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António Carvalho works as an Invited Assistant Professor at the sociology department of the School of Economics of the University of Coimbra. He's a permanent researcher of the Centre for Social Studies, where he currently coordinates the research project TROPO: Anthropocenic Ontologies in Portugal - Social Movements, Public Policies and Emerging Technologies. He's also a member of the coordination team of the Annual Conferences Cycle "Young Social Scientists", of the editorial staff of Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais and of CES' Ethics Commission. His current research interests include Biopolitics, the Anthropocene, Mindfulness, post-humanist theory and affect. His work has been published in journals such as Public Understanding of Science, Subjectivity, Nanoethics, Minerva, Social Movement Studies and The Sociological Review.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
António Manuel Simões Lopes Paiva de Carvalho

Citation names

  • Carvalho, António

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
9A1B-90DF-3C15
ORCID iD
0000-0001-6149-8883
Google Scholar ID
vUJZIboAAAAJ

Email addresses

  • amcarvalho@ces.uc.pt (Professional)

Addresses

  • Centro de Estudos Sociais. Praça Dom Dinis, 3000-104, Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • https://ces.uc.pt/en/ces/pessoas/investigadoras-es/antonio-carvalho (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Social Sciences - Sociology
  • Social Sciences - Sociology
  • Social Sciences - Sociology

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2)
French Upper intermediate (B2) Advanced (C1) Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1)
German Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2) Beginner (A1) Elementary (A2)
Italian Beginner (A1) Intermediate (B1) Beginner (A1) Upper intermediate (B2)
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
Education
Degree Classification
2009/10/01 - 2014/03/17
Concluded
Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology (Doctor of Philosophy)
University of Exeter, United Kingdom
"Performing Meditation: Vipassana and Zen as Technologies of the Self" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
N/a
2007/01/01 - 2009/07/23
Concluded
MA in Sociology (Mestrado)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
"Performances, Poderes e Sujeitos no debate sobre Nanotecnologias (Performances, Power and Subjectivity – Debating Nanotechnologies)" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Very Good
2001/09/01 - 2006/07/18
Concluded
License Degree in Philosophy (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Letras, Portugal
"n/a" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Good
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2018/08/01 - Current Researcher (Research) Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2017/07/01 - 2018/06/30 Postdoc (Research) Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Portugal
2015/02/01 - 2015/08/31 Postdoc (Research) University of Exeter Department of Sociology Philosophy and Anthropology, United Kingdom
2006/09/01 - 2009/09/30 Research Assistant (Research) Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2021/09 - Current Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
2016/10/01 - 2017/02/28 Adjunct Teacher (Polytechnic Teacher) Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra Escola Superior de Educação de Coimbra, Portugal
2015/09/01 - 2016/09/30 Lecturer (University Teacher) Escola Universitária das Artes de Coimbra, Portugal
2012/01/01 - 2014/04/30 Tutor (University Teacher) University of Exeter Department of Sociology Philosophy and Anthropology, United Kingdom
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2018 - Current TROPO - Anthropocenic Ontologies in Portugal: social movements, public policies and emerging technologies
Principal investigator
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2018 - 2020/04/01 UDI-Africa - University Development and Innovation
Other
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
European Commission
Ongoing
2017 - 2019/07/01 HoNESt (History of Nuclear Energy and Society)
Other
Universidad de Navarra Facultad de Económicas, Spain
European Commission
Ongoing
2017 - 2018/06/30 Research Fairness Initiative
UID/Multi/04413/2013
Post-doc Fellow
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2015 - 2015/08 New Ontologies
SL-04704
Researcher
University of Exeter Department of Sociology Philosophy and Anthropology, United Kingdom
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
Concluded
2010 - 2013/12/01 Nuclear Portugal: Physics, Technology, Medicine and Environment
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2007 - 2009/09/30 DEEPEN - Deepening Ethical Engagement and Participation in Emerging Nanotechnologies
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
European Commission
Concluded
2007 - 2007/11 Science in Parliament: a study of the boundary between science and politics
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2006 - 2006/12 Enhancing Science Policy and Management in South East Europe (SEE) - follow up
Enhancing Science Policy and Management in South East Europe (SEE) - follow up
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization
Concluded

Other

Designation Funders
2018 - Current Reacción en Cadela: La Historia de Los Negocios Atómicos en la Península Ibérica
Other
Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain
European Regional Development Fund

Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
Ongoing
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Melo, Carme; Carvalho, António; Rubio, Mar. "La Conflictividad Transfonteriza. La disputa por las plantas de celulosa entre Uruguay y Argentina y la Controversia Nuclear entre España y Portugal". In Conflictividad Ambiental y Territorial, edited by Carme Melo et al. Spain: Tirant lo Blanch, 2021.
    In press
  2. Tiago Santos Pereira; Paulo Fonseca; Carvalho, António. "Cravos Atômicos? Uma história da energia nuclear em Portugal". In tramas epistêmicas e ambientais - Contribuições dos Estudos em Ciência, Tecnologia e Sociedade, edited by Paulo Fonseca; Fabrício Neves, 125-158. Brasília, Brazil: Editora 7 letras, 2020.
    Published
  3. Carvalho, António. "Assembling Mindfulness: Technologies of the Self, Neurons and Neoliberal Subjectivities". In Sociotechnical Environments, edited by Crabo, Stefano; Giardullo, Paolo; Miele, Francesco, 293-308. Milan, Italy: STS Italia, 2017.
    Published
  4. Santos Pereira, Tiago; Rodrigues, António Farinhas; Carvalho, António; Nunes, João Arriscado. "Parlamento e Conhecimento Científico: Dupla delegação?". In A Qualidade da Democracia em Debate - Deliberação, Representação e Participação políticas em Portugal e Espanha, 65-86. Lisbon, Portugal: Mundos Sociais, 2010.
    Published
Book review
  1. Carvalho, António. "Recensão a "Dipesh Chakrabarty and the Global South: Subaltern Studies, Postcolonial Perspectives, edited by Saurabh Dube, Sanjay Seth and Ajay Skaria"". Review of Dipesh Chakrabarty and the Global South: Subaltern Studies, Postcolonial Perspectives, and the Anthropocene 10, (2021): 279-285. http://www.praticasdahistoria.pt/pt/numeros/praticas-da-historia-no-11-2020/recensao-a-dipesh-chakrabarty-and-the-global-south-subaltern-studies-postcolonial-perspectives-and-the-anthropocene-ed-por-saurabh-dube-sanjay-seth-e-ajay-skaria/.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. Carvalho, António; Ferreira, Vera; Matos, Ana Raquel. Corresponding author: Carvalho, António. "Climate change, risk governance and grassroots movements: The case of the Transition Movement in Portugal". 2019.
    Published
  2. Carvalho, António. "A emergência da mindfulness: neurónios, capitalismo e o sujeito neoliberal (The emergence of mindfulness: neurons, capitalism and the neoliberal self)". Paper presented in X Congresso Português de Sociologia, 2018.
    Published
  3. Carvalho, António. "Desconstruindo o Sujeito Moderno: Meditação e a Ontologia Crítica da Experiência (Disassembling the Modern Self: Meditation and the Critical Ontology of Experience).". Paper presented in 8th Portuguese Congress of Sociology, Évora, 2014.
    Published
  4. Carvalho, António. "Laboratórios do sujeito: práticas de meditação como agenciamentos heterogéneos (Laboratories of the self: meditative practices as heterogeneous assemblages)". Paper presented in 7th Portuguese Congress of Sociology, Porto, 2012.
    Published
  5. Nunes, João Arriscado; Carvalho, António; Filipe, Ângela Marques; Matias, Marisa. "Realidade, ficção e participação: o caso das nanotecnologias" (Reality, Fiction and Participation: the case of nanotechnologies)". Paper presented in 10th Portuguese-Afro-Brazilian Congress of Social Sciences, Braga, 2009.
    Published
  6. Santos Pereira, Tiago; Carvalho, António; Rodrigues, António Farinhas; Nunes, João Arriscado. "Ciência, Tecnologia e Risco: O caso do Parlamento Português" (Science, Technology and Risk: the case of the Portuguese Parliament)". Paper presented in 10th Portuguese-Afro-Brazilian Congress of Social Sciences, 2009.
    Published
  7. Carvalho, António; Filipe, Ângela Marques; Matias, Marisa; Nunes, João Arriscado. "O debate público sobre as ciências e as Tecnologias emergentes: o caso da nanotecnologia» (“The Public Debate on Emerging Sciences and Technologies: The case of nanotechnology)". Paper presented in Sixth Portuguese Congress of Sociology: Social Worlds, Knowledge and Practices, 2008.
    Published
  8. Santos Pereira, Tiago; Rodrigues, António Farinhas; Carvalho, António; Nunes, João Arriscado. "Parlamento, Conhecimento Científico e Deliberação: dois estudos de caso no Parlamento Português, (Parliament, Scientific Knowledge and Deliberation: two case studies in the Portuguese Parliament)". Paper presented in VII Esocite – Latin- American Conference of Social Studies of Sciences and Technologies, 2008.
    Published
  9. Nunes, João Arriscado; Carvalho, António; Filipe, Ângela Marques; Matias, Marisa. "Encenar, desenhar e debater futuros: os desafios das ciências e tecnologias emergentes (Staging, Designing and Debating futures : the challenges of emerging sciences and technologies)". Paper presented in VII Esocite – Latin-American Conference of Social Studies of Sciences and Technologies, Rio de Janeiro, 2008.
    Published
Dictionary entry
  1. Carvalho, António. "Antropoceno". In Palavras para lá da pandemia: cem lados de uma crise. Centro de Estudos Sociais, 2020. https://ces.uc.pt/publicacoes/palavras-pandemia/?lang=1&id=30226.
    Published
  2. Carvalho, António. "Distopia (Dystopia)". In Alice Dictionary. Centro de Estudos Sociais da Universidade de Coimbra, 2019. http://alice.ces.uc.pt/dictionary/?id=23838&pag=23918&id_lingua=1&entry=24265.
    Published
  3. Carvalho, António. "Objetividade/Neutralidade (Objectivity/Neutrality)". In Alice Dictionary. Centro de Estudos Sociais da Universidade de Coimbra, 2019. http://alice.ces.uc.pt/dictionary/?id=23838&pag=23918&id_lingua=1&entry=24441.
    Published
Journal article
  1. Carvalho, António; Riquito, Mariana; Ferreira, Vera. "Sociotechnical imaginaries of energy transition: The case of the Portuguese Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality 2050". Energy Reports 8 (2022): 2413-2423. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egyr.2022.01.138.
    10.1016/j.egyr.2022.01.138
  2. Carvalho, António; Ferreira, Vera. "Climate crisis, neoliberal environmentalism and the self: the case of ‘inner transition’". Social Movement Studies (2022): 1-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14742837.2022.2070740.
    10.1080/14742837.2022.2070740
  3. Carvalho, António; Riquito, Mariana. "“It’s just a Band-Aid!”: Public Engagement with Geoengineering and the Politics of the Climate Crisis". Public Understanding of Science (2022): https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/09636625221095353.
    Published
  4. Carvalho, António; Riquito, Mariana. "Listening-with the subaltern: Anthropocene, Pluriverse and more-than-human agency". Nordia geographical publications (NGP) (2022): https://nordia.journal.fi/article/view/107404.
    Published
