The starting point for Yto Barrada’s project is the unique and tragic figure of Thérèse Rivière. In the 1930s, the French ethnologist traveled to Algeria, to the Aurès mountains, to study the Berber Chaouis people.
Series of Conferences: Building and Maintaining a Sustainable Science Supporting Ecosystem
The proponents of the Manifesto Ciência 2018, are organising a series of conferences to discuss the Portuguese scientific system, alternatives to it, and to come up with a feasible proposal for its improvement.
If you have ideas, on how to improve the current science funding, in Portugal, that you would link to see discussed in the conference, please fill-in this form.
14:00-14:30 Introduction & Objectives
14:30-15:00 Ideas from the Scientific Community
(brief presentation of novel approaches to improve the system, collected from an open call for ideas)
15:00-16:00 The OCDE view: an analysis of different systems
Philippe Larrue (review of the Portuguese Innovation Policy)
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-18:00 The Portuguese Experience
Round table with previous and current directors of FCT/JNTC (moderated by Ana Correia Moutinho).
How should the ideal FCT be like? What are the key problems? How to solve them?
18:00-18:30 Summary & Next Steps
Members of the Portuguese Scientific Community including several heads of University Department and Research Institutes (Manifesto Ciência Portugal)