Scientific Programme


18th July


1.30 p.m.

Registration and practicalities


2.30 p.m.-3.00 p.m.

Opening of the conference

Room 2.37


3.00 p.m.-4.00 p.m.

Keynote lecture


Virgínia Ferreira

CES, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Academic citizenship and gendered careers – tensions and challenges 



Moderator: Cristina Vieira and Joanna Ostrouch-Kamińska


4.00 p.m.-4.30 p.m.

Coffee break

4.30 p.m.-6.00 p.m.


Session 1


Cynthia Trililani University of Iceland





‘Either you educate yourself, or you just go back to cleaning rooms’: Immigrant women’s educational aspiration in Iceland


Elisabeth Hofman Univesité Bordeaux Montaigne, France


Intercultural challenges of training on gender in francophone African contexts - Some analytical elements based on an adult education program in Mali




Sofia Bergano

Benilde Moreira

Cristina Martins

Maria José Rodrigues

Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, CEAD-UAlg, Portugal

Moderator: Sofia Bergano

Immigrant women in Portugal: questioning and reconfiguring gender roles








6.00 p.m.

Welcome cocktail

Faculty of Human and Social Sciences (floor zero)


19th July

Room 2.37

9.30 a.m.-10h30m


Session 2




Hadiseh Azadi

University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy



Culture contact, gender identity development, and resistance to classroom interactions


Joanna Ostrouch-Kamińska University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland

Interdependency as a challenge for learning in contemporary family: searching for a model of gender equality in marriage

Moderator: Sandra Valadas





10.30 a.m.-11.00 a.m.

Coffee break


11.00 a.m.-12.00 p.m.



Session 3


Graça Santos

Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, CEAD-UAlg, Portugal

Sofia Bergano Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, CEAD-UAlg, Portugal

Luísa Cramês

Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal





(H)OLD ON Project - Gender and motivations for the civic participation of older adults

Sandra T. Valadas

UAlg, CEAD, Portugal

Carla Vilhena

UAlg, CEIS20-UC, Portugal

António Fragoso

UAlg, CEAD, Portugal


Moderator: Graça Santos

Older men’s perceptions on nonformal and informal activities in the community





12.00 p.m.-2.00 p.m.




2.00 p.m.-3.30 p.m.


Session 4


Mariya Aleksandrova Ivanova New Bulgarian University, Bulgary




The Modern Bulgarian Woman in search of a balance between work, family, learning (Challenges, compromises and elections in the conditions of pandemic, social isolation and economic crisis

Laura Formenti University of Milano Bicocca, Italy


Italian women photographers in the Seventies: a pedagogy of recombination to perturb the monocular eyesight



Agnieszka Paczkowska University of Lower Silesia (ULS), Poland

In-between roles. Narratives of women of Polish economic and cultural transformation


Moderator: António Fragoso





3.30 p.m.-4.00 p.m.

Coffee break

4.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m.


Session 5



Maria Natália Pereira Ramos

Ana Cristina Duarte Lopes Universidade Aberta, Portugal


Gender Day to day challenges in the era of educational, social and cultural change



Vito Balzano

University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy

Moderator: Liliana Paulos

The different roles of adult education today. UNESCO indications in the redefinition of relational paradigms





8.00 p.m.

Conference dinner (Restaurante Travessa, Faro)


20th July

Room 2.37


9.30 a.m.-10.30 a.m.


Session 6


Lina Coelho

FE-UC, CES-UC, Portugal

Cristina C. Vieira

FPCE-UC, CEAD-UAlg, Portugal

Mónica Lopes

CES-UC, Portugal

Raquel Ribeiro

CES-UC, Portugal

Luís Moura Ramos

FE-UC, CES-UC, Portugal




Life conditions of Portuguese women in pandemic times: unexpected challenges through the voices of some more vulnerable groups



Monika Ryndzionek University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Faculty of Social Science, Poland


Moderator: Sandra Valadas


Gender determinants of online learning in a post-Covid world – secondary data analysis


10.30 a.m.-11.00 a.m.

Coffee break





11.00 a.m.-12.00 p.m.


Session 7


Darlene Clover University of Victoria, Canada

Emília Ferreira IHA/FSCH/NOVA e CIEG/ISCSP-ULisboa, Portugal



An exploration of feminist storytelling pedagogies in museums as ‘risk biographies’





Saskia Eschenbacher

Nils Weber

Akkon University of Applied Human Sciences, Berlin

Moderator: Cristina Vieira

De-constructing Gender Identity through Transformative Learning



12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

Closing session


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