Fábio Rafael Gonçalves da Silva Augusto
Fábio Rafael Augusto is a PhD Candidate in Sociology at the Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa (ICS-ULisboa) and currently holds a PhD grant from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). His doctoral research seeks to characterize and analyze food aid initiatives operating in Portugal. He had been a guest lecturer at Escola Superior de Saúde, Instituto Politécnico de Santarém (ESSS-IPSantarém) and has been involved in two research projects (“TRANSE-AC: Social and Environmental Transition – Alternatives and Commons” supported by Programa Pessoa/FCT and “FFHT: Families and Food in Hard Times” funded by the European Research Council). He holds a MSc in Sociology: Exclusion and Social Policies and a BSc in Sociology (UBI, Universidade da Beira Interior). His research interests include food (in)security, poverty and social exclusion.
This PhD project (financed by FCT - SFRH / BD / 130072/2017) aims to analyze three types of food support initiatives at work in the national context (Re-food, Cantina Social and Banco Alimentar), as well as the dynamics present in the relationship between the volunteers and the beneficiaries.
|Through the looking glass: the emotional journey of the volunteer ethnographer when researching sensitive topics with vulnerable populations||3rd World Conference on Qualitative Research||18/10/2018|