Migration and diaspora
Urban community and street life
Urban heritage and imagining
Portuguese Speakers (EUA)
Graça Índias Cordeiro (Lisbon, 1960, PhD in Anthropology, 1996), anthropologist, professor at ISCTE-IUL, has long experience teaching and researching cities and urban life, territories and identity, urban neighborhoods and communities, sociability, representations and urban imagery. Lisbon has been her main field site, but currently she is carrying out an ethnographic and historical research on the meanings of the 'Portuguese' category in the Metro Boston. She is the author and co-author of several national and international publications, has coordinated two doctoral programs in the area of urban studies and has been a visiting professor in Spain, Brazil and the United States of America, where she was, in Spring 2019, the first Gulbenkian / Saab Visiting Scholar in Portuguese Studies at UMass, Lowel.