KISMIF Conference

Call Summer School

The Summer School “Mappin’ Your Own Underground!” is an event taking place in the context of the KISMIF Conference 2016 (17-22 July 2016) on the 22nd of July 2016, in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto.

The Summer School will grant an opportunity for all students (bachelor, master, doctoral students and post-doctoral researchers), namely those participating in the Conference, to discuss their research, in an environment suited for knowledge exchange and practical feedback towards successful professional trajectories. This will be achieved through a series of workshops with world-renowned professors and researchers.

The Summer School “Mappin’ Your Own Underground!” seeks to grant students with valuable feedback on their research projects, as well as share knowledge on how to achieve successful professional carreers, through practical know-how and scientific expertise.


Summer School Structure

09h00 Official Opening of Summer School
09h30 Keynote Lecture
10h00 Keynote Lecture
10h30 Coffee-break
11h00 Thesis Breakout Groups*
– Group 1: Theoretical Considerations
– Group 2: Methodology
– Group 3: Analysis Techniques
– Group 4: Managing an Interdisciplinary Thesis
– Group 5: Writing the Dissertation
13h00 Lunch
14h00 Workshop 1: Getting the most out of conferences
15h00 Workshop 2: Publishing
16h00 Coffee-break
16h30 Workshop 3: Social Media and the Public Intellectual
17h30 Closing Remarks
23h00 Gig

Note: To participate in the group sessions, the students should select, upon their registration in the Summer School, which group they would like to participate in. All those interested should, furthermore, fill out the relevant fields of the form with questions they would like to see debated in the session, briefly describing their research projects and the questions it raises.


This is your chance to discuss face-to-face with world-renowned figures of popular music and DIY cultures, in a focused environment which will give you all the tools to make the most of your research. From bachelor students still taking their first steps, to advanced candidates in the final line to their PhD, the KISMIF Summer School will take you deep into the problematics of your research.


Important Dates | Instructions


Keynote Speakers | Conference | Abstract Submission | Registration


# After Summer School, all
participants will receive a
certificate of attendance.




KISMIF Conference 2016 - Aftermovie (17-22 July 2016)