An event to commemorate 47 years from what has been called the Carnation Revolution (Revolução dos Cravos). History narrates about how so many man including the military have change the fascist regime that lasted 48 years in Portugal and ended on 25th April 1974. Many women have been protagonists of different forms of resistance then - for example, the iconic Catarina Eufemia - but many women have been advancing and nurturing new forms of democracy in Portugal since then. This webinar is a snapshot of creativity in advancing democracy in Portugal focusing on participatory and deliberative formats.
An interactive conversation with Lia Vasconcelos, Sofia Guedes Vaz, Monica Mendes and Raquel Gaspar, moderated by Ângela Guimarães Pereira
Multimedia Arts professor at the University of Lisbon, Designer and Digital Media researcher. She is also founding member of the altLab hackerspace and of the ARTiVIS collective combining Art, Science and Technology for environmental sustainability.
Marine biologist co-founder of Ocean Alive, a NGO dedicated to reforesting the ocean, engaging women from the fishing communities
Professor in NOVA University of Lisbon & researcher at MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre; she focuses her work on innovative decision-making processes, namely on participatory governance and collaborative public policy.
Sofia Guedes Vaz
Worked in several public and private organizations, both national and international in the environmental field. Environmental ethics and ways to better communicate environmental issues is one of her passions.