Carla Almeida

Academic degree: Doctorate
Category: Full members
Institutional subunit: ISCTE-IUL
Research group: Practices and Politics of Culture
Thematic line:
Research interests: Tourism | Heritage | Mobilitity
Research contexts: Portugal
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Biographical note

Lecturer at the University of Algarve, she teaches undergraduate courses (Tourism, Information and Tourism Recreation; Heritage and Archaeology), as well as Master courses in Sociology: Mobility and Identity, and Tourism and Urban Cultures. She also teaches in the postgraduate courses on Intangible Heritage at the Lusophone University. Within CRIA, her research focuses on the heritage processes, museology and tourism in the Algarve region. She is a member of the Scientific Board of the journal “Tourism and Management Studies”. She collaborates with Faro Municipality in the organisation of the program for the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Regional Museum. She also collaborates with the Museum of Costume in S. Brás de Alportel (MINOM movement) through an investigation about the Friends of the Museum (residential tourists).

Carla Almeidapub33*2011Paper in proceedingsALMEIDA, Carla, 2011, "Mozambique Island: Transform a World Heritage Site in a Touristic Destination", Encontros Científicos: Tourism and Management Studies, vol. 2, 1144-1147, ISSN 1646-2408.
Carla Almeidapub33*2013Book chapterALMEIDA, Carla, 2013, "Ilha de Moçambique: o património e os usos da 'comunidade'", in Maria Cardeira da Silva (org.), Castelos a Bombordo: Etnografias de Patrimónios Africanos e Memórias Portuguesas, Lisboa, CRIA, pp. 248-260, ISBN: 978-989-97179-1-6.
Carla Almeidapub33*2014Book chapterALMEIDA, Carla, 2014, "Tradição, turismo e património", in A Dieta Mediterrânica em Portugal: Cultura, Alimentação e Saúde, Faro, Universidade do Algarve, pp. 173-186, ISBN 978-989-8472-51-9.
Carla Almeidapub33*2015Paper in proceedingsALMEIDA, Carla, 2015, "A construção do património imaterial: formas de apropriação das culturas populares", in Património, Memória e Cidadania: Compilação das Atas do Ciclo de Conferências, Faro, CIVIS e Museu Municipal de Faro, pp. 83-89.
Carla Almeidapub33*2009Paper in proceedingsSOUSA, Carla, 2009, "Heritage: discourses and practices in Mozambique Island", in Sharing Cultures: International Conference on Intangible Heritage, Barcelos: Green Line Institute for sustainable Development, 267-272.

IDResearcherPositionProjTitleProject typeStatus+
pub33*Carla AlmeidaResearcherproj1*Portuguese castles aboard II: Heritage, tourism and Portuguese cultural cooperation in African contextsNational projectConcluded+
pub33*Carla AlmeidaPrincipal investigatorproj368*Our Lady of the Navigators: when images and people make a pilgrimage on the watersNational projectOngoing+