hunter (1955). Anozero: Coimbra Biennial of Contemporary Art, org. Circle of Fine Arts of Coimbra and Fila K Film Society. Colégio da Graça, Coimbra, 25 Nov. 2015.

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

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

37. 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.

38. With Carlos Gonçalves, Deolinda Machado, Edgar Silva, and Ricardo Coelho, chaired by Isabel Bem-Haja. “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, the Catholics and the Church”], org. Portuguese Communist Party. Municipal Library of Penacova, 7 Feb. 2015.

39. With Carlos Gonçalves, Deolinda Machado, and Pedro Pina Nóbrega, chaired by Filomena Pires. “Os Democratas e Patriotas, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The Democrats and Patriots, the Catholics and the Church”], org. Democratic Unitarian Coalition. Solar dos Peixotos, Viseu, 30 Jul. 2015.

40. With Bruno Marques, chaired by Maria Teresa Cruz. “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, Coimbra City Council, and University of Coimbra. Sereia Circle - Municipal House of Culture, 28 Nov. 2015.

41. With João Fanara, 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.

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

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

44. 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. Cerca de São Bernardo Theatre, 4 Nov. 2015.

45. As chair and member of the Coimbra Regional Leadership of the Portuguese Communist Party, with Edison Sanchez and Cristina Cardoso. “Moment of Solidarity with Bolivarian Venezuela”, org. Portuguese Communist Party. Avante! Festival, Space of the Coimbra Regional Organisation of the Portuguese Communist Party. Quinta da Atalaia, Amora, Seixal, 5 Sept. 2015.

46. As a leader of the Teachers’ Union of the Centre Region, with Alexandra Correia, Alma Rivera, Bruno Matias, Gonçalo Velho, João Pedro Ferreira, and Tiago Ribeiro. 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. Coimbra Athenaeum, 5 May 2015.

47. As respondent to papers by Alexandra Serapicos and Alexandra Areia. 4.º Working Seminar on Portuguese Cinema, org. “History of Portuguese Cinema” work group - Association of Moving Image Researchers, Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts - Catholic University of Portugal, Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies - University of Coimbra, and Institute of Contemporary History - Nova University of Lisbon. Catholic University of Portugal, Porto, 17 Mar. 2015.

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

49. With Carlos Gonçalves and Deolinda Machado, chaired by Filipa Rodrigues. “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, Catholics and the Church”], org. Portuguese Communist Party. Hotel dos Cavaleiros, Torres Novas, 28 Oct. 2016.

50. With Carlos Gonçalves, Deolinda Machado, and Zeferino Moreira da Silva, chaired by Cláudia Lopes Pereira. “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, Catholics and the Church”], org. Portuguese Communist Party. Civil Parish Board of Covilhã, 24 Jun. 2016.

51. 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.

52. 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. 1st Workshop Programme “Labour and Society”, org. Centre for Social Studies - University of Coimbra and Teachers’ Union of the Centre Region. Teachers’ Union of the Centre Region Saloon, 16 Mar. 2016.

53. About the film October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (Oktyabr, 1927). José Saramago Foundation, Lisbon, 13 Nov. 2017.

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

55. About the film October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (Oktyabr, 1927). Solar dos Kapangas Sorority, Coimbra, 22 Oct. 2017.

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

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

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

59. With Carlos Gonçalves and Deolinda Machado, chaired by Abílio Dias Fernandes. “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, Catholics and the Church”], org. Portuguese Communist Party. Évora City Council, 7 Apr. 2017. 60. With Carlos Gonçalves, Deolinda Machado, and Edgar Silva, chaired by Jorge Sarabando. “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, Catholics and the Church”], org. Portuguese Communist Party. Reception Room of the Civil Parish Board of São Cosme, Gondomar, 17 Feb. 2017.

61. 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.

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

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

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

65. 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.

66. With Carlos Gonçalves, Deolinda Machado, and Edgar Silva, chaired by Silvina Queirós. “O Partido Comunista Português e os Cristãos” [“The Portuguese Communist Party and Christians”], org. Portuguese Communist Party. Grupo Musical e de Instrução Tavaredense, Figueira da Foz, 20 Nov. 2018.

