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CreA(c)tivating Scientific Making in the Social Sciences & Humanities

September 9 to 13, 2019, CES | Alta and Casa da Escrita (Coimbra)

Summer school organized in partnership with Coimbra City Hall and aimed at Social Sciences & Humanities PhD students and post-docs, offered in both Portuguese and English, and with a threefold focus on:

a) creative research methods, conceptualised under four broad headings :
1. arts-based methods – focus on visual arts and creative writing;
2. research using technology – digital platforms, Application Programming Interface (APIs);
3. mixed-methods research – gathering data using both quantitative and qualitative methods; using different theoretical perspectives to inform the same piece of research; multi-media presentation and dissemination;
4. transformative research frameworks designed to reduce power imbalances within the research process and to affect structural inequalities – participatory, decolonising, activist and community-based research;

b) improving academic and non-academic writing in Portuguese and English;

c) academic and non-academic publishing or cultural production outputs.

Target participants: Postgraduate students, post-docs, cultural practitioners

Coordination: Patrícia SilvaNancy DuxburyMaria José Carvalho, Susana de Noronha

Fees to be charged: 100€

Minimum and maximum number of participants: 10 - 20

Compete 2020 FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia POVT - Programa Operacional Temático Valorização do Território Universidade de Coimbra