Articles in progress (under review, Revise & Resubmit)

Alencar, A, & Guigui, B. (under review). Connected health. Outsourcing social for refugee health integration.  
Alencar, A., Kondova, K., & Ribbens, W. (under review). The smartphone as a lifeline: An exploration of refugees’ use of digital communication technologies during their flight.
Alencar, A., Lopez-Gomez, A., & Castello-Mayo, E. (under review). News media and socialization processes of new immigrants in the Netherlands and Spain. Design of a methodological survey tool.
Lee, J. S., & Alencar, A. (under review). Cultural values and context in news narratives: A comparative study of Dutch, Spanish and Irish television news.
Refereed articles

Alencar, A. (2017). Refugee integration and social media. A local and experiential perspective. Information, Communication & Society, 21(11), 1558-1603, doi:10.1080/1369118X.2017.1340500.
Alencar, A., & Deuze, M. (2017). News for assimilation or integration? Examining the functions of news in shaping acculturation experiences of immigrants in the Netherlands and Spain. European Journal of Communication, 32(2), 151-166. doi:10.1177/0267323117689993.
Alencar, A., & Kruikemeier, S. (2016). Audiovisual infotainment in European news: A comparative content analysis of Dutch, Spanish and Irish television news programs. Journalism: theory, practice & criticism, 1-18. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1177/1464884916671332.
Wojcieszak, M., Azrout, R., Boomgaarden, H., Alencar, A., & Sheets Thibaut, P. H. (2015). Integrating Muslim Immigrant Minorities: The Effects of Narrative and Statistical Messages. Communication Research, 44(4), 582-607. doi:10.1177/0093650215600490.
De la Hera Conde-Pumpido, & Alencar, A. (2015). Collaborative Digital Games as a Mediation Tool to Foster Intercultural Integration in Dutch Primary Schools. E-learning Papers, 43, 1-11. URL:

Alencar, A. (2013). Cross-cultural perspectives on framing social reality: A comparative study of Brazilian and Spanish TV news contents. Razón y Palabra, 82, 1-25. URL:
Non-refereed articles

Alencar, A. (2013). Las nuevas aportaciones de la televisión digital en los contenidos de la programación y en las formas de consumo de Brasil y España (New inputs of digital television in news contents and consumption patterns of Brazil and Spain). Comunicação Midiática, 8(1), 221-245.

Alencar, A. (2012). La mediatización intercultural del espacio social en los informativos diarios en televisión (Intercultural mediatization of social reality in television news). Comunicación, 9, 1017-1031.
Peregrino, R., & Alencar, A. (2011). Las nuevas tecnologias de la información a servicio de la democratización del conocimiento en los modelos de gobierno electrónico (Information and communication technologies for the democratization of knowledge in models of electronic governance). Proceedings of the 12th Congreso de Periodismo Digital de Huesca (pp. 398-410). Zaragoza, Spain, Asociación de Periodistas de Aragón.
Alencar, A. (2010). The blind’s look reception towards the cinematographic images. In: Antônio Costa Valente; Rita Capucho (Eds.), Avanca / Cinema (pp. 110-115), Avanca, Portugal, Cine Clube de Avanca Editor. doi:320724/10-978.989.96858.0.2       

Alencar, A. (2012). La mediatización intercultural del espacio social en los informativos diarios en television -Intercultural mediatization of social reality in television news- (Doctoral dissertation). University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela. Retrieved from:
Ledo Andión, M., Campos Freire, F., Castelló Mayo, E., Pérez Pereiro, M., Rodríguez Vázquez, A. I., Gómez Viñas, X., Alencar, A., Roca Baamonde, S., Salgueiro Santiso, M. J. (2011). Lusofonía, Interactividade e Interculturalidade. Santiago de Compostela: Unidixital.
Book chapters

Alencar, A. (forthcoming, September 2019). Forgotten Refugee Crises. Spatial practices and social interactions within Venezuelan refugee movements to Brazil. In Koen Leurs, Kevin Smets, Myria Georgiou, Sakia Witterborn, Radhika Gajjala (Eds.), Sage Handbook of Migration and Media, London: Sage.
Lopez-Gomez, A., Barreiro, S., Alencar, A. (forthcoming, 2019). ‘Festival peripheris. Linguistic diversity and documentary films in the EU’, in Aida Vallejo (Ed.), Documentary Film Festivals. History, Politics, Industry, Palgrave, pp. 144-153.
Alencar, A., & De la Hera Conde-Pumpido, T. (2018). Mediating Intercultural Integration through Collaborative Video Games. In Gita Sukthankar, Kiran Lakkaraju, Rolf T. Wigand (Eds.), Social Interactions in Virtual Worlds (pp. 11-42), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Alencar, A. (2014). TV News for Promoting Interculturalism. A Novel Step towards Immigrant Integration. In F. Ubierna Gomez & J. Sierra Sanchez (Eds.), Miscelania sobre el Entorno Audiovisual en 2014 (pp. 513-532), Madrid, Spain: Editorial Fragua.
Rodríguez Vásquez, A. I., Alencar, A., Roca Baamonde, S., Gómez Viñas, X., Salgueiro Santiso, M. J. (2010). Iniciativas de Pesquisa no Ciberespaço Lusófono (Research initiatives in Lusophone cyberspace). In: Moisés de Lemos Martins, Rosa Cabecinhas, Lurdes Macedo. (Eds.), Anuário de Comunicação Lusófona (pp. 137-155). Minho, Portugal, Grácio Editor.
Journal-(Guest) Editorship

Alencar, A., Vicente, M., & Mena, N. (Eds.). (forthcoming, 2019). From Fragmentation to Integration. The Role of Communication in Refugee Crises and Resettlement Processes [Special issue]. International Communication Gazette.
Tsagkroni, V., & Alencar, A. (Eds.). (forthcoming, May 2019). Refugee Crises Disclosed: Intersections between Media, Communication and Forced Migration Processes [Special issue]. Media and Communication, 7(2).

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