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Cultural and Creative Industries

Code 14244
Year 2
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/TP(45H)
Scientific area Cultura
Entry requirements N.A.
Mode of delivery --Theoretical and practical learning
Work placements Not applicable.
Learning outcomes a) Understand communication and culture as structuring phenomena of modern societies
b Understand the concept of culture and its different meanings.
c) Identify relationships between communication and culture
d) Critically understand the phenomena of cultural globalization
d) identify the transformations verified with the appearance of modern cultural and creative industries and new technologies.
e) Become familiar with examples and case studies of the functioning of cultural and creative industries in different sectors of activity
Syllabus Syllabus
1. Introduction
2. Culture and communication
2.1. Origins and meanings of the word culture
2.2. Humanistic sense and anthropological sense
2.2.1. Culture and Civilization
2.3. communication and society
3. Communication and culture: limits and proximity
3.1. cultural globalization
3.2. Technical reproducibility and cultural industry.
3.3. The cultural industries model and the cultural and creative industries model: differences and similarities
3.4. The impact of new technologies.
3.5. “High” culture; popular culture, digital culture: case studies




Main Bibliography Adorno, Theodor e Max Horkheimer, O iluminismo como mistificação das massas. In Jorge B. M. de Almeida, Indústria Cultural e Sociedade, Edição Paz e Terra, 2002 pp. 5-

Alzamora, Geane, Do texto diferenciado ao hipertexto multimidiático: perspectivas para o jornalismo cultural (3.4. a 3. 4.2)

Antunes, Manuel, Cultura in Volume IV: História da Cultura, Lisboa: Fundação Gulbenkian, 2007

Atzeni, Maurizio, Workers and Labour in a Globalised Capitalism, Palgrave MacMillan, 2014.
Baptista, Carla e Santos Silva, Dora, Cultura na Primeira Página - Apocalípticos e Integrados in 8º SOPCOM Comunicação Global, Cultura e Tecnologia.

Barata Moura, José, O Mundo de Múltiplas Vozes, in Estudos sobre a globalização da sociedade civil, Lisboa: Academia Internacional de Língua Portuguesa, 2008, pp. 62-92.

Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Evaluation methods and criteria


It is mandatory to carry out 2 evaluation moments: one written test and one group work, and also by is participation and commitment with the Unity'Goals
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-01-28

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