  5. Valério, Carolina; Carvalho, António; Craveiro, Isabel. "Capacitação e Parcerias Norte/Sul em Saúde: o exemplo de implementação do Programa de Doutoramento em Ciências Biomédicas em Angola". Anais do Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical 20 1 (2021): 9-19.
    Open access • Published
  6. Carvalho, António. "Rethinking the politics of meditation: practice, affect and ontology". The Sociological Review (2021):
    Published • 10.1177/00380261211029457
  7. Ferreira, Vera; Carvalho, António. "Narratives of socioecological transition: the case of the Transition Network in Portugal". Nature & Culture 16 2 (2021): 42-66.
    Published • 10.3167/nc.2020.160203
  8. Carvalho, António; Ferreira, Vera; Matos, Ana Raquel. "Ontologias do Antropoceno: crise climática, respostas sociopolíticas e tecnologias emergentes". Forum Sociológico 38 (2021): https://journals.openedition.org/sociologico/9693.
    Published
  9. Craveiro, Isabel; Ferrinho, Paulo; Carvalho, António. "“Get us partnerships!” - A qualitative study of Angolan and Mozambican health academics’ experiences with North/South partnerships". Globalization and Health 16 0 (2020): https://globalizationandhealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12992-020-00562-7.
    Published • 10.1186/s12992-020-00562-7
  10. Carvalho, António. "The Anthropocene, COVID-19 and ontology: some reflections following the EASST/4S 2020 online conference". EASST Review 29 2 (2020): https://easst.net/article/the-anthropocene-covid-19-and-ontology-some-reflections-following-the-easst-4s-2020-online-conference/.
    Published
  11. Quevedo, Josemari; Carvalho, António; Fonseca, Paulo F. C.; Nunes, João Arriscado. "Ciência, Tecnologias Emergentes e Sociedade: o caso dos debates sobre nanotecnologias em Portugal (Science, Emerging Technologies and Society: the case of the debates on nanotechnologies in Portugal)". Forum Sociológico 35 II (2019): 73-81. https://journals.openedition.org/sociologico/8891.
    Published
  12. Ana Sottomayor; Joana Vidal Castro; Carvalho, António; Carlos Brito; Fernando P. Cupertino de Barros; Isabel Craveiro. "Parcerias em saúde global e saúde das populações – O que esperar e como melhorar?". Anais do Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical 18 (2019): 58-65. https://anaisihmt.com/index.php/ihmt/article/view/339.
    Open access • Published
  13. Carvalho, António; Ana Raquel Matos; Vera Ferreira. "TROPO: Ontologias do Antropoceno em Portugal". Cescontexto 25 (2019): 69-81. https://www.ces.uc.pt/publicacoes/cescontexto/index.php?id=26353.
    Published
  14. Carvalho, António; Ferrinho, Paulo; Craveiro, Isabel. "Towards post-colonial capacity-building methodologies – some remarks on the experiences of health researchers from Mozambique and Angola". Ciência & Saúde Coletiva 24 5 (2019): 1617-1626. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1413-81232018245.04442019.
    Open access • Published • 10.1590/1413-81232018245.04442019
  15. Carvalho, António; Ferrinho, Paulo; Craveiro, Isabel. "Capacitação e Parcerias Norte/Sul na área da saúde – o caso do projeto UDI-A (Capacity building and North/South partnerships in health – the case of the UDI-A project)". Anais do Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical 17 1 (2019): 35-43.
    Open access • Published
  16. Carvalho, António; IJsselmuiden, Carel; Kaiser, Kirsty; Hartz, Zulmira; Ferrinho, Paulo. "Towards equity in global health partnerships: adoption of the Research Fairness Initiative (RFI) by Portuguese-speaking countries". BMJ Global Health 3 5 (2018): e000978. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000978.
    Published • 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000978
  17. Nunes, João Arriscado; Costa, Daniel Neves da; Carvalho, António; Matos, Ana Raquel. "A emergência do sujeito participativo: interseções entre ciência, política e ontologia (The emergence of the participatory subject – science, politics and ontology)". Sociologias 20 48 (2018): 162-187. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/15174522-020004811.
    Published • 10.1590/15174522-020004811
  18. Carvalho, António; Nunes, João Arriscado. "Assembling Upstream Engagement: the Case of the Portuguese Deliberative Forum on Nanotechnologies". NanoEthics 12 2 (2018): 99-113. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11569-018-0314-0.
    Published • 10.1007/s11569-018-0314-0
  19. Santos Pereira, Tiago; Fonseca, Paulo F. C.; Carvalho, António. "Carnation Atoms? A History of Nuclear Energy in Portugal". Minerva 56 4 (2018): 505-528. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11024-018-9354-4.
    Published • 10.1007/s11024-018-9354-4
  20. Rubio-Varas, M.d. Mar; Carvalho, António; De la Torre, Joseba. "Siting (and mining) at the Border: Spain-Portugal Nuclear Transboundary Issues". Journal for the History of Environment and Society 3 (2018): 33-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1484/j.jhes.5.116794.
    Published • 10.1484/j.jhes.5.116794
  21. Carvalho, António. "Ecologies of the self in practice – meditation, affect and ecosophy". Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography 99 2 (2017): 207-222. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/04353684.2017.1306970.
    Published • 10.1080/04353684.2017.1306970
  22. Carvalho, António; Nunes, João Arriscado; Hartz, Zulmira. "Saúde para o Desenvolvimento, Parcerias de Investigação e Equidade: uma revisão de literatura (Health for Development, Research Partnerships and Fairness: a literature review)". Anais do Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical 16 2 (2017): 93-104. https://anaisihmt.com/index.php/ihmt/article/view/62.
    Open access • Published
  23. Carvalho, António; Klipp, Kirsty; IJsselmuiden, Carel; Ferrinho, Paulo; Hartz, Zulmira. "A Implementação da Iniciativa para a Equidade na Investigação". Anais do Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical 16 2 (2017): 11-20. https://anaisihmt.com/index.php/ihmt/article/view/52.
    Open access • Published
  24. Santos Pereira, Tiago; Carvalho, António; Fonseca, Paulo F.C.. "Imaginaries of nuclear energy in the Portuguese parliament: Between promise, risk, and democracy". Public Understanding of Science 26 3 (2017): 289-306. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0963662516662738.
    Published • 10.1177/0963662516662738
  25. Carvalho, António. "Para além das ontologias fracturantes: espaço, meditação e reencantamento (Beyond dualist ontologies: space, meditation and re-enchantment)". Baú 1 1 (2016): 22-31.
    Published
  26. Carvalho, António. "Subjectivity, ecology and meditation – Performing interconnectedness". Subjectivity 7 2 (2014): 131-150. http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/sub.2014.3.
