CES Award for Young Portuguese-Speaking Social Scientists

Alexandre Marcussi wins the 10th edition of CES Award

July 2017

The Jury for the 10th edition of the CES Award for Young Scientists having Portuguese as their Official Language  composed by Cristiana Bastos (Instituto de Ciências Sociais), José Castiano (Universidade Pedagógica de Moçambique), José Neves (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) and Nilma Gomes (Federal University of Minas Gerais), and chaired by CES Director, Boaventura de Sousa Santos, unanimously attributed the award to:

Alexandre Marcussi with Cativeiro e Cura - Experiências religiosas da escravidão atlântica nos  calundus de Luzia Pinta, séculos XVII-XVIII

The jury also granted  3 Special Mentions to the following works:
- O Serviço Doméstico Sob Os Holofotes Públicos: alterações na articulação entre trabalho produtivo e reprodutivo no Brasil by Alexandre Fraga
- Crise, austeridade e ação coletiva: experiências de aprendizagem crítica com Teatro do Oprimido by Inês Barbosa
- A Formação do Precariado. Transformações no Trabalho e Mobilizações de Precários em Portugal by José Soeiro

In the amount of 5.000,00 Euros, this 10th edition of the CES Award  is funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation


About the Award
In 1999, the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra created a biennial award for young researchers (up to age 35) from any one of the countries having Portuguese as their official language. The CES Award is designed to recognize high-quality work in the field of the social sciences and humanities. One of its main goals is to promote the recognition of studies which, by their outstanding merit, contribute to the development of Portuguese-speaking scientific communities.Social Sciences is here understood broadly.