Afonso de Castro Bento

Academic degree: Master’s
Category: PhD students full members
Institutional subunit: ISCTE-IUL
Research group: Governance, Policies and Livelihoods
Thematic line:
Research interests: Prison | Security | Morality
Research contexts: Portugal
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Biographical note

In 2015, he finished his master’s degree in sociology from ISCTE-IUL with a thesis on school policing in the Lisbon metropolitan area. More recently, he has been collaborating in a project about security in Portuguese prisons and working on a PhD thesis in Anthropology about the moral meanings that different actors in prison context ascribe to their practices and biographical narratives

Afonso de Castro Bentopub461*2017ArticleBENTO, Afonso, 2017, "O programa escola segura: prevenção, proximidade e comunidade", Etnográfica, 21 (2):

IDResearcherPositionProjTitleProject typeStatus+
pub461*Afonso de Castro BentoResearch scholarproj155*Human security in prison: perspectives, subjectivities and experiences - a contribution to the anthropology of securityInternational projectConcluded+
pub461*Afonso de Castro BentoPrincipal investigatorproj340*Paper prisons: morality and ethics in contexts of incarcerationDoctoral researchOngoing+
pub461*Afonso de Castro BentoResearcherproj364*Governação, transformações políticas e negociação de quotidianos: Portugal 2008-2018 (LiVEPOLITICS)National projectOngoing+