The Junior Researchers in Anglo-American Studies Platform (JRAAS) was created to keep students informed about and involved in the events and activities of the Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) and of the Department of Anglo-American Studies of the Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, not only during their Masters but also after the completion of the degree. Now it includes all young researchers at CETAPS, from FLUP and all otgher institutions associated. The group of coordinators from Porto is now completed with young researchers from FCSH, in Lisbon.
For logistics, it is headquartered at FLUP I&D. The platform manages the Digital Laboratory, assists the research groups and events organized by CETAPS and collaborates in the editing of Via Panorâmica and eTEALS, both journals published by senior researchers. It also manages the social networks associated with CETAPS and JRAAS. Furthermore, it organizes monthly seminars and cinema sessions and publishes a newsletter, which also has a monthly periodicity. Finally, it is responsible for the planning and organization of monthly reading club.