    Published • 10.1057/sub.2014.3
  27. Carvalho, António. "Intervenção e envolvimento público em Ciência e Tecnologia: o caso das nanotecnologias (Intervention and public engagement in Science and Technology: the case of nanotechnologies)". Estudos de Sociologia 19 37 (2014): 431-449. https://periodicos.fclar.unesp.br/estudos/article/view/5923.
    Published
  28. Carvalho, António. "Tecnologias, subjectividade e o social: uma reflexão a partir de dois agenciamentos meditativos (Technologies, subjectivity and the social: a reflection on two meditative assemblages)". Sociologia-online 7 (2014): 33-56. https://revista.aps.pt/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/N7_art-2_Antonio-Carvalho.pdf.
    Open access • Published
  29. Carvalho, António; Nunes, João Arriscado. "Technology, Methodology and Intervention: Performing Nanoethics in Portugal". NanoEthics 7 2 (2013): 149-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11569-013-0175-5.
    Published • 10.1007/s11569-013-0175-5
  30. Carvalho, António. "Self, Performativity and Vipassana Meditation: Some Theoretical Considerations". e-cadernos CES 08 (2010): http://dx.doi.org/10.4000/eces.445.
    Published • 10.4000/eces.445
  31. Carvalho, António; Filipe, Ângela Marques. "Ciência, tecnologia e participação: narrativas e éticas leigas em torno das nanotecnologias emergentes (Science, Technology and Participation: narratives and lay ethics on emerging nanotechnologies)". e-cadernos CES 02 (2008): http://dx.doi.org/10.4000/eces.1458.
    Published • 10.4000/eces.1458
Magazine article
  1. Carvalho, António. "Collaboration with Notícias Magazine regarding a news article on emerging masculinities", Notícias Magazine - O laser está cada vez mais unissexo, 2019
  2. Carvalho, António. "Carne, Consciência, Ontogénese I - O despertar (Flesh, Consciousness, Ontogenesis - The Awakening)", Entre o vivo, o não-vivo e o morto, 2009
  3. Carvalho, António. "Hipóteses em Torno da Penitenciária (Hypothesis on the Coimbra Penitentiary)", MACA - Magazine de Arte de Coimbra & Afins, 2008
  4. Carvalho, António. "Filosofia e Ecologia (Philosophy and Ecology)", Entre o vivo, o não-vivo e o morto, 2008
  5. Carvalho, António. "Abulia e Grammé (Abulia and Grammé)", Entre o vivo, o não-vivo e o morto, 2008
  6. Carvalho, António. "Publication of two poems", Reler, 2005
Newsletter article
  1. Carvalho, António. "As Ciências Sociais e a Crise Climática (Social Sciences and Climate Change)", Ces em Cena, 2020, https://ces.uc.pt/publicacoes/cesemcena/51/cesemcena51.pdf.
  2. Carvalho, António. "TROPO - Ontologias do Antropoceno em Portugal: movimentos sociais, políticas públicas e tecnologias emergentes", Ces em Cena, 2020, https://ces.uc.pt/publicacoes/cesemcena/51/cesemcena51.pdf.
Newspaper article
  1. Carvalho, António. "O Certificado Digital Covid e o risco de um apartheid biopolítico", Público (P3), 2021, https://www.publico.pt/2021/07/02/p3/cronica/certificado-digital-covid-risco-apartheid-biopolitico-1968727.
  2. Carvalho, António. "O coronavírus e o Antropoceno", Público, 2020, https://www.publico.pt/2020/05/20/p3/cronica/coronavirus-antropoceno-1916415.
  3. Carvalho, António. "Somos verdadeiramente livres? ("Are we truly free?")", Jornal o Trevim, 2019
  4. Carvalho, António. "Política, media e identidades numa encruzilhada (Politics, media and identities at a crossroads)", Jornal o Trevim, 2019
  5. Carvalho, António. "A condição feminina (The female condition)", Jornal o Trevim, 2019
  6. Carvalho, António. "Os Desafios das Alterações Climáticas (The Challenges of Climate Change)", Jornal o Trevim, 2018
Online resource
  1. Carvalho, António; Riquito, Mariana. Cinematic incursions into the Anthropocene: Roland Emmerich, dystopia and ontology. 2021. https://www.weathermatters.net/cinematic-incursions-into-the-anthropocene-roland-emmerich-dystopia-and-ontology.
  2. Carvalho, António; Irina Velicu. Pandemic Ontologies of Isolation. 2020. https://undisciplinedenvironments.org/2020/04/28/pandemic-ontologies-of-isolation/.
  3. Carvalho, António. Pandemia, apocalipse e o século XXI. 2020. https://ces.uc.pt/en/agenda-noticias/ces-com-vida-2020/8-abr-2020/pandemia-apocalipse-e-o-seculo-xxi.
Report
  1. Carvalho, António; Hartz, Zulmira; Ferrinho, Paulo. 2018. Research Fairness Initiative Report, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/NOVA).. http://3dmfsx6ameqwfda31pu5rjxq.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/IHMT-RFI-Report.pdf.
  2. Davies, Sarah; Macnaghten, Phil; Kearnes, Matthew; Carvalho, António; Ferrari, Arianna; Filipe, Ângela Marques; Nordmann, Alfred; et al. 2009. Reconfiguring Responsability: Deepening Debate on Nanotechnology (Part 1). http://dro.dur.ac.uk/6399/1/6399.pdf?DDD14+dgg1mbk.
  3. Santos Pereira, Tiago; Moutinho, Ana Correia; Rodrigues, António Farinhas; Carvalho, António; Gonçalves, Maria Eduarda; Nunes, João Arriscado. 2008. A Ciência no parlamento? Instituições, Actores e Risco (Science in Parliament? Institutions, Actors and Risk).
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Carvalho, António. "Performing Meditation: Vipassana and Zen as Technologies of the Self". PhD, University of Exeter College of Social Sciences and International Studies, 2014. https://ore.exeter.ac.uk/repository/bitstream/handle/10871/14667/SimoesLopesPaivaDeCarvalhoA.pdf?sequence=1.
  2. Carvalho, António. "Performances, Poderes e Sujeitos no debate sobre Nanotecnologias (Performances, Power and Subjectivity – Debating Nanotechnologies)". Master, Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Economia, 2009. https://estudogeral.uc.pt/bitstream/10316/11528/1/tese%20Ant%C3%B3nio%20Carvalho%20Performances%2C%20Poderes%20e%20Sujeitos%20no%20debate%20sobre%20Nanotecnologias.pdf.
Translation
  1. Carvalho, António. Forces of reproduction. Socialist ecofeminism and the struggle for undoing the Anthropocene (authored by Stefania Barca). Coimbra, Portugal. 2021.
    In press
  2. Carvalho, António. Guia de Implementação Institucional do RFI (Portuguese Translation of the Implementation Guide of the Research Fairness Initiative). Geneva, Switzerland: Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED). 2018.
    Published
  3. Carvalho, António. Sumário da Iniciativa para a Equidade na Investigação (Portuguese Translation of the Summary Guide of the Research Fairness Initiative). Geneva, Switzerland: Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED). 2018.
    Published
  4. Carvalho, António. Guia do Relatório da Iniciativa para a Equidade na Investigação (Portuguese Translation of the Reporting Guide of the Research Fairness Initiative). Geneva, Switzerland: Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED). 2018.
    Published

