Sílvia Leiria Viegas


Biography

Sílvia Leiria Viegas concluded a Ph.D in Architecture at the University of Lisbon (2015), with the thesis Luanda, (un)Predictable City? Government and Urban and Housing Transformation: Paradigms of Intervention and Resistances in the New Millennium; is a member of the GESTUAL/FA-UL, since 2010, where she participates in the project Africa Habitat: From the sustainability of habitat to the quality of inhabit in the urban margins of Luanda and Maputo (2018/2021), coord. by Isabel Raposo and sponsored by FCT/Aga Khan; participates in the project How to stay at home? Immediate interventions to combat Covid-19 in precarious neighborhoods in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area (2020), coord. by Joana Lages (ISCTE), financed by FCT; participated in the Global Report on Culture and Sustainable Urban Development: Regional Survey for Portuguese Speaking Countries (2016), coord. by Walter Rossa and produced by the UNESCO for the New Urban Agenda, in the context of the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals of the UN; participated in the Mediterranean City-to-City Migration Project (2017), coord. by Yves Cabannes and Barbara Lipietz, produced by the United Cities and Local Governments with the Bartlett/DPU/UCL; is an FCT scholarship holder (SFRH/BPD/118022/2016) wih the post-doctoral research INSEhRE 21. Socio-spatial and housing inclusion of refugees in contemporary Europe: Lessons from the African diaspora in Portugal, while belonging to the group Cities, Cultures, and Architecture and the Inter-Thematic Group on Migration, of the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, since 2017.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

REDE H (2020), "Rede H: Rede Nacional de Estudos de Habitação", Finisterra, 55, 114, 189-193

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JORGE, Sílvia; VIEGAS, Sílvia; LAGES, Joana; MELO, Vanessa; PAVEL, Fabiana; VAZ, Murad (2020), "Editorial - Políticas urbanas e a produção do espaço na construção do direito à cidade", Finisterra, 55, 114, 35-40

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JORGE, Sílvia; VIEGAS, Sílvia (2020), "Henri Lefebvre. A cidade e sociedade urbana", Finisterra, 55, 114, 195-197

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