Communication and Diversity Seminar – Media education against digital gender violence

14 de November, 2023 | Gessica Borges | News

On 14 November 2023, another session of the Communication and Diversity Seminar took place in the ICS “Sala de Atos”, jointly organised by CECS and the University of Valladolid (UVa), Spain. The seminar focussed on the theme of “Media education against digital gender violence“. Members of the MigraMediaActs team presented papers at the event, as specified below:

Ethical principles for an ecofeminist transition in our media
Lidia Peralta. University of Granada
Manuel Chaparro. University of Malaga

#Metoo and digital feminist activism in Portugal
Carla Cerqueira. Lusófona University, CICANT

Sexisms and other ‘isms’. Design and challenges in digital communication
Rosa Cabecinhas and Isabel Macedo. University of Minho / Virtual Museum of Lusophony

Audience and speakers at the seminar, which took place in the “Sala de Atos”, at Institute of Social Sciences (ICS). Photo: Sofia Gomes 

Guided by the slogan #Edumedfeminista, the programme sought to reflect on the need and possibilities of media and digital education for equality and against gender violence. Among the topics covered in the programme were feminist digital activism in Portugal, media education with young people and minors and sexism in digital design.

The sessions were recorded and can be accessed via the links:
Part 1 – Morning
Part 2 – Afternoon