Marta Prista

Academic degree: Doctorate
Category: Full members
Institutional subunit: NOVA FCSH
Research group: Practices and Politics of Culture
Thematic line:
Research interests: Heritage | Tourism | Space
Research contexts: Portugal
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Biographical note

PhD in Anthropology, specialisation in Politics and Images of Culture and Museology (Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2011), Master in Anthropology of Space (Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2005) and graduation in Architecture (Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, 2000). Marta Prista worked for the Portuguese Cooperation as an architect/researcher at GERTiL (Research Group for the Reconstruction of East Timor of the Faculdade de Arquitetura de Lisboa) between 2000 and 2003. She currently develops the postdoctoral project “Popular, erudite, modern: architecture, culture and identity” at CRIA, with an FCT grant, and is a researcher in the project “MODSCAPES – Modernist Reinventions of the Rural Landscape”, funded by HERA – Uses of the Past, in collaboration with CEAA/CESAP. Her research intertwines anthropology, history and architecture with focus on issues on identity, memory, uses of culture, consumption and social distinction. She has published and participated in research projects, advanced training courses and science dissemination actions in the fields of heritage and tourism.

Marta Pristapub135*2015ArticlePRISTA, Marta Lalanda, 2015, "Architecture-building: mobilising the lessons of the Survey on Popular Architecture in Portugal", The Journal of Architecture, 20 (5):
Marta Pristapub135*2015Paper in proceedingsPRISTA, Marta Lalanda, 2015, "Tradition and modernity intertwining in the re-presentation of Portuguese modern architecture: the case of the Survey on 20th Century Architecture in Portugal", in Joana Cunha Leal, Maria Helena Maia, Begoña Farre (orgs.), Southern Modernisms: Critical Stances through Regional Approaches (Conference Proceedings), Porto, CEAA-ESAP, pp. 333-346, ISBN:
Marta Pristapub135*2011Book chapterPRISTA, Marta, 2011, "Leituras sobre os monumentos nacionais através da Construção Moderna", in Mesquita, M. (Org.), Revistas de Arquitectura: Arquivo(s) da Modernidade, Lisboa, Caleidoscópio, pp. 400-409, ISBN: 979-989-658-110-7.
Marta Pristapub135*2013ArticlePRISTA, Marta, 2013, "Entendimentos e usos de lugar na produção social e na construção social das Pousadas de Portugal", Sociedade e Cultura, 16 (1): 47-58, ISSN: 1415-8566, E-ISSN: 1980-8194.
Marta Pristapub135*2013Book chapterPRISTA, Marta, 2013, "Mediating rurality, history and exclusivity in Pousadas de Portugal", in Luís Silva, Elisabete Figueiredo (orgs.), Shaping Rural Areas in Europe: Perceptions and Outcomes on the Present and the Future, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 109-128, ISBN: 978-94-007-6795-9, E-ISSN: 978-94-007-6796-6.
Marta Pristapub135*2013ArticlePRISTA, Marta, 2013, "Turismo e sentido de lugar em Óbidos: uma pousada como metáfora", Etnográfica, 17 (2): 369-392, ISSN 0873-6561, E-ISSN
Marta Pristapub135*2014ArticlePRISTA, Marta, 2014, "From displaying to becoming national heritage: the case of the Pousadas de Portugal", National Identities, ISSN: 1460-8944, E-ISSN: 1469-9907 [online before print].
Marta Pristapub135*2015ArticlePRISTA, Marta, 2015, "From displaying to becoming national heritage: the case of the Pousadas of Portugal", National Identities, 17 (3):
Marta Pristapub135*2015Book chapterPRISTA, Marta, 2015, "Hotel de Santa Luzia: de moderno a passado no turismo português / The Hotel of Santa Luzia: from modern to past in Portuguese tourism", in João Alpuim Botelho, Tiago Ferreira de Castro (orgs.), Santa Luzia: Olhares Plurais, Viana do Castelo, Confraria de Santa Luzia, pp. 145-179, ISBN: 978-972-9649-82-0.
Marta Pristapub135*2015Book chapterPRISTA, Marta, 2015, "No interior das pousadas do SNI: processos de mobiliário e projetos culturais", in João Paulo Martins (org.), Mobiliário para Edifícios Públicos: Portugal 1934/1974, Lisboa, Caleidoscópio, pp. 120-127, ISBN: 978-989-6582-73-9.
Marta Pristapub135*2016Paper in proceedingsPRISTA, Marta, 2016, "A memória de um Inquérito na cultura arquitetónica portuguesa", in Atas do 1.º Colóquio Internacional Arquitetura Popular, Arcos de Valdevez, Município de Arcos de Valdevez, pp. 273-288, ISBN:
Marta Pristapub135*2017Book chapterPRISTA, Marta, 2017, "Architects and anthropologists: rapprochements and estrangements in the study of vernacular and popular architecture", in Manuela Mendes, Teresa Sá e João Cabral (orgs.), Architecture and the Social Sciences: Inter- and Multidisciplinary Approaches between Society and Space, Cham, Springer, pp. 51-67, ISBN:
Marta Pristapub135*2016ArticleSILVA, Luís; PRISTA, Marta, 2016, "Social differentiation in the consumption of a pastoral idyll through tourist accommodation: two Portuguese cases", Journal of Rural Studies, 43:

IDResearcherPositionProjTitleProject typeStatus+
pub135*Marta PristaResearcherproj245*Out of the monument: memories of the 1940 ExhibitionCommissionedConcluded+
pub135*Marta PristaResearch scholarproj27*Popular, erudite, modern: architecture, culture, and identityPost-doctoral researchConcluded+