- President: Antónia Pedroso de Lima
- Vice-President: Maria Cardeira da Silva
- Secretary: Jean-Yves Durand
- Treasurer: Fernando Florêncio
- Member: Cristina Santinho
- Member: Marta Prista
- Etnográfica Director: Manuela Ivone Cunha
- President: ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa – Prof. Doutor Luís Antero Reto
- Vice-President: Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Prof. Doutor António Bensabat Rendas
- Secretary: Universidade do Minho – Prof. Doutor António M. Cunha
The scientific council comprises all CRIA’s integrated researchers.
External Supervision Committee
Along with its management bodies, CRIA benefits from an External Supervision Committee comprising internationally renowned researchers who contribute to the monitoring CRIA’s activities and advise the management bodies. This Committee is nowadays composed by: Benoît de L’Estoile (IRIS, CNRS, France; former vice-president of theEuropean Association of Social Anthropologists), João de Pina Cabral (ICS-UL, Portugal; University of Kent, United Kingdom; former president of the European Association of Social Anthropologists), Susana Narotzky (Universitat de Barcelona; Secretary of the American Anthropological Association) e Maria da Penha Vasconcellos (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil).