Pedro Quintela


Biography

He has a degree in Sociology from the Higher Institute of Labour and Social Sciences - Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE - IUL). He has a master in Sociology - Cities and Urban Cultures, Faculty of Economics University of Coimbra (FEUC) and in this context he presented a thesis titled "Cultural mediation, experimentation and innovation: the case of the Casa da Música Education Service ", under the guidance of Professor Claudino Ferreira. In September 2011 started the PhD Program in Sociology at the Faculty of Economics University of Coimbra (FEUC). In this context, he is currently developing his research project titled "The creative work in Portugal: an analysis from the case of communication design", under the guidance of Professor Claudino Ferreira. His current research interests focus on different academic matters related to cities, cultural policies, urban cultures and cultural and creative economy. He participates with some regularity, at scientific meetings related to these research areas. It has also involved, independently, in some projects related to the problematic of the urban sounds and its transformation. Between 2008 and 2010, together with Paula Casaleiro, he analyzed the harmonies and dissonances that characterize the soundscapes from the cities of Porto and Coimbra. Together with João Lopes Cardoso, Marta Borges and Pedro Pestana developed, between August and September 2011, the interdisciplinary project "On top of the village" (www.emcimadavila.com), which tries to document one of the oldest and most emblematic streets of Porto's historic center: Cimo de Vila. Researcher at the Center for Educational Research and Intervention - Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences University of Porto, between February and August 2006, on the project "Life Histories in School, Communities and School Drop-Out" (funding by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation), coordinated by Professor Helena Costa Araújo. Member of Quaternaire Portugal, since September 2006, he's part of the team that carries out studies in the areas of cultural projects and policies, strategic planning, regional development, urban projects and policies, evaluation and social assessments. Between May 2012 and September 2015, he was researcher on the project "Keep it simple, make it fast! Prolegomenons and punk scenes, a road to portuguese contemporaneity (1977-2012)", coordinated by Professor Paula Maria Guerra Tavares, at the Faculty of Arts, University of Porto (UP) / Institute of Sociology, UP, in partnership with the Griffith Centre for Cultural Research (Nathan, Australia) and the University of Lleida (Spain). Also the following institutions participated in this project: Faculty of Economics, University of Porto; Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Porto; Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra; Center for Social Studies, University of Coimbra; and the Municipal Libraries of Lisbon. Project funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (PTDC/CS-SOC/118830/2010). More informations avaiable at http://www.punk.pt/en/


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Guerra, Paula; Quintela, Pedro (2020), Fast, Furious and Xerox: Punk, Fanzines and Diy Cultures in a Global World, in Paula Guerra e Pedro Quintela (org.), Punk, Fanzines and DIY Cultures in a Global World. Fast, Furious and Xerox. Londres / Nova Iorque: Palgrave Macmillan, 1-15

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(2020), Punk, Fanzines and DIY Cultures in a Global World. Fast, Furious and Xerox. Londres / Nova Iorques: Palgrave Macmillan

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Book Chapter

Quintela, Pedro; Guerra, Paula (2020), Punk Fanzines in Portugal (1978-2013): A Critical Overview, in Paula Guerra e Pedro Quintela (org.), Punk, Fanzines and DIY Cultures in a Global World. Fast, Furious and Xerox. Londres / Nova Iorque: Palgrave Macmillan, 41-69