Raquel Carvalheira

Academic degree: Doctorate
Category: Full members
Institutional subunit: NOVA FCSH
Research group: Circulation and Place-Making
Thematic line: Azimut
Research interests: Morocco | Heritage | Gender
Research contexts: Morocco
Contact: raquelcarvalheira@gmail.com
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Biographical note

Raquel Carvalheira holds a PhD in Anthropology at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon. Her research focused on transformations of family life and organization in Morocco, particularly young women’s expectations on conjugality. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at CRIA where she conducts a research project entitled “Islam and family relations in Portugal: conjugality, gender and plurality of trajectories”. She has conducted research in several projects as “Portuguese Castles aboard II. Heritage, Tourism, and Portuguese Cultural Cooperation in African Contexts” (2008) and “Merap-Med Religious Memories and Heritage Practices in the Mediterranean. Confessional Coexistence and Heritage Assertion” (in 2014), both at CRIA (Centre for Research in Anthropology). Recently, she has conducted ethnographic research in a Portuguese public administration service within the project “The State from within: An ethnography of power and public administration in Portugal”, at SOCIUS – ISEG.

Raquel Carvalheirapub159*2016ArticleCARVALHEIRA, Raquel Gil, 2016, "Changing family strategies in contemporary Morocco: women’s stories, persistent ideologies and matrimonial strategies, Ethnologia Europaea, 46 (1): 58-75.
Raquel Carvalheirapub159*2017BookLOPES, Daniel Seabra; FROIS, Catarina; MINEIRO, João; CARVALHEIRA, Raquel; MOREIRA, Ricardo Gomes; BENTO, Sofia, 2017, O Estado por Dentro: uma Etnografia do Poder e da Administração Pública em Portugal, Lisboa, Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, ISBN: 978-989-8863-40-9.link

IDResearcherPositionProjTitleProject typeStatus+
pub159*Raquel CarvalheiraResearch scholarproj1*Portuguese castles aboard II: Heritage, tourism and Portuguese cultural cooperation in African contextsNational projectConcluded+
pub159*Raquel CarvalheiraResearch scholarproj330*Islam and family in Portugal: conjugality, gender and plurality of trajectoriesPost-doctoral researchOngoing+
pub159*Raquel CarvalheiraCo-Principal investigatorproj366*"Ramadan in Lisbon" - A collective documentaryNational projectOngoing+
pub159*Raquel CarvalheiraResearcherproj369*Crisis and local and transnational dynamics in the Western Mediterranean: sociopolitical changes, mobilizations and diaspora (CRISDINTRANS)International projectOngoing+
pub159*Raquel CarvalheiraResearch scholarproj44*Religious memories and heritage practices in the Mediterranean: confessional coexistence and heritage assertion (MERAP-MED)National projectConcluded+