Seminar I


This course unit aims to:
- Promote the academic and institutional integration of students in the PhD program in Gender Studies;
- Develops student ́s skills in presentation (written or oral) and discussion of scientific work;
- Promote a collective approach, in the seminar, to individual research carried out within the framework of the PhD project;
- Monitor and encourage students to develop their PhD projects.

General characterization





Responsible teacher

Manuel Gaspar da Silva Lisboa


Weekly - Available soon

Total - 224

Teaching language



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Teaching method

The seminar has a dialogical and tutorial nature.
The professor will be a facilitator of the discussion, while giving her/his contribution, but it will also be required that the students contribute with criticism and suggestions to the research work of their colleagues.
At the end of the semester (the end of the first PhD year) students should present their research project.
The written project will then be presented in the context of the classroom and submitted to evaluation with the participation of professors of the program chosen accordingly to the themes of the different projects.

Evaluation method

The evaluation of the written project(60%), and the attendance and quality of the student´s participation in the seminars (10%), oral presentation(30%)

Subject matter

This Seminar will be organized in sessions involving three distinct types of activities:
- presentation of techniques / tools for bibliographic collection, handling and citation;
- presentation and discussion of completed and already argued thesis ́s chapters, in order to familiarize students with the criteria of scientific requirements, and techniques and styles of writing and structuring dissertations;
- student ́s presentation and discussion of their individual doctoral projects in their various stages of preparation so that can all enrich with each other ́s contributions.


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