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Pedro Mendes (INET-md, New University of Lisbon) is a PhD candidate in Ethnomusicology at the New University of Lisbon and holds a BA in Musicology from the same institution. He participated in the research project “Jazz in Portugal: the legacies of Luís Villas-Boas and the Hot Clube de Portugal”. His master thesis focuses on the beginning of the Hot Clube de Portugal’s School of Jazz and the formalization of jazz teaching in Portugal. His PhD research focuses on popular music groups in late colonial Lourenço Marques, Mozambique, concerning the relations between Popular Music, social inequalities in the urban space and the colonial context. He is also member of the project “Timbila, Makwayela and Marrabenta: one century of musical representation of Mozambique”. Currently, he works as an invited assistant professor in the Department of Musical Sciences (New University of Lisbon).
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Pedro Mendes

Citation names

  • Mendes, Pedro

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
8F11-5D3F-9D5D

Email addresses

  • pedroaamendes@fcsh.unl.pt (Professional)

Telephones

Telephone
  • 217908300 (Professional)

Addresses

  • Instituto de Etnomusicologia (INET-md) - Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Avenida de Berna, nº 26c, 1069-061, Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Humanities - Arts - Performing Arts Studies (Musicology, Theater Science, Dramaturgy)

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
French Beginner (A1) Intermediate (B1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
Education
Degree Classification
2020/05/01
Ongoing
Musicology - Ethnomusicology (Doutoramento)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
"n/a" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
In course
2016
Concluded
Musicology - Ethnomusicology (Mestrado)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
""Ensinar o jazz como forma musical característica e autónoma": a criação da escola de jazz do Hot Clube de Portugal" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
18
2014
Concluded
Curso de Áudio Digital: fundamentação e técnica (Outros)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
"n/a" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
16
2012
Concluded
Ciências Musicais (Licenciatura)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
"n/a" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
15
Affiliation

Science

2017/05/01 - Current Researcher (Research)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Etnomusicologia Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

2019/03/01 - 2020/02/29 Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal

Others

2015/04/15 - 2015/08/31 Investigador no projecto "Jazz in Portugal: The Legacies of Luís Villas-Boas and the Hot Clube de Portugal".
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Etnomusicologia Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança, Portugal
2013/03/04 - 2013/06/28 Museu Nacional da Música (Estágio)
Museu Nacional da Música, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2015 - 2015/08/31 Jazz in Portugal: The Legacies of Luís Villas-Boas and the Hot Clube de Portugal"
PTDC/EAT-MMU/121834/2010
Researcher
Instituto de Etnomusicologia Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança, Portugal

