Tatiana Moura


With a background in International Relations and Sociology and a PhD in Peace Studies, Tatiana Moura works as a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, where she co-coordinates the Humanities, Migration and Peace Studies Group (NHUMEP) since october 2019. Over the last two decades she has coordinated research projects on masculinities, gender equality, youth, violence and non violent trajectories in urban peripheries, particularly in Latin America. Currently she is the PI of two European projects: KINDER: Tackling gender stereotypes in education and early childhood: building a Gender-Responsive Pedagogy in Children´s Education; and PARENT: Promotion, Awareness Raising and Engagement of men in Nurture Transformations (https://www.ces.uc.pt/en/investigacao/projetos-de-investigacao/projetos-financiados/parent), both funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Program/DG Justice/EU. She is also the PI of DECODE-M: (De)Coding Masculinities: Towards an enhanced understanding of media's role in shaping perceptions of masculinities in Portugal (https://decodem.ces.uc.pt/?page_id=9&lang=en_GB), funded by FCT. Tatiana is also the Coordinator of Promundo Portugal and Associate Director of UniPeriferias/Instituto Maria and João Aleixo (a Global Think Tank that conducts research on youth and peripheries in Maré, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) since March 2018. Between 2011 and 2019 she was the Executive Director of Instituto Promundo (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), an international NGO with offices in Brazil, USA, DRC and Portugal that works nationally and globally in engaging men and boys for gender equality. She is member of the Global and European MenEngage Network, a global alliance made up of dozens of country networks spread across many regions of the world, hundreds of non-governmental organizations, as well as UN partners that work collectively and individually toward advancing gender justice, human rights and social justice. She is the co-founder and co-coordinator of the regional MenEngage Iberia regional Network, that brings together researchers and gender justice activists from Portugal and Spain. Some of her publications include "Between Athens and Sparta. Women, Peace and Armed Conflicts" (2005, Quarteto Editora); in 2007, "Invisible Faces of Armed Violence. A Case Study on Rio de Janeiro" (Rio de Janeiro: 7Letras); in 2010 "Newest Wars. Spaces, Identities and Spirals of Armed Violence" (Almedina), which was awarded with the 7th CES Award for Young Social Scientists; in 2013, "Missed Connections: Representations of Gender, (Armed) Violence and Security in Resolution 1325", RCCS Annual Review, 5, (with Sílvia Roque and Rita Santos); in 2016, "Violence and Small Arms in Portugal", organized with Rita Santos and José Manuel Pureza (Editora Almedina); Moura; Moura, Tatiana; Fernandez, Marta; Page, Victoria (2020), "Power from the peripheries: Arts, cultures of equality and southern perspectives", in Suzanne Clisby, Mark Johnson & Jimmy Turner (org.), Theorising Cultures of Equality. London, UK: Routledge and "Societal Violece and Masculinities: understanding linkages in and outside of wars". In Untapped Power: Leveraging Diversity and Inclusion for Conflict Resolution and Development, edited by Koppell, Carla. Washington DC, United States: Georgetown University (forthcoming).

Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Moura, Tatiana (2021), "Engaged fatherhood and new models of "nurturing care": lessons learnt from Austria, Italy, Lithuania and Portugal", Gender, Work and Organization, Wiley, Caring Masculinities at Work: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives across Europe

Article in Scientific journal

Moura, Tatiana; Fernandez, Marta; Souza, Isabela; Gil, Andrea (2021), "Reimaginando os contornos de género: intervenções artísticas no campo das masculinidades", Ex-Aequo, 43, 43

Book Chapter

Moura, Tatiana; Fernandez, Marta; Page, Victoria (2020), Power from the peripheries: Arts, cultures of equality and southern perspectives, in Suzanne Clisby, Mark Johnson & Jimmy Turner (org.), Theorising Cultures of Equality. London, UK: Routledge