Sílvia Silva


Biography

Silvia Silva is a Researcher at Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra. Currently she is Research Manager of CREATOUR - Creative Tourism Destination Development in Small Cities and Rural Areas. She 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 "The reception of the public culture: an approach on the public reception modes of A Escola da Noite". Currently she is a PhD student in Sociology, developing a thesis with the proposed theme "Qualified Portuguese migration: identity, expectations and mobility strategies of cultural and creative professionals". She held several research activities, developing projects in the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra, in the Institute of Sociology of the University of Porto, among others. Her main research interest issues are cities and urban cultures,cultural policies and practices; skilled mobilities; creative tourism; and higher education.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Duxbury, Nancy; Silva, Silvia; de Castro, Tiago Vinagre (2019), Creative Tourism Development in Small Cities and Rural Areas in Portugal: Insights from Start-Up Activities, in Daniela Angelina Jelinčić and Yoel Mansfeld (org.), Creating and Managing Experiences in Cultural Tourism. WORLD SCIENTIFIC, 291-304

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Article in Scientific journal

Ganga, Rafaela Neiva; Silva, José Pedro; Vaz, Henrique; Gomes, Rui; Lopes, João Teixeira; Cerdeira, Luísa; Silva, Sílvia; Cabrito, Belmiro Gil; Magalhães, Dulce; Machado-Taylor, Maria de Lourdes; Peixoto, Paulo; Brites, Rui; Patrocínio, Tomás (2018), "From Portugal to Europe. A micro-level Sociology of scientific migration in times of Eurozone crisis", Migraciones Internacionales, 9, 35, 9-37

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Article in Scientific journal

Gomes, Rui Machado; Lopes, João Teixeira; Cerdeira, Luísa; Vaz, Henrique; Peixoto, Paulo; Cabrito, Belmiro; Machado-Taylor, Maria Lourdes; Brites, Rui; Patrocínio, Tomás; Ganga, Rafaela; Silva, Sílvia; Silva, José Pedro (2018), "Asymmetric Mobility and Emigration of Highly Skilled Workers in Europe: The Portuguese Case", Migration Studies, 169, 3, 143-164