Sub-Saharan Africa | Ethnic Minorities in Europe
Anthropology | Identity | Memory | Life histories | Ethnography | Narrative | Participatory methodologies
I am an Anthropologist, consultant and teacher/trainer with expertise on research methodologies, participatory methodologies, international development, social and human sciences. I am a Doctor of Philosophy, PhD in Education and International Development with regional expertise on sub-Saharan Africa (2016, College of Social Sciences, University of Brighton, UK), with a Master in Social Sciences/Anthropology (2004, ICS/UL) and a BA in Anthropology (4 years degress, 1996, FCSH/UNL). As an anthropologist, I develop research about identity and memory transmission over three generations in Europe and Africa. As a consultant, I work with international and national organizations in the social health, gender, politics, human rights, communication and education areas. As a teacher/trainer, I have been teaching in Mozambique, UK and Portugal. In Mozambique, I was a Lecturer at the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology (DAA), University Eduardo Mondlane (UEM), teaching in the area of qualitative methodologies and ethnography, as well as anthropology of symbolic and anthropology and psychology. In the UK, I was teaching at the University of Brighton and London in the area of research methodologies, education and ethics, as well as Portuguese as a foreigner language. In Portugal, I develop professional training in research for academic, technical and fiction purposes and academic writing; been an Invited Assistant Professor at FCSH/UNL ; am a Research Associate at CRIA/ISCTE; and informal education programmes, team management, negotiation, conflict management, MEL (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning) of projects at CECOA. Since I graduate in Anthropology, I have been working in several academic and non-academic projects.