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I  COMERTEC International Congress  



The COMERTEC research group,  with the Meistudies - Media Ecology  and Image Studies, invetes you to participate in II COMERTEC International Congress  and V COMERTEC Jr.

This event will will happen remotely on June, 16th, 17th and 118th  2022. The Subject is "Risk coverage and humanitarian crises".

June 16th

Event opening - 19:oo - GMT -3







June 17 th

Presentation of expanded abstract through previously recorded video - 14:00  - GMT -3
























June 18th 

Event closing - 19:00 - GMT -3




To participate in the WG's, just follow the event rules and regulations and check the model (just in portuguese), after, submit your expanded abstract in the following lines:

WG1  - Alternative media and new journalistic practices

WG2  - Communication, technology and convergence

WG3 - Media analysis, management and communication strategies

WG4 - Education, sociability and communication in the new media era

Deadline for submission: June 4th

Register and submit your abstract




Alex Silveira is a Photo Reporter, took the photography course of the now defunct school Imagem & ação / SP. He holds a degree in cinematography from the School of Visual Arts-SVA, NY. And documentary photography by the International Center of Photography in NEW YORK. He worked as a photography assistant for photographers Araquem Alcântara, José Maria Morgade, Thomas Sussemihl, Andreas Hieneger in SP, and photographers Adriano Fagundes and Arthur Elgort in NY. He worked as a photographer in vehicles such as National Geographic Brasil and Capricho Magazine (Editora Abril). In New York, he served as a free lancer for Rolling Stone Magazine, The Daily News and as a correspondent for Folha de São Paulo newspaper and Show Bizz Magazine. On May 18, 2000, while covering a teachers' demonstration, he was hit by a rubber bullet in his left eye and lost 90 percent of his vision. He worked at Amapá on 42 expeditions throughout Amazonia, for NGOs such as WWFbrasil and Conservation International. He was honored with the Vladmir Herzog 2021 award for the "Career" category.


Rodrigo Carvalho has been a Correspondent from Globo in London since 2017. In the last five years, he has participated in remarkable coverage, such as the rescue of the 12 boys, the coach of a cave in northern Thailand (2018) and the refugee crisis in Poland caused by the war in Ukraine (2022). Carvalho was the creator of the documentary Torre de David (2014), about a occupied skyscraper in downtown Caracas - work nominated for the International Emmy Award for Journalism and awarded at the New York Festivals. In addition, he is the author of two books: Living Under the Earth (2011) and The Cave Boys (2018).

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Roberto Cabrini is a journalist and presenter, awarded for investigative work, war coverage and human rights defense. He won the top national awards as an investigative reporter.  He was a correspondent in London and New York. He has covered several conflicts around the world, as well as international events. He has been an anchor, editor-in-chief, special reporter at Globo, SBT, Band and Record.


Lívia Bonard is a journalist with 15 years of experience in TV production, reporting and switcher coordinator. Shee worked in the production of local and network news, such as "Balanço Geral", from Record TV and "Repórter Brasil", from TV Brasil. She was a reporter for Radio Tupi RJ. She is currently an agenda coordinator at RecordTV Rio.


All expanded abstract approved for the II International Congress COMERTEC and V COMERTEC Jr. will automatically be approved at the 5th International Congress Media Ecology and Image Studies -  November 1st to 30th, 2022. Information at:


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