Luciana Moreira Silva


Luciana Moreira Silva graduated in Portuguese Literature at the University of Coimbra. She is currently a Ph.D. student in "Human Rights in Contemporary Societies" (CES/III - University of Coimbra). She is a junior researcher at Centre for Social Sciences, University of Coimbra, since 2009, where she worked in projects about memory, literature, colonial wars, colonialism and post colonialism until 2013. Between 2014 and 2019 she was a Research fellow in the project "INTIMATE Citizenship, Care and Choice: The Micropolitics of Intimacy in Southern Europe" (2014-2019), funded by the European Research Council. She is member of the Organizing Committee of Gender Workshop Series, at CES, since 2016. Her current research interests are: queer theory; feminist studies; cultural studies; gender; postcolonialism; human rights. She is also an activist in the queer and feminist movements in Portugal.

Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Pérez Navarro, Pablo; Luciana Moreira Silva (2020), "Un nombre propio: género y políticas de atribución de nombre", Daimon Revista Internacional Filosofía, 79, 117-132

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Book Chapter

Moreira Silva, Luciana (2019), "Derechos humanos y derechos LGTB: discursos dominantes y prácticas de resistencia en el Estado español"/ "Human rights and LGBT rights: dominant discourses and resistance practices in the spanish State", in Bruno Sena Martins, Ana Cristina Santos e Saskya Lopes (org.), As sociedades contemporâneas e os direitos humanos/ Contemporary societies and human rights. Ilhéus: Editus, 99-118

Article in Scientific journal

Moreira Silva, Luciana (2018), "Ciudadanía íntima, género y sexualidad: construyendo relaciones lésbicas en el Estado Español", Revista Latino-Americana de Geografia e Gênero (secção Les-Online), 9, 2, 189-209