Current research interests

Access to law and justice

Legal Pluralism

community justice/Alternative Dispute Resolution/Informal Justice

Justice Administration in Africa

Arts and Science

Popular Education

Research Projects

2017-01-01 - 2019-12-31 - "ETHOS - Towards the European THeory Of juStice and fairness", coordinated by Maria Paula Meneses, sponsored by European Comission.

2016-10-01 - 2017-07-31 - "Diagnóstico da justiça em Timor-Leste", coordinated by -.

2011 - 2016 - "ALICE - ALICE - Strange Mirrors, Unsuspected Lessons: Leading Europe to a new way of sharing the world experiences ", coordinated by Boaventura de Sousa Santos, sponsored by European Research Council.

2003 - 2005 - "Revision of the Judicial Organization of Mozambique ", coordinated by Boaventura de Sousa Santos e João Carlos Trindade.
    Project Partnership:
              - Centro de Formação Juridica e Judiciária

2002 - 2003 - "Adoption: the obstacles in a complex judicial and administrative process", coordinated by Conceição Gomes e João Pedroso.

2001 - 2003 - "Opinion polling on the functioning of the courts in Portugal ", coordinated by Conceição Gomes.

2000 - 2001 - "Justice administration and management - comparative analysis of reform tendencies ", coordinated by Conceição Gomes e João Pedroso.