Conference Organization


“International Summer School – Multilevel Governance of Cultural Diversity in Comparative Perspectives: Europe – Latin America”, ISCTE-IUL, CIES-IUL, Lisbon, July 4-6, 2016.

“International Conference Researchers crossing borders: Transnational scientific mobility”, Convenor, CICS-Nova.UMinho, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal, 10 – 11 de September, 2015.

“Diversity: Migrations, Territories and Policies”, co-organizer of inter-IRSES-Marie Curie Seminar, held at IGOT-University of Lisbon, June 16, 2015.

“Methodological Dialogues about mobilities, diversities and gender”, organizer of Methodological Workshop   within the framework of the IRSES-Marie Curie EU-funded project “GOVDIV – Multilevel governance of cultural diversity in a comparative perspective: EU-Latin America”, CIES-ISCTE/IUL, 8 de Junho de 2015.

“Thematic Seminar on Multilevel governance of cultural diversity in a comparative perspective: EU-Latin America”, organizer, CICS, University of Minho, Braga, July 17, 2014.

“Interculturality in Latin America and Europe: Comparative perspectives”, Round Table organizer, in the framework of GOVDIV, IRSES-Marie Curie, CIES-IUL, CICS-Minho and Casa da America Latina, March 8th, 2014, ISCTE-IUL.

“International Migrations: Methodological Questions and Practical Cases in Latin America and Southern Europe”, Colloquium Organizer, CICS, University of Minho, Braga, March 4, 2014.

“Strengthening the evidence base” workshop organizer in the framework of Cost Action IS1103, Adapting European health systems to diversity” (ADAPT) funded by the European Science Foundation, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, June 6-7, 2013.

“Immigration between Brazil and Portugal”, Convenor of international conference in the celebration of the Year of Brazil in Portugal and Portugal in Brazil 2012-2013, CIES-IUL, June 18, 2013.

“Conviviality and Superdiversity at the Local Level”, Convenor, international conference, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, June 11&12, 2012.

“II International Seminar on Brazilian Migration in Europe”, Convenor, international conference, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, June 4-6, 2012.

“Area Studies Revisited: The many faces of an Interdisciplinary Field”, Convenor of launching conference of the Comparative and Transnational Studies Research Line (COTRANS) with Tobias Schumacher, CIES-IUL, Lisbon, January 20, 2012.

“Diversity Territories and Cultural Convivialty in the Lisbon Metropolitan Área” (Territórios de Diversidade e Convivência Cultural na Área Metropolitana de Lisboa), conference organizer within the framework of the project Conviviality and Superdiversity in Lisbon and Granada, IUL, Lisbon, October 21, 2011.

“New Migration Trends in Brazil: Return and Migration Policies” international workshop organizer, CIES-IUL and Socius-ISEG, at ISCTE-IUL April 18, 2011.

“Health of migrant and ethnic minority women and girls”, workshop organizer in the framework   of Cost Action IS0603 – HOME, funded by the European Science Foundation, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, March 23-24, 2011.

“Entrepreneurial Strategies of Brazilian Migrant Women”, workshop co-organizer with IGOT-University of Lisbon and CIES-University Institute of Lisbon, held at the House of Brazil in Lisbon, March 22, 2011.

International Migrations: Brazilians in the World”, Main convenor of international conference, co-organized with Socius and CES, and sponsored by FCT, Casa da América Latina, Consulado Geral do Brasil em Lisboa and Casa do Brasil, October 18, 2010.

“Immigration, Gender and Sexuality”, workshop and film debate, co-organized with the Association of Students of the Social Science Centre, ICS, Lisbon, April 28, 2010.

“Ibero-american Energy 2050 – Innovation for a sustainable future”, International Seminar, co-organized with Casa da America Latina, ICS and EDP Foundation, Electricity Museum, Lisbon, November 26, 2009.

“The role of NGO’s and CSO’s in healthcare for migrant and ethnic minorities”, workshop organizer within the framework of Cost Action IS0603 – HOME, Gulbenkian Foundation, funded by the European Science Foundation, June 3-4, 2009.

“Identities at stake: Youth, Belonging, Dualities and Anchorages”, organized and coordinated the International Colloquium, financed by the EC and CIES-ISCTE, November 3, 2008.

“Identity Building of the Youth of Immigrant Descent”, organizer of the international public session within the framework of TRESEGY EU-funded project, December, 14, 2007.

New Contexts of Immigration: When the origin becomes the destination”, convenor of International Workshop, financed by the Portuguese Science and Technology, and sponsored by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, October 9, 2006.


“The Achilles heel of health care futures”, Stream Convenor at the 2017 ESPAnet conference New Horizons of European Social Policy: Risks, Opportunities and Challenges, Lisbon, Portugal, 14-16 September 2017.