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

68. With Alcir Pécora, Bruno Fontes, Catarina Maia, and Osvaldo Manuel Silvestre. Jornada José Agrippino de Paula, org. Institute for Brazilian Studies - University of Coimbra. University of Coimbra, 12 Apr. 2018.

69. With Teresa Villaverde. About the film Colo (2017). Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 19 Mar. 2018.

70. As chair, with Edson Athayde, Jorge Pelicano, and Luís Filipe Menezes. 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 Practicing Art - University of Coimbra. Boiler Room - University of Coimbra, 30 Nov. 2018.

71. As chair, with Alexandre Oliveira, Ana Isabel Soares, and Fausto Cruchinho. MasterSessions: “Novas Propostas Formais no Cinema Contemporâneo” [MasterSessions: “New Formal Proposals in Contemporary Cinema”], org. Caminhos Film Festival and Laboratory for Investigating and Practicing Art - University of Coimbra. Boiler Room - University of Coimbra, 28 Nov. 2018.

72. As chair, with Filipa Reis, Paulo Cunha, and Saúl Rafael. 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 Laboratory for Investigating and Practicing Art - University of Coimbra. Boiler Room - University of Coimbra, 26 Nov. 2018.

73. About the film Joker (2019), with Margarida Antunes and Rachel Cesar, chaired by Arissa Ayumi. Por Dentro de Joker: Análise do Filme “Joker” em Aspectos Sociológicos, Psicológicos e Culturais Dentro dos Direitos Humanos [Inside Joker: Analysis of the film “Joker”on Sociological, Psychological, and Cultural Aspects Within Human Rights], org. Human Rights Sector - Academic Association of Coimbra. Department of Life Sciences - University of Coimbra, 27 Nov. 2019.

74. About the film Milk (2008), included in “Equality Week”, org. Figueira da Foz City Council. Arts and Performance Centre, Figueira da Foz, 24 Oct. 2019.

75. About the film Where Do We Go Now? (Et maintenant on va où?, 2011), in celebration of the International Women’s Day, org. Unitary Group of Women from Figueira da Foz. Arts and Performance Centre, Figueira da Foz, 7 Mar. 2019.

76. About the films Boca de Fogo (2017), Abissal (2016), and O Futebol (2015). Sessões do Carvão — O Cinema Falado [Coal Sessions — Talking Cinema], “A Autoria no Cinema: Mostra de Cinema Documental Brasileiro” [“Authorship in Film: Brazilian Documentary Film Screening”]. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 30 Oct. 2019.

77. About the films Rafa (2012) and The Suspect (A Suspeita, 1999). National Plan for Film, org. Infanta Dona Maria Secondary School. Cinema theatres at Alma Shopping, Coimbra, 22 May 2019.

78. About the films A Trip to the Moon (Le Voyage dans la lune, 1902) and The Cameraman (1928). 4.ª Feira Clássica [Classic Wednesday], org. CineClub Bairrada. Cantanhede Parish Centre, 6 Mar. 2019.

79. Portfolio reading. Afroeuropeans Artist Residency. College of Arts - University Coimbra, 26 Jun. 2019.

80. Presentation in the panel “Artes da Imagem” [“Image Arts”]. Praticar e Pesquisar: Um Encontro Sobre as Artes na Universidade [Practicing and Researching: A Meeting on the Arts at the University], org. Ethnomusicology Institute - Music and Dance Research Centre, O Teatrão, Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente, Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies, and Laboratory for Investigating and Practicing Art - University of Coimbra. Municipal Theater Workshop, Coimbra, 6 Dec. 2019.

81. With Tiago Afonso. MasterSessions: “O Meu Cinema” [MasterSessions: “My Cinema”], org. Caminhos Film Festival and Laboratory for Investigating and Practicing Art - University of Coimbra. Boiler Room - University of Coimbra, 27 Nov. 2019.

82. With Paulo Carneiro. MasterSessions: “O Meu Cinema” [MasterSessions: “My Cinema”], org. Caminhos Film Festival and Laboratory for Investigating and Practicing Art - University of Coimbra. Boiler Room - University of Coimbra, 29 Nov. 2019. 83. With João Maia. MasterSessions: “O Meu Cinema” [MasterSessions: “My Cinema”], org. Caminhos Film Festival and Laboratory for Investigating and Practicing Art - University of Coimbra. Boiler Room - University of Coimbra, 28 Nov. 2019.