Other

Other output
  1. Comment on the opinion piece "Mudanças no escuro" in A cor do tempo quando foge (authored by Boaventura de Sousa Santos). Coimbra, Almedina: 43-44.. Compilation of opinion pieces and journal columns published by Professor Santos between 2001-2011, including short comments by selected social researchers.. 2012. Carvalho, António.
  2. Comment of the opinion piece "A Construção de um insulto" in A cor do tempo quando foge (authored by Boaventura de Sousa Santos). Coimbra, Almedina: 69-72.. Compilation of opinion pieces and journal columns published by Professor Santos between 2001-2011, including short comments by selected social researchers.. 2012. Carvalho, António.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2021/11 The Dark Side of Mindfulness: capitalism, neoliberal selves and the workplace The Dark Side of Organizational Socialization
Aalborg University (Online)
2021/11 Imaginários sociotécnicos da transição energética em Portugal: o caso do Roteiro para a Neutralidade Carbónica 2050 (Sociotechnical Imaginaries of Energy Transition in Portugal: the case of the Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality 2050) V Conferência Rumos da Sociologia do Conhecimento, Ciência e Tecnologia em Portugal
School of Economics of the University of Coimbra (Portugal)
2021/11 Crise Climática, Tecnologia e as Políticas do Antropoceno: O Caso da Geoengenharia (Climate Crisis, Technology and the Politics of the Anthropocene: The Case of Geoengineering) V Conferência Rumos da Sociologia do Conhecimento, Ciência e Tecnologia em Portugal
School of Economics of the University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
2021/11 Discursos Políticos sobre Alterações Climáticas: análise dos debates parlamentares em Portugal entre a VI e a XIII Legislaturas (1991 – 2019) (Political Discourse on Climate Change: analysis of the parliamentary debates in Portugal between the 6th and 13th legislatures (1991 – 2019) V Conferência Rumos da Sociologia do Conhecimento, Ciência e Tecnologia em Portugal
School of Economics of the University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
2021/10/01 Ontologias do Antropoceno em Portugal: crise climática, respostas sociopolíticas e tecnologias emergentes” (Ontologies of the Anthropocene in Portugal: climate crisis, sociopolitical responses and emerging technologies) Conference Series of the Doctoral Programme in “Territory, Risk and Public Policies”
Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra (Portugal)
2021/09 Pandemic Ontologies: Immunopolitics and Care? Transformative Effects of Covid-19 on Globalisation & Law conference
University of Amsterdam, Open University, the University of Maastricht and Tilburg University
2021/05/21 Zooming in on Geoengineering - uncertain planetary futures and the ontological politics of the Anthropocene Nordic Science and Technology Studies Conference 2021
Copenhagen Business School (Copenhagen, Denmark)
2021/04/23 “É apenas um penso-rápido!”: Participação Pública com Geoengenharia e a(s) Política(s) da Crise Climática Dia do NECES
Centro de Estudos Sociais (Coimbra, Portugal)
2021/04/23 Narrativas de Transição Socioecológica: O caso da Rede Transição em Portugal Dia do NECES
Centro de Estudos Sociais (Coimbra, Portugal)
2021/03/30 Discussant, 'Climate Trauma and the Unbearable Commons' (presentation by Irina Velicu) Seminar #2 - «DECONFINED TALKS II» -Climate Trauma and the Unbearable Commons
Centro de Estudos Sociais (Coimbra, Portugal)
2021/03 Explorando as ontologias do Antropoceno (Exploring the Ontologies of the Anthropocene) XI Portuguese Congress of Sociology
ISCTE-ICS -Lisboa (Lisboa, Portugal)
2021/03 'Unpacking the Anthropocene: Ontology, Multiplicity and STS' (Provisional Title), Plenary Talk at the Knowledge, Science and Technology Stream of the Portuguese Sociological Association XI Portuguese Congress of Sociology
ISCTE-ICS -Lisboa (Lisboa)
2021/02/09 Discussant, Political Ecology Reading Group (2020-2021), Presentation by Rita Serra with the title "Ser Comida" Political Ecology Reading Group (2020-2021)
Centro de Estudos Sociais (Coimbra, Portugal)
2020/11/19 Subjectivities and the Care of the Self in the Anthropocene: the case of the Transition Movement in Portugal Ongoing seminar of the Values group, Tema T (Technology and Social Change) Department
Linköping University (Linköping , Denmark)
2020/08 Crafting an ontology for the Anthropocene EASST/4S Joint Conference 2020
(Prague (online), Czech Republic)
2020/05/22 Discussant. Presentation by Irina Castro with the title “Transgenics and their contribution to understanding violence”. Political Ecology Reading Group series 2019/2020 Political Ecology Reading Group series 2019/2020
Centro de Estudos Sociais (Coimbra, Portugal)
2020/03/02 Os desafios ontopolíticos do Antropoceno (The ontopolitical challenges of the Anthropocene) International Seminar on Environment and Society - Current challenges and pathways to change
Environment and Society Section of the Portuguese Sociological Association (Lisbon, Portugal)
2019/11 Os nutrientes do Antropoceno: alimentação, estética e ontologia (The nutrients of the Anthropocene: food, aesthetics and ontology) Pensar a comida, pensar o mundo - Oficina II.
Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
2019/10 Antropoceno, Ontologia e Pluriverso (Anthropocene, Ontology and Pluriverse) "As múltiplas faces do Antropoceno: política, agência e crise ontológica" (The multiple faces of the Anthropocene: politics, agency and ontological crisis”
Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
2019/09 Climate change, risk governance and grassroots movements: the case of the Transition Movement in Portugal (Poster) Citizens' Commitment in Risk Governance: From Inaction to Co-Decision
School of Economics, University of Coimbra
2019/09 Il sintomo-Antropocene (The Anthropocene Symptom) XII National Conference of Environmental Sociologists in Italy
University of Salerno (Salerno, Italy)
2019/09 Ontologias do Antropoceno: Movimentos sociais vs discurso político em Portugal (Ontologies of the Anthropocene: Social movements vs political discourse in Portugal) IV Conferência Rumos da Sociologia do Conhecimento, Ciência e Tecnologia em Portugal (IV Conference of Sociology of Knowledge, Science and Technology in Portugal)
Portuguese Sociological Association (Porto, Portugal)
2019/08 Siting (and mining) at the border: Spain-Portugal nuclear transboundary issues “Boundaries in/of Environmental History”
European Society for European History Biannual Conference, (Tallin, Estonia)
2019/07 TROPO - Anthropocenic Ontologies in Portugal: social movements, public policies and emerging technologies Encontro Ciência '19
FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Lisbon, Portugal)
2019/07 Fair Research Partnerships - towards a more equitable future in global health Encontro Ciência '19
FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Lisbon, United Kingdom)
2019/06/12 As políticas ontológicas do Antropoceno (The Ontological Politics of the Anthropocene) EIBEA 2019-Encontro Iberoamericano de Estudos do Antropoceno ( Ibero-American Encounter of Anthropocene Studies)
University of Minho (Braga, Portugal)
2019/06/12 Antropoceno e alterações climáticas no Parlamento: atores, imaginários e pós-política no discurso político português (1990- 2018) (Anthropocene and climate change in the Parliament: actors, imaginaries and post-politics in the Portuguese political discourse (1990-2018) EIBEA 2019-Encontro Iberoamericano de Estudos do Antropoceno ( Ibero-American Encounter of Anthropocene Studies)
University of Minho (Braga, Portugal)
2019/04/12 Parcerias, Capacitação e Equidade em Saúde Global: uma análise a partir de dois estudos de caso 5º Congresso Nacional de Medicina Tropical
Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (Lisbon, Portugal)
2019/03/21 TROPO: Ontologias do Antropoceno em Portugal: movimentos sociais, políticas públicas e tecnologias emergentes (TROPO: Anthropocenic Ontologies in Portugal: social movements, public policies and emerging technologies) Dia do NECES
Science, Economy and Society Research Group of the Centre for Social Studies (Coimbra, Portugal)
2018/12/07 Uma sociologia do Antropoceno? Tecnologias Emergentes, Afeto e Heterogeneidade Ontológica (A sociology of the Anthropocene? Emerging Technologies, Affect and Ontological Heterogeneity) Conference Series of the PhD Program in Sociology
Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
2018/11/10 Ciências, Tecnologias Emergentes e Sociedade: o caso dos debates sobre nanotecnologias em Portugal (Emerging Sciences and Technologies and Society: the case of the debates on nanotechnology in Portugal) “Imagining the future. Knowledges, experiences, alternatives - International conference to honour Boaventura de Sousa Santos upon the 40th anniversary of the Centre for Social Studies
Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
2018/11/01 Capacitação para o desenvolvimento sustentável: o estudo de caso “UDI- A: University Development and Innovation AFRICA” – o exemplo da saúde (Capacity building for sustainable development: the case study “UDI-A: University Development and Innovation AFRICA” – the example of health) 1st International Congress of the UDI-África Project
Agostinho Neto University (Luanda, Angola)
2018/10/19 Towards post-colonial capacity-building methodologies – some remarks on the experiences of health researchers from Mozambique and Angola WCQR – World Conference on Qualitative Research
Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Lisboa (Lisbon, Portugal)
2018/09/21 Towards fair research collaborations Ninth EDCTP Forum 2018
European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (Lisbon, Portugal)
2018/07/12 A emergência da mindfulness: neurónios, capitalismo e o sujeito neoliberal (The emergence of mindfulness: neurons, capitalism and the neoliberal self) 10th Portuguese Congress of Sociology
Portuguese Sociological ASsociation (Covilhã, Portugal)
2018/03/18 Towards fair research collaborations at IHMT-NOVA CUGH Global Health Conference
Consortium of Universities for Global Health (New York , United States)
2017/11/16 Chernobyl’s political consequences in Spain and Portugal Chernobyl – Turning Point or Catalyst? Chernobyl’s Political Consequences
Heinrich Böll Foundation (Berlin, Germany)
2017/11/12 Capitalist Neurons? Mindfulness, neoliberal affect and the human brain Historical Materialism 2017 Annual London Conference
Historical Materialism London (London, United Kingdom)
2017/09/26 Ecologias do sujeito: meditação, afeto e ecosofia (Ecologies of the self: meditation, affect and ecosophy) Mindfulness ou Despertar da Consciência? A meditação e a contemplação numa encruzilhada (Mindfulness or the Awakening of Consciousness? Meditation and Contemplation at a Crossroads
Faculty of Arts of the University of Lisbon (Lisbon, Portugal)
2017/09/08 Public engagement with nanotechnologies in Portugal Roundtable on Nanotechnologies and Society: from Research to the Citizen
Portuguese Sociological Association (Braga, Portugal)
2017/09/08 The Implementation of the Research Fairness Initiative (RFI) at the Global Health & Tropical Medicine (GHTM) - NOVA University of Lisbon International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2017)
(Bern, Switzerland)
2017/09/07 As Ontologias do Antropoceno: Alterações climáticas, política(s) e tecnologias emergentes (Ontologies of the Anthropocene: Climate change, politics and emerging technologies 3rd Conference the Future of Sociology of Knowledge, Science and Technology in Portugal
Portuguese Sociological Association (Braga, Portugal)
2017/06/09 Meditation… lost in translation? The case of mindfulness Joint Meeting Red EsCTS and Portuguese STS Network
Red EsCTS and Portuguese STS Network (Lisbon, Portugal)
2017/03/21 Os dispositivos da mindfulness: tecnologias do sujeito, neurónios e subjetividades neoliberais (Devices of mindfulness: technologies of the self, neurons and neoliberal subjectivities) VITA CONTEMPLATIVA 2017 - Práticas Contemplativas e Cultura Contemporânea (Contemplative Practices and Contemporary Culture)
Faculty of Arts of the University of Lisbon (Lisbon, Portugal)
2016/11/26 Assembling Mindfulness: silence, emergence, neurons and biopolitics 6th STS Italia Conference
University of Trento (Trento, Italy)
2016/11/05 The construction of concerned publics with nanotechnologies Formation Course “Is Science Responsible?”
Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
2016/07/08 O Antropoceno e a humanização do ambiente (The Anthropocene and the “humanization” of the environment) 9th Portuguese Congress of Sociology
Portuguese Sociological Association (Faro, Portugal)
2015/10/22 Em torno de uma ontologia crítica das práticas contemplativas (Towards a critical ontology of contemplative practices). Vita Contemplativa 2015 – Práticas contemplativas e Cultura contemporânea (Contemplative Practices and Contemporary Culture)
University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
2014/12/09 Transformação social e subjetividade: o caso das práticas meditativas (Social Transformation and Subjectivity: the case of meditation) Compaixão Ativa (Active Compassion)
Faculty of Arts of the University of Lisbon (Lisbon, Portugal)
2014/11/02 Meditation, Ecology and Subjectivity: Performing Entangled Selves International Symposium for Contemplative Studies (ISCS)
MInd and Life Institute (Boston, United States)
2014/08/29 Subjectivity Ecology and Meditation: Performing Interbeing Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society – Geographies of Co-production, session on 'Ecosophical Geographies
Royal Geograhical Society (London, United Kingdom)
2014/04/16 Desconstruindo o Sujeito Moderno: Meditação e a Ontologia Crítica da Experiência (Disassembling the modern self: Meditation and the Critical Ontology of Experience) 8th Portuguese Congress of Sociology
Portuguese Sociological Association (Évora, Portugal)
2014/03/08 Meditation in Everyday Life Spiritual Exercises Conference,
University of Bristol (Bristol, United Kingdom)
2013/11/05 Nuclear power in parliamentary debates in Portugal: Promise or risk? STS Perspectives on Energy
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Ciências Sociais (Lisbon, Portugal)
2013/06/18 Performing Meditation: An Exploration of Vipassana and Zen as ways of being Mind and Life Summer Research Institute
MInd and Life Institute (Garrison, NY, United States)
2012/10/20 Technologies of the self and nonmodern ontologies: the cases of meditation and cybernetics Joint Conference of the Society for Social Studies of Science and the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology
University of Copenhagen (Copenhagen, Denmark)
2012/06/08 Ciência, Tecnologia E Risco No Parlamento Português (Science, Technology and Risk in the Portuguese Parliament) IX ESOCITE (Latin-American Encounters of Social Studies of Science and Technology)
Red de Estudios Sociales de la Ciencia, la Tecnología y la Innovación (ESOCITE) (Mexico City)
2012/04/13 Laboratories of the Soul: Meditation Retreats as Heterogeneous Assemblages. British Sociological Association Annual Conference
British Sociological Association (Leeds, United Kingdom)
2011/11/19 Tecnologias, subjectividade e o social: uma reflexão a partir de dois agenciamentos meditativos (Technologies, subjectivity and the social: a reflection on two meditative assemblages). Rumos da Sociologia do Conhecimento, Ciência e Tecnologia em Portugal (The future of Sociology of Knowledge, Science and Technology in Portugal)
Portuguese Sociological Association (Lisbon, Portugal)
2011/07/08 Transforming the politics of experience: the case of Vipassana meditation Transformations Conference
University of Cardiff (Cardiff, United Kingdom)
2011/04/08 Exploring our Selves: a reflection on power, subjectivity and meditation(s). British Sociological Association Annual Conference
British Sociological Association (London, United Kingdom)
2010/11/30 Science, Technology and Risk in the Portuguese Parliament Interactions between lay people, experts and decisionmakers
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Ciências Sociais (Lisbon, Portugal)
2010/09/04 Deliberation, Performativity and Research Design in the Public debate of Nanotechnologies Practicing Science and Technology, Performing the Social
European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (Trento)
2010 Enacting the Deliberative Citizen: The case of the public debate on nanotechnologies, Interactions between lay people, experts and policymakers
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Ciências Sociais (Lisbon, Portugal)
2009/09/05 Embodied Narratives, Participation and Performance in Emergent Technologies: Debating Nanotechnology 9th Conference of the European Sociological Association
European Sociological Association (Lisbon, Portugal)
2009/05/30 A performação da democracia técnica: experiências comparadas na Europa e no Brasil (Performing the technical democracy: compared experiences in Europe and Brazil) II Portuguese-Spanish Meeting of Sociology of Knowledge, Science and Technology
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Ciências Sociais (Lisbon, Portugal)
2009/05/28 Participação, Mediação e Performatividade na emergência de um sujeito “preocupado” com nanotecnologias (Participation, Mediation and Performativity in the emergence of a “concerned” subject with nanotechnologies) II Event of the Science, Technology and Society Cycle of Seminars
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais (Coimbra, Portugal)
2009/02/07 Realidade, ficção e participação: o caso das nanotecnologias (Reality, fiction and participation: the case of nanotechnologies) 10th Portuguese-Afro-Brazilian Congress of Social Sciences
University of Minho (Braga, Portugal)
2009/02/07 Ciência, Tecnologia e Risco: O caso do Parlamento Português, (Science, Technology and Risk: The case of the Portuguese Parliament) 10th Portuguese-Afro-Brazilian Congress of Social Sciences
University of Minho (Braga, Portugal)
2008/09/08 Parliament and Scientific Knowledge 1st ISA Forum of Sociology
International Sociological Association (Barcelona, Spain)
2008/08/23 Science, Technology and the Portuguese Parliament: the cases of Medically Assisted Reproduction and Nuclear Energy 4S/EASST 2008 - Acting with Science, Technology and Medicine
Society for Social Studies of Science and European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
2008/08/23 Seduction, Concern and control: debating nanotechnologies 4S/EASST 2008 – Acting with Science, Technology and Medicine
Society for Social Studies of Science and European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
2008/07/12 The subject of Risk in the Portuguese Parliament Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines
University of Hertfordshire (Hereford, United Kingdom)
2008/06/28 O debate público sobre as ciências e as tecnologias emergentes: o caso da nanotecnologia, (The public debate on emerging sciences and technologies: the case of nanotechnology) Sixth Portuguese Congress of Sociology: Social Worlds, Knowledge and Practices
