During the board meeting held in Athens on October 15th, 2013, the MENON Network has decided to accept SOPHIA R&I request to become a partner of the network.
Mr. Raniero CHELLI, President of SOPHIA R&I declared to the board members: “I would like to thank the MENON members for having accepted us as a new member of the EEIG and for the warm and friendly way in which you have accepted me as a member of your community. It is a great honor for us to become part of such a prestigious network of excellence in advanced training and education research. I am sure that we will do great things together and hope to be able to contribute to the future achievements of MENON
MENON’s honourable board member Dr. Roberto Carneiro received the title of doctor honoris causa of the Universidade Aberta de Portugal. The ceremony took place in Lisbon, Portugal last june 21st 2013, presided over by Professor Paulo Dias, Rector of the University and the Members of the University Council.
The distinction was awarded in recognition of his distinguished expertise and outstanding contribution to social sciences and cultural studies. Among his many resposibilities Dr. Craneiro has been a professor at the Portuguese Catholic University (School of Human Sciences), where he also chairs the Study Centre on Peoples and Cultures and is Dean of the Institute for Distance Learning. In addition Dr. Carneiro runs the Observatory of Immigration and was responsible for the Information Society Observatory in Portugal. We congratulate Dr. Carneiro for this outstanding recongition.