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Maria João Lima
Department of Political Science and Public Policy
Office 2W01
Telephone 217903089
(ext:) 713381
Research Fields
Sociology of Culture
Research Group
Media and Culture
Maria João Lima has a PhD in Sociology  by Iscte - University Institute of Lisbon. She holds a Master's degree in Ethnomusicology and a Bachelor's degree in Musicology (FCSH-UNL). She was a research assistant  at INET-MD-Instituto de Etnomusicologia Música e Dança (1995-2000) and at OAC - Cultural Activities Observatory (2001-2013). Her research is mainly focused on cultural policies, cultural audiences and cultural expressive practices. She is currently part of the research team of the Portuguese Observatory of Cultural Activities (
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