Responsible Researcher:

César Ricardo Siqueira Bolaño (Federal University of Sergipe - UFS)

Professor at the Federal University of Sergipe (UFS), where he works in the PROPEC Postgraduate Program in Economics. He holds a Ph.D. in Economic Science from the State University of Campinas (1993). He is the coordinator of the Grupo Economía política de la información, la comunicación y la cultura do Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO). He is the leader of the research group “Communication, Political Economy and Society” (OBSCOM/CEPOS) and the founder of the International Electronic Journal of Political Economy of Information, Communication and Culture – EPTIC Online (1999), of which he is the director. He has experience in the area of Economics, with emphasis on the General Theory of Economics, working mainly on the following topics: communication, economics, political economy, information, and telecommunications. Included in the list of the 10,000 most influential scientists in Latin America, according to the ranking AD Scientific Index 2023, AD Scientific Index 2021 e 2023.

Lattes:http://lattes.cnpq.br/8320476763564207

ORCID:https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5756-7049

Leading Researchers:

Alain Herscovici (Federal University of Espírito Santo - UFES)

Professor at the Federal University of Espírito Santo (UFES), where he works at the Department of Economics and in the Postgraduate Program in Economics. He holds doctorates in Economics from the Université de Picardie (1992) and the Université Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne (1983). He has experience in the area of Economics, more specifically in the following topics: Economic Epistemology and Methodology, History of Economic Thought, Cultural Economics, Information Economics, Law and Economics, Welfare Economics, Macrodynamics, and Institutional Economics.

Lattes:http://lattes.cnpq.br/5617392054329732

ORCID:https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0378-7561

Murilo César Ramos (University of Brasília - UnB)

Emeritus Professor at the Faculty of Communication at the University of Brasília (UnB). He has a Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Missouri-Columbia, United States. He is the founder and senior researcher at the Center of Politics, Law, Economics, and Communication Technologies (CCOM), and the Communication Politics Laboratory (Lapcom), at the same university. His academic history includes an expressive contribution to debates and the formulation of public communication policies in Brazil, whether as a professor and researcher from UnB or as a collaborator of the National Forum for the Democratization of Communication, or as a consultant. His most recent research works have focused on Responsive Theory and Regulation of Telecommunications in Brazil (2019-2020), The Political-Normative Modernization of Broadcasting in Brazil (2021-2022), and Regulatory Challenges of the New Digital Ecosystem (2022-present)

Lattes:http://lattes.cnpq.br/6499809070992343

ORCID:https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3141-8130

Associated Researchers

Helena Sousa (University of Minho - Portugal)

Professor at the Department of Communication Sciences at the University of Minho, where she presides the Social Sciences Institute. She completed her doctorate at City University, in London, in 1996. Editor of the European Journal of Communication, she is a Full Member of the EuroMedia Research Group. She is a member of the Regulatory Council of the Regulatory Entity for Social Communication (ERC) of Portugal. Among the various areas of research that she promotes, there are media regulation and communication policies, and the intersection of the political economy of communication with journalism.

ORCID:https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8101-0010

Daniela Monje (National University of Córdoba - Argentina)

Professor of Communication Studies at the Center for Advanced Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. She has a Ph.D. in Communication from the Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP). She is the coordinator of the Grupo Economía Política de la Información, la comunicación y la cultura from the Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO). She is the vice president of the Latin American Association of Communication Researchers (Alaic). Her research focuses on the analysis of communication and culture policies, telecommunications, and the right to communication.

ORCID:https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4579-855X


Verlane Aragão (Federal University of Sergipe - UFS)

Professor at the Department of Economics, at the Postgraduate Program in Economics (Professional Master’s Degree) and at the Master’s Degree in Communication at the Federal University of Sergipe (UFS). She has a Ph.D. in Economic Development from the Federal University of Paraná (2007), with a doctoral internship at the Facultad de Comunicación from the Universidad de Sevilla, and a Post-Doctorate in the Post-Graduate Program in World Political Economy at the Federal University of ABC. She is the the president of Latin Union of Political Economy of Information, Communication and Culture, Brazil Chapter (ULEPICC-Brazil). She is the vice-leader of the research group “Communication, Political Economy and Society” (OBSCOM/CEPOS). She has experience in the area of Political Economy, with emphasis on the Political Economy of Communication and Culture, working mainly on the following topics: work processes and relations, productive restructuring, telecommunications and cultural economy.

Lattes:http://lattes.cnpq.br/8919654003573846

ORCID:https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7466-6265

Ruy Sardinha Lopes (University of São Paulo - USP)

Professor at the Institute of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of São Paulo (IAU-USP) and at the Postgraduate Program of this Institute. He has a Ph.D. in Philosophy (2006) from the Faculty of Philosophy, Languages and Human Sciences (FFLCH) at USP. He is the leader of the CNPq Research Group Núcleo de Estudos das Espacialidades Contemporâneas (NEC-USP) and researcher at the Economía Política de la Información, la Comunicación y la Cultura Group of the Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO) and the Celso Furtado Network for Research in Communication, Culture and Development (COMCEDE). His researches cover aesthetics; history of art and architecture; political economy of culture, communication and information; contemporary culture, philosophy and history of technology.

Lattes:http://lattes.cnpq.br/4355973632621156

ORCID:http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0469-0729


Jonas Valente (Oxford Internet Institute)

Postdoctoral researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, United Kingdom. PhD in Sociology from the University of Brasília (2019), with a sandwich period at the Higher Institute of Economics and Management of the University of Lisbon (2017). He is deputy leader of the Research Laboratory in Economics, Technology and Communication Policies at the Federal University of Ceará and a researcher at the Communication Policies Laboratory at the University of Brasília (Lapcom-UnB), in the Study and Research Group on Work at UnB. (GEPT-UnB) and the Economics and Communication Observatory of the Federal University of Sergipe (Obscom-UFS). Member of DiraCom - Right to Communication and Democracy.

ORCID:https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2201-6930

Lattes:http://lattes.cnpq.br/2848447825960212

Postdoctoral Scholarship Holder

Helena Martins (Federal University of Ceará - UFC)


Professor of the Social Communication – Publicity and Advertising course and the Postgraduate Program in communication at the Federal University of Ceará (UFC). She has a Ph.D. in Social Communication from the University of Brasília (UnB, 2018), with a studying period at the Higher Institute of Economics and Management (Iseg) of the University of Lisbon. Editor of the EPTIC Journal. Leader of TELAS – Research Laboratory in Communication Policies, Technology and Economics. Researcher at the group Economía Política de la Información, la Communicación y la Cultura from the Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO) and the group “Communication, Political Economy and Society” (OBSCOM/CEPOS). She works mainly on the following topics: Political Economy of Communication; communication policies; technological changes and society; right to communication. Her trajectory is also marked by her participation in civil society groups, currently working at DiraCOM – Right to Communication and Democracy and in the Coalition Rights on the Network.

Lattes:http://lattes.cnpq.br/0282160708821061

ORCID:https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3210-4969

Technical Training Scholarship

Danilo Santos Oliveira (Federal University of Sergipe-UFS)

Bachelor in Geography from the Federal University of Sergipe. Technician in Man. and IT Support from the Federal Institute of Sergipe-IFS BRASIL. Technical Training Scholarship in the Economic Governance of Digital Platforms Project with funding from the São Paulo State Research Support Foundation-FAPESP. Project based at the Center for Applied Social Sciences 2, Economics and Communication Observatory - OBSCOM/UFS.

Lattes: http://lattes.cnpq.br/5111388347962978