84. With Isabel Melo. “Direitos das Mulheres - Combater a Discriminação” [“Women’s Rights - Fighting Discrimination”], org. Women Democratic Movement. Coimbra Athenaeum, 31 May 2019.

85. With Guiomar Ramos. About her film Por Parte de Pai (2018). Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies - University of Coimbra, 16 Jan. 2019.

86. With Marco António Rodrigues. About Argentine cinema. Argentine Cinema Film Programme, org. Teatrão and Laboratory for Investigating and Practicing Art - University of Coimbra. Municipal Theatre Workshop, Coimbra, 7 May 2019.

87. About the film A Guitarra de Coimbra (2017), with Soraia Simões. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 8 Jan. 2020.

88. With Jorge Sarabando, Valdemar Cruz, Jorge Seabra, and Jerónimo de Sousa, chaired by Mafalda Guerreiro. “Mário Sacramento: Sessão Comemorativa do Centenário” [“Mário Sacramento: Commemorative Session of the Centenary”], org. Portuguese Communist Party. Maritime Museum of Ílhavo, 4 Jul. 2020.

89. About the film Five Days, Five Nights (Cinco Dias, Cinco Noites, 1997), org. Portuguese Communist Party. Vila Real Municipal Theatre, 15 Jun. 2021.

90. About the film The Metamorphosis of Birds (A Metamorfose dos Pássaros, 2020). Arts and Performance Centre, Figueira da Foz, 5 Nov. 2021.

91. About the film A Pleasure, Comrades! (Prazer, Camaradas!, 2019). Arts and Performance Centre, Figueira da Foz, 11 Jun. 2021.

92. With Rogério de Brito, chaired by João Pinto Ângelo. Debate on the film Rage (Raiva, 2017), org. Ateneu de Coimbra. Online, 18 Apr. 2021.

93. With José Ernesto Cartaxo, chaired by Ana Rita Carvalhais. “CGTP-IN das Raízes à Actualidade, Sindicalismo do Presente para o Futuro” [“CGTP-IN from the Roots to Today, Syndicalism from the Present to the Future”], org. Union of Trade Unions of Leiria. Sant’Ana Market, Leiria, 20 Jun. 2021.

94. With Beatriz Goulart Pinheiro and Diogo Barbosa, chaired by Simão Correia Bento. “Debate Online sobre O Túmulo dos Pirilampos” [“Online Debate on Grave of the Fireflies”], org. Platform for Peace and Disarmament. Online, 26 Feb. 2021.

95. With Filipe Marques, chaired by António Moreira. Debate on the 50 years of CGTP-IN, org. Union of Trade Unions of Coimbra, with support from Ateneu de Coimbra. Online, 29 May 2021.

96. With António Sousa Ribeiro. On the film Schindler’s List (1993). Flor de Lótus. General Library of the University of Coimbra, 15 Oct. 2021.

97. With Catarina Vasconcelos. On the film The Metamorphosis of Birds (A Metamorfose dos Pássaros, 2020). Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 18 Oct. 2021.

98. As respondent to the paper by Rita Benis, “O Argumento Cinematográfico: Entre a Escrita e o Cinema” [“The Film Script: Between Writing and Film”]. “Interart and Intermedia” Seminars, org. Centre for Comparative Studies - University of Lisbon. Online, 17 Mar. 2021.

99. With Edgar Silva, chaired by Manuela Pinto. “O PCP, os Católicos e a Igreja” [“The PCP, Catholics and the Church”], org. Portuguese Communist Party. Justice and Peace University Institute, Coimbra, 24 Feb. 2022.

100. About the film Enemy (2013), org. Portuguese Communist Party, in cooperation with Viseu Cineclub. Auditório IPDJ, Viseu, 30 Apr. 2022.

101. With André Guiomar. About the film A Nossa Terra, O Nosso Altar (2020). Casa do Cinema de Coimbra, 29 Jun. 2022.

102. With Inês Carvalho. About the film Enemy (2013). Ciclo Saramago, org. Casa do Cinema de Coimbra and Portuguese Communist Party, with the support of José Saramago Foundation. Casa do Cinema de Coimbra, 24 Sept. 2022.