Portuguese Sociological Association (Lisbon, Portugal)
2008/06/27 O parlamento português e controvérsias técnicas: notas sobre modelos institucionais (The Portuguese parliament and technical controversies: notes on institutional models). Sixth Portuguese Congress of Sociology: Social Worlds, Knowledge and Practices
Portuguese Sociological Association
2008/06/26 Debates parlamentares e não-humanos: em torno de uma ecologia política (Parliamentary Debates and Non-Humans: Towards a Political Ecology) Sixth Portuguese Congress of Sociology: Social Worlds, Knowledge and Practices
Portuguese Sociological Association (Lisbon, Portugal)
2008/06/21 Ciência, Tecnologia e Participação: Narrativas e éticas leigas em torno das nanotecnologias emergentes, (Science, Technology and Participation: Narratives and Lay Ethics on emerging nanotechnologies) International Colloquium “Ways of the Future: New Charts for the Social and Human Sciences” – Pre-Colloquium Workshop – Youngsters and the ways of the future
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais (Coimbra, Portugal)
2008/05/30 Parlamento, Conhecimento Científico e Deliberação: dois estudos de caso no Parlamento Português (Parliament, Scientific Knowledge and Deliberation: two case studies in the Portuguese Parliament) VII Esocite – Latin-American Conference of Social Studies of Sciences and Technologies
Latin American Association of Social Studies of Science and Technology (ESOCITE) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
2008/05/30 Encenar, desenhar e debater futuros: os desafios das ciências e tecnologias emergentes (Staging, Designing and Debating Futures : the challenges of emerging sciences and technologies) VII Esocite – Latin-American Conference of Social Studies of Sciences and Technologies
Latin American Association of Social Studies of Science and Technology (ESOCITE) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
2008/03/07 Conhecimento Científico e Deliberação no Parlamento Português: Os casos da energia nuclear e da Procriação Medicamente Assistida, (Scientific Knowledge and Deliberation in the Portuguese Parliament: The cases of Nuclear Energy and Medically Assisted Reproduction) IV Congress of the Portuguese Association of Political Science
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon, Portugal)
2007/11/23 Parlamento e Conhecimento Científico: Dupla Delegação? (Parliament and Scientific Knowledge: Double Delegation?) Seminar Democracy, Deliberation and Public Participation
ISCTE - Universidade de Lisboa (Lisbon, Portugal)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2019/12 - Current Provisional thesis title: “Ontologias e invisilibilidades mobilizadas sobre as sementes agrícolas no Plano Nacional de Agroecologia e Produção Orgânica I e II” (Ontologies and Invisibilities Mobilized on Seeds within the National Plan of Agroecology and Organic Production I and II"
Co-supervisor
PhD Program in "Science, Technology and Governance" (PhD)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
2019/11 - Current Provisional Thesis Title: Analysis of the Mechanisms of Implementation of the PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences in Angola, in collaboration with IHMT-NOVA
Co-supervisor
MA in Public Health and Development (Master)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Portugal
2019/06 - Current Provisional thesis title: “Travel photography as a research methodology and a medium for dissemination of values: the case study of the Silk Road”.
Co-supervisor
PhD Program in Contemporary History
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Letras, Portugal
2019/04 - Current Provisional thesis title: “Human Rights and Protection of Nature in the Anthropocene”
Co-supervisor
PhD Program 'Human Rights in Contemporary Societies'
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2019/09/01 - Current Organization of the thematic session "There is no Planet B: a debate on climate change and the Anthropocene' within the 'Ces vai à escola' program, a public outreach initiative where CES researchers share their findings with high school students. 10 sessions conducted so far (with Vera Ferreira) (2019/09/01)
Other
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2021/11 - 2021/11 Member of the local organizing committee of the 2021 Conference of the Thematic Section on Knowledge Science and Technology of the Portuguese Sociological Association (2021/11/11 - 2021/11/12)
Conference
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
2021/06/15 - 2021/06/16 Organization of the Conference "Beyond Modernity: Alternative Incursions into the Anthropocene" (with Mariana Riquito) (2021/06/15 - 2021/06/16)
Conference (President of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2020/08/18 - 2020/08/21 Organization of the open panel "The Ontological Politics of the Anthropocene" at the joint Conference of the the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) and European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) 2020 Conference in Prague (2020/08/18 - 2020/08/21)
Conference (Co-organisor)
2020/03/02 - 2020/03/02 Organization of the Panel "As políticas do Antropoceno em Portugal: Ontologias, Discursos e Energia" (The politics of the Anthropocene in Portugal: Ontologies, Discourses and Energy" (with Vera Ferreira) at the International Seminar on Environment and Society - Current Challenges and Pathways to Change, organized by the Environment and Society Section of the Portuguese Sociological Association (2020/03/02 - 2020/03/03)
Seminar (Co-organisor)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Portugal
2019/10/30 - 2019/10/30 Organization of the Seminar "As múltiplas faces do Antropoceno: política, agência e crise ontológica" (The multiple faces of the Anthropocene: politics, agency and ontological crisis” (with Vera Ferreira) (2019/10/30 - 2019/10/30)
Seminar (President of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2019/07/08 - 2019/07/10 Session Chair, Encontro Ciência ’19. Session “Ação Climática (Climate Action) (II)” (2019/07/08 - 2019/07/10)
Congress (Other)
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
2018/10/17 - 2018/10/17 Session Chair, WCQR2018: 3rd World Conference on Qualitative Research. Session 9D: Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research (2018/10/16 - 2018/10/18)
Conference (Other)
Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Lisboa, Portugal
2018/05/28 - 2018/05/28 Organization (with Ana Raquel Matos) of the Seminar “O teatro da Comissão Técnica Nacional de Biossegurança (CTNBio): purificação e legitimidade na ciência regulatória brasileira” (The National Technical Biosafety Commission (CTNBio) theatre: purification and legitimacy in Brazilian regulatory science), (2018/05/28 - 2018/05/28)
Conference (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2012/10/17 - 2012/10/20 Panel Convenor (with Andrew Pickering), “Technologies of the Self”, Joint Conference of the Society for Social Studies of Science and European Association for the Study of Science and Technology. (2012/10/17 - 2012/10/20)
Conference
Københavns Universitet, Denmark
2010/10/29 - 2010/10/30 Organization of the “New Ontologies Workshop - An International Interdisciplinary Seminar” - http://newontologies.blogspot.com/ (2010/10/29 - 2010/10/30)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
University of Exeter College of Social Sciences and International Studies, United Kingdom
2009/03 - 2009/03 Organization of a Deliberative Forum on Nanotechnologies, Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, funded by the European Commission (Project DEEPEN) (2009/03 - 2009/03)
Other (Co-organisor)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2008/05 - 2008/05 Organization of the workshop “Reshaping Human Life: Medically Assisted Reproduction, Stem Cells and Genetics” (Forum "Life Sciences and Society: Challenges of the Post-Genomic Era"), (2008/05 - 2008/05)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2008/02 - 2008/02 Organization of the workshop “The Commodification of Life, Health, and the Environment: Challenges and Responses” (Forum "Life Sciences and Society: Challenges of the Post-Genomic Era") (2008/02 - 2008/02)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2008/01 - 2008/02 Organization of Focus Groups on the ethical and social impacts of Nanotechnologies, Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, funded by the European Commission (Project DEEPEN) (2008/01 - 2008/02)
Other (Co-organisor)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2017/09/08 - 2017/09/08 Keynote Speaker, Roundtable on “Nanotechnologies and Society: From Research to the Citizen”, Organized by the Knowledge, Technology and Science section of the Portuguese Sociological Association.
Round table
“Nanotecnologias e sociedade: da investigação ao cidadão (Nanotechnologies and Society: From Research to the Citizen)
International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal
2012/05 - 2012/05 Discussion via Skype with members of the Theatre Company MARIONET, based in Coimbra, during the preparation of the play NANO T http://www.marioneteatro.com/2012/nano-t/?lang=en
Other
2011/05 - 2011/05 Participation in the discussion series “Other Data Club”, organized by the Theatre Company MARIONET, within the scope of the play “Two Cyborgs in an empty room”, Coimbra.
Round table
Other Data Club

