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Maria Irene Aparicio

Lisbon (Portugal)

Maria Irene Aparício (Ph.D. in Cinema, New University of Lisbon, 2011) is a researcher of CineLab – Laboratory of Cinema and Philosophy, and an Assistant Professor at Communication Sciences Department, NOVA FCSH – New University of Lisbon. At present she is the PI, in Lisbon, of the Project A-PLACE Linking places through networked artistic practices (607457-CREA-1-2019-1-ES-CULT-COOP2) | EACEA – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency | Creative Europe | European Commission, Coordinated by Professor Leandro Madrazo (La Salle School of Architecture, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona). She is also a member of the Project “Integration of Refugees in Portugal: Assessing Moral Duties and Integration Policies in the Context of European Values and Policies” (2018-2021) PTDC/FER-ETC/30378/2017, Coordinated by Gabriele De Angelis, in the context of EPLab – Ethics and Political Philosophy Laboratory, Ifilnova / FCT – The Portuguese National Funding Agency for Science, Research and Technology (URL: http://www.eplab.ifilnova.pt/projects/SEIRP). Between 2008 and 2013, she was a researcher on the project Film and Philosophy: Mapping an Encounter (URL: ttp://filmphilosophy.squarespace.com/). Currently, her research interests are focused on social and epistemological questions of contemporary arts and cinema, as well as their ethical and aesthetical dimensions. Her research interests include Cinema, Arts, Space and Philosophy (e.g. Film Perception and Cognition, Landscape and Soundscape, etc.); and Film and Memory: History, Ethics, and Aesthetics (e.g. Forms, Space, Time, Social Impact and Emotions, etc.), particularly in relation to both the Other Arts and European Cinema. She is the Book editor of Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image, and the editor and founder of artciencia.com, Journal of Art, Science and Communication Sciences, an independent project online since 2005.

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