Seminar: Jacinto Godinho, "'America? A disease in people's minds!' Portugal and the propoganda of emigration"

Past Event

10 November 2009, 5:30pm

St John's College
St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3JP

Organised by the Instituto Camoes Centre and the International Migration Institute

Convenors: Oliver Bakewell and Luisa Pinto Teixeira

The seminar examines migration policies and state propaganda from an historical perspective. It includes the screening of a specially made 1 hour documentary ‘America? A disease in people’s minds’ Portugal and the propaganda of emigration”. by the Portuguese documentary film maker Jacinto Godinho.

Jacinto Godinho is the director of a fascinating (and award winning) documentary series – ‘Ei-los Que Partem – A Historia da Emigração Porutguesa’ – on the history of Portuguese migration for the Portuguese national broadcaster RTP. He teaches at the New University of Lisbon and is a journalist at RTP, the Portuguese National Television Network.

Registration is free.