José Alberto Simões

Office: I (building B2, first floor)

joseav.simoes@fcsh.unl.pt

Research unit: Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences (CICS.NOVA – NOVA FCSH)

Research areas: Sociology of culture, Sociology of youth, Sociology of communication and media studies, Activism and Social movements, Research Methodology

Training
YearDegreeAreaInstitution
2008DoctorSociology, sociology of cultureFCSH-UNL
1997MasterSociologyFCSH-UNL
1993GraduateSociologyFCSH-UNL
  • Digital media, youth and the new grammars of activism in Portugal  
  • Protest, Youth and Precariousness  
  • Implicados, intermitentes, desengajados?  
  • Digital Activism, Political Participation and Social Movements in Times of Crisis  
  • Digital media, youth practices and representations of recent activism in Portugal  
TitleFunding sourceStartState
Growing between Screens: Uses of digital media by children (3-8 years old), funded by Entidade Reguladora para a Comunicação Social (ERC), CICS.NOVA, FCSH-UNLCompleted
Networked youth activism: digital media, social movements and participatory culture among young activists (2014-15), CESNOVA-FCSH & CIES-ISCTE-IUL, funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT), Principal researcherCompleted
Net Children Go Mobile (2012-14), CESNOVA-FCSH, Catholic University Sacro Cuore (Milan), funded by European Commission and FCT, Portuguese team coordinatorCompleted
EU Kids Online III. Stimulating and co-ordinating investigation into the use of new media by children (2011-14), CESNOVA-FCSH; London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), funded by Safer Internet Plus programme, research team memberCompleted
EU Kids Online II. Enhancing knowledge regarding European children’s use, risk and safety online (2009-11), FCSH, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), funded by Safer Internet Plus programme, research team memberCompleted
Digital inclusion and participation. Comparing the trajectories of digital media use by majority and disadvantaged groups in Portugal and the USA (2009-11), FCSH, FLUP and University of Texas at Austin, research team memberCompleted
EU Kids Online (2006-09), FCSH, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), funded by Safer Internet Plus programme, research team memberCompleted
Urban Youth Subcultures: ideology, performativity and cultural consumption. The case of hip-hop movement (2001-2004), research team memberCompleted
Social construction of exclusion in two youth cultures in the city of Lisbon (1999-2000), funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) (1999-2000), research team memberCompleted
Youth cultures in exclusion spaces (1997-98), funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), research team memberCompleted
Socioeconomic Survey of Higher Education Students (1996-97), Funded by Conselho Nacional para a Acção Social no Ensino Superior (CNASES), research team memberCompleted
PositionStartEnd
Researcher at CesNova - Centre of Sociological Studies from FCSH-UNL
Member of the EU Kids Online Network, London School of Economics and Political Science
Collaborator of the Permanent Observatory of Youth, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon (ICS-UL)
Member of the Editorial Board of Forum Sociológico journal

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