In order to discuss topics related to social and health vulnerabilities, the Escola Superior de Saúde (ESS) and the Escola Superior de Ciências Empresariais (ESCE) of the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal (IPS), in partnership with the Centro Interdisciplinar de História , Cultures and Societies (CIDEHUS), are organizing the 5th International Seminar on Social Vulnerabilities and Health, under the theme “Work, mental health and social integration: vulnerabilities and transitions in times of uncertainty”, which will take place on the 23rd, 24th and March 25, 2023, in a hybrid format (face-to-face and online).
Its objective is to discuss issues associated with Mental Health and Work, against the background of the need for Social Integration of people or groups experiencing times of uncertainty caused by situations of vulnerability, accentuated by instability in the political, social or health sphere.
In this 5th edition, the seminar includes thematic panels with national and foreign speakers in order to give the seminar an international perspective, with the aim of expanding participation to new national and international authors with free communications in the thematic areas of the seminar.
This seminar is conceived as a space for interdisciplinary debate between History, other Social Sciences and Health, on the issues in question, their actors and the social and political intervention around them.
Researchers and other professionals from various areas of knowledge, national and international, are expected to share their research and/or intervention practices.