Sérgio Barbosa


Biography

Sérgio Barbosa is a PhD Candidate in the program "Democracy in the Twenty-First Century" linked to the Centre for Social Studies (CES) at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. Sérgio is research associate of DATACTIVE team, University of Amsterdam. He is a member of the Technopolitics - a "Latin" research network connecting Brazil and Ecuador with Spain, Portugal and Italy. He's also an active member of "# Big Data from the South" initiative. His research explores the emerging forms of political participation vis-à-vis the possibilities afforded by chat apps, with emphasis on WhatsApp for digital activism and social mobilization, focusing mainly on the following subjects: Democracy, Political Participation, Resistance, WhatsApp, Digital Activism.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Barbosa, Sérgio; Milan, Stefania (2019), "Do Not Harm in Private Chat Apps: Ethical Issues for Research on and with WhatsApp", Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture, 14, 1, 49-65

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Article in Scientific journal

Weber, Izabel; Bastone, Paula; Barbosa, Sérgio (2018), "Resistencias ao golpe: o povo diz 2016 nunca mais", Astrolabio. Revista internacional de filosof�a, 22

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Book

Barbosa, Sérgio (2017), O paradoxo da democracia: a participação política e a internet. Saarbrücken, Alemanha.: Novas Edições Acadêmicas

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