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2020/06/02 "Gestão e avaliação do desempenho com foco nos resultados: estudo de caso da Secretaria Estadual de Saúde de Pernambuco"
(Thesis) Arguer
Luciana Caroline Albuquerque Bezerra (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Portugal
2020/05/15 "Avaliação da Coordenação da Atenção entre Níveis Assistenciais às Doenças Crônicas Não Transmissíveis em um Município do Estado de Pernambuco, Brasil"
(Thesis) Main arguer
Marina Ferreira de Medeiros Mendes (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Portugal
2018/07/02 “Sociedades Virtuais: análise etnográfica e afectiva da prática de videojogos” (Virtual Societies: ethnographic and affective analysis of videogame practices), MA dissertation in Anthropology
(Thesis) Main arguer
Tomás Pereira Botelho (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Portugal

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2018 - Current Healthcare Information For All (HIFA) Member
2017 - Current STS Italia Member
2012 - Current European Association for the Study of Science and Technology Member
2011 - Current Portuguese Sociological Association Member

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2021/06 - Current Member of the Editorial Staff of the journal Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais
Member
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2021/03/01 - Current PhD Program Democracy in the 21st Century, seminar "Governance, Knowledge(s) and Participation" PhD Program Democracy in the 21st Century Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2020/10/23 - Current Invited Lecture on public engagement with nanotechnologies within the module "Communication of Social Science", course "Science Schools: post-pandemic challenges and opportunities" Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias Centro de Investigação em Comunicação Aplicada Cultura e Novas Tecnologias, Portugal
2018/09 - Current "Seminar of Science, Technology and Knowledge in Society", PhD Program "Governance, Knowledge and Innovation" PhD in Governance, Knowledge and Innovation (Sociology/Economics) (Doutoramento) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
2020/12/14 - 2020/12/18 Trainer in the Winter School 'Sustainable development, complexity and change: thinking and practices for the SDG and other objectives' Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2019/05/24 - 2019/05/24 Ontologias do Antropoceno - Tecnologias Emergentes, Afeto e Heterogeneidade Política (Ontologies of the Anthropocene - Emerging Technologies, Affect and Political Heterogeneity), Seminar of Science, Technology and Knowledge in Society, PhD Program "Governance, Knowledge and Innovation" (Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra). PhD Program "Governance, Knowledge and Innovation" (Doutoramento) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Economia, Portugal

Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2018/04 - 2019/03 Specialization Course in Public Health, “Sociology of Health” module (regular collaboration) Specialization Course in Public Health (Diploma de especialização) Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Portugal
2018/04/10 - 2018/04/10 “Contemporary practice and research on Mindfulness: an example of medicalization?”. “Sociology of Health” module of the Specialization Course on Public Health Specialization Course on Public Health (Diploma de especialização) Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Portugal
2016/10 - 2017/02 Cultural and Social Anthropology and Social Themes and Problems in Contemporary Societies BA in Socio-educational animation and numerous other courses (Licenciatura) Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra Escola Superior de Educação de Coimbra, Portugal
2015/10/01 - 2016/09/30 Research Methods MA in Architecture (Mestrado) Escola Universitária das Artes de Coimbra, Portugal
2015/10 - 2016/09 Sociology, Art and Culture, Art and Communication BA in Architecture and Communication Design (Licenciatura) Escola Universitária das Artes de Coimbra, Portugal
2012/01/01 - 2014/04/30 Graduate Teaching Assistant - Theoretical Sociology (Lecturer: Professor Tony King); Contemporary Social Theory (Lecturer: Professor Tony King); Into The Field (Qualitative Research Methods, Lecturer: Dr Scott Vrecko); Introduction to Social Anthropology II (Lecturer: Dr. Gisa Weszkalnys). Sociology and Anthropology (Bachelor) University of Exeter Department of Sociology Philosophy and Anthropology, United Kingdom
2010/03/01 - 2011/05/01 Organization of the Cyborg Studies Reading Group with Andrew Pickering (2010) and Scott Vrecko (2011) University of Exeter Department of Sociology Philosophy and Anthropology, United Kingdom

Interview (tv / radio show)

Program Topic
2018/06/04 - 2018/06/04 Participation in the TV show “Nanotecnologia do Avesso” (Nanotechnology Inside Out), interview conducted by Paulo Martins, coordinator of Renanosoma - Brazilian Research Network in Nanotechnology, Society and Environment. Public Engagement with Nanotechnologies

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2021/07 - Current BMJ Global Health
2019/05 - Current Cescontexto Centro de Estudos Sociais da Universidade de Coimbra
2019 - Current Global Public Health Taylor & Francis Online
2019 - Current Science Technology & Human Values (1552-8251) SAGE Publications
2016 - 2020 Public Understanding of Science (1361-6609) SAGE Publications
2019 - 2019 Estudos de Sociologia (ISSN 1414-0144) Open Journal Systems
2018 - 2018 Revista Portuguesa de Pedagogia (1647-8614) Coimbra University Press
2017 - 2018 Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais (2182-7435) OpenEdition

Mentoring / Tutoring

Topic Student name
2020/10/15 - Current Scientific Supervisor of Mariana Riquito, Research Asssistant with the project TROPO, coordinated by António Carvalho Mariana Riquito
2019/02/15 - Current Scientific Supervisior of Vera Ferreira, research assistant with the project TROPO - Anthropocenic Ontologies in Portugal, coordinated by António Carvalho Vera Ferreira
2008 - 2009 Supervisor of Verónica Ambrósio Verónica Ambrósio
Distinctions

Other distinction

2017 Associate Researcher, Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra (2017-2018)
2015 Associate Research Fellow
University of Exeter, United Kingdom
2014 Travel Fund (Awarded on a Competitive Basis)
University of Exeter Department of Sociology Philosophy and Anthropology, United Kingdom
2014 Student Scholarship
2014 Research Fellow
Mind and Life Institute, United States
2014 Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Postdoctoral Plan (Declined)
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2013 Travel Fund (Awarded on a Competitive Basis)
University of Exeter Department of Sociology Philosophy and Anthropology, United Kingdom
2012 Travel Fund (Awarded on a Competitive Basis)
University of Exeter Department of Sociology Philosophy and Anthropology, United Kingdom
2011 Travel Fund (Awarded on a Competitive Basis)
University of Exeter Department of Sociology Philosophy and Anthropology, United Kingdom
2009 PhD Scholarship (SFRH/BD/62928/2009)
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal