Journal of Communication and Languages

RCL -  Journal of Communication and Languages was the first academic journal in the field of communications studies published in Portugal since 1985 by CECL - Centre of Communication and Languages Studies, now ICNOVA - NOVA Institute of Communication, of the Nova University of Lisbon.

Forty-nine issues were printed before going online. The new online series (OJS) began in 2016.

RCL accepts original texts contribuiting to the understanding of the wide range of communication processes within culture. Our main focus are the multiple interactions between communication, culture and arts with  special attention to the most contemporary outcomes.

We welcome original manuscripts from academics in different stages of their careers, the most recognized scholar as well as the beginner, in Portuguese and English languages. RCL encourages interdisciplinarity.

The Editorial Board accepts original texts, in accordance with international publication standards (Author Guidelines). Articles sent to the Editor will be subject to double blind peer review.

The call for submissions to RCL's different sections is announced every semester on this homepage. Registration and login are required to submit items online. Authors are required to check the status of current submissions.

Please consult the Author Guidelines, the Section Policies and the Peer Review Process information page before submitting your complete paper.



CFP: Journal of Communication and Languages – Photography, Cinema, and the Ghostly


CFP: Journal of Communication and Languages  – Photography, Cinema, and the Ghostly

It is open until May 31th, 2020 the call for papers for Journal of Communication and Languages nº53 a thematic number about “Photography, Cinema, and the Ghostly”, that will be edited by JJosé Bértolo (CEC, U. Lisbon) and Margarida Medeiros (ICNOVA — NOVA U. Lisbon). 

Articles can be submitted in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese.


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No 52 (2020): COUNTER-IMAGE

Cover Page

Capa: Tomás Gouveia a partir de desenho gráfico de Maura Grimaldi sobre um frame do filme “Limite” de Mário Peixoto

Cover: Tomás Gouveia from a graphic design by Maura Grimaldi upon a frame of Mario Peixoto’s film “Limit”

Design gráfico | Graphic design: Tomás Gouveia