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.