Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: +351 22 6077190
Postal address: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, Via Panorâmica, s/n, 4150-564 Porto, Portugal
Publications: Selected bibliography
Paula Guerra teaches at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto (FLUP) and is a Senior Researcher of its Institute of Sociology (IS-UP); she is also a member of the Centre for Geography Studies and Territory Planning (CEGOT) and of CITCEM – Transdisciplinary Research Centre ‘Culture, Space and Memory’, and an Adjunct Professor at the Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research (GCSCR) in Australia. She was Associate Professor of the Post-Graduate Programs in Arts, Culture and Languages and Social Sciences of the Federal University of Juiz de Fora and the Post-Graduate Program in Sociology of the State University of Ceará – both in Brazil. She has taught across Europe within the framework of the Erasmus Mobility Programme, and of other European programmes such as CASEU, Lotus +, DREAM, EUROINKA, and is currently the Chief Investigator of ‘Keep it simple, make it fast! Prolegomena and punk scenes, a way for Portuguese contemporaneity (1977–2012)’, and the coordinator of SWaPOL – Vocational Training in Public Order Management, an ERASMUS+ Programme.
Paula Guerra has edited and contributed to volumes in her main fields of study (sociology of arts, of culture and youth cultures). Recent publications include ‘Raw Power: Punk, DIY and Underground Cultures as Spaces of Resistance in Contemporary Portugal’ (Cultural Sociology, 2018) and the co-edited book DIY Cultures and Underground Music Scenes (Routledge, 2018). She is also a co-director and co-founder of the Journal All Arts – Luso-Brazilian Journal of Arts and Culture and its correlate Research Network.
Paula Guerra will co-supervise one MOVES research project: “Pre-Migration: Motivations and Individual Dispositions”.