Iolanda Vasile


Iolanda Vasile is a PhD candidate and a Junior Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal. She is also a Portuguese Language Lecturer for Camões Insitute at West University in Timisoara, Romania. She holds a BA in Foreign Languages (Japanese and Portuguese) from the University of Bucharest, Romania. Her PhD research looks into the role played by the Angolan women during the outburst of the liberation movements in Angola (1945 - 1961).

Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Vasile, Iolanda; Bogdan C. Iacob (2019), Agents of Decolonization? Romanian Activities in Mozambique's Oil and Healthcare Sectors (1976-1984), in Calori, A; Hartmetz, A.; Kocsev; Mark, J.; Zofka, J. (org.), Between East and South. Spaces of in the Globalizing Economy of the Cold War. Berlin: De Gruyter, 133-164

Book Chapter

Vasile, Iolanda (2019), 'The language is mine. The accent is yours': doing fieldwork in Angola, in Robert Gibb, Annabel Tremlett and Julien Danero Iglesias (org.), Learning and Using Languages in Ethnographic Research. Bristol: Multilingual Matters, 152-164

Book Chapter

Vasile, Iolanda (2017), African Independence within the Socialist Republic of Romania's Photographic Archive, in Maria do Carmo Piçarra; Teresa Castro (eds.) (org.), (Re)Imagining African Independence: Film, Visual Arts and the Fall of the Portuguese Empire. London: Peter Lang, 151-171