2nd Interdisciplinary Meeting on Environmental Communication in Brazil

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Event Dates: 
May 27, 2013 to May 29, 2013
Universidade Federal de Sergipe (Brazilian northeast region)


The 2nd IMEC (EICA in Portuguese) is a biennial initiative of Interdisciplinary Lab on Environmental Communication (LICA in Portuguese) which will take place at Universidade Federal de Sergipe (a federal university located in Brazilian northeast region), from May 27 to May 29, 2013, under general coordination of IECA's founding member Sonia Aguiar.
This cross-disciplinary conference aims at bring together scholars from Latin American countries and from researchers all over the world who can talk in Portuguese or Spanish about contemporary environmental dilemmas and its relations within communications and media. Our main focus on these two idiomatic communities is aimed to enlarge Environmental Communication international debate, which is still strongly closed in English papers and speakers.
Keynote speaker at opening Conference will be Ecuadorian FLACSO’s researcher Alberto Acosta, whose speech will be on Nature’s Rights, Environmental Justice and “Green Economy” as Contemporary Dilemmas. The  Meeting will also explore intersections between communications and public policy, environmental culture, environmental education, sustainable development, ecofeminism, science and climate change, among others possibilities.
Call for papers is open until March 31, 2013, for Portuguese and Spanish readers only. Papers will be submitted by blind method to a Scientific Committee, of which takes part IECA’s Board of Directors member Anabela Carvalho (2011-2015), Ph.D.; Department of Communication Sciences, University of Minho, Braga (Portugal); Co-founder and Vice-Chair, Science and Environment Communication Section, ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association).
Please, visit http://licaufs.blogspot.com/ to view conference details (in Portuguese only, for a while) or write to eica2013.ufs@gmail.com if you would like more information in English or Spanish.