2nd International Meeting of enLeio - Libraries, Policies, Reading Research Network

Libraries, goods and services: repairing the economy

September 30, 2022

Keynes Room, Faculty of Economics UC + Zoom


enLeio, the Libraries, Policy, Reading Research Network promotes this Meeting aiming at a critical reflection and an exchange of ideas and experiences on the economic dimension of the work in libraries and the services provided, taking into account the diversity of the populations to be served and the emergence of new practices during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The professional and student communities of information and documentation and social and human sciences, the users of library and archive services may find the Event encouraging to participate..

The papers (in Portuguese) cover the following topics:

  • Moral and political economy of public libraries;
  • Culture, market and common goods

The debate on these topics will be facilitated by a group of guest speakers:
Daniele Achilles, UNIRIO, Rio de Janeiro
Luísa Alvim, CIDEHUS.UÉ
Paulo Leitão, Arts and Archive Library, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Ivana Lins, UFBA, Bahia
Fabrício N. Silveira, UFMG, Belo Horizonte

A moment of Diversity Readings will be devoted to texts by José Saramago. "If you can look, see. If you can see, notice" are lines inscribed in José Saramago's Essay on Blindness which were the motto for the title of the event.

Organising Committee: Paula Sequeiros e Maria José Carvalho (CES), Cláudia Sousa Pereira (CIDEHUS.UÉ), Nuno Medeiros (CEComp), Ivana Lins (UFBA), Daniele Achilles (UNIRIO), Margarita Pérez Pulido (Universidad de Extremadura)


Participation in this activity, limited to 50 persons, requires a (free) registration.

The LINK ZOOM to access the event does not require registration > https://videoconf-colibri.zoom.us/j/82061866290

Participation in this activity does not confer a certificate of participation.

Information | biblpolleitura@ces.uc.pt

CEComp is funded by national funds through FCT – Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P., under projects UIDB/04209/2020 and UIDP/04209/2020

CIDEHUS is funded by national funds through FCT – Foundation for Science and Technology , I.P., under project UIDB/00057/2022