He is a PhD Scholar at CIES-Iscte and a Research Collaborator at IS-FLUP. His research in Sociology at ISCTE-IUL is supported by Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). He has a particular interest in Festivals of Light as instruments for the territorial development of secondary cities (medium and small) through the creation of a highly competitive and specialized creative tourism.
His works include topics as city branding, cultural regeneration, commodification of arts and culture, art washing, and the construction of artistic fields.
Light Festivals | Night Studies | Visual Urban Cultural Sociology | Culture and Art | Mix-Methods | Ethnography