103. With António Ferreira and Cláudia Carvalho. About the film Embargo (2010). Ciclo Saramago, org. Casa do Cinema de Coimbra and Portuguese Communist Party, with the support of José Saramago Foundation. Casa do Cinema de Coimbra, 1 Oct. 2022.

104. With other higher education European trade unionists, chair by Xavier Giner. “Organización y funcionamiento de las Enseñanzas Artísticas Superiores en la UE: Algunos ejemplos” [“Organization and Operation of Higher Art Education in the EU: Some Examples”], org. Teaching Federation of the Trade Union Confederation of Workers’ Commissions. Jornadas de enseñanzas artísticas superiores [Conference on higher artistic education]. Valencia and online, 1 Oct. 2022.

105. With fr. Francisco Inocêncio, chaired by Sérgio Pratas. “A Juventude e os Seus Desafios” [“Youth and Its Challenges”], org. Commission for the Festivities of Holy Mary of Loures. Mother Church (Holy Mary of Loures), Loures, 5 Oct. 2022.

106. With Joaquim Oliveira Martins, chaired by André Alves. About the film Ballad of a White Cow (Ghasideyeh gave sefid, 2020), org. Coimbra Regional Directorate of the Union of Public Prosecution Magistrates, Regional Directorate of the Center of the Union Association of Portuguese Judges, Coimbra Regional Council, Center of the Bar Association, Faculty of Law - University of Coimbra, and Caminhos do Cinema Português. “Cinema e Direito” [“Cinema and Law”]. Casa do Cinema de Coimbra, 24 Nov. 2022.

107. With Miguel Gonçalves Mendes. About José Saramago and film. Plano Nacional de Cinema: ACD. Online, 14 Nov. 2022.

108. About the film Accattone (1961). Close-up - Observatorio de Cinema, org. Famalicão City Council. Casa das Artes de Vila Nova de Famalicão, 16 Oct. 2022.

109. About the film The Biggest Flower in the World (A Flor máis grande do mundo, 2007). Ciclo Saramago, org. Casa do Cinema de Coimbra and Portuguese Communist Party, with the support of José Saramago Foundation. Casa do Cinema de Coimbra, 15 Oct. 2022.

110. About the film José and Pilar (José e Pilar, 2010). Ciclo Saramago, org. Casa do Cinema de Coimbra and Portuguese Communist Party, with the support of José Saramago Foundation. Casa do Cinema de Coimbra, 15 Oct. 2022.

111. About the film The Stone Raft (La balsa de piedra, 2002). Ciclo Saramago, org. Casa do Cinema de Coimbra and Portuguese Communist Party, with the support of José Saramago Foundation. Casa do Cinema de Coimbra, 8 Oct. 2022.

11.6. Publication Launches

1. With Henrique Oliveira and Paulo da Rosária. Drama: Revista de Cinema e Teatro 5. Cinema Passos Manuel, Porto, 19 Jul. 2014.

2. With Jorge António. Maria do Carmo Piçarra and António’s Angola, o Nascimento de uma Nação – Vol. III – O Cinema da Independência, org. Centre for Social Studies and Rectory - University of Coimbra. Academic Theatre of Gil Vicente - University of Coimbra, 13 Nov. 2015.

3. With Jorge Palinhos. Aniki: Portuguese Journal of the Moving Image 6, no. 1. Aqui Base Tango, Coimbra, 11 Apr. 2019.

4. With José Neves and Mariana Liz. Aniki 6, no. 1. Portuguese Cinemateque - Cinema Museum, 8 Feb. 2019.

5. With José Maçãs de Carvalho. Abílio Hernandez Cardoso’s Dar a Ver o que nos Cega (Edições 70). Almedina Bookshop - Stadium, Coimbra, 17 May 2019.

6. With Abílio Hernandez, André Rui Graça, and Nelson Araújo. História do Cinema: Dos Primórdios ao Cinema Contemporâneo (Edições 70), edited by Araújo. Almedina Bookshop - Stadium, 13 Nov. 2021.