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Centre for Intercultural Studies - Invitation for Research Partners

The Centre for Intercultural Studies of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal is looking for a research partners from all over the world. Founded in 2007, the Centre for Intercultural Studies (CEI) develops applied and fundamental research and co-operates with other national and international institutions in scientific, technical and cultural programs. CEIís research areas include intercultural theories, cultural representations and communication strategies.

In addition to research activities CEI hosts and supervises classes, projects, dissertations, and the training of graduate and post-graduate students. CEI supports the participation of its team members in national and international conferences and editorial projects. CEIís team is composed not only of lecturers and students from the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, but also of fellow researchers from other national and international institutions, and has the support of a renowned international Advisory Board.

Every year, CEI grants an award for the best final project of the Masters in Specialized Translation and Interpreting of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto. CEI is a founding member of the ECREA Womenís Network.

Contact: Centro de Estudos Interculturais (CEI), Office 333, Rua Jaime Lopes Amorim, s/n, 4465-004 S. Mamede Infesta, Portugal; tel.: +351 22 905 0037; fax: +351 22 902 5899; e-mail: cei@iscap.ipp.pt; www.iscap.ipp.pt/~cei/