Research

Current research interests

Racism and anti-racism in European and Latin-American contexts

The critique of Eurocentrism and the production of History

Racism and polcie violence

(Anti-)Racism, public policies and anti-discrimination legislation

Research Projects

2017-09-01 - 2021-08-31 - "The politics of anti-racism in Europe and Latin America: knowledge production, decision-making and collective struggles (POLITICS)", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by European Research Council (ERC).

2017-01-01 - 2018-12-31 - "Countering Islamophobia Through the Development of Best Practice in the use of Counter-Narratives in EU Member States", coordinated by Ian Law (University of Leeds) , sponsored by European Commission .
    Project Partnership:
              - University of Liege, Islamic Human Rights Commission, Charles University, Central European University, ALBA Graduate Business School

2016-06-01 - 2019-05-31 - "COMBAT - Combating racism in Portugal: an analysis of public policies and anti-discrimination law", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by FCT.

2016-06-01 - 2019-05-31 - "Desapariciones. Estudio en perspectiva transnacional de una categoría para gestionar, habitar y analizar la catástrofe social y la pérdida (CSO 2015-66318-P) ", coordinated by Gabriel Gatti, sponsored by Direcção Geral de Investigação Científica e Técnica (Ministério de Economia e Competitividade, Governo de Espanha).
    Project Partnership:
              - Universidade do País Basco (UPV/EHU)

2012-01-01 - 2014-12-31 - "MUNDO(S) DE VÍCTIMAS. DISPOSITIVOS Y PROCESOS DE CONSTRUCCIÓN DE LA IDENTIDAD DE "LA VÍCTIMA" EN LA ESPAÑA CONTEMPORÁNEA. ESTUDIO DE CUATRO CASOS PARADIGMÁTICOS", coordinated by Gabriel Gatti, sponsored by Ministério de Ciência e Tecnologia - Governo da Espanha.

2011-07-08 - 2013-07-07 - ""Cidade e Alteridade: convivência multicultural e justiça urbana"", coordinated by Boaventura de Sousa Santos, sponsored by FCT.
    Project Partnership:
              - Faculdade de Direito, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - UFMG

2010-04-01 - 2013-03-31 - "'Os Comprometidos': questionando o futuro do passado em Moçambique", coordinated by Maria Paula Meneses, sponsored by FCT.

2010-03-01 - 2013-02-28 - "The semantics of tolerance and (anti-racism): public bodies and civil society on a comparative perspective", coordinated by Boaventura de Sousa Santos, sponsored by European Commission: 7th Framework Programme.

2008-09-01 - 2011-08-31 - "'Raça' e África em Portugal: um estudo sobre manuais escolares de História", coordinated by Marta Araújo, sponsored by FCT.

2008 - 2008 - "Global Charter-agenda of Human Rights in the City ", coordinated by Professor Boaventura de Sousa Santos, sponsored by Deiputación de Barcelona.

2005 - 2006 - "A experiência do respeito como processo político. A Comissão da Verdade e da Reconciliação Peruana (2001-2003)", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by Bolsa de pós-Doutoramento - Governo Basco.

2005 - 2006 - "Agency for EaSY access to virtual campus", coordinated by Sílvia Rodriguez Maeso.
    Project Partnership:
              - La Sapienza - Universidade de Roma, Italia

2004 - 2006 - "Glocalidad e Inmigración transnacional (Madrid y Bilbao) ", coordinated by Sílvia Rodriguez Maeso.
    Project Partnership:
              - Universidade Complutense de Madrid

2003 - 2004 - "Comportamientos emergentes en la juventud vasca", coordinated by Sílvia Rodriguez Maeso.

1999-10 - 2003-09 - "La Política de la Representación. Sociología de la Identificación Cultural y escenarios urbanos en el Perú y Ecuador contemporáneos.", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by Bolsa de Doutoramento: Formação de Pessoal Investigador (FPI) - Governo Basco.

1998 - 1999 - "La Construcción Social de la Identidad Colectiva: la Identidad Vasca en distintos contextos socio-históricos", coordinated by Sílvia Rodriguez Maeso.

Networks

Decoloniality Europe

Red de investigación y colaboración: "Construcción social de la identidad en situaciones de vulneración y crisis de los derechos de ciudadanía"
    Net Partnership:
              - CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS SOBRE LA IDENTIDAD COLECTIVA (Universidade do País Basco)
              - CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS INTERDISCIPLINARIOS URUGUAYOS (CEIU, URUGUAY)
              - INSTITUTO DE LENGUA LITERATURA Y ANTROPOLOGÍA (CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTÍFICAS, CSIC, Madrid)