Ema Pires

Academic degree: Doctorate
Category: Associated researchers
Institutional subunit: ISCTE-IUL
Research group: Practices and Politics of Culture
Thematic line:
Research interests: Tourism | Heritagization | Power
Research contexts: Portugal | Malasia
Contact: epires@uevora.pt
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Biographical note

Ema Pires (b. Torres Novas, Portugal) is an assistant professor at the School of Social Sciences, University of Évora. She holds a PhD in Anthropology (University Institute of Lisbon, 2012), a degree in Anthropology (Technical University of Lisbon, 1998) and an MPhil in Sociology (University of Évora, 2002). Having done anthropological fieldwork in Portugal and West Malaysia, her research interests deal with social appropriations of built form, heritagisation processes and the politics of space.

Publications
AuthorID_filtro_tablepressYearTypePublication
Ema Pirespub53*2013Book chapterPIRES, Ema, 2013, "Apanhadores de sol e Thorstein Veblen: a construção social do lazer", in Maria Serrano (org.), Um Retrato das Instituições Sociais na Sociedade Contemporânea, Évora, Edição do Departamento de Sociologia da Universidade de Évora, pp. 181-193, ISBN: 978-989-96532-3-8.
Ema Pirespub53*2013Book chapterPIRES, Ema, 2013, "Learning from within: on students, olives and ethnographic knowledge”, in Noemi Marujo (org.), Os Estudos de Turismo na Universidade de Évora: Ensino e Investigação, Évora, Edição do Departamento de Sociologia da Escola de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Évora, pp. 57-64, ISBN: 978-972-98698-8-4.
Ema Pirespub53*2013Book chapterPIRES, Ema, 2013, "Showcasing the past: on agency, space and tourism”, in João Sarmento, Eduardo B. Henriques (orgs.), Tourism in the Global South: Heritages, Identities and Development, Lisboa, Centre for Geographical Studies da Universidade de Lisboa, pp. 179-192, ISBN: 978-972-636-235-7.
Ema Pirespub53*2013Paper in proceedingsPIRES, Ema, 2013, "Sobre espaços, turistas e homelands imaginadas”, in Manuel Lobato, Maria de Deus Manso (orgs.), Mestiçagens e Identidades Intercontientais nos Espaços Lusófonos, Braga, Núcleo de Investigação em Ciências Políticas e Relações Internacionais, pp. 145-161, ISBN: 978-989-8550-14-9.
Ema Pirespub53*2014ArticlePIRES, Ema, 2014, "Re-scripting colonial heritage", Cultura: International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology, 11 (2): 131-141, ISSN: 1584-1057, E-ISSN: 2065-5002.
Projects

IDResearcherPositionProjTitleProject typeStatus+
pub53*Ema PiresResearcherproj298*Portuguese Eurasians of MalaccaIndependentOngoing+