Ana Flávia Miguel completed BMus - Piano, a Masters and a PhD in Music (Ethnomusicology) from the University of Aveiro, Portugal. Over the years she has conducted fieldwork in Portugal, Cape Verde, Italy, Brazil, Mozambique and South Africa. As a researcher, she is jointly responsible for the nomination file of Kola San Jon (Performative Practice of Cape Verde) as Intangible Cultural Heritage. She produced the Documentary "Kola San Jon" that won the Intangible Heritage Documentation Award at the 6th Folk Music Film Festival on November 27, 2016 (Nepal). She also won the award "Research Day'14" with the poster presentation entitled "Classifying heritage by (re)classifying identities: The inclusion of Kola San Jon in the Portuguese List of Intangible Heritage". Her main domains of study include African Musics, Music and migration, Music and Postcolonialism, Digital Archives on Music, Audiovisual Ethnomusicology, Applied Ethnomusicology and studies about music in Cape Verde and music in Portugal. From 2005 to 2013 she had been a Lecturer at the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança. From 2016 to 2018 she had been a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Ethnomusicology at the University of Aveiro. She is currently the departmental coordinator for cooperation and internationalization and a researcher in Ethnomusicology at the Communication and Art Department (DeCA), University of Aveiro.

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Ana Flávia Lopes Miguel

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  • Miguel, Ana Flávia

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  • anaflavia@ua.pt (Professional)


  • (351) 234370868 Ext.: 23753 (Professional)
  • (351) 234370389 Ext.: 23753 (Professional)


  • Departamento de Comunicação e Arte, Inst. de Etnomusicologia - Centro de Estudos de Música e Dança - INET-MD. campus universitário de santiago, 3810-193, Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal (Professional)


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  • Humanities - Other Humanities


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Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
French Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Upper intermediate (B2) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1) Beginner (A1) Advanced (C1)