Online Conversations: Graça Fonseca
Conversations with different guests about Body, Science, Thought, Community, Sustainability, Imagination, in relation to Covid-19, moderated by Cláudia Galhós, Vítor Balenciano and the Generator team. The conversations are live on the YouTube channel of BoCA Bienal.
WEEK 10 +
29 JUN, 7pm (West): Graça Fonseca, Minister of Culture
Moderator: Vítor Belanciano
For the last session of Online Conversations of the BoCA Online cycle, we have the current Minister of Culture, Graça Fonseca. Exceptionally, the conversation will take place on Monday, June 29, at 7 pm. As usual, live on BoCA’s YouTube channel.
Graça Maria da Fonseca Caetano Gonçalves was born in Lisbon in 1971. PhD in Sociology from ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, with a Masters in Sociology from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra and a law degree from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon. She was a researcher at the Center for Social Studies at the Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra, between 1996 and 2000. She was Councilor at the Lisbon City Council with the areas of Economy, Innovation, Education and Administrative Reform, between 2009 and 2015. He served as head of the cabinet of the Minister of State and Internal Administration and the Secretary of State for Justice in the 17th Constitutional Government (2005-2008). She was Deputy Director of the Legislative Policy and Planning Office of the Ministry of Justice between 2000 and 2002. She was Assistant Secretary of State and Administrative Modernization in the XXI Constitutional Government until October 2017 and later was Minister of Culture.