Simone Frangella is an Assistant Researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences – Ulisboa, and a member of the Research Group Identities, Cultures, Vulnerabilities. She holds a PhD in Social Sciences from the University of Campinas, Brazil (2004). She was an associate researcher at the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies at King's College, London (2006/2007), and a visiting scholar at the Department of Anthropology at Goldsmiths College, London (2006/2009).
She worked extensively with themes related to urban space, corporality, itinerant itineraries and the construction of sociabilities, having the street as a central area for Master and PhD research.
Recently, she has been dedicated to questions related to transnational mobilities, particularly the migratory phenomena and its social and symbolic dynamics, having as empirical cut the Brazilian migration.
As a research postdoctoral fellow (2009-2018), with the support of the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), she accomplished two sucessive researches. The first one had as an empirical context Brazilian migration, privileging some aspects: gender and family relations, discourses about national identity and territorial affiliations, generational relations, and cultural production.
In a second research project she worked on the territorial configurations and margins of the areas of The Metropolitan Area of Lisbon, having as a focus the South Margin. The project intended to explore how territorial belongings are marked by intergenerational relations, diverse work experiences and conviviality relations. Recently, Simone has been working with the unfoldings of this subject.
|House and mobility: pondering vulnerability and resistance in face of housing constraints||EASA 2018: Staying, moving, settling||17/08/2018|
|N/A||Lugares de Fala, lugares de ação: mulheres negras, africanas e afrodescendentes em Portugal||06/06/2018|
|.||Falar de Género||05/04/2016|