Rita Santos

Contacts
rita@ces.uc.pt

Biography

Rita Santos is junior researcher at the Centre for Social Studies and member of the Humanities, Migrations and Peace Studies Group. She was the editor of the on-line bulletin P@x (2008-2014), the quarterly publication of the Peace Studies Working Group (NHUMEP/CES) and the executive coordinator of OGAV/CES (2010-2014). She is a PhD candidate in "International Politics and Conflict Resolution", School of Economics, University of Coimbra. Holds a MA degree in Peace Studies from the Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, and a BsC in International Relations, School of Economics, University of Coimbra. Her current research interests include: Feminism and IR/Security Studies; violence, gender and small arms; and arms control movements, and demilitarisation; the agenda Women, Peace and Security; and racialised and gendered tropes in the media and political representation of migrants, refugees and "internal others". Her most recent publications include: "De-securitising 'the South in the North'? Gendered Narratives on the Refugee Flows in the European Mediascape", Contexto Internacional, 40, 3, 453-477 (2018, com S. Roque e S. J. Santos). Santos, R.; Moura, T. and Pureza, J. M. (orgs.) (2016), Violência e armas de fogo em Portugal. Coimbra: Editora Almedina.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Santos, Rita; Roque, Sílvia; Santos, Sofia José (2018), "De-securitising 'the South in the North'? Gendered Narratives on the Refugee Flows in the European Mediascape", Contexto Internacional, 40, 3, 453-477

Book Chapter

Santos, Rita; Peça, Marta; Moura, Tatiana (2016), Acentuando desequilíbrios: armas de fogo e violência doméstica em Portugal, in Rita Santos, Tatiana Moura e José Manuel Pureza (org.), Violência e Armas de fogo em Portugal. Coimbra: Almedina, 263-336

Book Chapter

Santos, Rita; Moura, Tatiana (2016), Negociando expectativas: género, idade e dinâmicas de atração e repulsa face a armas de fogo em Portugal, in Rita Santos, Tatiana Moura e José Manuel Pureza (org.), Violência e Armas de fogo em Portugal. Coimbra: Almedina, 161-242