PhD in Communication Sciences from Sorbonne-Paris II University and with professional training in Journalism, Camila Arêas is an Assistant Professor at the Catholic University of Portugal. Between 2017 and 2019, she was a visiting researcher and postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Social Sciences at the University of Lisbon and at the National Audiovisual Institute in Paris. As a researcher at CECC, she currently coordinates two international research projects: “Latin-American News Service ICAIC”, in partnership with Paris-Sorbonne IV, and “Mediated and intellectual Islamophobia”, in partnership with the University of Laval-Québec. Her main research areas - "Media, Religion" and "Archive, History, Memory, Heritage" - fall within the interdisciplinary field of Social Communication (semiotics, anthropology, media history) and Political Sciences. She is the author of several publications about the mediatization of religion and religious media; media, political and religious discourse; printed and audio-visual journalistic narratives; and the writing of memory and history.