Program 2017-11-22T11:13:35+00:00

2018 Congress Program

CONGRESS PROGRAM | HIGHLIGHTED THEME | PLENARY SPEAKERS | SPECIAL EVENTS

Each year, the International Congress on Visual Culture attracts a diverse group of participants from around the world. Our program development team bases on this diversity to provide a rich and distinctive experience, including keynote speakers, lectures, workshops, exhibitions and social events. The congress program brings together presentations on similar topics to facilitate knowledge sharing and community building.

Available 3 months before the congress.

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Ponentes plenarios

Dr. Rafael Cabrera

Prof. Rafael L. Cabrera Collazo – Univ. Interamericana de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico)

Religion, cinema, and cyberspace: secularization of contemporary visual culture.

Ph.D. in History from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. Postdoctoral studies in the universities of Oxford, in England, and in Bologna, in Italy. Associate Vice-president for Academic Affairs and Full Professor at the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico. Cabrera is dedicated to working visual semiology and the effect of mass media in everyday life.

Prof. Avkash Jadhav

Prof. Avkash Jadhav – University of Mumbai (India)

Avkash Jadhav has a B.A. and M.A. in History and a diploma in Human Rights and Personal Counseling. He is Head and Associate Professor in the Department of History of the University of Mumbai in India. His area of specialization is the Labour Movement. He has guided made more than 30 documentaries on various socio-political issues and undertaken more than 25 surveys on various social issues which have been used by the government for policy-making decisions. Since 2012 he has worked as councilor and representative for the academic section for the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation, where he has suggested various policies for the benefit of the city of Mumbai and for the administrative accountability. His research papers have been published in various edited volumes, books and international journals and he has received several scholarships for his academic excellence, such as Dr. William Coelho scholarship and D.D. Kosambi scholarship. He’s also a human rights, environmental and conservation activist and has received several awards for promoting human rights and social work, such as the prestigious REX Fellowship Award of “Karamveer Chakra” by the International Confederation of NGOs (ICONGO), an allied organization of United Nations.

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