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.