New views on migrations and gender: affections, resistances, activism and empowerment”, organizer of Simposium at the 13th Women’s World and 11th Doing Gender/Fazendo Genero, Florianopolis, Brazil, July 30-August 4, 2017.

“International migrations, refugees and the complex dimensions of health”, Panel organizer at the 2017 Biennial Conference Network Meeting of the EASA Medical Anthropology Network, “Bodies in Transitions – Power, knowledge and medical anthropology, Lisbon, Portugal, 5-7 July, 2017.

“Migration in globalization cities: building citizenships of integration / Migración en ciudades de la globalización: construyendo una ciudadanía de la integración”, co-organizer of Symposium at the 8th CEISAL International Congress, “Tiempos posthegemónicos: sociedad, cultura y política en América Latina”, Salamanca, June 28 – July 1, 2016.

“Migration and Gender Perspective: gender regimes, coloniality and intersectionality”, co-organizer of Working Group 114 at the Anthropology Meeting of Mercosur XI RAM, Montevideo, Uruguay, November 30 – December 4, 2015.

“Academic Feminism and international mobility: realities, current problematic and silences”, workshop organizer for the International Latin American Studies Association, Puerto Rico, May 27-30, 2015, sponsored by the Gender & Feminist Section.

“Rethinking cultural borders in globalizations’ societis”, Symposium coordinator, XIII Congress of Anthropology of the Spanish Federation of Anthropologists, Tarragona, Spain, September 2-4, 2014.

“Health and Diversity”, panel at the V Portuguese Anthropology Association Congress, UTAD, September 2013.

“Diversity in Health”, round table with two sessions at the III Jornadas de Ciências Sociais e Humanas em Saúde, Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde de Lisboa, November 23-24, 2012.

“Political Involvement of Latin American Migrants”, workshop organizer at the International Latin American Studies Association, San Francisco, May 23-26, 2012.

“Critical analysis of the Manifest against prejudice towards Brazilian Women in Portugal: empowerment, intersectionality and cyberactivism”, simposium organizer with Mariana Gomes, Thais França, Gleiciani Fernandes, at the FEMIGRA International Conference on Feminism and Migration. Social Intervention and Political Action, Barcelona, February, 9-11, 2012.

“Interculturality within the strategies of local interventions: the case of Mouraria” (A interculturalidade nas estratégias de intervenção local: o caso da Mouraria”, (with Joana Azevedo), Second International Conference of Young Urban Researchers, Lisbon – Sicyrub, October 12, 2011.

“Labour market strategies of Latin American Women Immigrants: the case of Ibero-america” (with Jorge Malheiros and Manuela Mendes), workshop organized at the 16th Metropolis Conference, Azores, September 12-16, 2011.

“Communities, Villages and Small Towns: Reconfigurations and New Terrotorial Networks” (Comunidades, Aldeias e Povoados: Reconfigurações da Periferia e Novas Redes Territoriais”) Working Groups Nº 59 (with Marcelo Gantos, Javier Alejandor Lifschitiz e Marcia Leitão Pinheiro) at the XI Luso-Afro-Brazilian Congress, Salvador da Bahia, Brasil, August 7-10, 2011.

“The Unexpected and Unseen: conditions of production in contemporary ethnography”, workshop co-organized with José Mapril, for the IV Congress of the Portuguese Anthropology Association, Lisbon, September 9-11, 2009.

“Ethnicity/race, gender and class in migration contexts: Europe & North America”, workshop organizer for the International Latin American Studies Association, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 11-14, 2009.

“Transatlantic Migrations”, workshop organizer for the International Latin American Studies Association, Montreal, 2007, sponsored by the Section Europe-Latin America.

“Anthropology of International Migrations”, working group co-organized at the VII RAM     (Anthropology Meeting of Mercosur) in Porto Alegre, Brazil, 23-26 July of 2007.

“The challenges of immigrants descendants’ integration in Europe” co-organizer of thematic workshop for the International Metropolis Conference, Lisbon, October 2006.

“Latin American Immigration to Southern Europe” co-organizer of thematic workshop for the International Metropolis Conference, Lisbon, October 2006.

“Anthropology of International Migrations” workshop organizer at the VI Meeting of Anthropologists of Mercosur RAM, Montevideo, Uruguay, November 2005.

“Encountering the ex-metropolis: Latin American Emigrations to the Iberian Peninsula”, panel organizer at the First Latin American Congress of Anthropology, Rosario, Argentina, July 2005.

“Problems of Latin American Development Under Globalization and Migration Issues: Capitals, People and Ideas”, panel organizer within the international conference of the Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS), Derby, England, April 2005.