Sílvia Silva


Biography

Sílvia Silva is a member of the Thematic Line 'Urban Cultures, Sociabilities and Participation' at CES and co-coordinator of the CREATOUR Observatory - Observatory on culture and tourism for local development. Since December 2020 she is one of the representatives of the Junior Researchers at the CES Bodies. Currently she is a researcher in the H2020 project UNCHARTED: Understanding, Capturing and Fostering the Societal Value of Culture" (2020-2024). Sílvia holds a degree in Sociology from the Faculty of Economics of University of Coimbra, institution where she obtained her master's degree in Cities and Urban Cultures with the dissertation "A recepção dos públicos da cultura: uma abordagem sobre os modos de recepção dos públicos d'A Escola da Noite" [The reception of cultural audiences: an approach on the modes of reception of A Escola da Noite audiences]. She also has a Diploma of Doctoral Studies (frequency of PhD course in Sociology), with the defended/approved thesis project "Qualified Portuguese emigration: identity, expectations and mobility strategies of cultural and creative professionals". She held several research activities, in cooperation with public and private entities. Her last project was CREATOUR - Creative Tourism Destination Development in Small Cities and Rural Areas, where she was the Research Manager, directly collaborating with the research centers and the different entities from public and private sectors, culture, tourism and local development. Her main research interest issues are cities and urban cultures, cultural policies and practices; creative tourism; skilled migration/mobilities; and higher education.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Gomes, Rui; João Teixeira Lopes, João; Vaz, Henrique; Cerdeira, Luísa; Silva, Sílvia; Silva, josé Pedro; Brites, Rui; Peixoto, Paulo; Ganga, Rafaela; Machado-Taylor, Maria Lourdes; Cabrito, Belmiro; Patrocínio, Tomás; Magalhães, Dulce (2021), Êxodo de competências e mobilidade académica de Portugal para a Europa, in C. Pereira, J. Malheiros e J. Peixoto (org.), Três Estudos Sobre a Nova Emigração Portuguesa. Lisboa: Observatorio da Emigração, CIES-Iscte, 37-60

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Book Chapter

Bakas, Fiona; Duxbury, Nancy; Silva, Sílvia; Vinagre de Castro, Tiago (2020), Connecting to place through creative tourism, in S. M. Cabeça, A. R. Gonçalves, J. F. Marques and M. Tavares (org.), Creative Tourism Dynamics: Connecting Travellers, Communities, Cultures, and Places. Coimbra: Editora Grácio, 119-139

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Article in Scientific journal

Duxbury, Nancy; Bakas, Fiona Eva; Vinagre de Castro, Tiago; Silva, Sílvia (2020), "Creative Tourism Development Models towards Sustainable and Regenerative Tourism", Sustainability, 13, 1, 2

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