Contract

Designation Funders
2016 - 2019/12/01 Timbila, Makwayela and Marrabenta: one century of musical representation of Mozambique
PTDC/CPC-MMU/6626/2014
Researcher
Instituto de Etnomusicologia Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança, Portugal
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Mendes, Pedro. "What happened in the Hot Clube de Portugal after the April revolution? Questioning some narratives about jazz in Portugal". In Hidden Archives, Hidden Practices: Debates about Music-Making, edited by Marinho, Helena; Pestana, Maria do Rosário; Artiaga, Maria José; Penha, Rui, 234-242. Aveiro, Portugal: UA Editora, 2020.
  2. Mendes, Pedro. "Learning itineraries and transnational relations initiating the Hot Clube de Portugal’s jazz school". In Côrte-Real, Maria de São José and Pedro Moreira (eds.) Music and Human Mobility. Redefining Community in Intercultural Context, 157-162. Brasov, Romania: “Henri Coanda” Air Force Academy Publishing House, 2016.
    Published
Journal article
  1. Mendes, Pedro. "A new paradigm for jazz learning: the creation of the Hot Clube de Portugal's Jazz School". Revista Portuguesa de Musicologia (2019):
    Submitted
Magazine article
  1. Mendes, Pedro. "Mendes, Pedro; Lourenço, Miguel; Roxo, Pedro (2016) Entrevista com Rui Martins", HotNews - Boletim Informativo do Hot Clube de Portugal, 2016
Online resource
  1. Mendes, Pedro. "Muge, José"; "Conjunto Oliveira Muge"; "Magaia, Inácio Pereira". 2018. http://inetbase.pt/s/timbilamakwayelamarrabenta/page/home.
  2. Mendes, Pedro; Seeger, Anthony; Corte-Real, Maria de São José; Alexandre, Luís Vital. Seeger, Anthony; Mendes, Pedro (2016) "Phonography" in Maria de Sao Jose Corte-Real and Luis Vital Alexandre (eds.) Protest Song: International Thematic Dossier 1. 2016. http://www.ocprotesto.org/DTI1/04.php.
  3. Mendes, Pedro. Santo, Maria Espírito; Mendes, Pedro; Andrade, Ricardo; Castro, Hugo(2016) "Filmography" in Maria de Sao Jose Corte-Real and Luis Vital Alexandre (eds.) Protest Song: International Thematic Dossier 1. 2016. http://www.ocprotesto.org/DTI1/07.php.
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Mendes, Pedro. ""Ensinar o jazz como forma musical característica e autónoma": a criação da escola de jazz do Hot Clube de Portugal". Master, Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, 2016. https://run.unl.pt/bitstream/10362/18694/1/Disserta%C3%A7%C3%A3o%20Pedro%20Mendes.pdf.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2020/02/14 Challenging social and geographical barriers through musical activity: the case of Os Monstros in late colonial Lourenço Marques Groove the City 2020
Leuphana University (Luneburg, Germany)
2019/12/05 The City of Soul Music: the activity of Os Monstros in late colonial Lourenço Marques International Symposium Musics in Africa: Listening to Mozambique
New University of Lisbon - NOVAFCSH (Lisboa, Portugal)
2019/11/14 Da “rua do pecado” à “rua da educação”: a Rua Araújo, enquanto locus privilegiado para compreender as dinâmicas sociais históricas na capital de Moçambique ENIM2019
Sociedade Portuguesa de Investigação em Música - NOVAFSCH (Lisboa, Portugal)
2019/07/17 Struggling for a place in the city: social and geographic mobility among musicians in late colonial Lourenço Marques Innovation, Invention and Memory in Africa – IV CHAM International Conference
New University of Lisbon - NOVAFCSH (Lisbon, Portugal)
2019/03/29 "Popular Music Groups in Late Lourenço Marques: recapturing the memory of a colonial city" Music, Cities and Popular Memory research symposium
Solent University - Solent Music and the Culture, Media, Place research group (Southampton, United Kingdom)
2019/03/29 Popular Music Groups in Late Lourenço Marques: recapturing the memory of a colonial city Music, Cities and Popular Memory research symposium
Solent Music and the Culture, Media, Place research group. Solent University (Southampton, United Kingdom)
2016/10/22 "Os espaços performativos para o jazz em Portugal: a emergência de festivais, as salas de concerto e as transformações na década de 1970" 14th Congress of SIBE (Sociedad de Etnomusicologia)
Real Conservatorio de Musica de Madrid (Madrid, Spain)
2016/06/09 "Itineraries of learning: transnational relations in the beginning of the Hot Clube de Portugal’s School of Jazz" International Conference Music and Human Mobility
FCSH - Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Lisboa, Portugal)
2015/11/13 "Jazz em Portugal na década de 1970 e o ensino no Hot Clube de Portugal" Encontro Nacional de Investigação em Música
Sociedade Portuguesa de Investigação em Música / Universidade de Évora (Évora, Portugal)
2014/09/07 "«Our main struggle was to create conditions to be professional jazz musicians»: the beginning of the Hot Clube de Portugal's School of Jazz and the idea of becoming a professional jazz musician" Jazz Beyond Borders Conference
Conservatorium van Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
2013/11/30 (2013) "Jazz teaching networks between Portugal and Spain: Hot Clube de Portugal's Jazz School and the Taller de Músics". . 28-30 November 2013. Congreso Internacional Jazz en España
University of Valencia (Valencia, Spain)

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2019/05/20 - Current Music and Nationalism Today - Doctoral Seminar (2019/05/20)
Seminar (Co-organisor)
Instituto de Etnomusicologia Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança, Portugal
2019/12/05 - 2019/12/06 International Symposium Musics in Africa: Listening to Mozambique (2019/12/05 - 2019/12/06)
Symposium (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
2019/04/10 - 2019/04/13 22nd Symposium of the ICTM Study Group MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS (2019/04/10 - 2019/04/13)
Symposium (Member of the Organising Committee)
International Council for Traditional Music, Australia
2018/05/07 - 2018/05/09 Eurovisions: International Conference (2018/05/07 - 2018/05/09)
Conference (Member of the Organising Committee)
Instituto de Etnomusicologia Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança, Portugal

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2019/09/18 - 2019/09/18 Playing the city: music and the everyday in late colonial Lourenço Marques (Poster Presentation)
Meeting
Nova Science Day
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
2019/06/18 - 2019/06/21 Popular Music Groups, Mobility and the Organization of Urban Space in Late Colonial Lourenço Marques (1960-1975)
Workshop
11th International Doctoral Workshop in Ethnomusicology
Universität Hildesheim, Germany
2019/06/07 - 2019/06/08 "Araújo Street, the Red Light District of Lourenço Marques: music and nightlife in late colonial Mozambique"
Workshop
Performing “New” Music – Ethnographies of Musical Creativities
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
2018/02/15 - 2018/02/16 "Musical Groups in Late Colonial Lourenço Marques"
Workshop
Advanced Research Workshop in Ethnomusicology and Social Sciences - Music and nationalism
Instituto de Etnomusicologia Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança, Portugal
2016/06/15 - 2016/06/17 Chair in the session "Music and Social Awareness", with presentations by Anthony Seeger (UCLA, USA), Mary Ellen Junda (University of Connecticut, USA), Katherine Turner (University of Houston, USA), Tania Josephine Martin (Universidad de Alicante, Spain). Lisboa (Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas - Universidade Nova de Lisboa). 15-17 June.
Conference
International Conference Protest Song '16
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
2016/06/15 - 2016/06/17 Chair in the session "Performance coral das heróicas e doutras", presented by Vítor Lima (Coro Viana Vocale)
Conference
International Conference Protest Song '16
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2019/03/01 - 2019/08/31 Temas de Investigação em Musicologia Ciências Musicais (Licenciatura) Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
Distinctions

Other distinction

2012 Best Graduate in Musicology (2012) - Prémio de Mérito e Excelência FCSH-UNL
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal