Workshops and Seminars with Dulce Maria Cardoso 

Q&A session with the author

Dulce Maria Cardoso will be speaking on her novel 'The return' on Wednesday, April 5th, 16.00 in A318 -  Newman Building.

The roundtable participants will be: 

  • Dulce Maria Cardoso, Writer
  • Prof. Filipe Ribeiro de Menezes, Professor of History at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.
  • Dr. Maria Tavares, Lecturer of Postcolonial literatures and film from Portuguese-speaking Africa at Queen's University, Belfast

The event will be followed by a reception.


The Return [O Retorno] (2012) is the story of Rui and his family’s return to the Motherland - Portugal - following the Angolan War of Independence.

April 4th (QUB), April 5th (NUIM, UCD)

Queen’s University Belfast: Tuesday, April 4th, at 2.00pm – School of Music/McMordie Room

National University of Ireland, Maynooth: Wednesday, April 5th, at 11.00pm – Arts Building/Classhall D

University College Dublin: Wednesday, April 5th, at 4.00pm – Newman Building Room A318


For further information please contact:

NUIM / QUB: Maria Inês Castro e Silva

Camões Tutor of Portuguese Language and Culture /

UCD: Eliana Palma

Camões Tutor of Portuguese Language and Culture

Organised with the support of:

Camões, Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua I.P

QUB, NUIM, UCD, Embassy of Portugal in Ireland

Embassy of Portugal in the UK